Capgemini (OTCMKTS:CGEMY) and ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, institutional ownership and earnings.
Capgemini pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. ICF International pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. ICF International pays out 15.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Capgemini has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ICF International has a beta of 0.63, indicating that its share price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Capgemini and ICF International, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
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ICF International has a consensus price target of $83.50, indicating a potential upside of 8.67%. Given ICF International’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe ICF International is more favorable than Capgemini.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.2% of Capgemini shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.2% of ICF International shares are held by institutional investors. 4.7% of ICF International shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Capgemini and ICF International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Capgemini and ICF International’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Capgemini||$15.59 billion||1.37||$862.14 million||N/A||N/A|
|ICF International||$1.34 billion||1.08||$61.40 million||$3.73||20.60|
Capgemini has higher revenue and earnings than ICF International.
ICF International beats Capgemini on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
Capgemini SE provides consulting, technology, and digital transformation services. It addresses clients' opportunities in the world of cloud, digital, and platforms, as well as enables organizations to realize business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. The company's Consulting Services segment offers strategy and transformation consulting services primarily in digital transformation that enhance the performance of organizations based on intimate client relationships, and the knowledge of client industries and processes. Its Technology & Engineering Services segment provides assistance and support to internal IT teams of client companies. The company's Application Services segment designs, develops, implements, and maintains IT applications, including system integration and application maintenance services. Its Other Managed Services segment integrates, manages, and/or develops client's IT infrastructure systems, as well as provides transaction, on-demand, and/or business process outsourcing services. The company also provides financial services, as well as manages the business activities of clients in financial sector. Capgemini SE serves various industries, including aerospace and defense, automotive, consumer products and retail, electronics and high tech, government and public sector, healthcare and life sciences, insurance, media and entertainment, natural resources, telecom, transportation and distribution, and utilities. The company has operations in North America, France, the United Kingdom, Ireland, rest of Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. Capgemini SE was founded in 1967 and is based in Paris, France.
About ICF International
ICF International Inc. provides management, marketing, technology, and policy consulting and implementation services to government and commercial clients in the United States and internationally. The company researches critical policy, industry, stakeholder issues, trends, and behaviors; measures and evaluates results and their impact; and provides strategic planning and advisory services to its clients on how to navigate societal, market, business, communication, and technology challenges. It also identifies, defines, and implements policies, plans, programs, and business tools through a range of standard and customized methodologies for its clients; conducts survey research; collects and analyzes various data to understand critical issues and options for its clients; and provides actionable business intelligence, as well as information and data management solutions that allow integrated, and purpose-driven data usage. In addition, the company provides solutions to optimize the customer and citizen experience; and cyber security solutions that support the range of cyber security missions and protect IT infrastructures in the face of relentless threats, as well as designs, develops, and implements technology systems that are principal to its clients' mission or business performance. Further, it informs and engages its clients' constituents, customers, and employees through public relations, branding and marketing, multichannel and strategic communications, and reputation issues management. The company serves energy, environment, and infrastructure; health, education, and social programs; safety and security; and consumer and financial markets. The company was formerly known as ICF Consulting Group Holdings, LLC and changed its name to ICF International, Inc. in 2006. ICF International, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia.
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