SNC Stock Overview
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. operates as an integrated professional services and project management company.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$21.84|
|52 Week High||CA$38.25|
|52 Week Low||CA$21.39|
|1 Month Change||-11.08%|
|3 Month Change||-26.12%|
|1 Year Change||-33.42%|
|3 Year Change||-11.18%|
|5 Year Change||-62.36%|
|Change since IPO||1,572.85%|
Recent News & Updates
Is SNC-Lavalin Group (TSE:SNC) A Risky Investment?
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|SNC||CA Construction||CA Market|
Return vs Industry: SNC underperformed the Canadian Construction industry which returned -11% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SNC underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -4.5% over the past year.
|SNC Average Weekly Movement||5.7%|
|Construction Industry Average Movement||4.8%|
|Market Average Movement||10.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||17.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||4.4%|
Stable Share Price: SNC is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SNC's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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.
SNC-Lavalin Group Fundamentals Summary
|SNC fundamental statistics|
Is SNC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SNC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CA$7.01b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.33|
|Net Profit Margin||0.77%|
How did SNC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.4%Current Dividend Yield
Is SNC undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for SNC?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is SNC's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does SNC's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|SNC PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
WSP WSP Global
ARE Aecon Group
BDT Bird Construction
FTT Finning International
SNC SNC-Lavalin Group
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: SNC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (67x) compared to the peer average (17.5x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does SNC's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the North American Construction Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: SNC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (67x) compared to the North American Construction industry average (23.4x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is SNC's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||67x|
|Fair PE Ratio||30.7x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: SNC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (67x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (30.7x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of SNC when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: SNC (CA$21.84) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$76.91)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SNC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SNC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.2x)
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How is SNC-Lavalin Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SNC's forecast earnings growth (30.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.6%).
Earnings vs Market: SNC's earnings (30.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SNC's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SNC's revenue (1.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (6.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SNC's revenue (1.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SNC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.2%).
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How has SNC-Lavalin Group performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SNC has a large one-off loss of CA$33.8M impacting its March 31 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: SNC became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SNC's earnings have grown by 9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SNC has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SNC has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Construction industry (-0.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SNC's Return on Equity (2%) is considered low.
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How is SNC-Lavalin Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score1/6
Financial Health Score 1/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SNC's short term assets (CA$3.4B) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$4.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: SNC's short term assets (CA$3.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$2.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SNC's net debt to equity ratio (42.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SNC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 21.4% to 60.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SNC's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: SNC's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.1x coverage).
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What is SNC-Lavalin Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SNC's dividend (0.37%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (2%).
High Dividend: SNC's dividend (0.37%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (5.36%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SNC is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: SNC is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: SNC is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: SNC is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ian Edwards (59 yo)
Mr. Ian L. Edwards has been President of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc since October 31, 2019 and has been its Chief Executive Officer and Director since June 11, 2019. He was Chief Operating Officer of SNC-Lavali...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ian's total compensation ($USD5.84M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD3.71M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ian's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SNC's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SNC's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SNC insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
- Ticker: SNC
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1911
- Industry: Construction and Engineering
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: CA$3.834b
- Shares outstanding: 175.55m
- Website: https://www.snclavalin.com
Number of Employees
- SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
- 455 RenE-LEvesque Boulevard West
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/07/05 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/07/05 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.