Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Stantec (NYSE: STN) in the last few weeks:

  • 11/25/2016 – Stantec was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 11/15/2016 – Stantec was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Stantec Inc. provides professional consulting services in planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying and geomatics. It also provides professional consulting services in environmental sciences, project management, and project economics for infrastructure and facilities projects. Its services include, or relate to, the development of conceptual plans, zoning approval of design infrastructure, transportation planning, traffic engineering, landscape architecture, urban planning, design construction review and surveying. It provides knowledge-based solutions for infrastructure and facilities projects through value-added professional services principally under fee-for-service agreements with clients. Stantec Inc. is headquartered in Edmonton, Canada. “
  • 11/12/2016 – Stantec was given a new $33.00 price target on by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 11/11/2016 – Stantec had its “sector perform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at RBC Capital Markets. They now have a $36.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $32.00.
  • 11/9/2016 – Stantec had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at DA Davidson. They now have a $25.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/23/2016 – Stantec had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They now have a $30.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $33.00.
  • 10/19/2016 – Stantec was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Stantec Inc. provides professional consulting services in planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying and geomatics. It also provides professional consulting services in environmental sciences, project management, and project economics for infrastructure and facilities projects. Its services include, or relate to, the development of conceptual plans, zoning approval of design infrastructure, transportation planning, traffic engineering, landscape architecture, urban planning, design construction review and surveying. It provides knowledge-based solutions for infrastructure and facilities projects through value-added professional services principally under fee-for-service agreements with clients. Stantec Inc. is headquartered in Edmonton, Canada. “

Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN) opened at 26.05 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $2.97 billion, a PE ratio of 28.72 and a beta of 1.46. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $23.82 and its 200 day moving average is $24.28. Stantec Inc. has a 52-week low of $20.71 and a 52-week high of $26.90.

Stantec (NYSE:STN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 10th. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.07. Stantec had a net margin of 3.34% and a return on equity of 10.28%. The firm had revenue of $1.26 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $918.11 million. The company’s revenue was up 40.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts forecast that Stantec Inc. will post $1.30 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 30th will be given a $0.0842 dividend. This represents a $0.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 28th. Stantec’s payout ratio is 37.36%.

Stantec Inc is a provider of professional services in the area of infrastructure and facilities for clients in the public and private sectors. The Company’s segment is Consulting Services. The Company’s services include planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics for infrastructure and facilities projects.

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