CIBER (NYSE: CBR) and DXC Technology (NYSE:CSC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitabiliy, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and risk.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for CIBER and DXC Technology, as provided by MarketBeat.
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CIBER presently has a consensus target price of $0.65, indicating a potential upside of 109.68%. DXC Technology has a consensus target price of $72.67, indicating a potential upside of 5.30%. Given CIBER’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe CIBER is more favorable than DXC Technology.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares CIBER and DXC Technology’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
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DXC Technology is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CIBER, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
54.4% of CIBER shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.8% of DXC Technology shares are held by institutional investors. 9.2% of CIBER shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of DXC Technology shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
DXC Technology pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. CIBER does not pay a dividend. DXC Technology pays out -74.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares CIBER and DXC Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Risk and Volatility
CIBER has a beta of 1.41, suggesting that its stock price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DXC Technology has a beta of 1.1, suggesting that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.
DXC Technology beats CIBER on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
CIBER Company Profile
Ciber, Inc. (Ciber) is a global information technology (IT) services company. The Company operates in two segments: North America and International. Its Ciber International segment primarily consists of countries in Western Europe and the Nordic region. Its North America segment is organized into service offerings, which include Independent Software Vendor Relationships (ISV)/Channel Partner Platforms, Managed Services, Business Consulting, Application Development and Management (ADM)/Staffing, and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). It provides project management, application and technical consulting, and database administration for both implementation projects and managed-services engagements. It also provides a solution, Ciber Compliance Suite, which helps SAP customers monitor the usage of their SAP systems. Its business consulting offering helps clients manage their business by offering expertise in IT strategy, enterprise architecture and vertical business processes.
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.
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