DXC Technology (CSC) vs. The Competition Head-To-Head Review

DXC Technology (NYSE: CSC) is one of 187 publicly-traded companies in the “IT Services & Consulting” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare DXC Technology to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for DXC Technology and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
DXC Technology 0 3 3 0 2.50
DXC Technology Competitors 785 4771 7563 182 2.54

DXC Technology currently has a consensus target price of $78.67, indicating a potential upside of 13.99%. As a group, “IT Services & Consulting” companies have a potential downside of 11.13%. Given DXC Technology’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe DXC Technology is more favorable than its competitors.

Dividends

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 37.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares DXC Technology and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
DXC Technology N/A N/A -202.97
DXC Technology Competitors $2.81 billion $290.97 million 315.42

DXC Technology’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than DXC Technology. DXC Technology is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares DXC Technology and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
DXC Technology 4.30% 8.51% 3.30%
DXC Technology Competitors -23.32% -275.34% -5.05%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

97.8% of DXC Technology shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.3% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.5% of DXC Technology shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.6% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

DXC Technology competitors 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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