Contrasting Sify Technologies (NASDAQ:SIFY) and The Competition

Sify Technologies (NASDAQ: SIFY) is one of 53 public companies in the “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Sify Technologies to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Risk and Volatility

Sify Technologies has a beta of 1.04, indicating that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sify Technologies’ rivals have a beta of 1.31, indicating that their average share price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Sify Technologies and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Sify Technologies $311.50 million $15.45 million 15.60
Sify Technologies Competitors $7.69 billion $1.80 billion 11.38

Sify Technologies’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Sify Technologies. Sify Technologies is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Dividends

Sify Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.01 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Sify Technologies pays out 10.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.1% and pay out 33.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Profitability

This table compares Sify Technologies and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sify Technologies N/A N/A N/A
Sify Technologies Competitors -6.07% -10.37% -2.10%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

4.7% of Sify Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.3% of shares of all “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies are held by institutional investors. 77.0% of Sify Technologies shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 15.2% of shares of all “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Sify Technologies and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sify Technologies 0 0 1 0 3.00
Sify Technologies Competitors 767 2694 5702 292 2.58

Sify Technologies currently has a consensus price target of $4.00, suggesting a potential upside of 156.41%. As a group, “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies have a potential upside of 90.54%. Given Sify Technologies’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Sify Technologies is more favorable than its rivals.

Summary

Sify Technologies beats its rivals on 9 of the 15 factors compared.

Sify Technologies Company Profile

Sify Technologies Ltd. engages in the provision of integrated Internet, network, and electronic commerce services in India. It operates through the following segments: Telecom-centric Services, and Data Center-centric Information Technology Services. The Telecom-centric Services segment includes domestic data, international data wholesale voice, and network managed services. The Data Center-centric Information Technology Services segment comprises of data center; cloud and managed; technology integration, and applications integration services. The company was founded on December 12, 1995 and is headquartered in Chennai, India.

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