Absolute Software Company Profile (TSE:ABT)

About Absolute Software (TSE:ABT)

Absolute Software logoAbsolute Software Corporation is engaged in the development, marketing and support of endpoint security and data risk management solutions to commercial, healthcare, education and government customers. The Company operates through Data and Device Security segment. The Company offers solutions for devices, such as computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. The Company's solutions are delivered in a software as a service (SaaS) business model. The Company's solutions and technology include Absolute Data and Device Security (Absolute DDS), which enables customers to secure endpoints, asses risk and respond to security threats; Persistence Technology, and Persistence Services. The Company's Absolute DDS enables customers to monitor the security posture of their computing endpoints and respond to security threats. With Absolute DDS, customers can define security alerts based on changes in device attributes, such as software, data, hardware and users.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Symbol: TSE:ABT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$310.79 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 39,491,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$7.66
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$6.99
  • 52 Week Range: C$5.81 - C$8.46
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$90.04 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.45
  • Book Value: C($1.27) per share
  • Price / Book: -6.20
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 4.3%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: C$11.55 million
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 84,779 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 18.59
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Absolute Software (TSE:ABT)

What is Absolute Software's stock symbol?

Absolute Software trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "ABT."

How were Absolute Software's earnings last quarter?

Absolute Software (TSE:ABT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 18th. The company reported $0.02 EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.02. The company earned $25.43 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $24.29 million. View Absolute Software's Earnings History.

Where is Absolute Software's stock going? Where will Absolute Software's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Absolute Software's shares. Their forecasts range from C$6.00 to C$10.50. On average, they anticipate Absolute Software's share price to reach C$8.17 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Absolute Software.

Who are some of Absolute Software's key competitors?

How do I buy Absolute Software stock?

Shares of Absolute Software and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Absolute Software stock cost?

One share of Absolute Software stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$7.87.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Absolute Software (TSE:ABT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: C$8.17

Analysts' Ratings History for Absolute Software (TSE:ABT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/9/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket PerformC$7.50 -> C$8.50View Rating Details
5/9/2017Pi FinancialBoost Price TargetBuyC$7.75 -> C$9.00View Rating Details
5/9/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$7.50 -> C$8.00View Rating Details
11/8/2016National Bank FinancialLower Price TargetUnderperformC$6.50 -> C$6.00View Rating Details
8/23/2016Imperial CapitalBoost Price TargetOutperformC$6.00 -> C$7.00View Rating Details
6/1/2016Cantor FitzgeraldLower Price TargetBuyC$11.00 -> C$10.50View Rating Details
5/11/2016Paradigm CapitalBoost Price TargetC$9.00 -> C$10.00View Rating Details
5/11/2016CormarkDowngradeBuy -> Market PerformView Rating Details
2/3/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyC$9.00 -> C$10.00View Rating Details
7/18/2015TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetBuyC$12.00 -> C$11.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Absolute Software (TSE:ABT)
Earnings by Quarter for Absolute Software (TSE:ABT)
Earnings History by Quarter for Absolute Software (TSE:ABT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/18/2014$0.02$0.02$24.29 million$25.43 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2014$0.02$0.03$24.15 million$26.25 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q2 14$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Absolute Software (TSE:ABT)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.10
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.00$0.06$0.03
Q2 20173$0.00$0.03$0.01
Q3 20173($0.01)$0.06$0.03
Q4 20173($0.01)$0.06$0.03
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Absolute Software (TSE:ABT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/4/2015Quarterly$0.072.81%5/4/20155/27/20155/27/2015
2/4/2015Quarterly$0.073.28%2/4/20152/27/20152/27/2015
10/27/2014quarterly$0.074.07%11/5/201411/7/201411/28/2014
7/29/2014quarterly$0.063.55%8/5/20148/7/20148/28/2014
4/25/2014quarterly$0.063.49%5/5/20145/7/20145/28/2014
1/27/2014quarterly$0.063.36%2/5/20142/7/20142/28/2014
10/22/2013quarterly$0.0611/7/201311/28/2013
7/16/2013quarterly$0.058/7/20138/28/2013
4/16/2013quarterly$0.055/7/20135/28/2013
1/11/2013quarterly$0.052/7/20132/28/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Absolute Software (TSE:ABT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Absolute Software (TSE:ABT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Absolute Software (TSE:ABT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/21/2017Mark GraceInsiderBuy1,785C$7.39C$13,191.15
3/21/2016Eric Stuart RosenfeldDirectorBuy36,400C$6.56C$238,784.00
3/18/2016Gregory Rush MonahanDirectorBuy3,100C$6.34C$19,654.00
3/15/2016Gregory Rush MonahanDirectorBuy14,000C$6.98C$97,720.00
3/8/2016Gregory Rush MonahanDirectorBuy10,000C$6.99C$69,890.00
3/1/2016Gregory Rush MonahanDirectorBuy600C$6.97C$4,182.00
2/11/2016Gregory Rush MonahanDirectorBuy2,000C$5.95C$11,894.00
2/10/2016Gregory Rush MonahanDirectorBuy5,000C$6.06C$30,300.00
2/9/2016Eric Stuart RosenfeldDirectorBuy10,000C$5.84C$58,400.00
2/8/2016Eric Stuart RosenfeldDirectorBuy27,900C$5.94C$165,698.10
2/5/2016Eric Stuart RosenfeldDirectorBuy27,500C$6.00C$164,945.00
12/15/2015J. Ian GiffenDirectorBuy5,000C$0.00C$0.00
12/3/2015J. Ian GiffenDirectorBuy5,000C$0.00C$0.00
11/26/2015Errol OlsenInsiderSell7,500C$8.63C$64,725.00
3/20/2015Martin BestmannInsiderSell18,100C$0.00C$0.00
3/19/2015Martin BestmannInsiderSell2,700C$0.00C$0.00
3/4/2015Martin BestmannInsiderSell20,000C$0.00C$0.00
3/2/2015Martin BestmannInsiderSell15,500C$0.00C$0.00
2/26/2015Martin BestmannInsiderSell15,000C$0.00C$0.00
2/23/2015Martin BestmannInsiderSell30,000C$0.00C$0.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Absolute Software (TSE:ABT)
Latest Headlines for Absolute Software (TSE:ABT)
Source:
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoAbsolute Software Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ABT-CA : May 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 3:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAbsolute Software (ABT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 7:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of ABT.TO earnings conference call or presentation 8-May-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 14 at 10:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Bank Financial Weighs in on Absolute Software's FY2017 Earnings (ABT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 12:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAbsolute Software Corp. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:ABT) : May 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 8:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAbsolute to Present at B. Riley & Co.’s 18th Annual Investor Conference
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 9:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAbsolute Software Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ABT-CA : May 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 9:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAbsolute Reports Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 8:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAbsolute Software (ABT) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 8:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAbsolute Security Posture Dashboard Eliminates Endpoint Blind Spots, Arming IT Security and Compliance Pros to Protect Data and Achieve Compliance
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 11:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAbsolute Software (ABT) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 1:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAbsolute to Host Conference Call for Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 11:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoResearch Reports Initiated on Technology Stocks MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates, Absolute Software, Descartes ... - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 5:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAbsolute Software (ABT) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 1:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMark Grace Buys 1,785 Shares of Absolute Software (ABT) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 4:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAbsolute to Present at AGC’s 2017 Information Security & Broader Technology Growth Conference
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 3:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSecurity Industry Veteran Todd Chronert Joins Absolute to Lead Enterprise Sales for the Americas
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 3:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAbsolute Application Persistence Product Extends Embedded Self-Healing Capabilities to Third-Party Endpoint Security and Management Applications
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 3:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTop Healthcare Organization Chooses Absolute Self-Healing Endpoint Security Product to Secure more than 100,000 Endpoint Devices, Protect Patient Data and Ensure Compliance
finance.yahoo.com - February 6 at 8:21 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2017 Absolute Software Corp Earnings Release - 4:00 pm ET
biz.yahoo.com - February 6 at 3:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMorning News Call - Canada, February 3
finance.yahoo.com - February 4 at 1:20 AM
businesswire.com logoAbsolute to Host Conference Call for Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter ... - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - January 23 at 3:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAbsolute to Host Conference Call for Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 3:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAbsolute Declares Quarterly Dividend
finance.yahoo.com - January 20 at 3:13 PM

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