DXC Technology (NYSE:DXC) and Marin Software (NASDAQ:MRIN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.
This table compares DXC Technology and Marin Software’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
DXC Technology has a beta of 2.44, suggesting that its share price is 144% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Marin Software has a beta of 0.23, suggesting that its share price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares DXC Technology and Marin Software’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|DXC Technology||$17.73 billion||0.50||-$149.00 million||$2.43||14.40|
|Marin Software||$29.98 million||2.61||-$14.05 million||N/A||N/A|
Marin Software has lower revenue, but higher earnings than DXC Technology.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
85.4% of DXC Technology shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 6.0% of Marin Software shares are held by institutional investors. 0.4% of DXC Technology shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.4% of Marin Software shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for DXC Technology and Marin Software, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
DXC Technology presently has a consensus price target of $43.64, suggesting a potential upside of 24.75%. Given DXC Technology’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe DXC Technology is more favorable than Marin Software.
DXC Technology beats Marin Software on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
DXC Technology Company Profile
DXC Technology Co. provides technology consulting, outsourcing and support services. It operates through the following segments: Global Business Services (GBS) and Global Infrastructure Services (GIS). The GBS segment provides technology solutions that help clients address challenges and accelerates the digital transformations that is tailored to each client’s specific objectives. The GIS segment provides a portfolio of technology offerings that deliver predictable outcomes and measurable results while reducing business risk and operational costs for customers. The company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Tysons, VA.
Marin Software Company Profile
Marin Software, Inc. is a cloud-based digital advertising management company. It provides cross-channel, cross-device, enterprise marketing software platform for search, social and display advertising channels, offered as a software-as-a-service. The firm’s integrated platform is an analytics, workflow and optimization solutions for marketing professionals, allowing them to manage their digital advertising spend across search and display advertising channels. The company was founded by Christopher A. Lien, Paul M. Butler, Joseph Chang and Wister Walcott in April 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
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