DXC Technology (NYSE:DXC) and Longfin (NASDAQ:LFIN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership and risk.
DXC Technology pays an annual dividend of $0.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Longfin does not pay a dividend. DXC Technology pays out 9.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for DXC Technology and Longfin, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
DXC Technology currently has a consensus price target of $90.70, indicating a potential upside of 40.45%. Given DXC Technology’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe DXC Technology is more favorable than Longfin.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares DXC Technology and Longfin’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|DXC Technology||$24.56 billion||0.71||$1.75 billion||$7.94||8.13|
DXC Technology has higher revenue and earnings than Longfin.
This table compares DXC Technology and Longfin’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Institutional & Insider Ownership
86.8% of DXC Technology shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 2.7% of Longfin shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of DXC Technology shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 55.2% of Longfin shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
DXC Technology beats Longfin on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
DXC Technology Company Profile
DXC Technology Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides information technology services and solutions primarily in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. It operates through three segments: Global Business Services (GBS), Global Infrastructure Services (GIS), and United States Public Sector (USPS). The GBS segment offers technology solutions comprising enterprise, cloud application, and consulting services; application services; analytics services; business process services; and industry software and solutions. The GIS segment offers cloud and platform services; workplace, mobility, and Internet of Things services; and security solutions. The USPS segment delivers IT services and business solutions to all levels of government in the United States. This segment offers cloud, platform, and IT outsourcing services; enterprise and cloud application services; enterprise security solutions; mobile enterprise, virtual desktop and application, and workplace device services; and analytics services, such as analytics platforms, information governance, artificial intelligence, and advisory services. The company was formerly known as Computer Sciences Corporation and changed its name to DXC Technology Company in April 2017 as a result of its merger with the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company. DXC Technology Company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Tysons, Virginia.
Longfin Company Profile
Longfin Corp. operates as a finance and technology company in the United States and internationally. The company specializes in structured trade finance solutions and physical commodities finance solutions for finance houses and trading platforms. It offers Blockchain technology solutions for small and medium enterprises, processors, manufacturers, importers, and exporters. Longfin Corp. was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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