MIND C.T.I. (NASDAQ:MNDO) and Syntel (NASDAQ:SYNT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation and dividends.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
15.7% of MIND C.T.I. shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 40.8% of Syntel shares are held by institutional investors. 58.1% of Syntel shares are held by 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 MIND C.T.I. and Syntel’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for MIND C.T.I. and Syntel, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Syntel has a consensus target price of $28.75, suggesting a potential downside of 29.86%. Given Syntel’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Syntel is more favorable than MIND C.T.I..
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares MIND C.T.I. and Syntel’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|MIND C.T.I.||$18.06 million||2.40||$5.61 million||N/A||N/A|
|Syntel||$923.83 million||3.68||$166.26 million||$2.02||20.29|
Syntel has higher revenue and earnings than MIND C.T.I..
MIND C.T.I. pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 13.4%. Syntel does not pay a dividend.
Risk and Volatility
MIND C.T.I. has a beta of 0.99, meaning that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Syntel has a beta of 0.76, meaning that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Syntel beats MIND C.T.I. on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About MIND C.T.I.
MIND C.T.I. Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, markets, supports, implements, and operates real-time and off-line convergent billing and customer care software solutions in the United States, the United Kingdom and Rest of Europe, Israel, and internationally. The company offers billing and customer care solution that supports various services, such as voice, data, and content services, as well as prepaid, postpaid, and pay-in-advance payment models in a single platform. Its solutions also include a workflow engine to support the implementation of business processes, including subscriber registration, order management, trouble ticket, and debt collection; and an integral point of sale solution that covers all dealer, store and cashier management, and sales processes. In addition, the company offers professional services comprising installation, turnkey project implementation services, customer support, training and maintenance services, software and process customization, and project management, as well as managed services, including day to day billing operational tasks primarily to its billing and customer care customers. Further, it provides PhonEX-ONE, a call management system that collects, records, and stores call information, which is used by corporations for telecom expense management, call accounting, traffic analysis, and fraud detection. The company offers its products directly, as well as through network equipment vendors and systems integrators, and resellers primarily to communication providers, such as traditional wireline and wireless, voice over IP, broadband IP network operators, LTE operators, cable operators, and mobile virtual network operators. MIND C.T.I. Ltd. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Yokne'am Illit, Israel.
Syntel, Inc. provides digital transformation, information technology (IT), and knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) services worldwide. The company operates through Banking and Financial Services; Healthcare and Life Sciences; Insurance; Manufacturing; and Retail, Logistics, and Telecom segments. It provides end-to-end, integrated application, and infrastructure management services; develops software applications; and offers legacy modernization services, such as software analysis, language conversion, reverse engineering, database migration, code optimization, cloud onboarding and migration, ecosystem migration, testing, and management. The company also provides consulting, implementation, and management services for enterprise architecture, data warehousing, business intelligence, and enterprise application integration, as well as mobility, big data, analytics, and Internet of Things technologies. In addition, it offers KPO services that provide outsourced solutions for knowledge and business processes. The company offers its products to various companies in the banking and financial services, healthcare and life sciences, insurance, manufacturing, retail, logistics, and telecom industries. Syntel, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Troy, Michigan.
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