Descartes Systems Group Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1981

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 2,175

Employees

  • Stock Symbol
  • DSG

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 69

  • Share Price
  • $98.77
  • (As of Thursday Closing)

Descartes Systems Group General Information

Description

Descartes Systems Group provides a software solution that allows users in the shipping industry to communicate with one another. Its core product is the Global Logistics Network, which is best understood as transaction-driven. Descartes charges clients to send/receive messages, data, and documents on the GLN. Customers typically contract for a monthly minimum over a multiyear period. The GLN platform allows Descartes to upsell additional software modules as well, typically provided via a software-as-a-service model.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Business/Productivity Software
Other Industries
Logistics
Stock Exchange
TSE
Corporate Office
  • 120 Randall Drive
  • Waterloo, Ontario N2V 1C6
  • Canada
+1 (519) 000-0000

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Descartes Systems Group Stock Performance

(As of Thursday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$98.77 $100.35 $69.83 - $104.79 $8.43B 85.4M 122K $1.42

Descartes Systems Group Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 30-Apr-2024 FY 2024 31-Jan-2024 FY 2023 31-Jan-2023 FY 2022 31-Jan-2022
EV 7,664,194 7,201,619 5,923,133 5,975,465
Revenue 587,665 572,931 486,014 424,690
EBITDA 227,256 218,490 200,297 167,961
Net Income 121,221 115,907 102,236 86,282
Total Assets 1,543,231 1,474,285 1,316,044 1,185,431
Total Debt 7,410 6,978 7,320 11,411
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Descartes Systems Group Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Post-Val Status Debt

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Descartes Systems Group Comparisons

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Descartes Systems Group Competitors (32)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
E2open Formerly PE-Backed Austin, TX 0000 00.000 000000000 - 00.000
Controlpay Formerly PE-Backed Breda, Netherlands 000 000000000000
Forto Venture Capital-Backed Berlin, Germany 000 00000 00000000000 00000
Vcargo Cloud Corporate Backed or Acquired Singapore, Singapore 00.00 000000&0 00.00
Magaya Private Equity-Backed Miami, FL 000 0000000 0000
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Descartes Systems Group Patents

Descartes Systems Group Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-11227252-B1 Token-based transport rules Active 28-Sep-2018 0000000000 000
US-20170300924-A1 System for audit recovery Inactive 13-Apr-2016 0000000000 0
US-20160323269-A1 Security token with embedded data Active 28-Apr-2015 00000000000 0
US-9838387-B2 Security token with embedded data Active 28-Apr-2015 00000000000 0
US-20120246145-A1 Dynamically generating a plurality of interfaces using structured control files Active 25-Mar-2011 G06F16/25 00
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Descartes Systems Group Executive Team (27)

Name Title Board Seat
Edward Ryan Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
J. Pagan Chief Operating Officer & President
Allan Brett Chief Financial Officer, Finance
Dirk Haschke General Manager of Ecommerce
Andrew Roszko Chief Commercial Officer
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Descartes Systems Group Board Members (14)

Name Representing Role Since
Christian Muntwyler Descartes Systems Group Board Member 000 0000
Deborah Close Self Board Member 000 0000
Deepak Chopra Self Board Member 000 0000
Dennis Maple Self Board Member 000 0000
Edward Ryan Descartes Systems Group Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
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Descartes Systems Group Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Descartes Systems Group Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Descartes Systems Group Investments & Acquisitions (69)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
BoxTop Technologies 11-Jun-2024 0000000000 0000 Logistics 000000 00
Aerospace Software Developments 19-Apr-2024 0000000000 0000 Other Software 000000 00
OCR Services 28-Mar-2024 0000000000 0000 Business/Productivity Software 000000 00
Localz 20-Apr-2023 0000000000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software 000000 00
GroundCloud (Business Productivity Software) 12-Feb-2023 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Business/Productivity Software 000000 00
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Descartes Systems Group Subsidiaries (22)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
GroundCloud (Business Productivity Software) Business/Productivity Software Minneapolis, MN 2016
Foxtrot (Business/Productivity Software) Business/Productivity Software San Francisco, CA 0000
Xps Ship Logistics Cottonwood Heights, UT 0000
Localz Business/Productivity Software Melbourne, Australia 0000
ShipTrack Business/Productivity Software Waterloo, Canada 0000
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Descartes Systems Group ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated May, 31, 2024

13.8 | Low Risk

Risk Scale

A lower score indicates better sustainability

Negl

0-10

Low

10-20

Med

20-30

High

30-40

Severe

40+

Exposure

Exposure refers to the extent to which a company is exposed to different material ESG issues

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Management

Management is related to actions taken to manage ESG issues

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Peers Analysis

Peer performance insights compare the company’s ESG performance to the performance of selected peers to help inform future ESG decisions and drive internal performance improvements.

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Covered Companies

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Industry

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Descartes Systems Group Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Maptuit 28-Sep-2000 00000 00000 00 000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
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Descartes Systems Group FAQs

  • When was Descartes Systems Group founded?

    Descartes Systems Group was founded in 1981.

  • Who is the CEO of Descartes Systems Group?

    Edward Ryan is the CEO of Descartes Systems Group.

  • Where is Descartes Systems Group headquartered?

    Descartes Systems Group is headquartered in Waterloo, Canada.

  • What is the size of Descartes Systems Group?

    Descartes Systems Group has 2,175 total employees.

  • What industry is Descartes Systems Group in?

    Descartes Systems Group’s primary industry is Business/Productivity Software.

  • Is Descartes Systems Group a private or public company?

    Descartes Systems Group is a Public company.

  • What is Descartes Systems Group’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Descartes Systems Group is DSG.

  • What is the current stock price of Descartes Systems Group?

    As of 18-Jul-2024 the stock price of Descartes Systems Group is $98.77.

  • What is the current market cap of Descartes Systems Group?

    The current market capitalization of Descartes Systems Group is $8.43B.

  • What is Descartes Systems Group’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Descartes Systems Group is $588M.

  • Who are Descartes Systems Group’s competitors?

    E2open, Controlpay, Forto, Vcargo Cloud, and Magaya are some of the 32 competitors of Descartes Systems Group.

  • What is Descartes Systems Group’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Descartes Systems Group’s EPS for 12 months was $1.42.

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