CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP) is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availabilities. LoopNet is the most heavily trafficked commercial real estate marketplace online with more than 9.8 million registered members., and form the premier online apartment resource for renters seeking great apartment homes and provide property managers and owners a proven platform for marketing their properties. CoStar Group operates websites with over 23.6 million unique monthly visitors in aggregate as of June 2015. Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar maintains offices throughout the U.S., in Europe and Toronto with a staff of approximately 2,900 worldwide, including the industry's largest professional research organization.
Washington, US
Size (employees)
3,064 (est)+17%
CoStar was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Washington, US

CoStar Office Locations

CoStar has an office in Washington
Washington, US (HQ)
1331 L St Nw

CoStar Data and Metrics

CoStar Financial Metrics

CoStar's revenue was reported to be $837.6 m in FY, 2016 which is a 18% increase from the previous period.
$, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

837.6 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

663.8 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

85.1 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

144.9 m

Market capitalization (23-Jun-2017)

8.7 b

Closing share price (23-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

567.2 m
CoStar's current market capitalization is $8.7 b.
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


440.9 m575.9 m711.8 m837.6 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

129.2 m157 m188.9 m173.8 m

Gross profit

311.8 m419 m522.9 m663.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

257.6 m338.1 m511.4 m518.9 m


54.2 m80.9 m11.5 m144.9 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

6.9 m10.5 m9.4 m

Pre tax profit

47.5 m70.9 m2.6 m136.7 m

Income tax expense

17.8 m26 m6 m

Net Income

29.7 m44.9 m(3.5 m)85.1 m
$, USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


205.8 m206.4 m545.3 m156 m256 m527 m421.8 m567.2 m


6.6 m9.7 m10.2 m11.6 m

Current Assets

308.5 m599.8 m472.7 m627.5 m


57.7 m73.8 m88.3 m87.6 m


718.6 m1.1 b1.3 b1.3 b

Total Assets

1.3 b2.1 b2.1 b2.2 b

Accounts Payable

4.9 m8.6 m9.7 m11.5 m

Current Liabilities

111.6 m119.3 m135.3 m154.9 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

863.8 m1.4 b1.4 b1.5 b

Retained Earnings

69.3 m114.2 m110.7 m195.8 m

Total Equity

1.5 b1.7 b

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.3 x
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

29.7 m44.9 m(3.5 m)85.1 m

Depreciation and Amortization

12.5 m15.1 m20 m70.2 m

Accounts Receivable

(6.6 m)(12 m)(4 m)(16 m)


2.9 m(2.8 m)367 k(1.2 m)

Accounts Payable

(3.9 m)6.1 m9.9 m(1.5 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

108.3 m143.9 m131.2 m195.9 m

Cash From Investing Activities

(19 m)(606 m)(215.5 m)(23.3 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(17.5 m)(318.1 m)(20 m)(20 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

10.4 m733.5 m(20.5 m)(25.9 m)
$, USDY, 2016


318.4 k

Financial Leverage

1.3 x

CoStar Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015Feb, 2016Q1, 2016FY, 2016

Patents (US)


Patents (foreign)


Registered LoopNet Members

10 m

Active LoopNet Members

130 k

Unique LoopNet Visitors per Month

5 m

Monthly Visitors

24 m

CoStar Market Value History

CoStar Revenue Breakdown

CoStar Median Salaries

Source: 14 public H-1B filings from CoStar

CoStar Online and Social Media Presence

CoStar News and Updates

CoStar Company Life and Culture

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