Camelot Information Systems (NYSE: CIS) and Servicesource International (NASDAQ:SREV) are both small-cap 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.
Volatility & Risk
Camelot Information Systems has a beta of 2.77, suggesting that its share price is 177% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Servicesource International has a beta of 1.11, suggesting that its share price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Camelot Information Systems and Servicesource International’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Camelot Information Systems||N/A||N/A||N/A||($0.55)||-75.45|
|Servicesource International||$239.13 million||1.52||-$29.84 million||($0.34)||-11.85|
Camelot Information Systems has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Servicesource International. Camelot Information Systems is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Servicesource International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This table compares Camelot Information Systems and Servicesource International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Camelot Information Systems||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
67.7% of Servicesource International shares are held by institutional investors. 17.9% of Servicesource International shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Camelot Information Systems and Servicesource International, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Camelot Information Systems||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Servicesource International has a consensus target price of $5.25, suggesting a potential upside of 30.27%. Given Servicesource International’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Servicesource International is more favorable than Camelot Information Systems.
Servicesource International beats Camelot Information Systems on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
Camelot Information Systems Company Profile
Camelot Information Systems Inc. (Camelot) is a China-based company. The Company is a provider of business solutions and information technology services to the top 500 business corporations and financial institutions in mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Japan through a network of 27 regional or local subsidiaries. The Company’s Enterprise Application Services (EAS) business provides Enterprise Resource Management (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Manufacturing Execution System (MES), Supply-chain Management (SCM), and Application Development and Maintenance (ADM) services to its business corporation clients. The Company’s Financial Industry Services (FIS) business consists of a wide-range of solutions including Branch Front-end and Teller solutions, Financial Supply-Chain Management solutions, Operation Risk Management solutions, Regulatory Compliance solutions, and Life Insurance Core Application solutions.
Servicesource International Company Profile
ServiceSource International, Inc. (ServiceSource) is a provider of customer and revenue lifecycle solutions that power enterprise revenue relationships, partnering with business to business technology and technology-enabled companies. The Company operates through two segments: Managed Services, and Cloud and Business Intelligence (CBI). The Company delivers through service teams and integral cloud-based technologies from its database of service. By integrating managed services, cloud software and data, the Company provides its clients with insights into their end customers businesses, end-to-end management and service-contract renewals process. As of December 31, 2016, it managed approximately 143 engagements across 66 clients. Its solutions are designed to optimize recurring revenue across various revenue models, distribution models and segments, including hardware, software, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), industrial systems, technology-enabled healthcare and life sciences.
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