WSP:CA:TSX-WSP Global Inc.

EQUITY | Engineering & Construction | Toronto Stock Exchange

Last Closing

CAD 77.8

Change

+0.43 (+0.56)%

Market Cap

CAD 4.85B

Volume

0.23M

Analyst Target

CAD 82.71
Analyst Rating

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About

WSP Global Inc is a professional services firm, working with governments, businesses, architects & planners & providing solutions. It operates in different market sectors: property & buildings, transportation & infrastructure, industry & resources.

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ETFs Containing WSP:CA

VSS Vanguard FTSE All-World e.. 0.00 % 0.12 %

+0.44 (+0.26%)

USD 5.48B
WXM:CA CI First Asset Morningsta.. 0.00 % 0.67 %

+0.05 (+0.26%)

CAD 0.80B
ZIN:CA BMO Equal Weight Industri.. 0.00 % 0.59 %

+0.07 (+0.26%)

CAD 0.05B
SCHC Schwab International Smal.. 0.00 % 0.12 %

+0.14 (+0.26%)

USD 2.26B
FXM.A:CA 0.00 % 1.52 %

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CIF:CA iShares Global Infrastruc.. 0.00 % 0.72 %

+0.06 (+0.26%)

CAD 0.06B
DXM 0.00 % 1.50 %

N/A

N/A
DXM:CA CI First Asset Morningsta.. 0.00 % 0.67 %

N/A

CAD 0.01B
CIF MFS Intermediate High Inc.. 0.00 % 1.56 %

+0.03 (+0.26%)

USD 0.05B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs. Industry/Classification (Engineering & Construction) Market Performance vs. Exchange (Toronto Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 32.61% 90% A- 88% B+
Dividend Return 1.28% 57% F 34% F
Total Return 33.88% 90% A- 88% B+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 11.70% 80% B- 81% B-
Dividend Return 2.15% 57% F 39% F
Total Return 13.85% 80% B- 81% B-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 117.93% 100% A+ 93% A
Dividend Return 21.01% 86% B 73% C
Total Return 138.94% 100% A+ 93% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 16.45% 90% A- 87% B+
Dividend Return 19.73% 90% A- 88% B+
Total Return 3.28% 71% C- 69% D+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 15.21% 90% A- 50% F
Risk Adjusted Return 129.75% 100% A+ 95% A
Market Capitalization 4.85B 100% A+ 91% A-

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification (Engineering & Construction) Ratio vs. Market (Toronto Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 31.30 60% D- 20% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.53 50% F 26% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 12.20 40% F 22% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 15.91 20% F 15% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 8.91% 60% D- 67% D+
Return on Invested Capital 8.41% 70% C- 72% C-
Return on Assets 4.07% 70% C- 75% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 45.04% 50% F 54% F

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.