DXC Technology (NYSE: CSC) is one of 183 publicly-traded companies in the “IT Services & Consulting” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare DXC Technology to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares DXC Technology and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|DXC Technology Competitors||$2.85 billion||$296.13 million||346.70|
DXC Technology’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than DXC Technology. DXC Technology is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for DXC Technology and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|DXC Technology Competitors||829||4733||7526||182||2.53|
DXC Technology presently has a consensus target price of $78.67, suggesting a potential upside of 13.99%. As a group, “IT Services & Consulting” companies have a potential downside of 11.07%. Given DXC Technology’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe DXC Technology is more favorable than its peers.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
97.8% of DXC Technology shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.8% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.5% of DXC Technology shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.0% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares DXC Technology and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|DXC Technology Competitors||-23.09%||-279.77%||-5.17%|
DXC Technology pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. DXC Technology pays out -164.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “IT Services & Consulting” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.5% and pay out 37.0% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
DXC Technology peers beat DXC Technology on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
DXC Technology Company Profile
DXC Technology Company provides digital information technology (IT) services and solutions. The Company provides a range of services, including analytics, applications, business process, cloud and workload, consulting, enterprise and cloud applications, security, and workplace and mobility. The Company offers a portfolio of analytics services, to provide insights and accelerate users’ digital transformation. Its analytics services and solutions include Data Discovery Experience, Data Workload Optimization and Managed Business Intelligence Services. The Company addresses analytic solution needs to run the business, including customer analytic services, warranty analytics, predictive maintenance analytics, social intelligence analytics, healthcare analytics, insurance analytics, data pipeline and operations, banking analytics, airline analytics and operational analytics. The Company also offers e-commerce, finance and administration products and services.
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