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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.55
NAS:CSGP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. NAS:CSGP: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:CSGP' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 1.55
Equity to Asset 0.75
NAS:CSGP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. NAS:CSGP: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:CSGP' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.87 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.75
0.3
0.94
Interest Coverage 13.61
NAS:CSGP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
52% of the 1453 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. NAS:CSGP: 13.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:CSGP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 13.61
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 7.53
M-Score: -2.78
WACC vs ROIC
13.42%
5.75%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 16.44
NAS:CSGP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1577 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.33 vs. NAS:CSGP: 16.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:CSGP' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.61  Med: 9.67 Max: 18.73
Current: 16.44
1.61
18.73
Net-margin (%) 9.66
NAS:CSGP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.28 vs. NAS:CSGP: 9.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:CSGP' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.49  Med: 7.27 Max: 11.59
Current: 9.66
-0.49
11.59
ROE (%) 5.02
NAS:CSGP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.28 vs. NAS:CSGP: 5.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:CSGP' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.23  Med: 3.64 Max: 8.41
Current: 5.02
-0.23
8.41
ROA (%) 3.72
NAS:CSGP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1651 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. NAS:CSGP: 3.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:CSGP' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.17  Med: 2.93 Max: 7.5
Current: 3.72
-0.17
7.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 154.68
NAS:CSGP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1599 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.61 vs. NAS:CSGP: 154.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:CSGP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.8  Med: 84.02 Max: 194.46
Current: 154.68
14.8
194.46
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 19.70
NAS:CSGP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1329 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. NAS:CSGP: 19.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:CSGP' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.5  Med: 13.6 Max: 41.5
Current: 19.7
-0.5
41.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.90
NAS:CSGP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. NAS:CSGP: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:CSGP' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.8  Med: 19.6 Max: 70.8
Current: 7.9
-28.8
70.8
» NAS:CSGP's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

CSGP Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Murray Stahl 2,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 114,438 sh (-0.23%)
Ron Baron 2,875,266 sh (-0.67%)
Mariko Gordon 254,054 sh (-2.16%)
Frank Sands 47,640 sh (-4.61%)
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Q1 2016

CSGP Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Columbia Wanger 102,332 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 6,608 sh (New)
George Soros 1,200 sh (New)
Mariko Gordon 301,006 sh (+18.48%)
Ron Baron 2,927,419 sh (+1.81%)
Frank Sands 48,240 sh (+1.26%)
Murray Stahl 2,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 110,652 sh (-3.31%)
» More
Q2 2016

CSGP Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 20,298 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 11,581 sh (+75.26%)
Columbia Wanger 110,686 sh (+8.16%)
Murray Stahl 2,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 110,475 sh (-0.16%)
Frank Sands 48,140 sh (-0.21%)
Mariko Gordon 298,293 sh (-0.90%)
Ron Baron 2,899,867 sh (-0.94%)
» More
Q3 2016

CSGP Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Murray Stahl 2,000 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 2,888,884 sh (-0.38%)
Pioneer Investments 109,890 sh (-0.53%)
Columbia Wanger 108,015 sh (-2.41%)
Frank Sands 46,240 sh (-3.95%)
Mariko Gordon 270,826 sh (-9.21%)
Joel Greenblatt 7,652 sh (-33.93%)
Jim Simons 2,198 sh (-89.17%)
» More
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Business Description

Industry: Real Estate Services » Real Estate Services
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CoStar Group Inc is a provider of information services to the commercial real estate industry in the United States and United Kingdom. Its services include CoStar Property Professional service that offers inventory of office, industrial & retail.

CoStar Group Inc a Delaware corporation, founded in 1987, is a provider of information, analytics and marketing services to the commercial real estate industry in the United States ("U.S.") and United Kingdom ("U.K."). The Company manages its business geographically in two operating segments, with the primary areas of measurement and decision-making being the U.S. and International, which includes the U.K. and France. The Company's subscription-based information services consist of CoStar SuiteTM and FOCUSTM services. CoStar Suite is sold as a platform of service offerings consisting of CoStar Property Professional, CoStar COMPS Professional and CoStar Tenant and through the Company's mobile application, CoStarGo. CoStar Suite is the Company's primary service offering in the U.S. operating segment. FOCUS is the Company's primary service offering in the International operating segment. The Company's registered trademarks include CoStar, CoStar Property, COMPS, CoStarGo, CoStar Showcase, and LoopNet, & among others. Its competitors are Epicor Software Corporation, Intuit Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation, SAP AG, The Sage Group plc and salesforce.com, Inc. The Company is subject to government regulation of the Internet and Ecommerce.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 75.10
CSGP's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.18 vs. CSGP: 75.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CSGP' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.33  Med: 95.13 Max: 1651
Current: 75.1
19.33
1651
PE(NRI) 75.10
CSGP's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.12 vs. CSGP: 75.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CSGP' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.33  Med: 95.13 Max: 1651
Current: 75.1
19.33
1651
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 41.27
CSGP's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
85% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.13 vs. CSGP: 41.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CSGP' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.38  Med: 65.84 Max: 2814.23
Current: 41.27
17.38
2814.23
P/B 3.69
CSGP's P/B is ranked lower than
89% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CSGP: 3.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CSGP' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.61  Med: 3.37 Max: 6.57
Current: 3.69
1.61
6.57
P/S 7.29
CSGP's P/S is ranked lower than
75% of the 1543 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. CSGP: 7.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CSGP' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.34  Med: 6.27 Max: 13.19
Current: 7.29
2.34
13.19
PFCF 31.73
CSGP's PFCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.67 vs. CSGP: 31.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CSGP' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.4  Med: 45.49 Max: 123.18
Current: 31.73
12.4
123.18
POCF 28.82
CSGP's POCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.02 vs. CSGP: 28.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CSGP' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.32  Med: 32.71 Max: 66.1
Current: 28.82
10.32
66.1
EV-to-EBIT 43.12
CSGP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
87% of the 1299 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.82 vs. CSGP: 43.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CSGP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 57.75 Max: 268411.6
Current: 43.12
6.7
268411.6
EV-to-EBITDA 27.99
CSGP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
81% of the 1331 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.10 vs. CSGP: 27.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CSGP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 32.85 Max: 85.3
Current: 27.99
4.9
85.3
PEG 3.83
CSGP's PEG is ranked lower than
85% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. CSGP: 3.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CSGP' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 3.52 Max: 48.52
Current: 3.83
0.71
48.52
Shiller P/E 190.48
CSGP's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
95% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.81 vs. CSGP: 190.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CSGP' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 75.56  Med: 169.69 Max: 411.91
Current: 190.48
75.56
411.91
Current Ratio 3.80
CSGP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1606 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. CSGP: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CSGP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 4.78 Max: 13.65
Current: 3.8
0.6
13.65
Quick Ratio 3.80
CSGP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 1606 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CSGP: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CSGP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 4.78 Max: 13.65
Current: 3.8
0.6
13.65
Days Sales Outstanding 21.33
CSGP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.18 vs. CSGP: 21.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CSGP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.1  Med: 21.12 Max: 24.52
Current: 21.33
17.1
24.52
Days Payable 20.81
CSGP's Days Payable is ranked lower than
78% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 69.94 vs. CSGP: 20.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CSGP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.13  Med: 16.93 Max: 24.88
Current: 20.81
8.13
24.88

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.50
CSGP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.30 vs. CSGP: -4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CSGP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39  Med: -5.45 Max: -1.9
Current: -4.5
-39
-1.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 120.55
CSGP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
98% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. CSGP: 120.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CSGP' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 7.16 Max: 2429.56
Current: 120.55
2.78
2429.56
Price/Tangible Book 38.47
CSGP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
99% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CSGP: 38.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CSGP' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.38  Med: 6.03 Max: 611.52
Current: 38.47
2.38
611.52
Price/Projected FCF 2.28
CSGP's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. CSGP: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CSGP' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 2.7 Max: 78.45
Current: 2.28
0.99
78.45
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 7.02
CSGP's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
93% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. CSGP: 7.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.16
CSGP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. CSGP: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CSGP' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.99 Max: 3.07
Current: 1.16
0.45
3.07
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.00
CSGP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. CSGP: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CSGP' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 4.7 Max: 86.88
Current: 3
0.92
86.88
Price/Graham Number 11.33
CSGP's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
98% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. CSGP: 11.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CSGP' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.59  Med: 4.11 Max: 39.42
Current: 11.33
1.59
39.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.30
CSGP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. CSGP: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CSGP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.8 Max: 14.9
Current: 2.3
0.2
14.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 28.71
CSGP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.43 vs. CSGP: 28.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CSGP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.4  Med: 23.7 Max: 34.2
Current: 28.71
-8.4
34.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $812.3
EPS (TTM) $ 2.44
Beta1.59
Short Percentage of Float3.04%
52-Week Range $146.53 - 224.79
Shares Outstanding (Mil)32.59

Analyst Estimate

Dec16
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 4.58
EPS w/o NRI ($) 4.58
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Baron Focused Growth Fund Q1 Commentary May 17 2016 
Baron Partners Fund Commentary on CoStar Group May 09 2016 
Baron Funds Comments on CoStar Group Feb 08 2016 

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