Contrasting Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS) and OmniComm Systems (OMCM)

Fidelity National Information Servcs (NYSE:FIS) and OmniComm Systems (OTCMKTS:OMCM) are both business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and risk.

Dividends

Fidelity National Information Servcs pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. OmniComm Systems does not pay a dividend. Fidelity National Information Servcs pays out 24.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Fidelity National Information Servcs has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Fidelity National Information Servcs and OmniComm Systems’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Fidelity National Information Servcs 10.06% 16.71% 7.25%
OmniComm Systems 0.13% -0.20% 0.35%

Risk and Volatility

Fidelity National Information Servcs has a beta of 0.77, indicating that its share price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, OmniComm Systems has a beta of 0.83, indicating that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

87.4% of Fidelity National Information Servcs shares are held by institutional investors. 2.1% of Fidelity National Information Servcs shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 48.5% of OmniComm Systems shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Fidelity National Information Servcs and OmniComm Systems’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Fidelity National Information Servcs $8.42 billion 4.20 $846.00 million $5.23 20.68
OmniComm Systems $26.98 million 1.70 $2.96 million N/A N/A

Fidelity National Information Servcs has higher revenue and earnings than OmniComm Systems.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Fidelity National Information Servcs and OmniComm Systems, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Fidelity National Information Servcs 0 1 10 0 2.91
OmniComm Systems 0 0 0 0 N/A

Fidelity National Information Servcs presently has a consensus target price of $120.89, suggesting a potential upside of 11.78%. Given Fidelity National Information Servcs’ higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Fidelity National Information Servcs is more favorable than OmniComm Systems.

Summary

Fidelity National Information Servcs beats OmniComm Systems on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Fidelity National Information Servcs

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. operates as a financial services technology company in the United States and internationally. It operates through Integrated Financial Solutions and Global Financial Solutions segments. The Integrated Financial Solutions segment offers core processing and ancillary applications; digital solutions, including Internet, mobile, and e-banking; fraud, risk management, and compliance solutions; electronic funds transfer and network services; card and retail solutions; corporate liquidity and wealth management services; item processing and output services; government payments solutions; and e-payment solutions. The Global Financial Solutions segment provides capital markets, asset management, and insurance solutions, as well as banking and payments solutions to financial institutions, such as securities processing and finance, global trading, asset management and insurance, and retail banking and payment services. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

About OmniComm Systems

OmniComm Systems, Inc. operates as a healthcare technology company worldwide. The company engages in the provision of Web-based electronic data capture (EDC) and eClinical software and services for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, clinical research organizations (CROs), and other clinical trial sponsors. It offers TrialMaster, which allows organizations conducting clinical trials to collect and manage the data over the Internet; TrialOne Phase I Clinic Automation, a software application suite that provides clinical trial site sponsors, study investigators, and study monitors with various tools designed to make the overall Phase I clinic operation; and IRTMaster, which offers interactive response technology in support of the randomization process in clinical trials. The company also provides eClinical Suite that comprises a set of tools for collecting and managing clinical data, including EDC for real-time entry and double data entry (DDE) for entry from paper originals; and Promasys, a clinical trial data management system for DDE and EDC, which is primarily used at research institutions for investigator-initiated trials. In addition, it offers consulting and professional services, such as project management, clinical services, training, custom configuration, system integration, standard operating procedures and implementation assistance, installation, and validation services, as well as application hosting and support services. The company sells its products through its direct sales force and relationships with CRO partners, as well as through co-marketing agreements with vendor and channel partners. OmniComm Systems, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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