BSY Bentley stock Story

BSY -  USA Stock  

USD 63.91  1.24  1.90%

It appears Bentley Systems will continue to recover much faster as its share price surged up 0.49% today. This firm's current daily volatility is 3.99 percent, with a beta of 0.22 and an alpha of 0.35 over DOW. As many baby boomers are still indifferent towards current market swings, it makes sense to break down Bentley Systems Incorporated. We will analyze why it could be a much better year for Bentley Systems shareholders.
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Is Bentley Systems (NASDAQ:BSY) stock way too aggressive for baby boomers?
Bentley Systems Incorporated has roughly 125.52 M in cash with 224.2 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.48. Bentley Systems advice module can be used to check and cross-verify current investment recommendation provided by analysts analyzing the company's potential to grow using all of fundamental, technical, data market data available at the time.
Investing in Bentley Systems, just like investing in any other equity instrument, is characterized by a strong risk-return correlation. High risks mean high returns and low risk means lower expected returns. Risk management is the act of identifying and assessing the potential risk and developing strategies to minimize these risks and earn maximum possible profits while holding Bentley Systems along with other instruments in the same portfolio. Using conventional technical analysis and fundamental analysis to select individual securities into a portfolio complements risk management and adds value to overall investors' investing strategies.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Bentley Systems' price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Bentley Systems in the context of predictive analytics.
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Bentley Systems. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Bentley Systems' peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Bentley Systems' competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Bentley Systems Inco.

How important is Bentley Systems's Liquidity

Bentley Systems financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Bentley Systems Incorporated ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Bentley Systems financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Bentley Systems's total debt and its cash.

How BSY Bentley utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Bentley Systems, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Bentley Systems is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Bentley Systems cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
Bentley Systems Net Cash Flow from Operations is fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Bentley Systems reported Net Cash Flow from Operations of 258.34 Million in 2020

Bentley Systems Correlation with Peers

Investors in BSY Bentley can reduce exposure to individual asset risk by holding a diversified portfolio of assets in addition to a long position in Bentley Systems Incorporated. Diversification will allow for the same portfolio return with reduced risk. The correlation table of Bentley Systems and its peers is a two-dimensional matrix that shows the correlation coefficient between pairs of securities BSY Bentley is related in some way. The cells in the table are color-coded to highlight significantly positive and negative relationships. Each cell shows the correlation between one pair of equities and can be used to run pair trading strategies or create efficient portfolios with your current brokerage.
Please check volatility of BSY Bentley for more details

Bentley Systems exotic insider transaction detected

Legal trades by Bentley Systems insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
Bentley insider trading alert for general transaction of class b common stock by Hollister David J, Title: Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Advancement Officer, on 17th of June 2021. This event was filed by Bentley Systems Inc with SEC on 2021-06-17. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

Another Deeper Perspective

Bentley Systems appears to be very steady, given 1 month investment horizon. Bentley Systems Inco secures Sharpe Ratio (or Efficiency) of 0.095, which signifies that the company had 0.095% of return per unit of risk over the last month. Our standpoint towards foreseeing the volatility of a stock is to use all available market data together with stock specific technical indicators that cannot be diversified away. We have found twenty-eight technical indicators for Bentley Systems Incorporated, which you can use to evaluate future volatility of the firm. Please makes use of Bentley Systems Inco Downside Deviation of 4.11, mean deviation of 3.05, and Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.1189 to double-check if our risk estimates are consistent with your expectations.
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Will price continue to rise in December 2020?

Current variance is at 16.45. Bentley Systems Incorporated shows above-average downside volatility for the selected time horizon. We advise investors to inspect Bentley Systems Incorporated further and ensure that all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with the estimation of Bentley Systems future alpha.

Our Bottom Line On Bentley Systems Inco

While some firms within the software—application industry are still a little expensive, even after the recent corrections, Bentley Systems may offer a potential longer-term growth to investors. With a somewhat neutral outlook on your 30 days horizon, it may be better to hold off any trading activity and neither buy new shares of Bentley nor exit your existing holdings in the Stock. It seems the expected volatility has not yet been fully factored into the current price. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to Bentley Systems.

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