Head-To-Head Analysis: EPAM Systems (EPAM) and TeleCommunication Systems (TSYS)
EPAM Systems (NYSE: EPAM) and TeleCommunication Systems (NASDAQ:TSYS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, earnings and valuation.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for EPAM Systems and TeleCommunication Systems, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
EPAM Systems presently has a consensus target price of $97.42, suggesting a potential downside of 5.24%. Given EPAM Systems’ higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe EPAM Systems is more favorable than TeleCommunication Systems.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
87.8% of EPAM Systems shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.2% of EPAM Systems shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares EPAM Systems and TeleCommunication Systems’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Valuation and Earnings
This table compares EPAM Systems and TeleCommunication Systems’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||NetIncome||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|EPAM Systems||$1.16 billion||4.68||$99.26 million||$2.35||43.74|
EPAM Systems has higher revenue and earnings than TeleCommunication Systems. EPAM Systems is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than TeleCommunication Systems, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
EPAM Systems beats TeleCommunication Systems on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
EPAM Systems Company Profile
EPAM Systems, Inc. is a g provider of software product development and digital platform engineering services to clients located primarily in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. The Company’s service offerings cover the full software product development lifecycle from digital strategy and customer experience design to enterprise application platforms implementation and program management services and from complex software development services to maintenance, support, custom application development, application testing, and infrastructure management. Its service offerings include Software Product Development Services, Custom Application Development Services, Application Testing Services, Enterprise Application Platforms, Application Maintenance and Support, and Infrastructure Management Services. It offers its solutions and services to industries, such as financial services, media and entertainment, travel and consumer, software and hi-tech, and life sciences and healthcare.
TeleCommunication Systems Company Profile
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. develops and delivers wireless communication technology. The Company delivers cellular network computing services that include public safety solutions for 9-1-1 call delivery, precision location platforms, and applications that include navigation, locator applications and text messaging, as well as secure wireless communications systems and professional services. The Company has two operating segments: Commercial segment, which engineers and develops software for cellular carrier and enterprise networks that is engaged in the delivery of secure and personalized content, services, and transactions to and from wireless devices, and Government segment, which engineers and provides wireless communication solutions, including deployable communication systems and related support services to agencies of the United States Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, State, Justice and other state and local Government customers.
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