Reviewing Unisys Corporation (UIS) and Its Rivals
Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) is one of 182 public companies in the “IT Services & Consulting” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Unisys Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends and profitability.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
61.5% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.4% of Unisys Corporation shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.4% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are held by company 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.
Volatility & Risk
Unisys Corporation has a beta of 1.91, suggesting that its stock price is 91% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Unisys Corporation’s competitors have a beta of 1.10, suggesting that their average stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Unisys Corporation and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Unisys Corporation Competitors||707||4516||7222||161||2.54|
Unisys Corporation presently has a consensus price target of $12.00, indicating a potential upside of 61.07%. As a group, “IT Services & Consulting” companies have a potential upside of 5.39%. Given Unisys Corporation’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Unisys Corporation is more favorable than its competitors.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Unisys Corporation and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Unisys Corporation||$2.82 billion||-$47.70 million||-3.23|
|Unisys Corporation Competitors||$2.79 billion||$290.83 million||303.98|
Unisys Corporation has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its competitors. Unisys Corporation 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.
This table compares Unisys Corporation and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Unisys Corporation Competitors||-14.53%||-261.45%||-2.87%|
Unisys Corporation competitors beat Unisys Corporation on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
Unisys Corporation Company Profile
Unisys Corporation (Unisys) is an information technology (IT) company. The Company operates through two segments: Services and Technology. The Company offers services, which include cloud and infrastructure services, application services and business process outsourcing services. In technology segment, the Company designs and develops software, servers and related products. The Company provides a range of data center, infrastructure management and cloud computing offerings to help clients virtualize and automate their data-center environments. Its technology offerings include ClearPath Forward software operating system, the Unisys Stealth family of security software and industry-focused software such as Digital Investigator, middleware and servers. Unisys Stealth consists of six solutions: Stealth(core), Stealth(analytics), Stealth(aware), Stealth(cloud), Stealth(identity) and Stealth(mobile). Digital Investigator is a browser-based application for total information management.
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