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How to buy Enghouse Systems stock in Canada

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Enghouse Systems is a software-application business based in Canada. Enghouse Systems stocks (ENGH.TO) are listed on the TO and all prices are listed in Canadian Dollars. Its last market close was C$55.7 – an increase of 1.23% over the previous week. Enghouse Systems employs 1,763 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around C$475 million.

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How has Coronavirus impacted Enghouse Systems's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Enghouse Systems's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was C$56.88, which is 5.59% up on its pre-crash value of C$53.7 and 58.57% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as C$35.87.

If you had bought C$1,000 worth of Enghouse Systems stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth C$684.24 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth C$1,063.09.

Enghouse Systems stock price (TO: ENGH)

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Enghouse Systems shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-11-20.
Latest market closeC$56.88
52-week rangeC$50.61 - C$67.80
50-day moving average C$56.15
200-day moving average C$57.06
Wall St. target priceC$68.50
PE ratio 34.2622
Dividend yield C$0.615 (1.1%)
Earnings per share (TTM) C$1.64

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Enghouse Systems price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of C$56.88 from 2021-11-25

1 week (2021-11-19) 1.23%
1 month (2021-10-27) 6.84%
3 months (2021-08-27) -6.97%
6 months (2021-05-27) 6.60%
1 year (2020-11-27) -14.54%
2 years (2019-11-27) 33.68%
3 years (2018-11-27) 67.8
5 years (2016-11-25) 5.29%

Is Enghouse Systems under- or over-valued?

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

Enghouse Systems's P/E ratio

Enghouse Systems's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 34x. In other words, Enghouse Systems shares trade at around 34x recent earnings.

Enghouse Systems's EBITDA

Enghouse Systems's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is C$151.5 million.

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

Enghouse Systems financials

Revenue TTM C$475 million
Operating margin TTM 24.57%
Gross profit TTM C$358.6 million
Return on assets TTM 10.1%
Return on equity TTM 20.01%
Profit margin 19.36%
Book value C$7.89
Market capitalisation C$3.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Enghouse Systems share dividends

38%

Dividend payout ratio: 37.5% of net profits

Recently Enghouse Systems has paid out, on average, around 37.5% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.14% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Enghouse Systems shareholders could enjoy a 1.14% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Enghouse Systems's case, that would currently equate to about C$0.615 per share.

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

Enghouse Systems's most recent dividend payout was on 29 November 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 14 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Enghouse Systems's shares ever split?

Enghouse Systems's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 27 January 2019. 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 Enghouse Systems shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Enghouse Systems shares which in turn could have impacted Enghouse Systems's share price.

Enghouse Systems share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Enghouse Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as C$50.6143 up to C$67.8003. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ENGH.TO volatility(beta: 0.84)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (TO average) beta is 1, while Enghouse Systems's is 0.8414. This would suggest that Enghouse Systems's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Enghouse Systems overview

Enghouse Systems Limited develops enterprise software solutions worldwide. It operates through two segments, Interactive Management Group and Asset Management Group. The Interactive Management Group segment provides customer interaction software and services to facilitate remote work, enhance customer service, increase efficiency, and manage customer communications across various types of interactions, including voice, email, web chats, text, and video. Its technologies include contact center, video collaboration, interactive voice response, outbound dialers, attendant console, agent performance optimization, business intelligence, and analytics that deployed in private cloud, multi-tenant cloud, or on-premise environments. This segment serves insurance companies, telecoms, banks, business process service providers, as well as technology and health care companies. The Asset Management Group segment offers a portfolio of software and services to cable operators, network telecommunication providers, media, transit, defense, and public safety companies. This segment's products include network infrastructure, operations support systems, and business support systems, as well as video and cloud TV solutions.

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