How Smart Investors Look at FirstService (FSV).

Mid-cap Real Estate company FirstService has moved -0.1% so far today on a volume of 25,739, compared to its average of 49,253.

FirstService trades -10.9% away from its average analyst target price of $160.33 per share. The 3 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $145.0 to $170.0, and on average have given FirstService a rating of hold.

If you are considering an investment in FSV, you'll want to know the following:

  • FirstService's current price is 1074.1% above its Graham number of $12.17, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • FirstService has moved 20.8% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 3.4%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 2.76, FirstService has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 51.8 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • FSV has a forward P/E ratio of 27.7 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $5.16 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 2.11 — a number near or below 1 signifying that FirstService is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 6.73 compared to its sector average of 2.24

  • FirstService Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides residential property management and other essential property services to residential and commercial customers in the United States and Canada.

  • Based in Toronto, the company has 27,000 full time employees and a market cap of $6.37 Billion. FirstService currently returns an annual dividend yield of 0.6%.

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