STN Stock Overview
Stantec Inc. provides engineering, architecture, and environmental consulting services in the areas of infrastructure and facilities in Canada, the United States, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$59.42|
|52 Week High||CA$73.10|
|52 Week Low||CA$53.12|
|1 Month Change||-7.69%|
|3 Month Change||5.99%|
|1 Year Change||-4.22%|
|3 Year Change||105.25%|
|5 Year Change||71.59%|
|Change since IPO||4,373.98%|
Recent News & Updates
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|STN||CA Professional Services||CA Market|
Return vs Industry: STN underperformed the Canadian Professional Services industry which returned -1.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: STN matched the Canadian Market which returned -4.6% over the past year.
|STN Average Weekly Movement||3.1%|
|Professional Services Industry Average Movement||9.2%|
|Market Average Movement||9.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||18.4%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||3.7%|
Stable Share Price: STN is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: STN's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Stantec Inc. provides engineering, architecture, and environmental consulting services in the areas of infrastructure and facilities in Canada, the United States, and internationally. The company provides consulting services in engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics. It also offers structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and hydraulics engineering services; transportation advisory, planning and analytics, transport engineering, and technical design; paleontological and archaeological services for the rail, transportation, water, and power and energy sectors; environmental and infrastructure services; and environmental and cultural resource compliance services.
Stantec Fundamentals Summary
|STN fundamental statistics|
Is STN overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|STN income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CA$1.83b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Nov 11, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.73|
|Net Profit Margin||4.78%|
How did STN perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.2%Current Dividend Yield
Does STN pay a reliable dividends?See STN dividend history and benchmarks
|Stantec dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Sep 28 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Oct 17 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||3 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||22 days|
Does STN pay a reliable dividends?See STN dividend history and benchmarks
Is STN undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
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 STN?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is STN's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does STN's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|STN PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
TRI Thomson Reuters
IBG IBI Group
BYD Boyd Group Services
DKSH DKSH Holding
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: STN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (34.3x) compared to the peer average (69.4x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does STN's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the North American Professional Services Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: STN is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (34.3x) compared to the North American Professional Services industry average (17.4x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is STN'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||34.3x|
|Fair PE Ratio||32.9x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: STN is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (34.3x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (32.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of STN when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: STN (CA$59.42) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$101.6)
Significantly Below Fair Value: STN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is Stantec forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 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: STN's forecast earnings growth (20% per year) is above the savings rate (1.6%).
Earnings vs Market: STN's earnings (20% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (7.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: STN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: STN's revenue (5.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (5.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: STN's revenue (5.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: STN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18.7%).
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How has Stantec 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: STN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: STN's current net profit margins (4.8%) are lower than last year (5.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: STN's earnings have grown by 8.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: STN's earnings growth over the past year (0.5%) is below its 5-year average (8.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: STN earnings growth over the past year (0.5%) underperformed the Professional Services industry 21.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: STN's Return on Equity (9.6%) is considered low.
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How is Stantec's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: STN's short term assets (CA$1.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$1.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: STN's short term assets (CA$1.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$2.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: STN's net debt to equity ratio (61.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: STN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 41.3% to 70.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: STN's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (18.8%).
Interest Coverage: STN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.5x coverage).
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What is Stantec current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: STN's dividend (1.21%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (2.01%).
High Dividend: STN's dividend (1.21%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (5.86%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: STN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: STN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (39.9%), STN's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (38.7%), STN's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Gord Johnston (56 yo)
Mr. Gordon Allan Johnston, P.Eng., also known as Gord, has been the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Stantec Inc. since January 1, 2018. Mr. Johnston served as an Executive Vice President...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Gord's total compensation ($USD4.64M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD4.73M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Gord's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: STN's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: STN's board of directors are considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: STN insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
|13 Sep 22||BuyCA$63,667||Mario Finis||Individual||1,000||CA$63.79|
|17 Aug 22||SellCA$422,557||Leonard Castro||Individual||6,470||CA$65.60|
|15 Aug 22||SellCA$64,750||Leonard Castro||Individual||1,000||CA$64.75|
|04 Jan 22||BuyCA$209,537||Catherine Schefer||Individual||2,986||CA$70.17|
|22 Dec 21||SellCA$285,920||Valentino DiManno||Individual||4,000||CA$71.48|
|20 Dec 21||SellCA$137,348||Michael Kennedy||Individual||2,000||CA$68.67|
|17 Dec 21||BuyCA$522,943||Gordon Johnston||Individual||7,500||CA$69.73|
|09 Dec 21||SellCA$178,425||Valentino DiManno||Individual||2,500||CA$71.37|
|09 Dec 21||SellCA$621,938||Robert Seager||Individual||8,740||CA$71.16|
|06 Dec 21||SellCA$355,850||Valentino DiManno||Individual||5,000||CA$71.17|
|30 Nov 21||BuyCA$34,708||Theresa B. Jang||Individual||500||CA$69.42|
|19 Nov 21||SellCA$136,971||Valentino DiManno||Individual||1,895||CA$72.28|
|09 Nov 21||SellCA$261,838||Michael Kennedy||Individual||4,000||CA$68.73|
|01 Oct 21||BuyCA$14,401||Shelley Ann Brown||Individual||246||CA$58.54|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Stantec Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Stantec Inc.
- Ticker: STN
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1954
- Industry: Research and Consulting Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Implied Market Cap: CA$6.580b
- Shares outstanding: 110.73m
- Website: https://www.stantec.com
Number of Employees
- Stantec Inc.
- 10220-103 Avenue NW
- Suite 400
- T5J 0K4
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|STN||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Mar 1994|
|STN||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Mar 1994|
|S3A||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Mar 1994|
|STN N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Shares||MX||MXN||Mar 1994|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/23 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.