Obic (OTCMKTS:OBIIF) and Perficient (NASDAQ:PRFT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and dividends.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Obic and Perficient’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Obic N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Perficient $485.26 million 1.84 $18.58 million $0.95 27.05

Perficient has higher revenue and earnings than Obic.

Volatility and Risk

Obic has a beta of 4.53, suggesting that its stock price is 353% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Perficient has a beta of 0.83, suggesting that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Obic and Perficient, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Obic 0 0 0 0 N/A
Perficient 0 0 4 0 3.00

Perficient has a consensus target price of $32.00, suggesting a potential upside of 24.51%. Given Perficient’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Perficient is more favorable than Obic.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

82.2% of Perficient shares are held by institutional investors. 3.7% of Perficient shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Obic and Perficient’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Obic N/A N/A N/A
Perficient 4.85% 10.21% 7.60%

Summary

Perficient beats Obic on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Perficient Company Profile

Perficient, Inc. provides information technology and management consulting services in the United States. The company designs, builds, and delivers solutions using middleware software products developed by third-party vendors. Its solutions include portals and collaboration, such as searchable data systems, collaborative systems for process improvement, transaction processing, unified and extended reporting, and other services; and platform implementations services, including application server selection, architecture planning, installation and configuration, clustering for availability, performance assessment and issue remediation, security, and technology migrations. The company also offers management consulting services in the areas of organizational change management, business analytics, project management, process excellence, and other; and cloud services comprising architecture, business value and health checks assessments, strategy and road maps, and vendor evaluation and selection services. In addition, it provides product configuration digital marketing services, including search engine marketing, user experience and design, and conversion rate optimization; commerce solutions; and content management solutions. Further, the company offers business analytics; custom applications; business integration; business process management; customer relationship management; enterprise data and business intelligence; enterprise performance management; DevOps; and enterprise mobile solutions. It serves the healthcare, financial services, automotive and transport products, retail and consumer goods, manufacturing, electronics and computer hardware, telecommunications, business services and leisure, media and entertainment, and energy and utilities markets. Perficient, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

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