Contrasting Capgemini (OTCMKTS:CGEMY) & Huron Consulting Group (OTCMKTS:HURN)

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Capgemini (OTCMKTS:CGEMY) and Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) are both business services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Capgemini and Huron Consulting Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Capgemini 0 1 0 0 2.00
Huron Consulting Group 0 0 3 0 3.00

Huron Consulting Group has a consensus target price of $67.33, indicating a potential upside of 8.20%. Given Huron Consulting Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Huron Consulting Group is more favorable than Capgemini.

Dividends

Capgemini pays an annual dividend of $0.27 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Huron Consulting Group does not pay a dividend.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Capgemini and Huron Consulting Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Capgemini $15.59 billion 1.30 $862.13 million N/A N/A
Huron Consulting Group $878.00 million 1.62 $13.65 million $2.08 29.92

Capgemini has higher revenue and earnings than Huron Consulting Group.

Profitability

This table compares Capgemini and Huron Consulting Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Capgemini N/A N/A N/A
Huron Consulting Group 2.76% 10.01% 5.10%

Risk and Volatility

Capgemini has a beta of 1.13, indicating that its stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Huron Consulting Group has a beta of -0.07, indicating that its stock price is 107% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.2% of Capgemini shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.7% of Huron Consulting Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.9% of Huron Consulting Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Huron Consulting Group beats Capgemini on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Capgemini Company Profile

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.

Huron Consulting Group Company Profile

Huron Consulting Group Inc., a professional services firm, provides advisory, technology, and analytic solutions in the United States and internationally. Its Healthcare segment provides advisory services in the areas of strategy, care transformation, financial and operational excellence, technology and analytics, and leadership development to national and regional hospitals, integrated health systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals, and medical groups. The company's Education segment offers consulting and technology solutions related to business and technology strategy, financial management, operational and organizational effectiveness, research administration, and regulatory compliance for higher education institutions and academic medical centers. Its Business Advisory segment provides capital advisory, transaction advisory, operational improvement, restructuring and turnaround, valuation, and dispute advisory services; technology and analytic solutions that enable organizations to manage their financial performance, operational efficiency, and client or stakeholder experience; and strategic solutions to pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotechnology companies. This segment provides its services to organizations, not-for-profit organizations, lending institutions, law firms, investment banks, and private equity firms. The company serves the healthcare, education, pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device, financial services, energy and utilities, retail, aerospace, automotive, technology, telecommunications, consumer products, governmental, metals and mining, engineering and construction, hospitality and gaming, logistics, and manufacturing industries. Huron Consulting Group Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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