Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd Company Profile (TSE:MDA)

About Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA)

Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd logoMacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) is a Canada-based communications and information company. The Company provides operational solutions to commercial and government organizations across the world. MDA operates through two segments: Communications segment, and Surveillance and Intelligence segment. In the Communications sector, MDA offers solutions for delivery of a range of services, including television and radio distribution, broadband Internet and mobile communications. It supplies communication satellites, satellite payloads, satellite antenna subsystems, and associated ground infrastructure and support services. In the Surveillance and Intelligence sector, MDA offers solutions to monitor changes and activities across the globe. It supplies space-based and airborne surveillance solutions, imaging satellite ground systems, geospatial information services and associated support services. It also supplies robotic systems for the space and terrestrial markets.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Symbol: TSE:MDA
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Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$2.28 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 36,423,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$67.64
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$68.84
  • 52 Week Range: C$61.80 - C$90.23
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.54
  • P/E Growth: 9.50
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$2 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.14
  • Book Value: C$31.45 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.99
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 2.3%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: C$304.24 million
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 208,498 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 2.43
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA)

What is Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd's stock symbol?

Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "MDA."

How were Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd's earnings last quarter?

Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The company reported $1.28 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.57 by $0.29. The firm had revenue of $523.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $563.15 million. View Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd's Earnings History.

Where is Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd's stock going? Where will Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd's stock price be in 2017?

6 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd's shares. Their forecasts range from C$72.00 to C$93.00. On average, they expect Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd's stock price to reach C$83.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd.

Who are some of Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd's key competitors?

How do I buy Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd stock?

Shares of Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd 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 Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd stock cost?

One share of Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$62.70.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: C$83.00

Analysts' Ratings History for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/3/2017ScotiabankLower Price TargetSector PerformC$73.00 -> C$72.00View Rating Details
5/3/2017TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetBuyC$83.00 -> C$81.00View Rating Details
5/3/2017Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperformC$95.00 -> C$93.00View Rating Details
2/27/2017CIBCUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformC$86.00 -> C$83.00View Rating Details
1/27/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldC$75.00View Rating Details
11/15/2016CSFBReiterated RatingOutperformC$93.00View Rating Details
11/2/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Lower Price TargetC$93.00 -> C$84.00View Rating Details
9/26/2016National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingSector Perform OverweightView Rating Details
2/25/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperformC$87.00 -> C$94.00View Rating Details
10/29/2015Barclays PLCReiterated RatingSector PerformC$90.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA)
Earnings by Quarter for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA)
Earnings History by Quarter for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/30/2015Q2$1.57$1.28$563.15 million$523.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014$1.36$1.32$500.06 million$545.97 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014$1.37$0.94$485.05 million$492.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.23
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$1.39$1.77$1.52
Q2 20173$1.08$1.77$1.37
Q3 20172$1.40$1.71$1.56
Q4 20172$1.70$1.87$1.79
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/4/2015Quarterly$0.311.53%6/11/20156/15/20156/30/2015
2/25/2015Quarterly$0.301.54%3/12/20153/16/20153/31/2015
9/11/2014$0.650.79%9/11/20149/30/20149/30/2014
3/12/2014$0.650.8%3/12/20143/31/20143/31/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/18/2017Anil WirasekaraInsiderBuy3,100C$62.88C$194,928.00
5/17/2017Howard LanceInsiderBuy8,000C$62.45C$499,600.00
3/7/2017Robert L PhillipsDirectorBuy1,000C$65.33C$65,330.00
3/3/2017Eric ZahlerDirectorBuy1,000C$65.42C$65,420.00
3/2/2017Anil WirasekaraInsiderBuy3,000C$66.70C$200,100.00
9/7/2016Howard LanceInsiderBuy11,656C$85.79C$999,968.24
8/8/2016Peter LouisInsiderSell5,000C$87.86C$439,300.00
8/5/2016Peter LouisInsiderSell7,424C$86.82C$644,551.68
5/29/2015Anil WirasekaraInsiderSell11,200C$97.87C$1,096,144.00
5/28/2015Daniel FriedmannInsiderSell5,000C$98.01C$490,050.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA)
Latest Headlines for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA)
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DateHeadline
fool.ca logoThis Is the #1 Technology Stock for Your Dividend-Growth Portfolio
www.fool.ca - May 22 at 10:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnil Wirasekara Buys 3,100 Shares of Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 7:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) Insider Buys C$499,600.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 7:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA to provide US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) with RADARSAT-2 information for ice monitoring
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 6:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 10:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSSL Satellite Built for Bulgaria Sat Arrives at Cape Canaveral Launch Base for Falcon 9 Launch
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 7:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoShareholder Alert: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of DigitalGlobe, Inc. - DGI
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 6:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA to establish a Satellite Centre of Excellence in Montreal
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 11:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTD Securities Cuts Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) Price Target to C$81.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 10:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) Given New C$72.00 Price Target at Scotiabank
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 10:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) to Post FY2017 Earnings of $5.24 Per Share, National Bank Financial Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 1:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $1.08 Per Share, Cormark Forecasts (MDA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 7:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) Forecasted to Earn Q3 2017 Earnings of $1.40 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 12:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $1.27 Per Share, National Bank Financial Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 11:46 AM
fool.ca logo1 Canadian Space Play That Offers Out-of-This-World Value
www.fool.ca - May 3 at 5:33 PM
seekingalpha.com logoMacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates' (MDDWF) CEO Howard Lance on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 3 at 5:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of MDA.TO earnings conference call or presentation 2-May-17 9:30pm GMT - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 8:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDigitalGlobe Captures a Strong Quarter as Its Buyout Nears
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 8:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of MDA.TO earnings conference call or presentation 2-May-17 9:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 8:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA reports first quarter 2017 results
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 8:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:MDA) : May 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 5:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MDA-CA : April 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 9:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $1.32 Per Share, Cormark Forecasts (MDA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 8:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) Price Target Cut to C$83.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 3:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of $1.39 Per Share, Cormark Forecasts (MDA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 7:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) PT Set at C$73.00 by Scotiabank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 3:58 PM
News IconBRIEF-MDA to provide communication antenna subsystems
www.businessinsider.com - April 19 at 6:32 PM
fool.ca logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd.: Time to Buy the Dip?
www.fool.ca - April 19 at 6:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA to provide communication antenna subsystems
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 6:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMedia Advisory - MDA's First Quarter 2017 results conference call alert
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 6:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 12:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoResearch Reports Initiated on Technology Stocks MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates, Absolute Software, Descartes Systems Group, and GoldMoney
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 10:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSSL builds executive team for US Government Systems - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 12:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSSL completes agreement to partner with DARPA on satellite servicing
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 7:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSSL builds executive team for US Government Systems
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 7:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MDA-CA : April 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 10:31 AM
seekingalpha.com logoMDA: An Essential Space-Information Investment
seekingalpha.com - April 7 at 6:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSSL and NASA successfully complete first Restore-L milestone
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 11:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA to provide communication subsystems to be used on the International Space Station
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 6:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 2:40 PM
nasdaq.com logoSSL sues rival Orbital ATK over theft of trade secrets –lawsuit
www.nasdaq.com - March 23 at 7:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA Recognized by NASA for Robotic Servicing of International Space Station
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 6:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA to provide RADARSAT-2 information for maritime surveillance
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 7:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSSL Demonstrates Innovative Use of Advanced Technologies
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 6:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSSL equipment for NASA spacecraft servicing demonstration reaches the International Space Station
finance.yahoo.com - February 28 at 10:02 AM
reuters.com logoUPDATE 4-Canada's MacDonald Dettwiler to buy satellite imagery firm DigitalGlobe - Reuters
www.reuters.com - February 25 at 8:13 AM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian Stocks Crash Back To Earth, TSX Drops 247 Points -- Canadian Commentary - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - February 25 at 12:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of MDA.TO earnings conference call or presentation 24-Feb-17 1:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - February 25 at 12:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRobbins Arroyo LLP: Acquisition of DigitalGlobe, Inc. (DGI) by MacDonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. (MDA) May Not Be in Shareholders' Best Interests
finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 7:43 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoMacDonald Dettwiler to buy DigitalGlobe for about $3.1-billion
www.theglobeandmail.com - February 24 at 9:35 AM

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