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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.03
OTCPK:CNSWF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 1930 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.51 vs. OTCPK:CNSWF: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
OTCPK:CNSWF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 1.03
Equity to Asset 0.24
OTCPK:CNSWF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. OTCPK:CNSWF: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
OTCPK:CNSWF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.24
0.17
0.42
Interest Coverage 13.96
OTCPK:CNSWF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
75% of the 1543 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 180.58 vs. OTCPK:CNSWF: 13.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
OTCPK:CNSWF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.22  Med: 25.06 Max: 145.17
Current: 13.96
7.22
145.17
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 5.96
M-Score: -3.14
WACC vs ROIC
2.77%
47.65%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 15.01
OTCPK:CNSWF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. OTCPK:CNSWF: 15.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
OTCPK:CNSWF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.58  Med: 12.65 Max: 19.25
Current: 15.01
6.58
19.25
Net-margin (%) 9.72
OTCPK:CNSWF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. OTCPK:CNSWF: 9.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
OTCPK:CNSWF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.33  Med: 6.94 Max: 20.32
Current: 9.72
2.33
20.32
ROE (%) 53.16
OTCPK:CNSWF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1820 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. OTCPK:CNSWF: 53.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
OTCPK:CNSWF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.31  Med: 36.07 Max: 79.15
Current: 53.16
9.31
79.15
ROA (%) 11.53
OTCPK:CNSWF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1936 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. OTCPK:CNSWF: 11.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
OTCPK:CNSWF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.21  Med: 7.68 Max: 27.14
Current: 11.53
2.21
27.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 673.36
OTCPK:CNSWF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1896 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.22 vs. OTCPK:CNSWF: 673.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
OTCPK:CNSWF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 187.37  Med: 455.31 Max: 713.41
Current: 673.36
187.37
713.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 30.10
OTCPK:CNSWF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. OTCPK:CNSWF: 30.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
OTCPK:CNSWF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.8  Med: 26.9 Max: 41.9
Current: 30.1
19.8
41.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 37.70
OTCPK:CNSWF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. OTCPK:CNSWF: 37.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
OTCPK:CNSWF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 31.6 Max: 45.9
Current: 37.7
0
45.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 40.70
OTCPK:CNSWF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1094 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. OTCPK:CNSWF: 40.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
OTCPK:CNSWF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.6  Med: 48.3 Max: 207.3
Current: 40.7
-9.6
207.3
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 541511    SIC: 7721
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Traded in other countries:CSU.Canada, W9C.Germany,
Constellation Software Inc is engaged principally in the development, installation and customization of software relating to the public and private sectors in Canada, USA, UK and Europe. It also provides related professional services and support.

Constellation Software Inc was incorporated under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario) on August 23, 1995. The Company is engaged in the development, installation and customization of software relating to the public and private sectors in Canada, USA, UK and Europe. It also provides related professional services and support. The Company has seven operating segments, referred to as Operating Groups by the Company, being Volaris, Harris, Emphasys, Total Specific Solutions, Jonas, Homebuilder and Friedman. Under the Public sector the Company develops software for Public transit operators, Asset management, Municipal systems, Para transit operators, Fleet and facility management, School administration, School transportation, District attorney, Public safety, Non-emergency medical, Taxi dispatch Healthcare, Ride share, Benefits administration, Public housing authorities, Local government, Insurance, Housing finance agencies, Agri-business, Collections management, Municipal treasury & debt systems, Rental, Electric utilities, Real estate brokers and agents, Marine asset management, Water utilities, Courts and School and special library information systems. Under the Private sector, the Company develops software for Private clubs and daily fee golf courses, Lease management, Window manufacturers, Construction, Winery management, Cabinet manufacturers, Food services, Buy here pay here dealers, Made-to-order manufacturers, Health clubs, RV and marine dealers, Window and other dealers, Moving and storage, Pulp & paper manufacturers, Multi-carrier shipping, Metal service centers, Real estate brokers and agents, Supply chain optimization, Attractions, Outdoor equipment dealers, Multi-channel distribution, Leisure centers, Pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers, Wholesale distribution, Education, Healthcare electronic medical records, Third party logistics warehouse management systems, Radiology & laboratory information systems, Homebuilders Retail management and distribution, Product licensing, Event management, Association management, Tire distribution and Salons and spas. The Company reports revenue under four revenue categories being, License, Hardware and other, Professional Services, and Maintenance. The Company typically sells or licenses software on a perpetual basis, but also licenses software for a specified period.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 47.66
CNSWF's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.07 vs. CNSWF: 47.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CNSWF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.38  Med: 43.7 Max: 77.34
Current: 47.66
9.38
77.34
Forward P/E 21.23
CNSWF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
54% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.57 vs. CNSWF: 21.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 47.66
CNSWF's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1257 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.10 vs. CNSWF: 47.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CNSWF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.38  Med: 43.68 Max: 77.34
Current: 47.66
9.38
77.34
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 24.91
CNSWF's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
50% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.81 vs. CNSWF: 24.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CNSWF' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.6  Med: 15.32 Max: 76.1
Current: 24.91
6.6
76.1
P/B 21.21
CNSWF's P/B is ranked lower than
95% of the 2031 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. CNSWF: 21.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CNSWF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.28  Med: 7.56 Max: 36.62
Current: 21.21
4.28
36.62
P/S 4.64
CNSWF's P/S is ranked lower than
69% of the 2013 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. CNSWF: 4.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CNSWF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 2.25 Max: 6.01
Current: 4.64
1.32
6.01
PFCF 20.83
CNSWF's PFCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.64 vs. CNSWF: 20.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CNSWF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.52  Med: 17.05 Max: 186.29
Current: 20.83
7.52
186.29
POCF 20.02
CNSWF's POCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.99 vs. CNSWF: 20.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CNSWF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.2  Med: 16.01 Max: 111.59
Current: 20.02
7.2
111.59
EV-to-EBIT 31.84
CNSWF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
70% of the 1323 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.17 vs. CNSWF: 31.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CNSWF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -234.6  Med: 27.25 Max: 50.1
Current: 31.84
-234.6
50.1
EV-to-EBITDA 18.84
CNSWF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
61% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 14.43 vs. CNSWF: 18.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CNSWF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4  Med: 12.3 Max: 26.6
Current: 18.84
5.4
26.6
PEG 1.33
CNSWF's PEG is ranked higher than
65% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. CNSWF: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CNSWF' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.33 Max: 28.71
Current: 1.33
0.43
28.71
Shiller P/E 118.07
CNSWF's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
90% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 38.39 vs. CNSWF: 118.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CNSWF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 107.88  Med: 128.96 Max: 188.19
Current: 118.07
107.88
188.19
Current Ratio 0.89
CNSWF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 1798 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. CNSWF: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CNSWF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.04
Current: 0.89
0.37
1.04
Quick Ratio 0.86
CNSWF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 1798 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. CNSWF: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CNSWF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.86
0.35
0.9
Days Inventory 16.77
CNSWF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
51% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. CNSWF: 16.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CNSWF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.95  Med: 29.25 Max: 60
Current: 16.77
5.95
60
Days Sales Outstanding 42.46
CNSWF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 1495 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.15 vs. CNSWF: 42.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CNSWF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.83  Med: 52.17 Max: 76.05
Current: 42.46
41.83
76.05

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.85
CNSWF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
76% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. CNSWF: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CNSWF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.93 Max: 3.62
Current: 0.85
0.49
3.62
Dividend Payout 0.41
CNSWF's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
57% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. CNSWF: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CNSWF' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.41
0.18
0.92
Dividend Growth (3y) 7.80
CNSWF's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
50% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. CNSWF: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CNSWF' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 11.5 Max: 159.1
Current: 7.8
0
159.1
Forward Dividend Yield 0.85
CNSWF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 1194 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. CNSWF: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.96
CNSWF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1551 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. CNSWF: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CNSWF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 2.15 Max: 8.35
Current: 1.96
1.13
8.35

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 2.41
CNSWF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. CNSWF: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CNSWF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 1.96 Max: 3.07
Current: 2.41
1.18
3.07
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 4.45
CNSWF's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
90% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CNSWF: 4.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 2.06
CNSWF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 1759 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CNSWF: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CNSWF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.94 Max: 2.27
Current: 2.06
0.67
2.27
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.91
CNSWF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. CNSWF: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CNSWF' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 2.03 Max: 3.8
Current: 1.91
0.49
3.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.10
CNSWF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 2127 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. CNSWF: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CNSWF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 3.5 Max: 9
Current: 3.1
2
9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 40.42
CNSWF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.37 vs. CNSWF: 40.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CNSWF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 36 Max: 46
Current: 40.42
6.7
46

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,125
EPS (TTM) $ 9.76
Beta1.06
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $367.55 - 481.89
Shares Outstanding (Mil)21.19

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 2,379 2,697
EPS ($) 22.84 25.04
EPS w/o NRI ($) 22.84 25.04
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)

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