Stantec (TSE:STN) Price Target Increased to C$126.00 by Analysts at BMO Capital Markets

Stantec (TSE:STNFree Report) (NYSE:STN) had its price target boosted by BMO Capital Markets from C$118.00 to C$126.00 in a report published on Monday, BayStreet.CA reports. They currently have an outperform rating on the stock.

Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Stifel Nicolaus lifted their target price on Stantec from C$120.00 to C$130.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Friday. Scotiabank lifted their price target on Stantec from C$116.00 to C$119.00 and gave the company an outperform rating in a research note on Friday. Royal Bank of Canada lifted their price target on Stantec from C$121.00 to C$123.00 and gave the company an outperform rating in a research note on Friday. Desjardins boosted their target price on Stantec from C$96.00 to C$102.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Monday, November 13th. Finally, National Bankshares boosted their target price on Stantec from C$116.00 to C$126.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research report on Friday. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the company presently has an average rating of Moderate Buy and an average price target of C$120.15.

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Stantec Trading Up 0.7 %

Shares of STN stock opened at C$111.57 on Monday. The business’s 50 day moving average is C$108.91 and its two-hundred day moving average is C$98.23. Stantec has a twelve month low of C$75.31 and a twelve month high of C$118.39. The company has a market capitalization of C$12.73 billion, a P/E ratio of 37.57, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.46 and a beta of 0.88. The company has a current ratio of 1.39, a quick ratio of 1.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 82.07.

Stantec (TSE:STNGet Free Report) (NYSE:STN) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February 28th. The company reported C$0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of C$0.86 by C($0.04). Stantec had a net margin of 6.67% and a return on equity of 14.18%. The company had revenue of C$1.24 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of C$1.22 billion. Equities analysts forecast that Stantec will post 4.3106759 EPS for the current year.

Stantec Increases Dividend

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 28th will be paid a $0.21 dividend. This is a positive change from Stantec’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.20. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.75%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 27th. Stantec’s dividend payout ratio is presently 26.26%.

Insider Activity at Stantec

In other news, Director Gordon Allan Johnston purchased 10,250 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 21st. The stock was purchased at an average price of C$104.15 per share, with a total value of C$1,067,537.50. Insiders own 0.27% of the company’s stock.

About Stantec

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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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