Sify Technologies (NASDAQ:SIFY) and Internap (NASDAQ:INAP) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, dividends, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This table compares Sify Technologies and Internap’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
5.5% of Sify Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.0% of Internap shares are owned by institutional investors. 77.0% of Sify Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.9% of Internap shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Sify Technologies and Internap’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) 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|
|Internap||$280.72 million||0.53||-$45.34 million||($1.55)||-3.77|
Sify Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Internap.
Risk and Volatility
Sify Technologies has a beta of 1.21, indicating that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Internap has a beta of 2.83, indicating that its share price is 183% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Sify Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.01 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Internap does not pay a dividend.
This is a summary of current recommendations for Sify Technologies and Internap, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Sify Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $4.00, indicating a potential upside of 148.45%. Internap has a consensus price target of $11.38, indicating a potential upside of 94.44%. Given Sify Technologies’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Sify Technologies is more favorable than Internap.
Sify Technologies beats Internap on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Sify Technologies Company Profile
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.
Internap Company Profile
Internap Corporation provides Internet infrastructure services. It operates through two business segments, INAP COLO and INAP CLOUD. The INAP COLO segment offers colocation services, including physical space within data centers and related services, such as power, interconnection, environmental controls, monitoring, and security; and Internet protocol (IP) connectivity services comprising its patented Performance IP and content delivery network services, IP routing hardware and software platforms, and Managed Internet Route Optimizer controllers. This segment offers its colocation services through 56 data centers and 97 points of presence worldwide. The INAP CLOUD segment provides hosted Infrastructure-as-a-Service as a cloud platform or through managed hosting that includes the provision and maintenance of hardware, data center infrastructure, and interconnection that enables its customers to own and manage their software applications and content. This segment offers cloud and managed hosting services, which comprise compute and storage services, as well as a single tenant infrastructure environment through an integrated platform that includes servers, storage, and network. The company serves various industries, including healthcare; advertising technology; financial; technology infrastructure; and gaming and software. The company was formerly known as Internap Network Services Corporation and changed its name to Internap Corporation in November 2014. Internap Corporation was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.
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