How to buy SNC-Lavalin Group (SNC) stocks
Learn how to easily invest in SNC-Lavalin Group stocks.
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is an engineering & construction business based in Canada. SNC-Lavalin Group shares (SNC.TO) are listed on the Toronto stock Exchange (TSX) and all prices are listed in Canadian Dollars. SNC-Lavalin Group employs 33,876 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of C$7.6 billion.
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Is SNC-Lavalin Group stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing SNC-Lavalin Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of SNC-Lavalin Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
SNC-Lavalin Group's P/E ratio
SNC-Lavalin Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 93x. In other words, SNC-Lavalin Group shares trade at around 93x recent earnings.
SNC-Lavalin Group's PEG ratio
SNC-Lavalin Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.4008. 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 SNC-Lavalin Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
SNC-Lavalin Group's EBITDA
SNC-Lavalin Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is C$470.7 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a SNC-Lavalin Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
SNC-Lavalin Group financials
|Revenue TTM||C$7.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||3.79%|
|Gross profit TTM||C$411 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.91%|
|Return on equity TTM||2.49%|
|Market capitalisation||C$7.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
SNC-Lavalin Group share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 9.52% of net profits
Recently SNC-Lavalin Group has paid out, on average, around 9.52% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.18% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), SNC-Lavalin Group shareholders could enjoy a 0.18% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In SNC-Lavalin Group's case, that would currently equate to about C$0.08 per share.
While SNC-Lavalin Group's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that SNC-Lavalin Group is investing more in its future growth.
SNC-Lavalin Group's most recent dividend payout was on 31 August 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 16 August 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have SNC-Lavalin Group's shares ever split?
SNC-Lavalin Group's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 8 March 2006. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your SNC-Lavalin Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for SNC-Lavalin Group shares which in turn could have impacted SNC-Lavalin Group's share price.
SNC-Lavalin Group overview
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. operates as an integrated professional services and project management company. It operates through six segments: Engineering Services, Nuclear, O&M, Linxon, LSTK Projects, and Capital. The Engineering Services segment provides consultancy, engineering, design, and project management services for the transportation, building and places, defense, water, industrial and mining, and power and renewables sectors. The Nuclear segment offers consultancy, field, technology, spare parts, reactor support, and decommissioning and waste management services, as well as engineering, procurement, and construction management services for clients across the nuclear life cycle; and new-build and full refurbishment services for reactors. The O&M segment provides operations, maintenance, and asset management solutions for bridges, transit systems, highways, and buildings and industrial plants, including power plants, water supply and treatment systems, and desalination plants, as well as postal services and ships. The Linxon segment provides engineering, procurement, management, and construction services for execution of alternative current power substations, including expansions and electrification through repetitive EPC offerings for various markets, including utilities, renewables, conventional generation, transportation, and data centers.
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