NASDAQ:FSV - FirstService Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$72.92 +0.27 (+0.37 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$72.65
Today's Range$72.80 - $73.76
52-Week Range$62.90 - $90.21
Volume18,200 shs
Average Volume32,566 shs
Market Capitalization$2.59 billion
P/E Ratio35.92
Dividend Yield0.74%
FirstService Corporation provides property services to residential and commercial customers in the United States and Canada. The company operates through two segments, FirstService Residential and FirstService Brands. The FirstService Residential segment manages private residential communities, such as condominiums, co-operatives, homeowner associations, master-planned communities, active adult and lifestyle communities, and various other residential developments. This segment also offers a range of ancillary services, including on-site staffing for building engineering and maintenance, full-service swimming pool and amenity management, security and concierge/front desk, and landscaping; and financial services comprising cash management, other banking transaction-related services, and specialized property insurance brokerage. In addition, this segment provides energy management solutions and advisory services, and resale processing services. The FirstService Brands segment offers property services through 6 franchise networks; and company-owned locations, including 17 California Closets locations and 8 Paul Davis Restoration locations. It offers residential and commercial restoration, painting, and floor coverings design and installation services; custom-designed and installed closet, and home storage solutions; home inspection services; exterior residential painting and window cleaning services; fire protection services; and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning services, as well as related services. This segment provides its services primarily under the Paul Davis Restoration, CertaPro Painters, California Closets, Pillar to Post Home Inspectors, Floor Coverings International, College Pro Painters, Century Fire Protection, and Service America brand names. FirstService Corporation was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Real estate
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FSV
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.41
Current Ratio1.44
Quick Ratio1.44


Trailing P/E Ratio35.92
Forward P/E Ratio38.99
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.71 billion
Price / Sales1.48
Cash Flow$3.1553 per share
Price / Cash Flow23.11
Book Value$5.66 per share
Price / Book12.88


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.03
Net Income$53.07 million
Net Margins3.71%
Return on Equity36.30%
Return on Assets8.32%


Outstanding Shares34,650,000
Market Cap$2.59 billion
OptionableNot Optionable

FirstService (NASDAQ:FSV) Frequently Asked Questions

What is FirstService's stock symbol?

FirstService trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FSV."

How often does FirstService pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for FirstService?

FirstService declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 4th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.135 per share on Tuesday, January 8th. This represents a $0.54 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.74%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 28th. View FirstService's Dividend History.

How will FirstService's stock buyback program work?

FirstService declared that its board has authorized a share buyback program on Friday, August 18th 2017, which allows the company to buyback 3,100,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were FirstService's earnings last quarter?

FirstService Corp (NASDAQ:FSV) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.89 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.90 by $0.01. The financial services provider earned $506.36 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $505.25 million. FirstService had a return on equity of 36.30% and a net margin of 3.71%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 9.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.73 earnings per share. View FirstService's Earnings History.

When is FirstService's next earnings date?

FirstService is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for FirstService.

What price target have analysts set for FSV?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for FirstService's stock. Their forecasts range from $83.00 to $88.00. On average, they expect FirstService's stock price to reach $84.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for FirstService.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for FirstService?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FirstService in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for FirstService.

Has FirstService been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about FSV stock has trended very positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. FirstService earned a news impact score of 3.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of FirstService's key competitors?

Who are FirstService's key executives?

FirstService's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jay Steward Hennick, Founder & Chairman (Age 61)
  • Mr. D. Scott Patterson, Pres, CEO & Non-Independent Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Jeremy Alan Rakusin, Chief Financial Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Alex Nguyen, VP of Strategy & Corp. Devel. (Age 35)
  • Mr. Douglas G. Cooke, VP, Corp. Controller & Corp. Sec. (Age 58)

Who are FirstService's major shareholders?

FirstService's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include William Blair Investment Management LLC (4.17%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (3.10%), Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (3.01%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.59%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (2.57%) and Vanguard Group Inc. (2.45%).

Which institutional investors are selling FirstService stock?

FSV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc., Van Berkom & Associates Inc., Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Pembroke Management LTD and Mackenzie Financial Corp.

Which institutional investors are buying FirstService stock?

FSV stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, American Century Companies Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC and Morgan Stanley.

How do I buy shares of FirstService?

Shares of FSV can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is FirstService's stock price today?

One share of FSV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $72.92.

How big of a company is FirstService?

FirstService has a market capitalization of $2.59 billion and generates $1.71 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $53.07 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.03 on an earnings per share basis. FirstService employs 19,000 workers across the globe.

What is FirstService's official website?

The official website for FirstService is

How can I contact FirstService?

FirstService's mailing address is 1140 Bay Street Suite 4000, Toronto A6, M5S 2B4. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 416-960-9500.

MarketBeat Community Rating for FirstService (NASDAQ FSV)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  190 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  196 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  386
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about FirstService and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FSV will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FSV will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/12/2018 by Staff

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