Constellation Software Inc.

CSU-T

TSE:CSU

1,515.62
20.24 (1.35%)
Constellation Software is a diversified software company. It is based in Toronto, Canada, is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, and is a constituent of the S&P/TSX 60. The company was founded by Mark Leonard, a former venture capitalist, in 1995.
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HOLD
HOLD
September 16, 2020

Billy Kawasaki’s Insights - Picks from 5i Research. The potential Topicus spin out still has some details to be released. 5i expects the stock price to drop to reflect the value of the spin out although current investors should receive Topicus shares when this happens. Spin outs can create value despite it being harder to grow a company as it gets bigger. CSU has a solid history. Unlock Premium - Try 5i Free

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Billy Kawasaki’s Insights - Picks from 5i Research. The potential Topicus spin out still has some details to be released. 5i expects the stock price to drop to reflect the value of the spin out although current investors should receive Topicus shares when this happens. Spin outs can create value despite it being harder to grow a company as it gets bigger. CSU has a solid history. Unlock Premium - Try 5i Free

BUY
BUY
August 4, 2020
Allan Tong’s Discover Picks Constellation Software Barry Schwartz thinks low interest rates gives the Constellation Software stock an advantage. If you believe interest rates will continue to be low, the company's business model is very attractive. It can use the cashflow to continue acquiring software companies. Read Top 5 Canadian Tech Stocks (DOCKS): Can they skyrocket like the FAANGs? for our full analysis.
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Allan Tong’s Discover Picks Constellation Software Barry Schwartz thinks low interest rates gives the Constellation Software stock an advantage. If you believe interest rates will continue to be low, the company's business model is very attractive. It can use the cashflow to continue acquiring software companies. Read Top 5 Canadian Tech Stocks (DOCKS): Can they skyrocket like the FAANGs? for our full analysis.
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PAST TOP PICK
July 31, 2020
(A Top Pick Jun 24/19, Up 29%) If you believe interest rates will continue to be low, the company's business model is very attractive. It can use the cashflow to continue acquiring software companies. It will probably become an enormous company and continue to grow. It is undervalued.
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(A Top Pick Jun 24/19, Up 29%) If you believe interest rates will continue to be low, the company's business model is very attractive. It can use the cashflow to continue acquiring software companies. It will probably become an enormous company and continue to grow. It is undervalued.
BUY
BUY
July 28, 2020

Canadian tech stocks (DOKS - Descartes, Open Text, Kinaxis, Shopify) as a buy-and-hold strategy? His favourite among this narrow class of stocks is CSU. They make good acquisitions shrewdly, which made them grow into the dominant Canadian name. It's a better bet until Shopify starts being consistently profitable.

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Canadian tech stocks (DOKS - Descartes, Open Text, Kinaxis, Shopify) as a buy-and-hold strategy? His favourite among this narrow class of stocks is CSU. They make good acquisitions shrewdly, which made them grow into the dominant Canadian name. It's a better bet until Shopify starts being consistently profitable.

TOP PICK
TOP PICK
July 6, 2020
It is his largest position and he has owned it since 2014. The management team is one of the best on the planet. They continue to acquire and integrate software companies. Roll up strategies can be disastrous, but some do it very well, not getting distracted. (Analysts’ price target is $1598.11)
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It is his largest position and he has owned it since 2014. The management team is one of the best on the planet. They continue to acquire and integrate software companies. Roll up strategies can be disastrous, but some do it very well, not getting distracted. (Analysts’ price target is $1598.11)
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
June 15, 2020
(A Top Pick Jun 24/19, Up 21%) The whole group has gone up and so has this one. It made a bigger acquisition in Europe and wants to now spin off this company to make more acquisitions. It is not expensive.
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(A Top Pick Jun 24/19, Up 21%) The whole group has gone up and so has this one. It made a bigger acquisition in Europe and wants to now spin off this company to make more acquisitions. It is not expensive.
BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
May 28, 2020
He has added to his portfolios over the last 6 months. It is an interesting software company. They sell niche products. It grows by acquisition. They are a cash cow and could pay a dividend but they are rolling up the industry successfully. Don’t chase it here. Buy a quarter of your position and then the rest on a check back in the markets.
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He has added to his portfolios over the last 6 months. It is an interesting software company. They sell niche products. It grows by acquisition. They are a cash cow and could pay a dividend but they are rolling up the industry successfully. Don’t chase it here. Buy a quarter of your position and then the rest on a check back in the markets.
COMMENT
COMMENT
May 6, 2020

Canadian tech? OTEX and SHOP would be good Canadian tech companies, along with CSU. All well situated for the cloud and e-commerce. He expects to see a market correction, so would wait for lower pricing.

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Canadian tech? OTEX and SHOP would be good Canadian tech companies, along with CSU. All well situated for the cloud and e-commerce. He expects to see a market correction, so would wait for lower pricing.

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PAST TOP PICK
May 5, 2020
(A Top Pick May 02/19, Up 16%) A huge fan. Amazing management. They continue to buy software companies. They see a large runway for growth ahead and want to buy more. 3.5% is their free cash flow yield. Watch their upcoming AGM.
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(A Top Pick May 02/19, Up 16%) A huge fan. Amazing management. They continue to buy software companies. They see a large runway for growth ahead and want to buy more. 3.5% is their free cash flow yield. Watch their upcoming AGM.
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TOP PICK
April 15, 2020
You want software companies with good revenues streams and good balance sheets. About 69% of their revenue is recurring. They have done good acquisition and have ammunition to do more in this distressed environment. He thinks earnings will grow by over 20% going forward. Yield 0.42% (Analysts’ price target is $1566.22)
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You want software companies with good revenues streams and good balance sheets. About 69% of their revenue is recurring. They have done good acquisition and have ammunition to do more in this distressed environment. He thinks earnings will grow by over 20% going forward. Yield 0.42% (Analysts’ price target is $1566.22)
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WAIT
March 31, 2020
He once owned it, did well, and took profits in late-2019. Will be interesting to see how CSU maneuvers the next few months. They acquire lucrative runway companies at a discount--and those are now trading at discount. He expects CSU to buy in coming months. An interesting play, but a little early to enter CSU.
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He once owned it, did well, and took profits in late-2019. Will be interesting to see how CSU maneuvers the next few months. They acquire lucrative runway companies at a discount--and those are now trading at discount. He expects CSU to buy in coming months. An interesting play, but a little early to enter CSU.
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HOLD
February 26, 2020
One of his favorites. Volatility is common with this one. They are a vertical market software company, having very specific software for niche customers. This makes it very hard to compete against them. The contracts tend to be higher margin as well. The concern people have is that now they are as big as they are, can they keep the runway going? He thinks so.
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One of his favorites. Volatility is common with this one. They are a vertical market software company, having very specific software for niche customers. This makes it very hard to compete against them. The contracts tend to be higher margin as well. The concern people have is that now they are as big as they are, can they keep the runway going? He thinks so.
HOLD
HOLD
February 14, 2020
He does not own this one. He sold it about $120 ago and he kicks himself for it. Their business thesis is about business acquisitions and when he say them slowing down on that front he decided to take profit. A holder may consider some option strategies like covered calls.
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He does not own this one. He sold it about $120 ago and he kicks himself for it. Their business thesis is about business acquisitions and when he say them slowing down on that front he decided to take profit. A holder may consider some option strategies like covered calls.
COMMENT
COMMENT
February 14, 2020

CGI has been on a monster tear. There are rare non-commodity, utility or financial companies. There is a premium on these. They missed on a quarter and organic growth is slowing. It is an acquisition story, however. He would prefer Constellation Software that they own.

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CGI has been on a monster tear. There are rare non-commodity, utility or financial companies. There is a premium on these. They missed on a quarter and organic growth is slowing. It is an acquisition story, however. He would prefer Constellation Software that they own.

BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
February 13, 2020
They are probably one of the best in making acquisitions in Canada and in the US. This stock has been consolidating and he thinks there could be a re-acceleration up. You would have a chance to buy it now before it moves up.
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They are probably one of the best in making acquisitions in Canada and in the US. This stock has been consolidating and he thinks there could be a re-acceleration up. You would have a chance to buy it now before it moves up.
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Constellation Software Inc.(CSU-T) Rating

Ranking : 5 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 14

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 4

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 2

Total Signals / Votes : 20

Stockchase rating for Constellation Software Inc. is calculated according to the stock experts' signals. A high score means experts mostly recommend to buy the stock while a low score means experts mostly recommend to sell the stock.

Constellation Software Inc.(CSU-T) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Constellation Software Inc. stock symbol?

Constellation Software Inc. is a Canadian stock, trading under the symbol CSU-T on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CSU-CT). It is usually referred to as TSX:CSU or CSU-T

Is Constellation Software Inc. a buy or a sell?

In the last year, 20 stock analysts published opinions about CSU-T. 14 analysts recommended to BUY the stock. 2 analysts recommended to SELL the stock. The latest stock analyst recommendation is HOLD. Read the latest stock experts' ratings for Constellation Software Inc..

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Constellation Software Inc. was recommended as a Top Pick by Stockchase Insights on 2020-09-16. Read the latest stock experts ratings for Constellation Software Inc..

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Is Constellation Software Inc. worth watching?

20 stock analysts on Stockchase covered Constellation Software Inc. In the last year. It is a trending stock that is worth watching.

What is Constellation Software Inc. stock price?

On 2020-09-24, Constellation Software Inc. (CSU-T) stock closed at a price of $1515.62.