CSG Systems International, Inc. provides business support solutions primarily to the communications industry in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. More Details
Adequate balance sheet and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has CSG Systems International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CSGS is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CSGS's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CSGS underperformed the US IT industry which returned 38.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CSGS underperformed the US Market which returned 38.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is CSG Systems International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is CSG Systems International undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CSGS ($46.15) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($57.67)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CSGS is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CSGS is good value based on its PE Ratio (25.2x) compared to the US IT industry average (34.7x).
PE vs Market: CSGS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.2x) compared to the US market (21.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CSGS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CSGS is good value based on its PB Ratio (3.5x) compared to the US IT industry average (5x).
How is CSG Systems International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CSGS's forecast earnings growth (15.3% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: CSGS's earnings (15.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (20.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CSGS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CSGS's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CSGS's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CSGS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.9%).
How has CSG Systems International performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CSGS has a large one-off loss of $28.3M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: CSGS's current net profit margins (5.9%) are lower than last year (8.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CSGS's earnings have grown by 2.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CSGS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CSGS had negative earnings growth (-29.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the IT industry average (6.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CSGS's Return on Equity (13.9%) is considered low.
How is CSG Systems International's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CSGS's short term assets ($698.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($420.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: CSGS's short term assets ($698.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($489.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CSGS's debt to equity ratio (83.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CSGS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 83.1% to 83.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CSGS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (49.3%).
Interest Coverage: CSGS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.8x coverage).
What is CSG Systems International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CSGS's dividend (2.17%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.34%).
High Dividend: CSGS's dividend (2.17%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.76%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, CSGS has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CSGS's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (51.3%), CSGS's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: CSGS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (23.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Brian Shepherd (52 yo)
Mr. Brian A. Shepherd serves as CEO, President & Director at CSG Systems International, Inc. since January 01, 2021. He had been the Executive Vice President and Group President at CSG Systems Internationa...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Brian's total compensation ($USD2.20M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.66M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Brian's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President & Director||0.083yr||US$2.20m||0.62% |
|Executive VP & CFO||2.75yrs||US$1.77m||0.20% |
|COO and President of Revenue Management & Digital Monetization||0.083yr||US$2.07m||0.38% |
|Chief Accounting Officer & Treasurer||1.75yrs||no data||0.030% |
|Chief Technology Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Information Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary||4.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Compliance Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing & Custom Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior VP||4.58yrs||no data||no data|
|VP & Controller||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Software Development||10.17yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CSGS's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||0.083yr||US$2.20m||0.62% |
|Independent Director||26.33yrs||US$251.88k||0.090% |
|Independent Director||7yrs||US$267.88k||0.070% |
|Director||0.75yr||no data||0.013% |
|Independent Director||23.25yrs||US$254.38k||0.16% |
|Independent Director||14.25yrs||US$267.88k||0.11% |
|Independent Director||15.67yrs||US$251.88k||0.15% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||11.08yrs||US$301.88k||0.13% |
|Independent Director||4.92yrs||US$259.38k||0.052% |
|Independent Director||1.08yrs||no data||0.013% |
|Independent Director||2.5yrs||US$251.88k||0.033% |
|Director||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: CSGS's board of directors are considered experienced (7 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
CSG Systems International, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: CSG Systems International, Inc.
- Ticker: CSGS
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1994
- Industry: Data Processing and Outsourced Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$1.458b
- Shares outstanding: 31.60m
- Website: https://www.csgi.com
Number of Employees
- CSG Systems International, Inc.
- 6175 South Willow Drive
- 10th Floor
- Greenwood Village
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CSGS||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Feb 1996|
|CSN||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Feb 1996|
CSG Systems International, Inc. provides business support solutions primarily to the communications industry in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers reven...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/02/27 00:46|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/02/26 00:00|
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