Needham & Company Reinstates CoStar Group (CSGP) at Buy

August 22, 2016 6:38 AM EDT
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Price: $200.08 -0.22%

Rating Summary:
    10 Buy, 1 Hold, 1 Sell

Rating Trend: Up Up

Today's Overall Ratings:
    Up: 22 | Down: 16 | New: 13
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Needham & Company reinstates coverage on CoStar Group (NASDAQ: CSGP) with a Buy rating and a price target of $240.00.

Analyst Mayank Tandon commented, "We are reinstating coverage of CoStar with a BUY rating and a $240 target price. As the leading provider of critical information services for the commercial real estate and apartment markets with a multi-billion-dollar market opportunity, high barriers to entry, and potential for low double-digit organic revenue growth and sustained EBITDA margin expansion, we believe CoStar can support a premium valuation to its LT 20-25% EPS growth rate, particularly as it continues to strengthen its competitive position both through organic and inorganic means. We see the recent pull-back as an attractive opportunity for long-term focused growth-oriented portfolios to buy the shares. Our $240 target, which calls for about 15% upside, is based on roughly 45x our FY17 EPS estimate."

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Shares of CoStar Group closed at $208.23 yesterday.

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