Shares of Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN – Get Free Report) (TSE:STN) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Moderate Buy” by the five analysts that are covering the company, MarketBeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $105.00.
Several brokerages recently commented on STN. Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price target on shares of Stantec from $98.00 to $105.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. Atb Cap Markets upgraded shares of Stantec from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Sunday, November 12th. StockNews.com initiated coverage on shares of Stantec in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, Canaccord Genuity Group cut Stantec from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th.
Institutional Trading of Stantec
Stantec Price Performance
STN stock opened at $70.26 on Friday. Stantec has a 1 year low of $46.35 and a 1 year high of $72.04. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51, a current ratio of 1.39 and a quick ratio of 1.47. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.80 billion, a P/E ratio of 31.79 and a beta of 0.99. The business’s 50-day moving average is $64.92 and its two-hundred day moving average is $64.25.
Stantec Cuts Dividend
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 16th. Investors of record on Friday, December 29th will be issued a $0.141 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.80%. Stantec’s dividend payout ratio is presently 26.24%.
Stantec Inc provides e professional services in the areas of infrastructure and facilities to the public and private sectors clients in Canada, the United States, and internationally. The company provides consulting services in engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics.
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