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How to buy Stantec stock in Canada

Learn how to buy Stantec stock in 6 easy steps.

Stantec is an engineering & construction business based in Canada. Stantec shares (STN.TO) are listed on the Toronto stock Exchange (TSX) and all prices are listed in Canadian dollars. Its last market close was C$111.73 – an increase of 0.18% over the previous day. Stantec employs 30,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around C$5.2 billion.

How to buy shares in Stantec

  1. Open a brokerage account. Choose from our top broker picks or compare brokers in depth. Then, complete an application.
  2. Fund your account. Add money to your account via bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  3. Search the platform by ticker symbol. STN in this case.
  4. Choose an order type. Place a market order or limit order with your preferred number of shares or dollar amount.
  5. Submit the order. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

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Is it a good time to buy Stantec stock?

Review technicals and fundamentals to help you determine if now's a good time for you to invest.

Technical analysis

View Stantec's price performance, share price volatility, historical data and technicals.

Use our graph to track the performance of STN stock over time.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Stantec's shares have ranged in value from as little as C$76.8208 up to C$118.1732. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

STN.TO volatility(beta: 0.87)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 Stantec's is 0.873. This would suggest that Stantec's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Historical closes compared with the last close of C$111.73

1 week (2024-05-21)0.94%
1 month (2024-04-28)0.58%
3 months (2024-02-28)-1.40%
6 months (2023-11-28)15.17%
1 year (2023-05-25)41.38%
2 years (2022-05-26)94.14%
3 years (2021-05-27)106.75%
5 years (2019-05-27)249.16%

The gauge below shows real-time ratings that are based on 26 popular indicators such as moving averages, for specific time periods. It's not a recommendation but is simply technical analysis that can form part of your research.

Finder might not agree with the analysis and we take no responsibility. We also give no representations or warranty on the accuracy or completeness of the information provided on this page.

Is Stantec under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value. Check out the Stantec P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA.

Stantec's current stock 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's stocks trade at around 36x recent earnings.

Stantec's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1. A PEG ratio close to 1 can be interpreted as meaning shares offer reasonable value for the current rate of growth.

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 stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Stantec's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is C$709.6 million.

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

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