Shares of Constellation Software Inc. (TSE:CSU) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seven research firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is C$686.00.

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on CSU. National Bank Financial upped their target price on shares of Constellation Software from C$600.00 to C$675.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Raymond James Financial, Inc. upped their target price on shares of Constellation Software from C$615.00 to C$670.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their target price on shares of Constellation Software from C$725.00 to C$750.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Barclays PLC upped their target price on shares of Constellation Software from C$674.00 to C$700.00 in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, Scotiabank restated a “sector perform” rating and set a C$650.00 target price on shares of Constellation Software in a research report on Friday, April 21st.

Constellation Software (TSE CSU) opened at 696.65 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $14.76 billion and a PE ratio of 65.72. The company has a 50-day moving average of $678.80 and a 200-day moving average of $652.32. Constellation Software has a 12 month low of $518.47 and a 12 month high of $724.50.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 4th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $1.00 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. This represents a $4.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.57%.

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In other Constellation Software news, Director Ian Murray Mckinnon sold 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of C$698.00, for a total transaction of C$698,000.00.

About Constellation Software

Constellation Software Inc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, installation, and customizations of software to various industries in the public and private sector markets primarily in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Public Sector and Private Sector.

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