Wipro (NYSE:WIT) and Obic (OTCMKTS:OBIIF) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Wipro pays an annual dividend of $0.03 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Obic does not pay a dividend. Wipro pays out 11.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Wipro and Obic’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Wipro $8.37 billion 2.84 $1.23 billion $0.26 20.31
Obic N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Wipro has higher revenue and earnings than Obic.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Wipro 14.66% 15.89% 10.35%
Obic N/A N/A N/A

Institutional and Insider Ownership

2.4% of Wipro shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Wipro shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Wipro has a beta of 0.63, indicating that its share price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Obic has a beta of 4.52, indicating that its share price is 352% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Wipro and Obic, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Wipro 2 3 2 0 2.00
Obic 0 0 0 0 N/A

Summary

Wipro beats Obic on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Wipro Company Profile

Wipro Limited operates as an information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services (BPS) company worldwide. The company's IT Services segment offers a range of IT and IT-enabled services, including digital strategy advisory, customer centric design, technology consulting, IT consulting, custom application design, development, re-engineering and maintenance, systems integration, package implementation, infrastructure services, analytics services, BPS, research and development services, and hardware and software design services to various enterprises. It serves customers in various industry verticals, such as banking, financial services, and insurance; health business; consumer business; energy, natural resources, and utilities; manufacturing; technology; and communications. The company's IT Products segment distributes third-party IT products comprising enterprise platforms, networking solutions, software and data storage products, contact center infrastructure, enterprise security, IT optimization technologies, video solutions, and end-user computing solutions. The company has research collaboration agreements with Tel Aviv University for core and applied research in image and text analytics using deep learning and sparse representation models and techniques; and IISc on technologies for autonomous vehicles. Wipro Limited was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Bengaluru, India.

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