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How to buy Stantec stock
Learn how to easily invest in Stantec stock.
Stantec 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 26,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $4.5 billion.
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Stantec stock price (NYSE: STN)Use our graph to track the performance of STN stocks over time.
Stantec shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$55.75|
|52-week range||$40.55 - $61.61|
|50-day moving average||$53.54|
|200-day moving average||$48.77|
|Wall St. target price||$63.91|
|Dividend yield||$0.72 (1%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.59|
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Is it a good time to buy Stantec stock?
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Stantec price performance over time
Historical closes compared with the close of $55.75 from 2023-03-23
|1 week (2023-03-17)||-2.24%|
|1 month (2023-02-24)||-4.31%|
|3 months (2022-12-23)||18.34%|
|6 months (2022-09-23)||27.60%|
|1 year (2022-03-23)||9.98%|
|2 years (2021-03-24)||31.46%|
|3 years (2020-03-24)||145.79%|
|5 years (2018-03-23)||146.43%|
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 36x. In other words, Stantec shares trade at around 36x 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 (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $528.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Stantec's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$4.5 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||8.78%|
|Gross profit TTM||$2.4 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||4.5%|
|Return on equity TTM||11.52%|
|Market capitalisation||$6.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Stantec share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 17.58% of net profits
Recently Stantec has paid out, on average, around 17.58% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1% 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% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Stantec's case, that would currently equate to about $0.72 per share.
While Stantec's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Stantec is investing more in its future growth.
Stantec's most recent dividend payout was on 16 April 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 March 2023 (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 $40.5501 up to $61.61. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
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 0.7151. This would suggest that Stantec's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Stantec Inc. provides e professional services in the areas of infrastructure and facilities to the public and private sectors clients 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 planning and design consulting services to clients in residential, logistics, retail, infrastructure, energy, higher education, and urban regeneration sectors; architectural and interior design, and planning services in the science and technology, commercial workplace, higher education, residential, and hospitality markets. In addition, it provides transportation planning and engineering services; project delivery consultancy services for mining, resources, and industrial infrastructure projects; and paleontological and archaeological services for the rail, transportation, water, and power and energy sectors. Further, the company offers environmental and cultural resource compliance services, as well as serves science and technology, commercial workplace, higher education, residential, and hospitality markets. Additionally, it is involved in the design, development, and delivery of sustainable projects; and design, construction administration, commissioning, maintenance, decommissioning, and remediation activities.
Stantec in the news
Are Strong Financial Prospects The Force That Is Driving The Momentum In Stantec Inc.'s TSE:STN) Stock?
Here's Why Investors Should Retain Stantec (STN) Stock Now
Stantec announces appointment of Celina Wang Doka to the Board of Directors
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Stantec is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.265% of Stantec shares are held by insiders and 78.535% by institutions. How many people work for Stantec?
Latest data suggests 26,000 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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