CoStar Group is a provider of information, analytics and marketing services to the commercial real estate industry in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Spain. The Company’s suite of online service offerings includes information about space available for lease, comparable sales information, tenant information, information about properties for sale, Internet marketing services, analytical capabilities, information for clients' Websites, information about industry professionals and their business relationships, data integration and industry news. Its service offerings span all commercial property types, including office, industrial, retail, land, mixed-use, hospitality, and multifamily.

Type
Public
HQ
Washington, US
Founded
1987
Size (employees)
3,064 (est)
Website
costar.com
CoStar was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Washington, US
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CoStar Office Locations

CoStar has an office in Washington
Washington, US (HQ)
1331 L St NW
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CoStar Financials and Metrics

CoStar Financials

CoStar's revenue was reported to be $837.63 m in FY, 2016 which is a 17.7% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

247.5 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

192.1 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %

77.6%

Net income (Q3, 2017)

34.2 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

57.5 m

Market capitalization (20-Apr-2018)

12.6 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

623 m

EV

12.1 b
CoStar's current market capitalization is $12.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

440.9 m575.9 m711.8 m837.6 m

Revenue growth, %

26%31%24%18%

Cost of goods sold

129.2 m157 m188.9 m173.8 m

Gross profit

311.8 m419 m522.9 m663.8 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Revenue

112.3 m119.1 m147.7 m153.1 m159 m170.7 m189.1 m199.7 m206.9 m212.7 m226.6 m237.2 m247.5 m

Cost of goods sold

31.7 m33.6 m39.5 m40.9 m45.4 m44.6 m53.7 m42.9 m42.7 m42.2 m51.3 m55.3 m55.5 m

Gross profit

80.6 m85.4 m108.2 m112.1 m113.6 m126 m135.4 m156.8 m164.2 m170.5 m175.2 m181.9 m192.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %

72%72%73%73%71%74%72%79%79%80%77%77%78%
Annual
usdY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

22.8 m

Inventories

6.6 m9.7 m10.2 m11.6 m

Current Assets

308.5 m599.8 m472.7 m627.5 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Cash

222.9 m223.4 m444.9 m486.2 m541.8 m351.8 m375.5 m461.7 m464.2 m522.1 m572.5 m564.6 m623 m

Current Assets

277.6 m303.8 m531 m562.8 m627.7 m450.3 m476.5 m519.9 m524.2 m583.4 m634.2 m636 m700.1 m

PP&E

55.7 m57.3 m64.6 m70.7 m79.1 m85.4 m87.6 m86 m86.5 m85.4 m85.5 m85.8 m84.3 m

Goodwill

718 m718.8 m1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.2 b1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b
Annual
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

Inventories

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

Accounts Payable

(3.9 m)6.1 m9.9 m(1.5 m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

11.1 m9.7 m8.2 m13 m(6.1 m)(15 m)(5.4 m)16.7 m15.6 m23.2 m22.1 m

Accounts Payable

6.8 m14.2 m6.7 m14 m9.9 m16.9 m
USDY, 2017

EV/EBIT

209.7 x

Revenue/Employee

80.8 k

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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CoStar Operating Metrics

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

Monthly Visitors

24 m

Patents (foreign)

1 1 1

Registered LoopNet Members

10 m

Unique LoopNet Visitors per Month

5 m
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