Stantec Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Stantec Inc buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Stantec positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Stantec Inc available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Stantec buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at Stantec Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Stantec Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 25.45  0.20  0.78%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Stantec Inc is 'Strong Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Stantec Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.18, jensen alpha of 0.41, total risk alpha of 0.30, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.58
Macroaxis buy or sell recommendation module can be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Stantec Inc. Our recommendation engine harnesses analyzes the organization potential to grow using all fundamental data market data available at the time. To make sure Stantec Inc is not overpriced, please validate all Stantec fundamentals including its Number of Shares Shorted, Current Ratio, Current Asset, as well as the relationship between EBITDA and Number of Employees . Given that Stantec Inc has Price to Earning of 38.83 times, we advise you double-check Stantec Inc market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.46Value At Risk1.54
Potential Upside1.38Standard Deviation2.52
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Jarislowsky Fraser LtdCommon Shares10.3 M287.7 M
Royal Bank Of CanadaCommon Shares8.3 M232.2 M
Franklin Resources IncCommon Shares5.4 M151.1 M
Fmr LlcCommon Shares5.2 M145.1 M
Guardian Capital LpCommon Shares3.3 M91.9 M
Mawer Investment Management LtdCommon Shares2.8 M77.5 M
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares2.5 M69.1 M

Stantec Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.81
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.16

Stantec Volatility Alert

Stantec Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -3.84 and kurtosis of 16.65. However, we advise investors to further study Stantec Inc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsStantecPeer Average
Return On Equity5.01 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset3.52 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin2.84 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin10.16 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation3.28 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding113.9 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.90 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions80.03 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted558.43 K3.24 M
Price to Earning38.83 times40.69 times
Price to Book1.99 times14.44 times
Price to Sales1.10 times17.81 times
Revenue2.61 B9.85 B
Gross Profit1.46 B21.75 B
EBITDA265.04 M1.41 B
Net Income74.02 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents189.87 M3.89 B
Cash per Share1.66 times5.17 times
Total Debt564.41 M7.36 B
Debt to Equity38.90 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.39 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share12.69 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations128.54 M1.25 B
Short Ratio27.52 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share0.65 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.46 times1.22 times
Number of Employees22 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization2.87 B29.78 B
Total Asset1.74 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings635.37 M38.24 B
Working Capital318.88 M3.58 B
Current Asset729.05 M36.8 B
Strong Hold


Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Currently Unavailable

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

Risk Adjusted Performance0.18
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.57
Mean Deviation1.23
Coefficient Of Variation546.67
Standard Deviation2.52
Information Ratio0.16
Jensen Alpha0.41
Total Risk Alpha0.30
Treynor Ratio0.58
Maximum Drawdown11.97
Value At Risk1.54
Potential Upside1.38

Current Valuation

Stantec Current Valuation Analysis
Stantec Inc is rated second in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Business Services industry is at this time estimated at about 325.45 Billion. Stantec claims roughly 3.28 Billion in current valuation contributing just under 2% to stocks in Business Services industry.