The Descartes Systems Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:DSGX)

About The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX)

The Descartes Systems Group logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (Descartes) is a Canada-based global provider of federated network and global logistics technology solutions that help its customers make and receive shipments and manage related resources. Its network-based solutions, which primarily consist of services and software, connect people to their trading partners and enable business document exchange (bookings, bills of lading, status messages); regulatory compliance and customs filing; route and resource planning, execution and monitoring; access and leverage global trade and restricted party data; inventory and asset visibility; rate and transportation management, and warehouse operations. Its solutions include Logistics Technology Platform that fuses the Descartes Global Logistics Network (Descartes GLN); customs and regulatory compliance; routing, mobile and telematics; global logistics network services; transportation management, and broker and forwarder enterprise systems. It operates through MacroPoint.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Enterprise Software
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:DSGX
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.descartes.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $2.22125 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 76,727,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $28.12
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $25.52
  • 52 Week Range: $20.20 - $29.25
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 85.59
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 54.91
  • P/E Growth: 3.33
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $216.16 million
  • Price / Sales: 10.33
  • Book Value: $6.01 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.84
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $72.59 million
  • Net Margins: 12.06%
  • Return on Equity: 5.97%
  • Return on Assets: 5.04%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.09%
  • Current Ratio: 2.18%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.18%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 78,740 shs.
  • Beta: 0.55
  • Short Ratio: 2.02
 

Frequently Asked Questions for The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX)

What is The Descartes Systems Group's stock symbol?

The Descartes Systems Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "DSGX."

How were The Descartes Systems Group's earnings last quarter?

The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DSGX) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, September, 6th. The company reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.10 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $57.29 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $55.74 million. The Descartes Systems Group had a return on equity of 5.97% and a net margin of 12.06%. View The Descartes Systems Group's Earnings History.

When will The Descartes Systems Group make its next earnings announcement?

The Descartes Systems Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 29th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for The Descartes Systems Group.

Where is The Descartes Systems Group's stock going? Where will The Descartes Systems Group's stock price be in 2017?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for The Descartes Systems Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $40.50. On average, they anticipate The Descartes Systems Group's stock price to reach $32.31 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for The Descartes Systems Group.

What are analysts saying about The Descartes Systems Group stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about The Descartes Systems Group stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Descartes Systems Group Inc. a leading provider of software-as-a-service logistics solutions. It is delivering results across the globe today for organizations that operate logistics-intensive businesses. Descartes' logistics management solutions combine a multi-modal network, the Descartes Global Logistics Network, with component-based 'nano' sized applications to provide messaging services between logistics trading partners, book-to-bill services for contract carriers and private fleet management services for organizations of all sizes. These solutions and services help Descartes' customers reduce administrative costs, billing cycles, fleet size, contract carrier costs, and mileage driven and improve pick up and delivery reliability. Descartes Systems Group Inc. is headquartered in Waterloo, Canada. " (10/17/2017)
  • 2. TD Securities analysts commented, "We are expecting revenue growth of about 11% y/y, with contribution from acquisitions. Management purchased five businesses in the past year; however, the majority of these acquisitions were smaller tuck-ins which we believe will have a minor impact on the quarter." (5/31/2017)

Who are some of The Descartes Systems Group's key competitors?

Who are The Descartes Systems Group's key executives?

The Descartes Systems Group's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Eric A. Demirian CPA, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • J. Scott Pagan, President, Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Secretary
  • Edward J. Ryan, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Allan J. Brett, Chief Financial Officer
  • Michael Verhoeve, Executive Vice President - Legal, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
  • Chris Jones, Executive Vice President - Marketing & Services
  • Raimond Diederik, Executive Vice President - Information Services
  • Ed Gardner, Executive Vice President - Corporate Development
  • Robert Parker, Executive Vice President - Customer Support and Client Services
  • Kenneth Wood, Executive Vice President - Product Management

Who owns The Descartes Systems Group stock?

The Descartes Systems Group's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc. (1.04%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for The Descartes Systems Group.

Who sold The Descartes Systems Group stock? Who is selling The Descartes Systems Group stock?

The Descartes Systems Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for The Descartes Systems Group.

How do I buy The Descartes Systems Group stock?

Shares of The Descartes Systems Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is The Descartes Systems Group's stock price today?

One share of The Descartes Systems Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.10.


MarketBeat Community Rating for The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ DSGX)
Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  241 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  161 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  402
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $32.31 (11.04% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX)
Price Target History for The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX)
Analysts' Ratings History for The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/7/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperform$28.00 -> $36.00LowView Rating Details
9/7/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuy$29.00 -> $40.50LowView Rating Details
9/7/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Boost Price TargetOutperform$27.50 -> $38.00LowView Rating Details
9/7/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$26.00 -> $29.00LowView Rating Details
9/7/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$28.00 -> $30.00MediumView Rating Details
8/31/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$27.00 -> $32.00LowView Rating Details
6/1/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$25.00 -> $27.00LowView Rating Details
3/13/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuy$26.00LowView Rating Details
10/19/2016CIBCUpgradeSector Perform -> Sector OutperformN/AView Rating Details
5/26/2016Beacon SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
12/4/2015Cantor FitzgeraldBoost Price TargetBuy$21.00 -> $23.50N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX)
Earnings by Quarter for The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX)
Earnings History by Quarter for The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ DSGX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/29/2017        
9/6/20177/31/2017$0.10$0.09$55.74 million$57.29 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/31/2017Q1$0.10$0.09$54.09 million$54.51 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/8/20171/31/2017$0.09$0.08$52.42 million$52.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/30/2016Q416$0.09$0.08$51.35 million$51.54 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/26/2016Q1$0.08$0.08$48.75 million$48.91 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/3/2016Q4 2016$0.07$0.07$48.53 million$48.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/3/2015Q316$0.07$0.07$47.88 million$47.36 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/10/2015Q216$0.08$0.07$45.23 million$45.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/28/2015Q116$0.07$0.06$45.19 million$44.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/5/2015Q415$0.05$0.05$45.00 million$44.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/4/2014Q315$0.06$0.10$43.79 million$43.06 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/4/2014Q215$0.06$0.05$42.74 million$42.68 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/29/2014Q115$0.06$0.06$40.73 million$40.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2014Q414$0.03$0.04$39.39 million$40.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/4/2013Q3$0.04$0.03$38.36 million$38.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/5/2013Q214$0.04$0.03$37.39 million$38.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/30/20131Q13$0.15$0.04$33.71 million$34.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/7/2013Q413$0.15$0.16$33.45 million$33.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.36
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.44
2019 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.47
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.08$0.09$0.09
Q2 20173$0.09$0.09$0.09
Q3 20173$0.09$0.09$0.09
Q4 20173$0.08$0.10$0.09
Q1 20182$0.09$0.11$0.10
Q2 20182$0.10$0.12$0.11
Q3 20182$0.10$0.13$0.12
Q4 20181$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q1 20191$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q2 20191$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q3 20191$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q4 20191$0.12$0.12$0.12
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX)
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Headlines

Headline Trends for The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX)
Latest Headlines for The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 19 at 12:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Lowers The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) to Sell
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 17 at 9:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Expect The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $59.36 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 17 at 3:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.10 EPS Expected for The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 15 at 6:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $58.92 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 29 at 9:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Descartes Systems' Diluted EPS Increased 12.5%
finance.yahoo.com - September 28 at 9:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 24 at 12:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFerrellgas Expands Descartes Routing Solution to Blue Rhino Division for Enhanced Customer Service
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 8:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDescartes Systems Gets A Composite Rating Upgrade
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 6:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group, Inc. :DSGX-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2018 By the Numbers : September 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 6:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) Expected to Earn Q3 2018 Earnings of $0.10 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 7:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $57.58 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 10 at 8:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) PT Raised to $33.00 at TD Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 2:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRaymond James Financial, Inc. Raises The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) Price Target to $31.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 2:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) Given New $29.00 Price Target at Scotiabank
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 2:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group's (DSGX) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 1:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanaccord Genuity Increases The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) Price Target to $30.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 12:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.01 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 10:24 AM
seekingalpha.com logoThe Descartes Systems' (DSGX) CEO Ed Ryan on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - September 6 at 11:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDescartes Reports Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 6:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDescartes Systems misses 2Q profit forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 6:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank Of Canada Increases The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) Price Target to $32.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 3:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing The Descartes Systems Group (DSGX) & Pegasystems (PEGA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 10:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 1:38 AM
globenewswire.com logoManuport Logistics Uses Descartes for SOLAS Compliance
globenewswire.com - August 22 at 6:35 PM
finanznachrichten.de logoDescartes Systems Group: Manuport Logistics Uses Descartes for SOLAS Compliance
www.finanznachrichten.de - August 22 at 6:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$55.74 Million in Sales Expected for The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 22 at 7:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group's (DSGX) Buy Rating Reiterated at Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 20 at 3:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) Rating Reiterated by BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 4:20 PM
seekingalpha.com logoDescartes Systems Group Acquires MacroPoint For Transportation Network
seekingalpha.com - August 15 at 11:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDescartes Acquires MacroPoint
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 6:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Descartes Systems Group Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 7:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DSGX) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 1:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DSGX) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $55.74 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 8:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:DSGX) : August 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 2:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDescartes Sets Date to Announce Second Quarter Fiscal 2018 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 4:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DSGX) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.11 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 12:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoACM Parts Centralizes Nationwide Delivery Operations with Descartes Cloud-Based Routing and Mobile Solution
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 6:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DSGX-US : July 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 7:53 PM
nasdaq.com logoVan Berkom & Associates Inc. Buys Huron Consulting Group Inc, US Silica Holdings Inc, Virtu ...
www.nasdaq.com - July 20 at 3:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$55.74 Million in Sales Expected for The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DSGX) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 13 at 11:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 12:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.11 EPS Expected for The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 7:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DSGX-US : July 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 4 at 3:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to The Descartes Systems Group, Inc. : July 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 3 at 5:55 PM
streetinsider.com logoDescartes Systems Group (DSGX) Reports Q1 EPS of $0.09
www.streetinsider.com - June 1 at 2:50 AM
seekingalpha.com logoThe Descartes Systems' (DSGX) CEO Ed Ryan on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - June 1 at 2:50 AM
streetinsider.com logoDescartes Systems Group (DSGX) Acquires ShipRush
www.streetinsider.com - May 20 at 4:46 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoDescartes Reports Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter and Annual Financial Results
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 8 at 5:36 PM
finanznachrichten.de logoDescartes Systems Group: Telesuper's eCommerce Growth Fueled by Descartes' Cloud-based Route Planning Solution
www.finanznachrichten.de - February 8 at 5:17 PM

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