Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) and Luokung Technology (KONE) Head to Head Review

Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) and Luokung Technology (NASDAQ:KONE) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Cognizant Technology Solutions and Luokung Technology, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cognizant Technology Solutions 1 7 11 0 2.53
Luokung Technology 0 0 0 0 N/A

Cognizant Technology Solutions presently has a consensus target price of $80.12, suggesting a potential upside of 12.31%. Given Cognizant Technology Solutions’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Cognizant Technology Solutions is more favorable than Luokung Technology.

Dividends

Cognizant Technology Solutions pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Luokung Technology does not pay a dividend. Cognizant Technology Solutions pays out 19.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

88.7% of Cognizant Technology Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Cognizant Technology Solutions shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 48.9% of Luokung Technology shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Cognizant Technology Solutions and Luokung Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cognizant Technology Solutions 13.03% 22.15% 15.98%
Luokung Technology N/A N/A N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Cognizant Technology Solutions and Luokung Technology’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Cognizant Technology Solutions $16.13 billion 2.54 $2.10 billion $4.02 17.75
Luokung Technology N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Cognizant Technology Solutions has higher revenue and earnings than Luokung Technology.

Summary

Cognizant Technology Solutions beats Luokung Technology on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Cognizant Technology Solutions

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, a professional services company, provides consulting and technology, and outsourcing services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services; Healthcare; Products and Resources; and Communications, Media and Technology. It offers analytics and artificial intelligence, digital engineering, intelligent process automation, interactive, and hybrid cloud services and solutions; and application development, systems integration, application testing and maintenance, infrastructure, and business process services. The company also develops, licenses, implements, and supports proprietary and third-party software products and platforms for the healthcare industry. In addition, it offers revenue cycle management solutions to the healthcare industry; business advisory and data analytics services; and salesforce services. Further, the company develops custom cloud-based software and platforms; and provides consulting services that enable companies to plan, implement, and optimize automated cloud-based business processes and technologies. It serves banking and insurance, healthcare and life sciences, retail and consumer goods, manufacturing and logistics, travel and hospitality, energy and utilities, communications and media, and technology industries. The company markets and sells its services through professional staff, senior management, and direct sales personnel. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.

About Luokung Technology

C Media Limited operates as a mobile Internet company which provides mobile video services and related value-added services through the networks of the telecommunications operators. The company develops online community applications for video, music, movie, and targeted marketing, and builds an open mobile Internet video platform. C Media Limited was founded in 2004 and is based in Beijing, China.

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