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How to buy Stantec stock

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Stantec Inc
NYSE: STN - USD
$43.60
- $0.48 ( - 1.09%)
ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION

Stantec Inc is an engineering & construction business based in the US. Stantec shares (STN) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Stantec employs 25,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Stantec stock price (NYSE: STN)

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Stantec shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-02.
Latest market close$44.08
52-week range$40.79 - $58.01
50-day moving average $44.71
200-day moving average $50.46
Wall St. target price$56.31
PE ratio 32.6519
Dividend yield $0.675 (1.28%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.35

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Stantec price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $44.08 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-29) 1.17%
1 month (2022-06-06) -5.10%
3 months (2022-04-06) -10.42%
6 months (2022-01-06) -20.40%
1 year (2021-07-06) -1.36%
2 years (2020-07-06) 39.94%
3 years (2019-07-05) 79.41%
5 years (2017-07-06) 78.82%

Is Stantec stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Stantec stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Stantec's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Stantec's P/E ratio

Stantec's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 33x. In other words, Stantec shares trade at around 33x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Stantec's PEG ratio

Stantec's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.63. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Stantec's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Stantec's EBITDA

Stantec's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $430.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Stantec's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Stantec financials

Revenue TTM $3.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 8.54%
Gross profit TTM $2 billion
Return on assets TTM 4.26%
Return on equity TTM 9.87%
Profit margin 5.11%
Book value $17.88
Market capitalisation $4.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Stantec share dividends

26%

Dividend payout ratio: 25.63% of net profits

Recently Stantec has paid out, on average, around 25.63% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.28% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Stantec shareholders could enjoy a 1.28% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Stantec's case, that would currently equate to about $0.675 per share.

While Stantec's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Stantec may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Stantec's most recent dividend payout was on 14 July 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 June 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Stantec's shares ever split?

Stantec's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 16 November 2014. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Stantec shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Stantec shares which in turn could have impacted Stantec's share price.

Stantec share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Stantec's shares have ranged in value from as little as $40.7894 up to $58.0144. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

STN.US volatility(beta: 0.78)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Stantec's is 0.7834. This would suggest that Stantec's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Stantec overview

Stantec Inc. provides engineering, architecture, and environmental consulting services in the areas of infrastructure and facilities in Canada, the United States, and internationally. The company provides consulting services in engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics. It also offers structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and hydraulics engineering services; transportation advisory, planning and analytics, transport engineering, and technical design; paleontological and archaeological services for the rail, transportation, water, and power and energy sectors; environmental and infrastructure services; and environmental and cultural resource compliance services. The company was formerly known as Stanley Technology Group Inc. and changed its name to Stantec Inc. in October 1998.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Stantec is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.29% of Stantec shares are held by insiders and 75.711% by institutions.
How many people work for Stantec?
Latest data suggests 25,000 work at Stantec.
When does the fiscal year end for Stantec?
Stantec's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Stantec based?
Stantec's address is: 10220-103 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T5J 0K4
What is Stantec's ISIN number?
Stantec's international securities identification number is: CA85472N1096
What is Stantec's CUSIP number?
Stantec's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 85472N109

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