Analyzing China Information Technology (NASDAQ:CNIT) and PTC (PTC)

PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) and China Information Technology (NASDAQ:CNIT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

98.0% of PTC shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.1% of China Information Technology shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.2% of PTC shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 45.4% of China Information Technology shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares PTC and China Information Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PTC 2.47% 9.29% 3.46%
China Information Technology N/A N/A N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares PTC and China Information Technology’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PTC $1.16 billion 7.20 $6.23 million $0.25 288.76
China Information Technology $10.19 million 8.29 -$18.17 million N/A N/A

PTC has higher revenue and earnings than China Information Technology.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for PTC and China Information Technology, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PTC 0 4 12 0 2.75
China Information Technology 0 0 0 0 N/A

PTC presently has a consensus target price of $70.81, suggesting a potential downside of 1.91%. Given PTC’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe PTC is more favorable than China Information Technology.

Summary

PTC beats China Information Technology on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About PTC

PTC Inc. is a global computer software and services company. The Company offers a portfolio of computer-aided design (CAD) modeling, product lifecycle management (PLM) and service lifecycle management (SLM) solutions for manufacturers to create, operate, and service products. It offers a suite of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions that enables its customers to connect, manage and analyze data, and create applications. Its segments include the Solutions Group, the IoT Group and Professional Services. The Solutions Group segment includes its CAD, PLM and SLM products. The IoT Group segment includes its IoT, analytics and augmented reality (AR) solutions. The Professional Services segment includes consulting, implementation and training business. Its IoT products include ThingWorx, KEPServerEX, Vuforia Studio and Vuforia. Its CAD products include Creo and Mathcad. Its PLM products include Windchill, Integrity, Navigate and Creo View. Its SLM products include Servigistics and Arbortext.

About China Information Technology

China Information Technology, Inc (CNIT) is a leading Internet service company that provides integrated cloud-based solutions enabling innovation and smart living in the fields of new media, elevator safety management, education, etc. Through continuous innovation, CNIT is aiming to leverage its proprietary Cloud-Application-Terminal technology to level the competitive landscape in the new media industry and deliver value for its shareholders, employees, customers, and the community.

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