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How to buy Bentley Systems Incorporated (BSY) stocks in Canada

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Bentley Systems Incorporated is a software-application business based in the US. Bentley Systems Incorporated stocks (BSY.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $63.81 – a decrease of 3.69% over the previous week. Bentley Systems Incorporated employs 4,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $913 million.

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Bentley Systems Incorporated stock price (NASDAQ:BSY)

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Bentley Systems Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-24.
Latest market close$37.09
52-week range$36.64 - $71.88
50-day moving average $48.25
200-day moving average $56.79
Wall St. target price$65.71
PE ratio 118.1288
Dividend yield $0.03 (0.31%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.33

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Bentley Systems Incorporated price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $37.09 from 2022-01-27

1 week (2022-01-21) -3.69%
1 month (2021-12-28) -23.90%
3 months (2021-10-28) -37.23%
6 months (2021-07-28) -38.20%
1 year (2021-01-28) -10.54%
2 years (2020-01-24) N/A
3 years (2019-01-24) N/A
5 years (2017-01-24) N/A

Is Bentley Systems Incorporated under- or over-valued?

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

Bentley Systems Incorporated's P/E ratio

Bentley Systems Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 118x. In other words, Bentley Systems Incorporated shares trade at around 118x 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.

Bentley Systems Incorporated's EBITDA

Bentley Systems Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $178.7 million.

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

Bentley Systems Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM $913 million
Operating margin TTM 15.31%
Gross profit TTM $635.9 million
Return on assets TTM 4.93%
Return on equity TTM 53.72%
Profit margin 11.34%
Book value $1.23
Market capitalisation $10.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Bentley Systems Incorporated share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 15.58% of net profits

Recently Bentley Systems Incorporated has paid out, on average, around 15.58% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.31% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Bentley Systems Incorporated shareholders could enjoy a 0.31% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Bentley Systems Incorporated's case, that would currently equate to about $0.03 per share.

While Bentley Systems Incorporated's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Bentley Systems Incorporated is investing more in its future growth.

Bentley Systems Incorporated's most recent dividend payout was on 16 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 8 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Bentley Systems Incorporated's shares ever split?

Bentley Systems Incorporated's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 19 June 1996. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Bentley Systems Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Bentley Systems Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted Bentley Systems Incorporated's share price.

Bentley Systems Incorporated overview

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, provides infrastructure engineering software solutions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The company offers open modeling and open simulation applications for infrastructure design integration, which include MicroStation, OpenRoads, OpenRail, OpenPlant, OpenBuildings, OpenBridge, OpenSite, OpenWindPower, OpenTower, STAAD and RAM, LEAP and RM, SACS, MOSES, PLAXIS, SITEOPS, AutoPIPE, and LumenRT. It also provides project delivery systems that support collaboration, work-sharing, and 4D construction modeling for infrastructure project delivery enterprises, such as ProjectWise, SYNCHRO, and SYNCHRO ConstructSim, as well as ComplyPro, ProcureWare, Control, and Field. In addition, it offers asset and network performance systems, such as AssetWise ALIM, AssetWise Asset Reliability, AssetWise Enterprise Interoperability, Superload, AssetWise 4D Analytics, AssetWise Linear Analytics, and OpenUtilities. Further, it provides digital cities applications for surveying, reality modeling, planning, and managing the geospatial infrastructure of cities and regions comprising ContextCapture, ContextCapture Insights, OpenCities Planner, OpenCities Map, OpenFlows, OpenGround, LEGION, and CUBE. Additionally, the company provides iTwins design review services, immersive asset services, OpenUtilities digital twin cloud services, and PlantSight. The company serves civil, structural, geotechnical, process engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, city and regional planners, contractors, fabricators, and operations and maintenance engineers.

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