Shares of Constellation Software Inc. (TSE:CSU) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as C$800.00 and last traded at C$787.97, with a volume of 49691 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$788.32.

CSU has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Scotiabank upgraded Constellation Software from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from C$740.00 to C$850.00 in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. Raymond James Financial upped their target price on Constellation Software from C$670.00 to C$710.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. CIBC upped their target price on Constellation Software from C$725.00 to C$765.00 in a report on Monday, October 30th. BMO Capital Markets set a C$840.00 target price on Constellation Software and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 17th. Finally, National Bank Financial upped their target price on Constellation Software from C$675.00 to C$715.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Constellation Software presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of C$790.71.

The company has a market capitalization of $16,750.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 63.44 and a beta of 0.52.

Constellation Software (TSE:CSU) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The company reported C$6.84 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of C$7.34 by C($0.50). Constellation Software had a net margin of 8.53% and a return on equity of 40.93%.

In other Constellation Software news, Director Lawrence Cunningham bought 100 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 16th. The shares were bought at an average price of C$618.00 per share, for a total transaction of C$61,800.00.

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Constellation Software Company Profile

Constellation Software Inc is engaged in the development, installation and customization of software. The Company acquires, manages and builds vertical market software (VMS) businesses. The Company’s segments include public sector and private sector. The public sector segment develops and distributes software solutions primarily to government and government-related customers.

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