Sify Technologies (NASDAQ:SIFY) and DecisionPoint Systems (OTCMKTS:DPSI) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability and risk.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Sify Technologies and DecisionPoint Systems’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Sify Technologies||$318.04 million||0.20||$14.32 million||N/A||N/A|
|DecisionPoint Systems||$31.10 million||0.00||$1.68 million||N/A||N/A|
Sify Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than DecisionPoint Systems.
This table compares Sify Technologies and DecisionPoint Systems’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Risk and Volatility
Sify Technologies has a beta of 1.77, meaning that its stock price is 77% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DecisionPoint Systems has a beta of 4.65, meaning that its stock price is 365% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
5.5% of Sify Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 77.0% of Sify Technologies shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 14.7% of DecisionPoint Systems shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Sify Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.01 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. DecisionPoint Systems does not pay a dividend.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Sify Technologies and DecisionPoint Systems, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Sify Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $2.15, suggesting a potential upside of 35.22%. Given Sify Technologies’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Sify Technologies is more favorable than DecisionPoint Systems.
Sify Technologies beats DecisionPoint Systems on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Sify Technologies
Sify Technologies Limited provides integrated ICT solutions and services in India and internationally. The company operates in five segments: Telecom Services, Data Center Services, Cloud and Managed Services, Technology Integration Services, and Applications Integration Services. The Telecom Services segment offers Internet protocol based virtual private network services, including intranets, extranets, and remote access applications; and last mile connectivity services. The Data Center Services segment provides co-location, regular backup, server load balancing, and remote backup solutions; messaging, shared hosting, network, and security services; storage and virtualization services; and managed voice services to resident enterprises. The Cloud and Managed Services segment offers on-demand hosting services; and remote and onsite infrastructure management services that manages and supports customer operating systems, applications, and database layers, as well as utility-based on-demand storage service that manages the lifecycle of enterprise information. The Technology Integration Services segment provides data center build, network integration, information security, end user computing, and collaborative tools and solutions. The Applications Integration Services segment offers a range of Web-applications; and operates online portals, including sify.com and samachar.com, which acts as principal entry points and gateway for accessing the Internet, as well as related content sites. Sify Technologies Limited also provides Website design, development, content management, online assessment tools, and search engine optimization services; messaging and collaboration services and solutions; online testing engine and network management services; and online exam engine solutions. The company was formerly known as Sify Limited and changed its name to Sify Technologies Limited in October 2007. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Chennai, India.
About DecisionPoint Systems
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. operates as an enterprise mobility systems integrator that sells and installs mobile computing and wireless systems which are used both within a company’s facilities in conjunction with wireless networks and in the field using carrier-based wireless networks. It offers mobile retail solutions; mobile field service management; mobile merchandising, sales and delivery; warehouse solutions; mobile design, development and deployment services. The company was founded on August 16, 2010 and is headquartered in Irvine, CA.
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