Godaddy (NYSE:GDDY) and CSP (NASDAQ:CSPI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Godaddy and CSP’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Godaddy||$2.66 billion||5.03||$77.10 million||$0.63||119.84|
|CSP||$72.92 million||0.79||$14.44 million||N/A||N/A|
Godaddy has higher revenue and earnings than CSP.
CSP pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. Godaddy does not pay a dividend. CSP has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years.
Volatility and Risk
Godaddy has a beta of 0.67, indicating that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CSP has a beta of 1.22, indicating that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Godaddy and CSP’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
98.8% of Godaddy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 24.9% of CSP shares are owned by institutional investors. 12.6% of Godaddy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.1% of CSP shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Godaddy and CSP, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Godaddy presently has a consensus price target of $88.38, indicating a potential upside of 17.05%. Given Godaddy’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Godaddy is more favorable than CSP.
Godaddy beats CSP on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
GoDaddy Inc. designs and develops cloud-based technology products for small businesses, Web design professionals, and individuals in the United States and internationally. The company provides domain name registration product that enables to engage customers at the initial stage of establishing a digital identity; and hosting products, including shared Website hosting, Website hosting on virtual private servers and virtual dedicated servers, managed hosting, and security. It also offers presence products, such as GoCentral, an online tool that enables customers to build Websites and online stores; a range of marketing tools designed to help businesses acquire and engage customers, as well as search engine optimization that helps customers get their Websites found on search sites; and social media management services. In addition, the company offers business application products, such as Microsoft Office 365, email accounts, email marketing, and telephony services. GoDaddy Inc. was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.
CSP Inc. develops and markets IT integration solutions, security and managed services, purpose built network adapters, and cluster computer systems for commercial and defense customers worldwide. The company’s High Performance Products segment offers computing systems for digital signal processing applications in the defense market; Ethernet adapters and solutions for various applications in the packet capture, financial transaction, and storage interconnect markets; ARC Series adapters for financial trading and network monitoring; and nVoy Series products comprising 100G Packet Broker and 10G Packet Recorder, and specialized software under the Myricom brand. Its Technology Solutions segment provides third-party computer hardware and software as a value added reseller to various customers in Web and infrastructure hosting, education, telecommunications, healthcare services, distribution, financial and professional services, and manufacturing industries. This segment also offers professional IT consulting services, such as implementation, integration, migration, configuration, installation, and project management; storage and virtualization solutions; enterprise security intrusion prevention, network access control, and unified threat management services; and IT security compliance services. In addition, this segment provides unified communications, wireless, and routing and switching solutions; custom software applications and solutions development and support services; maintenance and technical support services; and managed IT services, such as monitoring, reporting, and management of alerts for the resolution and preventive general IT, as well as IT security support tasks. Further, this segment offers managed and cloud services, such as proactive monitoring and remote management of IT Infrastructure, collaboration and resale, security, and backup and replication. CSP Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts.
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