CGI (NYSE:GIB) and DIGIPATH INC/SH SH (OTCMKTS:DIGP) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and risk.
Risk & Volatility
CGI has a beta of 0.61, indicating that its stock price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DIGIPATH INC/SH SH has a beta of 2.8, indicating that its stock price is 180% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
58.5% of CGI shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.5% of DIGIPATH INC/SH SH shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.9% of CGI shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for CGI and DIGIPATH INC/SH SH, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score CGI 0 1 5 0 2.83 DIGIPATH INC/SH SH 0 0 0 0 N/A
CGI presently has a consensus price target of $81.50, suggesting a potential upside of 25.69%. Given CGI’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe CGI is more favorable than DIGIPATH INC/SH SH.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares CGI and DIGIPATH INC/SH SH’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio CGI $8.80 billion 2.05 $889.38 million $3.21 20.20 DIGIPATH INC/SH SH $2.84 million 2.62 -$1.65 million N/A N/A
CGI has higher revenue and earnings than DIGIPATH INC/SH SH.
This table compares CGI and DIGIPATH INC/SH SH’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.