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Cass Information Systems NasdaqGS:CASS Stock Report

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25 May, 2022


Company Financials
CASS fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health5/6

CASS Stock Overview

Cass Information Systems, Inc. provides payment and information processing services to manufacturing, distribution, and retail enterprises in the United States.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Cass Information Systems
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$34.08
52 Week HighUS$48.21
52 Week LowUS$31.85
1 Month Change-14.14%
3 Month Change-15.50%
1 Year Change-24.88%
3 Year Change-24.01%
5 Year Change-26.54%
Change since IPO1,347.47%

Recent News & Updates

May 06

Cass Information Systems: Set To Benefit From Inflation And Rising Rates

Cass is a payment processor that benefits from increasing transportation and utility costs due to wage and fuel inflation. Cass also operates an asset-sensitive commercial bank that will significantly increase margins as interest rates rise. Shares have stagnated even as the company's earnings have steadily improved. Shareholders will benefit from buybacks and dividends.

Shareholder Returns


Return vs Industry: CASS exceeded the US IT industry which returned -29.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CASS underperformed the US Market which returned -13.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CASS's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CASS volatility
CASS Average Weekly Movement3.8%
IT Industry Average Movement10.1%
Market Average Movement7.8%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: CASS is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CASS's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

19061,000Eric Brunngraber

Cass Information Systems, Inc. provides payment and information processing services to manufacturing, distribution, and retail enterprises in the United States. It operates through two segments, Information Services and Banking Services. The company’s services include freight invoice rating, payment processing, auditing, and the generation of accounting and transportation information.

Cass Information Systems Fundamentals Summary

How do Cass Information Systems's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CASS fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$465.29m
Earnings (TTM)US$29.79m
Revenue (TTM)US$160.89m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CASS income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$95.05m
Gross ProfitUS$65.85m
Other ExpensesUS$36.06m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)2.18
Gross Margin40.93%
Net Profit Margin18.52%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did CASS perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does CASS pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy CASS by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Cass Information Systems dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateJun 02 2022
Dividend Pay DateJun 15 2022
Days until Ex dividend7 days
Days until Dividend pay date20 days

Does CASS pay a reliable dividends?

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Is Cass Information Systems undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CASS ($34.08) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($35.73)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CASS is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CASS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.6x) compared to the US IT industry average (27.7x).

PE vs Market: CASS is poor value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.6x) compared to the US market (14.9x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CASS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CASS is good value based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (2.1x) compared to the US IT industry average (3x).

Future Growth

How is Cass Information Systems forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Software industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Cass Information Systems has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has Cass Information Systems performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CASS has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CASS's current net profit margins (18.5%) are higher than last year (17%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CASS's earnings have grown by 0.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CASS's earnings growth over the past year (20.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (0.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CASS earnings growth over the past year (20.6%) underperformed the IT industry 21.4%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: CASS's Return on Equity (13.7%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Cass Information Systems's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CASS's short term assets ($1.5B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($1.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: CASS's short term assets ($1.5B) exceed its long term liabilities ($591.8M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CASS is debt free.

Reducing Debt: CASS had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: CASS has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: CASS has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Cass Information Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayMay 26 2022Ex Dividend DateJun 02 2022Dividend Pay DateJun 15 202213 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 7 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: CASS's dividend (3.29%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).

High Dividend: CASS's dividend (3.29%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.06%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: CASS's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: CASS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (51.4%), CASS's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (56.4%), CASS's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Eric Brunngraber (64 yo)





Mr. Eric H. Brunngraber has been the Chief Executive Officer of Cass Information Systems Inc. since July 20, 2008 and had been its President since May 15, 2006 until January 25, 2022. Mr. Brunngraber is a...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Eric's total compensation ($USD2.36M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.69M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Eric's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CASS's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: CASS's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14.1 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Cass Information Systems, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Cass Information Systems, Inc.
  • Ticker: CASS
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1906
  • Industry: Data Processing and Outsourced Services
  • Sector: Software
  • Implied Market Cap: US$465.289m
  • Shares outstanding: 13.65m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Cass Information Systems, Inc.
  • 12444 Powerscourt Drive
  • Suite 550
  • Saint Louis
  • Missouri
  • 63131
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/25 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/25 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.