Computer Task Group (NASDAQ:CTG) and Sogou (NYSE:SOGO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Computer Task Group and Sogou, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Computer Task Group 0 0 2 0 3.00
Sogou 1 1 1 0 2.00

Computer Task Group currently has a consensus target price of $9.00, suggesting a potential upside of 71.10%. Sogou has a consensus target price of $12.83, suggesting a potential upside of 68.64%. Given Computer Task Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Computer Task Group is more favorable than Sogou.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

51.0% of Computer Task Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 5.6% of Sogou shares are held by institutional investors. 12.3% of Computer Task Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Computer Task Group and Sogou’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Computer Task Group 0.30% 4.78% 2.76%
Sogou N/A N/A N/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Computer Task Group and Sogou’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Computer Task Group $301.21 million 0.25 $800,000.00 $0.22 23.91
Sogou $908.36 million 3.33 $82.20 million $0.29 26.24

Sogou has higher revenue and earnings than Computer Task Group. Computer Task Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sogou, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Computer Task Group beats Sogou on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Computer Task Group Company Profile

Computer Task Group, Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an information technology solutions and staffing services company in North America, Europe, and India. Its IT solutions include the implementation and optimization of packaged software applications; development and deployment of customized software and solutions designed to fit the needs of a specific client or market; and design and distribution of complex technology components, as well as offers consulting services. The company's IT and other staffing services include recruiting, retaining, and managing IT and other talent primarily for technology service providers and other companies with multiple locations. It serves technology service and healthcare providers, and health insurers, as well as manufacturing, life sciences, energy, and financial services companies. Computer Task Group, Incorporated was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Buffalo, New York.

Sogou Company Profile

Sogou Inc. provides search and search-related services in the People's Republic of China. The company provides Sogou Search, a search engine; and Sogou Input Method, a Chinese language input software for mobile and PC MAUs. It also offers search and search-related advertising services; Internet value-added services related to the operation of Web games and mobile games developed by third parties; and online reading services, as well as other products and services, including smart hardware products. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is based in Beijing, the People's Republic of China. Sogou Inc. is a subsidiary of Sohu.com Inc.

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