Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) and Internap Corporation (NASDAQ:INAP) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends and profitability.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Unisys Corporation and Internap Corporation’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Unisys Corporation||$2.74 billion||0.16||$130.40 million||($2.06)||-4.32|
|Internap Corporation||$289.83 million||1.42||$71.04 million||($2.37)||-2.18|
Unisys Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Internap Corporation. Unisys Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Internap Corporation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This table compares Unisys Corporation and Internap Corporation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
83.5% of Internap Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of Unisys Corporation shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.7% of Internap Corporation shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility and Risk
Unisys Corporation has a beta of 1.99, meaning that its share price is 99% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Internap Corporation has a beta of 1.93, meaning that its share price is 93% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Unisys Corporation and Internap Corporation, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Unisys Corporation presently has a consensus price target of $15.00, suggesting a potential upside of 68.54%. Internap Corporation has a consensus price target of $6.17, suggesting a potential upside of 19.28%. Given Unisys Corporation’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Unisys Corporation is more favorable than Internap Corporation.
Unisys Corporation beats Internap Corporation on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
Unisys Corporation Company Profile
Unisys Corporation (Unisys) is an information technology (IT) company. The Company operates through two segments: Services and Technology. The Company offers services, which include cloud and infrastructure services, application services and business process outsourcing services. In technology segment, the Company designs and develops software, servers and related products. The Company provides a range of data center, infrastructure management and cloud computing offerings to help clients virtualize and automate their data-center environments. Its technology offerings include ClearPath Forward software operating system, the Unisys Stealth family of security software and industry-focused software such as Digital Investigator, middleware and servers. Unisys Stealth consists of six solutions: Stealth(core), Stealth(analytics), Stealth(aware), Stealth(cloud), Stealth(identity) and Stealth(mobile). Digital Investigator is a browser-based application for total information management.
Internap Corporation Company Profile
Internap Corporation is a technology provider of Internet infrastructure. The Company provides Internet infrastructure through both Colocation Business and Enterprise Services and Cloud Services. The Company operates through two segments: Data Center and Network Services, and Cloud and Hosting Services. Its Data Center and Network Services segment consists of colocation and Internet Protocol (IP) connectivity services. Colocation involves providing physical space within data centers and associated services, such as power, interconnection, environmental controls, monitoring and security while allowing its customers to deploy and manage their servers, storage and other equipment in its secure data centers. Its cloud and hosting services segment consists of hosted Infrastructure-as-a-Service as a cloud platform or through managed hosting. For both Infrastructure-as-a-Service options, the Company provides and maintains the hardware, data center infrastructure and interconnection.
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