Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. operates as a human capital management (HCM) software company in the United States, Canada, and internationally. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Ceridian HCM Holding's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CDAY is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CDAY's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CDAY exceeded the US Software industry which returned 47.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CDAY exceeded the US Market which returned 20.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Ceridian HCM Holding's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs Ceridian HCM Holding (NYSE:CDAY) Using Too Much Debt?
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2 months ago | Simply Wall StDid You Miss Ceridian HCM Holding's (NYSE:CDAY) 45% Share Price Gain?
Is Ceridian HCM Holding undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CDAY ($99.39) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($29.49)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CDAY is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CDAY is poor value based on its PE Ratio (1224.5x) compared to the US Software industry average (57.6x).
PE vs Market: CDAY is poor value based on its PE Ratio (1224.5x) compared to the US market (19.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CDAY is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (19.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CDAY is good value based on its PB Ratio (7.2x) compared to the US Software industry average (8.1x).
How is Ceridian HCM Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CDAY's forecast earnings growth (63.3% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: CDAY's earnings (63.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CDAY's revenue (14.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CDAY's revenue (14.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if CDAY's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Ceridian HCM Holding performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CDAY has a large one-off loss of $15.5M impacting its September 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: CDAY's current net profit margins (1.4%) are lower than last year (11.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CDAY has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 79% per year.
Accelerating Growth: CDAY's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CDAY had negative earnings growth (-86.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Software industry average (8.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CDAY's Return on Equity (0.6%) is considered low.
How is Ceridian HCM Holding's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CDAY's short term assets ($3.4B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: CDAY's short term assets ($3.4B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CDAY's debt to equity ratio (46.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if CDAY's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CDAY's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (7.7%).
Interest Coverage: CDAY's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.8x coverage).
What is Ceridian HCM Holding current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CDAY's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CDAY's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CDAY's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CDAY's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CDAY's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
David Ossip (54 yo)
Mr. David D. Ossip serves as Chief Executive Officer at Ceridian Canada Ltd. Mr. Ossip serves as an Independent Director at Dragoneer Growth Opportunities Corp., since August 13, 2020. Mr. Ossip serves as ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD30.18M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.83M).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||7.33yrs||US$30.18m||0.17% |
|President & COO||2.17yrs||US$5.02m||0.082% |
|Senior Advisor to the President||0.25yr||US$3.09m||0.018% |
|Senior Advisor to Chief Executive Officer||0.083yr||US$2.49m||0.0079% |
|Executive VP and Head of Mergers & Acquisitions||2.25yrs||US$4.45m||0.0061% |
|Executive VP & Chief Customer Officer||0.75yr||US$4.07m||0.012% |
|Executive VP & CFO||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|Head of Accounting & Financial Reporting and Principal Accounting Officer||0.50yr||no data||0.00030% |
|Executive VP||0.83yr||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Chief Information Officer||6.08yrs||no data||no data|
|VP of Finance & Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP||6.92yrs||no data||0.0081% |
Experienced Management: CDAY's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Chairman & CEO||7.33yrs||US$30.18m||0.17% |
|Director||7.17yrs||no data||0.17% |
|Independent Director||13yrs||no data||0.059% |
|Independent Director||1.58yrs||US$188.42k||0.0024% |
|Director||13yrs||no data||0.024% |
|Independent Director||2.33yrs||US$183.38k||0.0021% |
|Lead Independent Director||1yr||US$233.31k||0.0059% |
|Director||0.42yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.33yrs||US$200.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: CDAY's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 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: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.7%.
Ceridian HCM Holding Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ceridian HCM Holding Inc.
- Ticker: CDAY
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2013
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$14.690b
- Shares outstanding: 147.80m
- Website: https://www.ceridian.com
Number of Employees
- Ceridian HCM Holding Inc.
- 3311 East Old Shakopee Road
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CQL||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Apr 2018|
|CDAY||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Apr 2018|
|CDAY||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Apr 2018|
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/28 23:37|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/27 00:00|
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