Capita (OTCMKTS: CTAGY) is one of 120 publicly-traded companies in the “Business services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Capita to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership and risk.
This table compares Capita and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of recent ratings for Capita and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 5.21%. Given Capita’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Capita has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Capita pays an annual dividend of $1.57 per share and has a dividend yield of 19.3%. Capita pays out 51.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.1% and pay out 28.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
62.5% of shares of all “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 15.7% of shares of all “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies 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 Capita and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Capita||$6.66 billion||$50.01 million||2.65|
|Capita Competitors||$2.38 billion||$315.40 million||13.55|
Capita has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its competitors. Capita 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.
Risk and Volatility
Capita has a beta of 0.59, meaning that its stock price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Capita’s competitors have a beta of 0.66, meaning that their average stock price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Capita competitors beat Capita on 8 of the 11 factors compared.
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