TeleCommunication Systems (NASDAQ: TSYS) is one of 184 public companies in the “IT Services & Consulting” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare TeleCommunication Systems to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for TeleCommunication Systems and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
TeleCommunication Systems 0 0 0 0 N/A
TeleCommunication Systems Competitors 845 4790 7543 179 2.53

As a group, “IT Services & Consulting” companies have a potential downside of 2.74%. Given TeleCommunication Systems’ peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe TeleCommunication Systems has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

62.6% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are owned by institutional investors. 16.9% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares TeleCommunication Systems and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
TeleCommunication Systems N/A N/A 83.17
TeleCommunication Systems Competitors $2.81 billion $290.95 million 385.06

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

Profitability

This table compares TeleCommunication Systems and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
TeleCommunication Systems 2.99% 10.24% 3.52%
TeleCommunication Systems Competitors -22.00% -256.61% -3.72%

Summary

TeleCommunication Systems peers beat TeleCommunication Systems on 5 of the 8 factors compared.

TeleCommunication Systems Company Profile

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. develops and delivers wireless communication technology. The Company delivers cellular network computing services that include public safety solutions for 9-1-1 call delivery, precision location platforms, and applications that include navigation, locator applications and text messaging, as well as secure wireless communications systems and professional services. The Company has two operating segments: Commercial segment, which engineers and develops software for cellular carrier and enterprise networks that is engaged in the delivery of secure and personalized content, services, and transactions to and from wireless devices, and Government segment, which engineers and provides wireless communication solutions, including deployable communication systems and related support services to agencies of the United States Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, State, Justice and other state and local Government customers.

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