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:
  • Sector: Technology
  • Industry: Information Technology Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:MDA
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.mdacorporation.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$2.51 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 36,443,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$68.70
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$66.84
  • 52 Week Range: C$61.80 - C$82.36
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.57
  • P/E Growth: 10.24
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$2 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.25
  • Book Value: C$30.88 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.23
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 2.1%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: C$306.13 million
  • Net Margins: 5.13%
  • Return on Equity: 9.13%
  • Return on Assets: 3.11%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 124,489 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 10.51
 

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 often does Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd?

Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 31st. Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.37 per share on Friday, September 29th. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.15%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. This is a positive change from Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd's previous quarterly dividend of $0.31. View Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd's Dividend History.

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

Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA) released its earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The company reported $1.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.57 by $0.29. The firm earned $523.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $563.15 million. Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd had a net margin of 5.13% and a return on equity of 9.13%. View Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd's Earnings History.

When will Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd make its next earnings announcement?

Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 7th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd.

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

6 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd's shares. Their forecasts range from C$77.00 to C$97.00. On average, they expect Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd's stock price to reach C$85.57 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd.

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

Who are Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd's key executives?

Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert Lawrence Phillips QC, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Howard Lee Lance, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Brian G. Kenning, Independent Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Anil Wirasekara, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
  • Peter Louis, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
  • Angela Lau, Vice President - Taxation, Treasury, Assistant Secretary
  • Gordon D. Thiessen, Vice President, Corporate Secretary
  • Michael Gold, Vice President of Washington Operations
  • Daniel E. Friedmann, Director
  • Dennis H. Chookaszian, Independent Director

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.

What is Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd's stock price today?

One share of Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$68.79.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE MDA)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  252 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  191 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  443
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd 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 Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: C$85.57

Analysts' Ratings History for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/29/2017CSFBBoost Price TargetOutperformC$93.00 -> C$97.00View Rating Details
7/31/2017ScotiabankLower Price TargetOutperformC$78.00 -> C$77.00View Rating Details
7/31/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformC$93.00 -> C$94.00View Rating Details
7/31/2017Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHold -> BuyC$70.00 -> C$80.00View Rating Details
7/31/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyC$81.00 -> C$84.00View Rating Details
2/27/2017CIBCUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformC$86.00 -> C$83.00View 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 9/19/2015 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
10/30/2017N/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q2C$1.57C$1.28C$563.15 millionC$523.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014C$1.36C$1.32C$500.06 millionC$545.97 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014C$1.37C$0.94C$485.05 millionC$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: $6.17
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$1.39$1.77$1.52
Q2 20173$1.22$1.77$1.42
Q3 20172$1.34$1.71$1.53
Q4 20172$1.54$1.87$1.71
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE MDA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/31/2017Quarterly$0.379/14/20179/15/20179/29/2017
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
6/9/2017Robert L PhillipsDirectorBuy575C$62.98C$36,213.50
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)
Source:
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoMacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MDA-CA : September 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 8:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 10:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA to provide communication subsystems for Korean Lunar Exploration Program
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 6:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSSL built multi-mission satellite for HISPASAT begins post-launch maneuvers according to plan
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 6:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs It Too Late To Buy MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd (TSX:MDA)?
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 12:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA to provide operational forest change detection alerts for world's largest pulp and paper group
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 12:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNASA awards SSL next phase funding for Dragonfly on-orbit assembly program, demonstrates confidence in public private partnership for space robotics
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 5:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA signs contract to provide communications subsystem for AMOS-17 satellite
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 3:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) Price Target Raised to C$97.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 2:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MDA-CA : August 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 26 at 7:01 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 12:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSSL to Provide Transformational Ultra High Density Satellite for Hughes Network Systems
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 5:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. :MDA-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 4:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) to Issue Dividend Increase - $0.37 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 11:26 AM
nasdaq.com logoCANADA STOCKS-Higher commodity prices lift TSX futures - Nasdaq - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 1 at 1:09 AM
fool.ca logoWhy Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. Soared 8.42% in a Day ... - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - August 1 at 1:09 AM
fool.ca logoIs Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. Still a Buy After Friday’s 8.4% Rally?
www.fool.ca - July 31 at 8:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA) Upgraded to Buy by Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 2:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTD Securities Increases Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) Price Target to C$84.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 2:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoScotiabank Trims Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA) Target Price to C$77.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 2:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) Price Target Raised to C$94.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 2:56 PM
nasdaq.com logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as energy and financial shares retreat - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 30 at 12:48 AM
businesswire.com logoDigitalGlobe Shareowners Approve Merger with MDA - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - July 30 at 12:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 10:39 AM
seekingalpha.com logoMacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates' (MDDWF) CEO Howard Lance on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - July 29 at 4:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of MDA.TO earnings conference call or presentation 28-Jul-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 29 at 4:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA reports second quarter 2017 results, declares quarterly dividend
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 3:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA to lead research into hyperspectral imaging
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 3:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA to provide communications subsystem to Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) for Dream Chaser® transportation spacecraft to support the International Space Station
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 4:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA signs contract amendment with US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to provide information solution to support flight operations at airports
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 6:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd's FY2019 Earnings (MDA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 4:16 PM
businesswire.com logoDigitalGlobe Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - July 21 at 2:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $1.22 Per Share, Cormark Forecasts (MDA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 20 at 7:52 AM
marketwatch.com logoMDA announces changes to its LTIP and Omnibus Incentive Compensation Plans consistent with ISS recommendations - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - July 20 at 6:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA announces changes to its LTIP and Omnibus Incentive Compensation Plans consistent with ISS recommendations
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 12:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA's Second Quarter 2017 results conference call alert and Annual and Special Meeting
finance.yahoo.com - July 17 at 11:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA congratulates LTSA for receiving SAG award from Esri
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 6:22 AM
seekingalpha.com logoMacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates : What Do You Do When Your Core Business Is Disappearing?
seekingalpha.com - July 11 at 1:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (TSE:MDA) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 11:16 AM
prnewswire.com logoMDA announces On-Orbit Satellite Servicing business formation and contract awards for spacecraft and first life ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - June 30 at 1:36 AM
prnewswire.com logoMDA announces retirement of SSL President and new Executive appointments - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - June 29 at 1:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA announces On-Orbit Satellite Servicing business formation and contract awards for spacecraft and first life extension customer
finance.yahoo.com - June 28 at 8:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA announces retirement of SSL President and new Executive appointments
finance.yahoo.com - June 28 at 8:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:MDA) : June 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 28 at 8:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd (MDA) PT Raised to C$78.00 at Scotiabank
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 28 at 1:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MDA-CA : June 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 6:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSSL satellite built for Bulgaria Sat begins maneuvers following a launch on previously flown SpaceX Falcon 9
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 2:26 AM
fool.ca logoThe Technology Sector Is Cooling Off: 3 Stocks to Buy on the Dip
www.fool.ca - June 23 at 6:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA to study use of Synthetic Aperture Radar for Mars science and space exploration
finance.yahoo.com - June 23 at 7:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMDA Chairman of the Board Robert L. Phillips to receive Institute of Corporate Directors Fellowship Award
finance.yahoo.com - June 23 at 7:56 AM

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