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 Metrics

CoStar Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$837.6 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$663.8 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$85.1 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$6.7 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$567.2 m
CoStar's current market capitalization is $6.7 b.
CoStar's revenue was reported to be $837.6 m in FY, 2016 which is a 17.7% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$226.3 m$251.7 m$349.9 m$440.9 m$575.9 m$711.8 m$837.6 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$129.2 m$157 m$188.9 m$173.8 m

Gross profit

$311.8 m$419 m$522.9 m$663.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$257.6 m$338.1 m$511.4 m$518.9 m


$54.2 m$80.9 m$11.5 m$144.9 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$4.8 m$6.9 m$10.5 m$9.4 m

Pre tax profit

$47.5 m$70.9 m$2.6 m$136.7 m

Income tax expense

$10.2 m$7.9 m$13.2 m$17.8 m$26 m$6 m

Net Income

$29.7 m$44.9 m($3.5 m)$85.1 m
Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$205.8 m$206.4 m$545.3 m$156 m$256 m$527 m$421.8 m$567.2 m

Accounts Receivable


$6.6 m$9.7 m$10.2 m$11.6 m

Current Assets

$308.5 m$599.8 m$472.7 m$627.5 m


$57.7 m$73.8 m$88.3 m$87.6 m


$718.6 m$1.1 b$1.3 b$1.3 b

Total Assets

$1.3 b$2.1 b$2.1 b$2.2 b

Accounts Payable

$4.9 m$8.6 m$9.7 m$11.5 m

Current Liabilities

$111.6 m$119.3 m$135.3 m$154.9 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$863.8 m$1.4 b$1.4 b$1.5 b

Retained Earnings

$69.3 m$114.2 m$110.7 m$195.8 m

Total Equity

$1.5 b$1.7 b

Financial Leverage

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

Net Income

$29.7 m$44.9 m($3.5 m)$85.1 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$12.5 m$15.1 m$20 m$70.2 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 m$9.9 m($1.5 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

$108.3 m$143.9 m$131.2 m$195.9 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)

CoStar Market Value History

CoStar Median Salaries

Source: 14 public H-1B filings from CoStar

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