IGATE (IGTE) versus The Competition Head-To-Head Survey

IGATE (NASDAQ: IGTE) is one of 178 publicly-traded companies in the “IT Services & Consulting” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare IGATE to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, risk and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for IGATE and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
IGATE 0 0 0 0 N/A
IGATE Competitors 717 4567 7216 172 2.54

As a group, “IT Services & Consulting” companies have a potential downside of 9.53%. Given IGATE’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe IGATE has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares IGATE and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
IGATE N/A N/A 192.00
IGATE Competitors $2.88 billion $298.98 million 352.85

IGATE’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than IGATE. IGATE is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Risk and Volatility

IGATE has a beta of 1.8, indicating that its stock price is 80% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IGATE’s peers have a beta of 1.13, indicating that their average stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares IGATE and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
IGATE 11.84% 28.23% 10.83%
IGATE Competitors -21.46% -284.90% -4.74%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

61.0% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are held by institutional investors. 17.1% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies 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.

Summary

IGATE peers beat IGATE on 5 of the 9 factors compared.

IGATE Company Profile

IGATE Corporation provides integrated technology and operations-based information technology solutions. The Company delivers a range of solutions and services across multiple domains and industries, including healthcare, life sciences, insurance, manufacturing, banking, financial services, business administrative services, data management services, product and engineering solutions, retail, consumer packaged goods, communications, energy, utility, media and entertainment.. It is an integrated technology and operations (ITOPS) company. The Company’s services include application development, application maintenance, business intelligence and analytics, cloud services, engineering design services, enterprise application solutions, enterprise mobility, infrastructure management services, product and engineering solutions embedded systems, product verification and validation, verification and validation and business process outsourcing (BPO).

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