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. The Company's 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. The Company's 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.

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: $1.93 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 75,969,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $24.60
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $23.14
  • 52 Week Range: $19.50 - $25.50
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 78.12
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 47.13
  • P/E Growth: 3.06
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $209.38 million
  • Price / Sales: 9.23
  • Book Value: $5.77 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.41
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $70.06 million
  • Net Margins: 11.80%
  • Return on Equity: 5.78%
  • Return on Assets: 4.99%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 1.70%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.70%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 52,830 shs.
  • Beta: 0.57
  • Short Ratio: 1.67
 
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 data on Wednesday, May, 31st. The company reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.01. The company earned $54.51 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $54.09 million. The Descartes Systems Group had a return on equity of 5.78% and a net margin of 11.80%. View The Descartes Systems Group's Earnings History.

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

9 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for The Descartes Systems Group's shares. Their predictions range from $26.00 to $38.00. On average, they expect The Descartes Systems Group's share price to reach $33.00 in the next twelve months. 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. " (6/22/2017)
  • 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:

  • 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
  • Stephen M. Watt Ph.D., Lead Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • David L. Anderson Ph.D., Independent Director
  • David I. Beatson, Independent Director
  • Eric A. Demirian CPA, Independent Director

Who owns The Descartes Systems Group stock?

The Descartes Systems Group's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd (5.31%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (2.79%), Pembroke Management LTD (1.76%), Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. (0.82%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.11%) and BB&T Corp (0.02%). 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 Pembroke Management LTD and Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for The Descartes Systems Group.

Who bought The Descartes Systems Group stock? Who is buying The Descartes Systems Group stock?

The Descartes Systems Group's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd, BB&T Corp and US Bancorp DE. 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 $25.45.


MarketBeat Community Rating for The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ DSGX)
Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  208 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  125 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  333
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about The Descartes Systems Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.78)
Consensus Price Target: $33.00 (29.67% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/1/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$25.00 -> $27.00LowView Rating Details
6/1/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperform$24.00 -> $38.00LowView Rating Details
6/1/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Boost Price TargetOutperform$24.50 -> $37.00LowView Rating Details
6/1/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuy$26.00 -> $38.00LowView Rating Details
6/1/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$35.00LowView Rating Details
5/31/2017TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$25.00 -> $29.00MediumView Rating Details
3/13/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuy$26.00LowView Rating Details
11/28/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$34.00N/AView 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
9/11/2015William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/26/2015 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
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: $0.49
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$0.11$0.13$0.12
Q4 20181$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q1 20191$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q2 20191$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q3 20191$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q4 20191$0.13$0.13$0.13
(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
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
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) Downgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 22 at 8:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $56.37 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 17 at 10:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 16 at 8:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInterPost Delivers Faster and More Affordably with Descartes e-Customs
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 6:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX) Will Announce Earnings of $0.11 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 15 at 7:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to The Descartes Systems Group, Inc. : June 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 4:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSGX) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 8 at 11:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSGX) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 7 at 10:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group, Inc. :DSGX-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2018 By the Numbers : June 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 6 at 5:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCorporate News Blog - Descartes Acquires PCSTrac; Set to Dominate the Logistics-Intensive Business
finance.yahoo.com - June 5 at 11:41 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in Descartes Systems Group Inc (DSGX) Declines By 5.1%
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 5 at 10:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSGX) Upgraded by ValuEngine to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 4 at 7:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Descartes Systems Group Inc (DSGX) to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 10:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Blair Weighs in on Descartes Systems Group Inc's Q3 2018 Earnings (DSGX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 9:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSGX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 8:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDescartes Announces Results of Annual Shareholder Meeting
finance.yahoo.com - June 1 at 5:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSGX) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.01 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 10:50 AM
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
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Descartes Systems Group Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 31 at 4:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDescartes Reports Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 31 at 4:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDescartes Systems misses 1Q profit forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - May 31 at 4:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group's (DSGX) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at TD Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 7:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSGX) Given Buy Rating at Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 9:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSGX) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 10:52 AM
streetinsider.com logoDescartes Systems Group (DSGX) Acquires ShipRush
www.streetinsider.com - May 20 at 4:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSGX) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 8:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRogers Corporation Expands Use of Descartes’ Denied Party Screening Solution to Strengthen Global Trade Compliance
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 4:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group (DSGX) Getting Very Favorable Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 3:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSGX) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $54.23 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 9:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group (DSGX) Getting Very Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 9:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect Descartes Systems Group Inc (DSGX) to Post $0.10 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 1:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFavorable News Coverage Very Unlikely to Affect Descartes Systems Group (DSGX) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 6:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group (DSGX) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 4:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Descartes Systems Group Inc (DSGX) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $54.23 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 10:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Descartes Systems Group Inc (DSGX) Will Post Earnings of $0.10 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 11:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSGX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by TD Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 7:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group's (DSGX) Outperform Rating Reiterated at Scotiabank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 7:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group's (DSGX) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at TD Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 5:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoScotiabank Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for Descartes Systems Group Inc (DSGX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 5:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSGX) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 1:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCustomers and Partners Recognized for Excellence and Innovation Awards at Descartes’ 12th Annual Global User and Partner Conference
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 11:44 AM

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