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CoStar Group Inc CSGP

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$88.27 +1.24 (1.42%)
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Aggressive Residential Investments Should Enable CoStar to Gain Traffic Market Share in 2024

CoStar's business is built around a proprietary database of commercial real estate information that the company has developed and enhanced for more than 35 years. This comprehensive database is by far the best in the industry and forms the bedrock for most of the products offered by the company. The company's proprietary data powers its analytic and information services and provides content for most of its online marketplaces.

Price vs Fair Value

CSGP is trading at a 10% premium.
Price
$88.27
Fair Value
$15.00
Uncertainty
Medium
1-Star Price
$272.00
5-Star Price
$91.00
Economic Moat
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Capital Allocation
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Bulls Say, Bears Say

Bulls

A dominant market position has allowed CoStar Suite to maintain high renewal rates and above-inflation price increases, leading to strong revenue growth.

Bears

Emerging threats such as crowdsourcing and data-sharing arrangements have the potential to disrupt CoStar’s core business model.

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Trading Information

Previous Close Price
$87.03
Day Range
$86.0988.47
52-Week Range
$65.1292.36
Bid/Ask
$84.50 / $89.38
Market Cap
$36.05 Bil
Volume/Avg
1.9 Mil / 2.1 Mil

Key Statistics

Price/Earnings (Normalized)
68.94
Price/Sales
14.63
Dividend Yield (Trailing)
Dividend Yield (Forward)
Total Yield

Company Profile

CoStar Group is a leading provider of commercial real estate data and marketplace listing platforms. Its data offering contains in-depth analytical information on over 5 million commercial real estate properties related to various subsectors including office, retail, hotels, multifamily, healthcare, industrial, self-storage, and data centers. It operates many flagship brands such as CoStar Suite, LoopNet, Apartments.com, BizBuySell, and Lands of America, with more than 80% of its revenue classified as subscription-based. The company recently expanded its presence in Canada, the United Kingdom, Spain, and France.
Sector
Real Estate
Industry
Real Estate Services
Stock Style Box
Mid Growth
Total Number of Employees
6,152

Competitors

Valuation

Metric
CSGP
CBRE
EXPN
Price/Earnings (Normalized)
68.9424.530.65
Price/Book Value
4.913.439.11
Price/Sales
14.630.915.57
Price/Cash Flow
52.1022.5522.39
Price/Earnings
CSGP
CBRE
EXPN

Financial Strength

Metric
CSGP
CBRE
EXPN
Quick Ratio
11.861.080.65
Current Ratio
12.011.170.65
Interest Coverage
9.5710.59
Quick Ratio
CSGP
CBRE
EXPN

Profitability

Metric
CSGP
CBRE
EXPN
Return on Assets (Normalized)
5.36%5.58%11.82%
Return on Equity (Normalized)
6.54%15.08%32.96%
Return on Invested Capital (Normalized)
3.72%9.71%17.16%
Return on Assets
CSGP
CBRE
EXPN
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