Descartes Systems Group Company Profile (TSE:DSG)

About Descartes Systems Group (TSE:DSG)

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: Technology
  • Industry: Technical & System Software
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:DSG
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.descartes.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$2.76 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 76,726,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$34.70
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$32.84
  • 52 Week Range: C$27.11 - C$36.42
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 105.71
  • P/E Growth: 3.41
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$216.16 million
  • Price / Sales: 12.76
  • Book Value: C$6.01 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.98
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: C$72.59 million
  • Net Margins: 12.50%
  • Return on Equity: 6.42%
  • Return on Assets: 5.30%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 119,721 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 18.25
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Descartes Systems Group (TSE:DSG)

What is Descartes Systems Group's stock symbol?

Descartes Systems Group trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "DSG."

How were Descartes Systems Group's earnings last quarter?

Descartes Systems Group Inc (TSE:DSG) released its earnings results on Thursday, September, 4th. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.06 by $0.01. The company earned $46.56 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $46.84 million. Descartes Systems Group had a net margin of 12.50% and a return on equity of 6.42%. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.03 EPS. View Descartes Systems Group's Earnings History.

When will Descartes Systems Group make its next earnings announcement?

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

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

7 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Descartes Systems Group's shares. Their forecasts range from C$25.50 to C$40.00. On average, they anticipate Descartes Systems Group's stock price to reach C$35.81 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Descartes Systems Group.

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

Who are Descartes Systems Group's key executives?

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

How do I buy Descartes Systems Group stock?

Shares of Descartes Systems Group 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.

What is Descartes Systems Group's stock price today?

One share of Descartes Systems Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$35.94.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Descartes Systems Group (TSE DSG)
Community Ranking:  3.6 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  165 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  64 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  229
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Descartes Systems Group (TSE:DSG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.86)
Consensus Price Target: C$35.81
Consensus Price Target History for Descartes Systems Group (TSE:DSG)
Price Target History for Descartes Systems Group (TSE:DSG)
Analysts' Ratings History for Descartes Systems Group (TSE:DSG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/8/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Boost Price TargetOutperformC$38.00View Rating Details
9/7/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetC$36.00 -> C$39.00View Rating Details
9/7/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$29.00View Rating Details
9/1/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformC$40.00View Rating Details
6/1/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyC$39.00View Rating Details
6/1/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperformC$38.00View Rating Details
6/1/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyC$38.00View Rating Details
10/19/2016CIBCBoost Price TargetC$22.50 -> C$25.50View Rating Details
5/26/2016Beacon SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
12/4/2015Cantor FitzgeraldBoost Price TargetBuyC$28.00 -> C$31.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Descartes Systems Group (TSE:DSG)
Earnings by Quarter for Descartes Systems Group (TSE:DSG)
Earnings History by Quarter for Descartes Systems Group (TSE DSG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/29/2017        
9/4/2014Q2 15C$0.06C$0.05C$46.84 millionC$46.56 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/29/2014Q1 14C$0.06C$0.06C$44.68 millionC$44.35 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/4/2013Q3 13C$0.04C$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Descartes Systems Group (TSE:DSG)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.46
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.56
2019 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.58
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q2 20172$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q3 20172$0.10$0.12$0.11
Q4 20172$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q1 20181$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q2 20182$0.13$0.15$0.14
Q3 20182$0.12$0.17$0.15
Q4 20181$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q1 20191$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q2 20191$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q3 20191$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q4 20191$0.15$0.15$0.15
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Descartes Systems Group (TSE:DSG)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Descartes Systems Group (TSE:DSG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Descartes Systems Group (TSE:DSG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Descartes Systems Group (TSE:DSG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/22/2017Michael VerhoeveDirectorSell28,500C$34.19C$974,415.00
9/15/2017Michael VerhoeveDirectorSell2,500C$34.01C$85,025.00
9/14/2017Michael VerhoeveDirectorSell7,500C$34.33C$257,475.00
9/18/2015Edward RyanInsiderSell18,856C$18.15C$342,236.40
9/16/2015Edward RyanInsiderSell10,000C$18.17C$181,700.00
4/14/2015John Joseph WalkerDirectorBuy1,000C$15.85C$15,850.00
12/11/2014Edward James GardnerInsiderSell6,100C$15.15C$92,415.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Descartes Systems Group (TSE:DSG)
Latest Headlines for Descartes Systems Group (TSE:DSG)
Source:
DateHeadline
baystreet.ca logoTrisura, Finning at 52-Week Highs - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - October 10 at 3:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSG) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 7 at 11:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSG) Director Michael Verhoeve Sells 28,500 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 27 at 4:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBASF Provides Customers with Shipment Visibility Across North America using the Descartes MacroPoint Solution
finance.yahoo.com - September 25 at 3:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDescartes Certified for Single Window Initiative by CBSA
finance.yahoo.com - September 25 at 11:41 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSG) Director Sells C$85,025.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 10:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Descartes Systems Group Inc (DSG) Director Sells 7,500 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 10:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMawer Canadian Equity Fund Buys 2 New Stocks in 2nd Quarter
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 3:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSG) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 11:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc Forecasted to Earn Q3 2018 Earnings of $0.12 Per Share (DSG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 6:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group, Inc. :DSG-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2018 By the Numbers : September 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 9 at 5:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSG) Price Target Increased to C$38.00 by Analysts at Raymond James Financial, Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 8 at 7:26 PM
baystreet.ca logoPacific Insight at 52-Week High After Takeover Bid - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - September 7 at 6:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DSG.TO earnings conference call or presentation 6-Sep-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 6:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBarclays PLC Increases Descartes Systems Group Inc (DSG) Price Target to C$39.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 2:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSG) Given a C$29.00 Price Target at BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 2:50 PM
baystreet.ca logoKirkland Lake Gold, Descartes at 52-Week High - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - September 7 at 4:00 AM
nasdaq.com logoDescartes Reports Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Financial Results - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 6 at 11:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSG) Given New C$40.00 Price Target at Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 12:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSG) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 1:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] ‘Amazon Effect’ Sparks Deals for Software-Tracking Firms
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 11:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] 'Amazon Effect' Sparks Deals for Software-Tracking Firms
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 6:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSG) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 10:49 AM
forbes.com logoSupply Chain Visibility Acquisition Market Heats Up
www.forbes.com - August 15 at 11:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Descartes Systems Group, Inc. :DSG-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2018 By the Numbers : August 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 6:56 PM
globenewswire.com logoACM Parts Centralizes Nationwide Delivery Operations with Descartes Cloud-Based Routing and Mobile Solution - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - July 27 at 12:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDescartes Systems Group Inc (DSG) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 11:37 AM
globenewswire.com logoDescartes Acquires PCSTrac Business - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - June 2 at 9:13 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm SD DESCARTES SYSTEMS GROUP
www.streetinsider.com - May 31 at 4:48 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Descartes acquires ShipRush
www.reuters.com - May 20 at 4:46 PM
baystreet.ca logoPremium, Descartes at 52-Week Highs
www.baystreet.ca - May 17 at 4:51 PM
fool.ca logoDon’t Miss This Outstanding Stock for Global Growth
www.fool.ca - May 17 at 11:10 AM
baystreet.ca logoCogeco, Descartes, Cineplex Out with News, Hit 52-Week High - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - May 3 at 8:46 AM
globenewswire.com logoRogers Corporation Expands Use of Descartes' Denied Party Screening Solution to Strengthen Global Trade Compliance - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - May 3 at 8:46 AM
baystreet.ca logoTouchstone at 52-Week High - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - April 25 at 4:32 PM
finanznachrichten.de logoDESCARTES SYSTEMS GROUP INC
www.finanznachrichten.de - March 24 at 3:26 AM
nasdaq.com logoCANADA STOCKS-Futures gain as oil rebounds from sharp losses ... - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 11 at 9:56 AM
baystreet.ca logoAurinia Out with Annual Numbers, Hits 52-week High
www.baystreet.ca - March 9 at 5:21 PM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian Stocks Are Nearly Flat In Early Trade - Canadian Commentary - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - February 16 at 3:07 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Descartes acquires Datamyne for about US$52.7 mln in cash
www.reuters.com - December 23 at 10:05 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2017 Descartes Systems Group Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close
biz.yahoo.com - November 30 at 8:20 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Descartes Systems says Ingram expanding use of its denied party screening solution to co's European operations
www.reuters.com - November 1 at 8:57 AM

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