CSGP's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 3,149.06 -- higher than 98.72% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
The price/operating cash flow metric for Costar Group Inc is higher than 95.01% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
With a year-over-year growth in debt of 499.57%, Costar Group Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 96.27% of about US stocks.
Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CSGP, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are RMD, ZBH, ALGN, PAYC, and BAX.
CoStar Group provides information, analytics, and online marketplaces services to the commercial real estate industry in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and France. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in Washington, the District of Columbia.
CSGP Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for CSGP, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Costar Group Inc ranked in the 23th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for CSGP, they are:
Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 55.18; that's higher than 96.83% of US stocks in the Real Estate sector that have positive free cash flow.
The business' balance sheet suggests that 3% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than merely 10.49% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
CSGP's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 47.96% of tickers in our DCF set.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
For other companies in the Real Estate that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as CSGP, try SBAC, OBAS, OUT, PSA, and APLE.
CoStar Group, Inc. (CSGP) is the self-proclaimed “number one provider of information, analytics and online marketplaces to the commercial real estate industry in the United States and the United Kingdom.” Indeed, it has a leading commercial real estate database, research department and operates several online marketplaces for commercial real estate...
CoStar Group (CSGP) put together a solid quarter in a real estate environment that has not been this beaten down since the Great Recession. Shares of CSGP provide a creative and attractive countercyclical addition to any REIT portfolio. Costar's sustainable subscription revenue model and a sizable war chest for acquisitions...