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How to buy SNC-Lavalin Group (SNC) stocks

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SNC-Lavalin Group is an engineering & construction business based in Canada. SNC-Lavalin Group stocks (SNC.TO) are listed on the TO and all prices are listed in Canadian Dollars. Its last market close was C$22.08 – a decrease of 0.5% over the previous week. SNC-Lavalin Group employs 30,989 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around C$7.4 billion.

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SNC-Lavalin Group stock price (TO:SNC)

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SNC-Lavalin Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-06-24.
Latest market closeC$22.08
52-week rangeC$21.79 - C$38.17
50-day moving average C$25.80
200-day moving average C$30.14
Wall St. target priceC$39.00
PE ratio 6.3111
Dividend yield C$0.08 (0.35%)
Earnings per share (TTM) C$3.52

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Is it a good time to buy SNC-Lavalin Group stock?

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SNC-Lavalin Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of C$22.08 from 2022-06-29

1 week (2022-06-23) -0.50%
1 month (2022-05-30) -13.58%
3 months (2022-03-30) -26.89%
6 months (2021-12-30) -29.00%
1 year (2021-06-30) -31.53%
2 years (2020-06-30) -3.62%
3 years (2019-06-28) 26.48
5 years (2017-06-30) 56.07

Is SNC-Lavalin Group under- or over-valued?

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 6x. In other words, SNC-Lavalin Group shares trade at around 6x 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 8.37. 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$352.2 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$7.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 2.32%
Gross profit TTM C$445.6 million
Return on assets TTM 1.1%
Return on equity TTM 2.11%
Profit margin 8.31%
Book value C$16.46
Market capitalisation C$3.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

SNC-Lavalin Group's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like SNC-Lavalin Group.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

SNC-Lavalin Group's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 35.73

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and SNC-Lavalin Group's overall score of 35.73 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 63rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like SNC-Lavalin Group is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

SNC-Lavalin Group's environmental score

Environmental score: 10.38/100

SNC-Lavalin Group's environmental score of 10.38 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that SNC-Lavalin Group is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

SNC-Lavalin Group's social score

Social score: 22.61/100

SNC-Lavalin Group's social score of 22.61 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that SNC-Lavalin Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

SNC-Lavalin Group's governance score

Governance score: 12.23/100

SNC-Lavalin Group's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that SNC-Lavalin Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

SNC-Lavalin Group's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. SNC-Lavalin Group scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that SNC-Lavalin Group has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

SNC-Lavalin Group share dividends

13%

Dividend payout ratio: 13.11% of net profits

Recently SNC-Lavalin Group has paid out, on average, around 13.11% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.35% 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 0.35% 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 2 June 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 18 May 2022 (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 share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, SNC-Lavalin Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as C$21.79 up to C$38.1724. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SNC.TO volatility(beta: 1.42)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 SNC-Lavalin Group's is 1.4196. This would suggest that SNC-Lavalin Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

SNC-Lavalin Group overview

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. operates as an integrated professional services and project management company. It operates through Engineering, Design, and Project Management (EDPM); Nuclear; Infrastructure Services; Resources; Infrastructure EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) Projects; and Capital segments. The EDPM segment provides consultancy, engineering, design, and project management services for the transportation, civil infrastructure, aerospace, defense and security, and technology sectors. The Nuclear segment supports clients across the nuclear life cycle with the spectrum of services, such as consultancy, field, technology, reactor support and decommissioning, and waste management services, as well as EPC management services. This segment also offers new-build and full refurbishment services for reactors; and spare parts. The Infrastructure Services segment undertakes operations and maintenance projects; and provides EPC services for district cooling plants and power substations.

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