Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP) and Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.
This table compares Internap Corporation and Unisys Corporation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
83.5% of Internap Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. 3.7% of Internap Corporation shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Unisys Corporation shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility and Risk
Internap Corporation has a beta of 1.94, suggesting that its stock price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Unisys Corporation has a beta of 1.99, suggesting that its stock price is 99% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Internap Corporation and Unisys Corporation, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Internap Corporation currently has a consensus price target of $6.17, suggesting a potential upside of 36.13%. Unisys Corporation has a consensus price target of $15.00, suggesting a potential upside of 70.45%. Given Unisys Corporation’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Unisys Corporation is more favorable than Internap Corporation.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Internap Corporation and Unisys Corporation’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Internap Corporation||$289.83 million||1.24||$71.04 million||($2.37)||-1.91|
|Unisys Corporation||$2.74 billion||0.16||$130.40 million||($2.06)||-4.27|
Unisys Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Internap Corporation. Unisys Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Internap Corporation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Unisys Corporation beats Internap Corporation on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
Internap Corporation Company Profile
Internap Corporation is a technology provider of Internet infrastructure. The Company provides Internet infrastructure through both Colocation Business and Enterprise Services and Cloud Services. The Company operates through two segments: Data Center and Network Services, and Cloud and Hosting Services. Its Data Center and Network Services segment consists of colocation and Internet Protocol (IP) connectivity services. Colocation involves providing physical space within data centers and associated services, such as power, interconnection, environmental controls, monitoring and security while allowing its customers to deploy and manage their servers, storage and other equipment in its secure data centers. Its cloud and hosting services segment consists of hosted Infrastructure-as-a-Service as a cloud platform or through managed hosting. For both Infrastructure-as-a-Service options, the Company provides and maintains the hardware, data center infrastructure and interconnection.
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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