ENGH.TO - Enghouse Systems Limited

Toronto - Toronto Delayed Price. Currency in CAD
51.92
+0.24 (+0.46%)
As of 1:18PM EST. Market open.
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Previous Close51.68
Open50.63
Bid51.92 x 0
Ask52.02 x 0
Day's Range50.00 - 52.07
52 Week Range30.97 - 55.48
Volume37,886
Avg. Volume109,419
Market Cap2.842B
Beta (5Y Monthly)0.47
PE Ratio (TTM)40.25
EPS (TTM)1.29
Earnings DateDec. 12, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield0.44 (0.85%)
Ex-Dividend DateFeb. 12, 2020
1y Target Est56.80
  • Why Enghouse Systems Limited's (TSE:ENGH) CEO Pay Matters To You
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    Why Enghouse Systems Limited's (TSE:ENGH) CEO Pay Matters To You

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  • A Lacrosse Pro Turned Hedge Fund Manager Goes All-In on Tech
    Bloomberg

    A Lacrosse Pro Turned Hedge Fund Manager Goes All-In on Tech

    (Bloomberg) -- A top hedge fund manager and former professional lacrosse player is betting that the roaring technology industry will continue to produce some of Canada’s top performing stocks.In Constellation Software Inc., Donville Kent Asset Management Inc. may have made its best bet yet. More than 10 years ago, the Toronto-based hedge fund began buying shares of the upstart software company. It paid off as Constellation grew to become one of Canada’s largest software sellers, with a market value of about C$31 billion ($23 billion).Constellation shares have gone up about 36-fold over the past decade, helping Donville’s Capital Ideas Fund, which is managed by former Toronto Rock player Jesse Gamble and Jason Donville, generate returns of more than 17% annually since inception. Last year it ranked third among 62 hedge funds tracked by Venator Capital Management Ltd. in Canada, with a 19% gain.“It’s basically where there’s profit and growth,” Gamble said in an interview in Bloomberg’s Toronto office. “That’s where we’re most excited about. And some within these small caps will be really big winners over the next five to 10 years.”Staying SmallHedge funds are under pressure as investors revolt against high fees and lackluster performance. Fund closures have outpaced openings in a difficult fund-raising environment as many funds found themselves trailing the longest running bull market in history. Some marquee names, including billionaire Louis Bacon, have shut funds or returned client capital.Globally, hedge funds suffered almost $98 billion in net outflows in 2019, the most in three years. Investors pulled more than $16 billion from the industry in December alone, capping a year that saw the longest stretch of monthly client withdrawals since the 2008 financial crisis, according to data compiled by eVestment.Donville Kent is trying to buck that trend by staying small -- the firm oversees C$125 million -- and by investing in companies where it can get to know management. Meetings with executives are a key part of the hedge fund’s investment process, Gamble said.“The smaller the business, the more you need to be in front of them and be on top of them. We make sure that they speak our language,” he said. “We’ve been meeting with these C$10 million, C$20 million market-cap companies quarter after quarter and we need to know that the management team is capable to compound that capital. We don’t want to have to go on the board and help them do it.”While Gamble appreciates having access to management, Constellation is known for keeping its distance from investors: it doesn’t hold analyst calls and Chairman and President Mark Leonard has scrapped writing annual letters. “He’s just his own person and he’s done extremely well,” Gamble said.Software growthNow Gamble, who won a gold medal with Canada’s national lacrosse team in the World Championship of 2014, is betting that companies including toymaker Spin Master Corp. and software companies Enghouse Systems Ltd., Sangoma Technologies Corp. and Vitalhub Corp. will be among the biggest gainers of the next decade.Still, it is a bold wager. Valuations on fast-growing companies have been moving higher: After beating the market in all but two years over the last decade, growth stocks trade at a price-to-earnings premium relative to the broader market not seen since the dot-com era.Early InvestmentsGamble said his firm tries to get into growth companies early, targeting those that could benefit from having their multiples re-rated by investors as they mature into larger entities. The smaller they are, the longer the runway for growth, he said.“There is a lot more to be optimistic about than pessimistic,” Gamble said. “There will continue to be small businesses growing into large businesses, the compounding effect will continue to work its magic and tech is the best sector to be right now.”Donville intends to stay a small player in Canada’s hedge fund market, despite having just restarted efforts to seek new clients. The asset manager employs six people. “The bigger you get, the harder it is to perform,” said Gamble.Hedge funds based in Canada posted an average 7.7% gain in 2019, the best performance in three years, according to Bank of Nova Scotia. That compares with a 9.2% gain globally, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.(Updates to add Gamble won a golden medal with Canada’s national lacrosse team in paragraph 10)To contact the reporter on this story: Paula Sambo in Toronto at psambo@bloomberg.netTo contact the editors responsible for this story: Nikolaj Gammeltoft at ngammeltoft@bloomberg.net, ;David Scanlan at dscanlan@bloomberg.net, Derek DeCloet, Jacqueline ThorpeFor more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.

  • Why This Canadian Software Services Stock Could Move Higher in 2020
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    Why This Canadian Software Services Stock Could Move Higher in 2020

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  • 3 Aggressive Stocks to Boost Your Capital Growth in 2020
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    Enghouse System’s stock, goeasy stock, and Sangoma Technologies stock are three fast-growing stocks you may want for your 2020 portfolio.

  • 2010-2019 TSX Growth Kings: 3 Stocks That Had Over 1,000% Returns
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    The past decade’s success stories — Kirkland Lake stock, CargoJet stock, and Enghouse Systems stock — are likely to soar even higher in 2020.

  • A Rising Share Price Has Us Looking Closely At Enghouse Systems Limited's (TSE:ENGH) P/E Ratio
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    A Rising Share Price Has Us Looking Closely At Enghouse Systems Limited's (TSE:ENGH) P/E Ratio

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  • I Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Enghouse Systems (TSE:ENGH) Passed With Ease
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    I Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Enghouse Systems (TSE:ENGH) Passed With Ease

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  • The Canadian Press

    Enghouse Systems buys software firm Dialogic Group for $54 million

    MARKHAM, Ont. — Enghouse Systems Ltd. has signed a deal to buy U.S. software company Dialogic Group Inc. for $52.0 million.Dialogic produces media processing software that is used in video conferencing and collaboration applications.Enghouse says the acquisition strengthens its position in the enterprise video and unified communications market.It says Dialogic is projected earn revenue between $58 million and $63 million over the next 12 months.Based in New Jersey, Dialogic has offices around the world.Ontario-based Enghouse is a business software company with a broad range of applications.This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 2, 2020.Companies in this story: (TSX:ENGH)The Canadian Press

  • CNW Group

    Enghouse Systems Acquires Dialogic

    Enghouse Systems Acquires Dialogic

  • Does This Red-Hot Canadian Tech Stock Belong to Your Portfolio?
    The Motley Fool

    Does This Red-Hot Canadian Tech Stock Belong to Your Portfolio?

    Enghouse Systems (TSX:ENGH) stock is on a breakout, and it's only getting started.

  • Results: Enghouse Systems Limited Beat Earnings Expectations And Analysts Now Have New Forecasts
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    Results: Enghouse Systems Limited Beat Earnings Expectations And Analysts Now Have New Forecasts

    Shareholders of Enghouse Systems Limited (TSE:ENGH) will be pleased this week, given that the stock price is up 18% to...

  • CNW Group

    Enghouse Releases Fourth Quarter and Year-end Results

    Enghouse Releases Fourth Quarter and Year-end Results

  • CNW Group

    Enghouse Q4 2019 Earnings Release and Conference Call

    Enghouse Q4 2019 Earnings Release and Conference Call

  • Can Enghouse Systems Limited (TSE:ENGH) Improve Its Returns?
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    Can Enghouse Systems Limited (TSE:ENGH) Improve Its Returns?

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  • Why Enghouse Systems Limited's (TSE:ENGH) High P/E Ratio Isn't Necessarily A Bad Thing
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    Why Enghouse Systems Limited's (TSE:ENGH) High P/E Ratio Isn't Necessarily A Bad Thing

    This article is for investors who would like to improve their understanding of price to earnings ratios (P/E ratios...

  • CNW Group

    Enghouse Systems Acquires Eptica S.A.

    Acquisition Expands Enghouse Contact Center Presence Into France MARKHAM, ON , and PARIS, France , Oct. 22, 2019 /CNW/ -  Enghouse Systems Limited   (TSX:ENGH) announced today it has acquired Eptica S.A. ...

  • Is Enghouse Systems Limited (TSE:ENGH) Trading At A 37% Discount?
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    Is Enghouse Systems Limited (TSE:ENGH) Trading At A 37% Discount?

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  • Is Enghouse Systems (TSE:ENGH) A Risky Investment?
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    Is Enghouse Systems (TSE:ENGH) A Risky Investment?

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  • This Canadian Tech Stock Impressed in September: Time to Buy?
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    This Canadian Tech Stock Impressed in September: Time to Buy?

    Here’s why Enghouse Systems Limited's (TSX:ENGH) stock is one of the best recovery stories this year in the Canadian tech sector after recent quarterly results.

  • Did Enghouse Systems Limited (TSE:ENGH) Insiders Sell Shares?
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    Did Enghouse Systems Limited (TSE:ENGH) Insiders Sell Shares?

    It is not uncommon to see companies perform well in the years after insiders buy shares. On the other hand, we'd be...

  • CNW Group

    Enghouse Releases Third Quarter Results

    MARKHAM, ON , Sept. 12, 2019 /CNW/ -  Enghouse Systems Limited  (TSX:ENGH) today announced its third quarter (unaudited) and financial results for the period ended July 31, 2019 . Third quarter revenue ...