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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 1.88
CSGP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. CSGP: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CSGP' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 1.88
Equity-to-Asset 0.77
CSGP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 1548 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. CSGP: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CSGP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.87 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.77
0.3
0.94
Interest Coverage 14.94
CSGP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
55% of the 1440 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.92 vs. CSGP: 14.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CSGP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 5007.24 Max: No Debt
Current: 14.94
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 10.64
Beneish M-Score: -2.67
WACC vs ROIC
10.16%
6.65%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 17.61
CSGP's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
51% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.25 vs. CSGP: 17.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CSGP' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.61  Med: 11.18 Max: 18.73
Current: 17.61
1.61
18.73
Net Margin % 10.47
CSGP's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
53% of the 1583 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.87 vs. CSGP: 10.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CSGP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.49  Med: 7.27 Max: 11.59
Current: 10.47
-0.49
11.59
ROE % 5.58
CSGP's ROE % is ranked lower than
55% of the 1586 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. CSGP: 5.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CSGP' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.23  Med: 3.64 Max: 8.41
Current: 5.58
-0.23
8.41
ROA % 4.21
CSGP's ROA % is ranked higher than
63% of the 1630 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. CSGP: 4.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CSGP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.17  Med: 2.93 Max: 7.5
Current: 4.21
-0.17
7.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 179.14
CSGP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
85% of the 1581 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.82 vs. CSGP: 179.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CSGP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.8  Med: 94.42 Max: 194.46
Current: 179.14
14.8
194.46
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 18.20
CSGP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. CSGP: 18.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CSGP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.5  Med: 13.9 Max: 41.5
Current: 18.2
-0.5
41.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 25.90
CSGP's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. CSGP: 25.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CSGP' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.8  Med: 19.8 Max: 70.8
Current: 25.9
-28.8
70.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 35.60
CSGP's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. CSGP: 35.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CSGP' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.1  Med: 17.9 Max: 302.1
Current: 35.6
-34.1
302.1
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Guru Trades

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%)
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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%)
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Q4 2016

CSGP Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Columbia Wanger 131,080 sh (+21.35%)
Ron Baron 2,997,945 sh (+3.78%)
Murray Stahl 2,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 270,663 sh (-0.06%)
Frank Sands 46,140 sh (-0.22%)
Pioneer Investments 107,221 sh (-2.43%)
Joel Greenblatt 6,931 sh (-9.42%)
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Q1 2017

CSGP Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Columbia Wanger 234,026 sh (+78.54%)
Frank Sands 46,665 sh (+1.14%)
Ron Baron 2,999,386 sh (+0.05%)
Murray Stahl 2,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 106,763 sh (-0.43%)
Mariko Gordon 257,077 sh (-5.02%)
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Business Description

Industry: Real Estate Services » Real Estate Services    NAICS: 531190    SIC: 6531
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Headquarter Location:USA
CoStar Group Inc provides information, analytics and online marketplace services to the commercial real estate and related business community through its proprietary database of commercial real estate information covering USA, UK and parts of Canada.

CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate data. Its platform contains in-depth analytical data on approximately 4.5 million properties related to various subsectors including office, retail, multifamily, healthcare, industrial, self-storage, and data centers. It operates five flagship brands: CoStar, LoopNet, Apartments.com, BizBuySell, and LandsofAmerica with approximately 75% of its revenue classified as subscription based. The company also has operations in Canada, the United Kingdom, Spain, and France.

Guru Investment Theses on CoStar Group Inc

Baron Opportunity Fund Comments on CoStar Group - Feb 21, 2017

CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP) has been one of the Fund’s longest investments. As we described earlier, the stock fell when CoStar’s management announced an incremental $20 million investment to target a $200 million, high-margin incremental and recurring revenue opportunity. CoStar’s stock reached a high of just under $225 this summer but fell to a low of $180 after this announcement. We thought the market significantly overreacted and decided to “max out” (we can buy up to a 5% position at cost) our CoStar investment. Over the 15 years we’ve been investors in CoStar, we’ve witnessed first-hand the company’s successful track record of investments and believe this latest one will be no different. The stock has already recovered a good amount, and sits around $200 at this writing.



From Baron Funds' Baron Opportunity Fund fourth quarter 2016 commentary.



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Baron Opportunity Fund Comments on CoStar Group - Feb 21, 2017

Shares of CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP), a real estate information and marketing services company, fell in the fourth quarter on news that it is planning a $20 million investment for 2017 to expand its research, sales, and marketing capabilities. We believe this strategy will enable CoStar to upsell existing LoopNet customers to its core CoStar product, potentially driving $200 million of incremental annual recurring revenue at very high margins. We think trends in the core business are excellent, with accelerating CoStar Suite information services revenue growth of 14% and total company operating cash flow margins that improved from 19% to just over 35% year-over-year in the most recently reported quarter. (Neal Rosenberg)



From Baron Funds' Baron Opportunity Fund fourth quarter 2016 commentary.



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Baron Funds Comments on CoStar Group - Oct 11, 2016

The Fund’s biggest position, CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP), is an information and marketing services provider to the commercial real estate industry. The company has built a proprietary database through primary research and data collection research over a 20-year period, creating high barriers to entry. We believe its investments in R&D and a doubling of the sales force will help increase customer penetration. In addition, CoStar has made two key strategic acquisitions – Apartments.com and ApartmentFinder – that we believe offer cross-sell synergies and will accelerate growth in the vast multi-family market. CoStar currently has retention rates in the low 90% range, giving great visibility into the future earnings stream. We believe margins will improve toward 50% given the high operating leverage.



From Baron Funds' fall 2016 newsletter.



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Baron Funds Comments on CoStar Group Inc. - Aug 08, 2016

Shares of CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP), a real estate information and marketing services company, increased on outstanding financial results. Revenue growth accelerated to 25%, margins expanded 14% year-over-year, and earnings almost tripled. CoStar grew in its core commercial real estate market and captured share in the multifamily space. We believe CoStar is poised to generate accelerating organic revenue growth and significant margin expansion as it leverages recent investments in sales headcount, product expansion, and multifamily marketing. (Neal Rosenberg)



Baron Focused Growth Fund second quarter 2016 commentary.



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Baron Funds Comments on CoStar Group - May 17, 2016

Shares of CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP), a real estate data and marketing services company, fell in the first quarter as high-growth, high-multiple technology stocks sold off. The company reported financial results that were ahead of Street expectations, particularly on margin expansion. Bookings growth was strong. We believe that CoStar has potential to generate accelerating organic revenue growth and significant margin expansion as it leverages the multifamily marketing investments it has made over the last 18 months. (Neal Rosenberg)



From the Baron Focused Growth Fund first quarter 2016 commentary.



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Baron Partners Fund Commentary on CoStar Group - May 09, 2016

Shares of CoStar Group, Inc., (NASDAQ:CSGP) a real estate data and marketing services company, fell in the first quarter as high-growth, high-multiple technology stocks declined. The company reported financial results that were ahead of Street expectations, particularly on margin expansion. Bookings growth was strong. We believe that CoStar has potential to generate accelerating organic revenue growth and significant margin expansion as it leverages the multifamily marketing investments it has made over the last 18 months. (Neal Rosenberg)



From Baron Partners Fund first quarter 2016 commentary.



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Baron Funds Comments on CoStar Group - Feb 08, 2016

Shares of CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP), a real estate information and marketing services company, contributed to fourth quarter performance. The company’s financial results beat Street expectations, particularly on margin expansion. Bookings growth was strong, with net annualized subscription bookings more than doubling versus the prior year. We believe CoStar is poised to generate accelerating organic revenue growth and significant margin expansion as it leverages the multifamily marketing investments made over the last 18 months. (Neal Rosenberg)



From the Baron Funds Opportunity Fund fourth quarter 2015 commentary.



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Baron Funds Comments on CoStar Group - Feb 05, 2016

Shares of CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP), a real estate information and marketing services company, contributed to fourth quarter performance. The company’s financial results beat Street expectations, particularly on margin expansion. Bookings growth was strong, with net annualized subscription bookings more than doubling versus the prior year. We believe CoStar is poised to generate accelerating organic revenue growth and significant margin expansion as it leverages the multifamily marketing investments made over the last 18 months. (Neal Rosenberg)

From Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio)'s Growth Fund fourth quarter shareholder letter.

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Baron Funds Comments on CoStar Group - Nov 04, 2015

Shares of CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP), the leading provider of information and marketing services to the commercial real estate industry, detracted from third quarter performance. Investors appeared cautious about the magnitude of CoStar’s 2016 marketing investments to support its multifamily initiative. We see strong early traction in the multifamily space and believe that investments in marketing will yield meaningful returns. Over time, we believe the multifamily business can evolve into an incremental $1 billion business with 50% margins. (Neal Rosenberg)



From Baron Funds' Baron Partners Fund shareholder letter for Q3 2015.



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Top Ranked Articles about CoStar Group Inc

Baron Opportunity Fund Comments on CoStar Group Guru stock highlight
Shares of CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP), a real estate information and marketing services company, fell in the fourth quarter on news that it is planning a $20 million investment for 2017 to expand its research, sales, and marketing capabilities. We believe this strategy will enable CoStar to upsell existing LoopNet customers to its core CoStar product, potentially driving $200 million of incremental annual recurring revenue at very high margins. We think trends in the core business are excellent, with accelerating CoStar Suite information services revenue growth of 14% and total company operating cash flow margins that improved from 19% to just over 35% year-over-year in the most recently reported quarter. (Neal Rosenberg) Read more...
Baron Opportunity Fund Comments on CoStar Group Guru stock highlight
CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP) has been one of the Fund’s longest investments. As we described earlier, the stock fell when CoStar’s management announced an incremental $20 million investment to target a $200 million, high-margin incremental and recurring revenue opportunity. CoStar’s stock reached a high of just under $225 this summer but fell to a low of $180 after this announcement. We thought the market significantly overreacted and decided to “max out” (we can buy up to a 5% position at cost) our CoStar investment. Over the 15 years we’ve been investors in CoStar, we’ve witnessed first-hand the company’s successful track record of investments and believe this latest one will be no different. The stock has already recovered a good amount, and sits around $200 at this writing. Read more...
Baron Funds Comments on CoStar Group Guru stock highlight
The Fund’s biggest position, CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP), is an information and marketing services provider to the commercial real estate industry. The company has built a proprietary database through primary research and data collection research over a 20-year period, creating high barriers to entry. We believe its investments in R&D and a doubling of the sales force will help increase customer penetration. In addition, CoStar has made two key strategic acquisitions – Apartments.com and ApartmentFinder – that we believe offer cross-sell synergies and will accelerate growth in the vast multi-family market. CoStar currently has retention rates in the low 90% range, giving great visibility into the future earnings stream. We believe margins will improve toward 50% given the high operating leverage. Read more...
Baron Funds Comments on CoStar Group Inc. Guru stock highlight
Shares of CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP), a real estate information and marketing services company, increased on outstanding financial results. Revenue growth accelerated to 25%, margins expanded 14% year-over-year, and earnings almost tripled. CoStar grew in its core commercial real estate market and captured share in the multifamily space. We believe CoStar is poised to generate accelerating organic revenue growth and significant margin expansion as it leverages recent investments in sales headcount, product expansion, and multifamily marketing. (Neal Rosenberg) Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 92.70
CSGP's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.95 vs. CSGP: 92.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CSGP' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.33  Med: 89.94 Max: 1651
Current: 92.7
19.33
1651
Forward PE Ratio 94.34
CSGP's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.24 vs. CSGP: 94.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 92.70
CSGP's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
91% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.18 vs. CSGP: 92.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CSGP' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.33  Med: 89.94 Max: 1651
Current: 92.7
19.33
1651
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 56.24
CSGP's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
86% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.91 vs. CSGP: 56.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CSGP' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.38  Med: 64.31 Max: 2814.23
Current: 56.24
17.38
2814.23
PB Ratio 5.03
CSGP's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 1573 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. CSGP: 5.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CSGP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.61  Med: 3.36 Max: 6.57
Current: 5.03
1.61
6.57
PS Ratio 9.69
CSGP's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 1525 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. CSGP: 9.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CSGP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.34  Med: 6.28 Max: 13.22
Current: 9.69
2.34
13.22
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 44.00
CSGP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
80% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. CSGP: 44.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CSGP' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.43  Med: 43.47 Max: 126.81
Current: 44
12.43
126.81
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 39.56
CSGP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
81% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.66 vs. CSGP: 39.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CSGP' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.35  Med: 32.32 Max: 67.62
Current: 39.56
10.35
67.62
EV-to-EBIT 53.10
CSGP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
89% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.88 vs. CSGP: 53.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CSGP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 53.1 Max: 268411.6
Current: 53.1
6.7
268411.6
EV-to-EBITDA 36.58
CSGP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
85% of the 1565 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.08 vs. CSGP: 36.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CSGP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 31.8 Max: 85.3
Current: 36.58
4.9
85.3
PEG Ratio 3.29
CSGP's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. CSGP: 3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
CSGP' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 3.28 Max: 48.52
Current: 3.29
0.71
48.52
Shiller PE Ratio 235.90
CSGP's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.41 vs. CSGP: 235.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CSGP' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 75.56  Med: 177.26 Max: 411.91
Current: 235.9
75.56
411.91
Current Ratio 4.40
CSGP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. CSGP: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CSGP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 4.68 Max: 13.65
Current: 4.4
0.6
13.65
Quick Ratio 4.40
CSGP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. CSGP: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CSGP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 4.68 Max: 13.65
Current: 4.4
0.6
13.65
Days Sales Outstanding 20.92
CSGP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
55% of the 1044 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.07 vs. CSGP: 20.92 )
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: 20.92
17.1
24.52
Days Payable 33.94
CSGP's Days Payable is ranked lower than
75% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 69.50 vs. CSGP: 33.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CSGP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.13  Med: 18.43 Max: 33.94
Current: 33.94
8.13
33.94

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.80
CSGP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.40 vs. CSGP: -4.80 )
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: -5.2 Max: -1.9
Current: -4.8
-39
-1.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 138.28
CSGP's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
99% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.35 vs. CSGP: 138.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
CSGP' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 7.84 Max: 168.29
Current: 138.28
3
168.29
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 68.96
CSGP's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. CSGP: 68.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
CSGP' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 7.33 Max: 2429.56
Current: 68.96
2.78
2429.56
Price-to-Tangible-Book 36.99
CSGP's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
99% of the 1543 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CSGP: 36.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CSGP' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.38  Med: 6.06 Max: 611.52
Current: 36.99
2.38
611.52
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.92
CSGP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. CSGP: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CSGP' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 2.67 Max: 78.45
Current: 2.92
0.99
78.45
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.55
CSGP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
68% of the 1194 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. CSGP: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CSGP' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.02 Max: 3.07
Current: 1.55
0.45
3.07
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 3.71
CSGP's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. CSGP: 3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
CSGP' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 3.59 Max: 86.88
Current: 3.71
0.92
86.88
Price-to-Graham-Number 12.35
CSGP's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
98% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. CSGP: 12.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
CSGP' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.59  Med: 4.16 Max: 39.42
Current: 12.35
1.59
39.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.89
CSGP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
74% of the 1853 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.51 vs. CSGP: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CSGP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.9 Max: 14.9
Current: 1.89
0.2
14.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 29.65
CSGP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
84% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. CSGP: 29.65 )
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: 23.9 Max: 34.2
Current: 29.65
-8.4
34.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $864.4
EPS (TTM) $ 2.79
Beta1.40
Short Percentage of Float3.20%
52-Week Range $179.22 - 260.51
Shares Outstanding (Mil)32.75

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 940 1,081
EPS ($) 2.75 4.21
EPS without NRI ($) 2.75 4.21
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
27.13%
Dividends per Share ($)
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