DLH (NASDAQ:DLHC) and Corporate Resource Services (OTCMKTS:CRRSQ) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation and institutional ownership.
This table compares DLH and Corporate Resource Services’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Corporate Resource Services||N/A||N/A||N/A|
55.9% of DLH shares are owned by institutional investors. 22.3% of DLH shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 89.2% of Corporate Resource Services shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares DLH and Corporate Resource Services’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|DLH||$133.24 million||0.54||$1.83 million||$0.40||14.88|
|Corporate Resource Services||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
DLH has higher revenue and earnings than Corporate Resource Services.
Risk and Volatility
DLH has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Corporate Resource Services has a beta of 3.25, meaning that its stock price is 225% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for DLH and Corporate Resource Services, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Corporate Resource Services||0||0||0||0||N/A|
DLH currently has a consensus price target of $8.25, suggesting a potential upside of 38.66%. Given DLH’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe DLH is more favorable than Corporate Resource Services.
DLH beats Corporate Resource Services on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
DLH Company Profile
DLH Holdings Corp. provides healthcare and social services in the United States. It offers defense and veterans' health solutions, including case management, physical and behavioral health examinations, and medical administration and logistics services. The company also provides a range of human services and solutions, which consists of educational and environmental support services for the underserved children and youth comprising health, nutritional, parental, and behavioral services; and IT system architecture design, migration plan, and ongoing maintenance services. In addition, it offers public health and life sciences services, such as disease prevention; and health promotion to underserved and hard to reach at-risk communities through development of strategic communication campaigns, research on emerging trends, health informatics analyses, and application of best practices. The company offers its services to government agencies and other government clients. The company was formerly known as TeamStaff, Inc. and changed its name to DLH Holdings Corp. in June 2012. DLH Holdings Corp. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Corporate Resource Services Company Profile
Corporate Resource Services, Inc. provides diversified technology, staffing, recruiting, and consulting services in the United States. It offers trained employees in the areas of insurance, information technology, accounting, legal, engineering, science, healthcare, life sciences, creative services, hospitality, retail, general business, and light industrial work. The company's staffing solutions include customized employee pre-training and testing, on-site facilities management, vendor management, risk assessment and management, market analyses, and productivity/occupational engineering studies. It provides administrative and light industrial staffing solutions; permanent and temporary professional, administrative, and clerical solutions to financial services, entertainment, media, advertising, fashion, and other companies; software and related hosting and technology services; and professional insurance industry staffing solutions for personnel in claims processing, customer services, and related fields. The company operates 250 staffing and on-site facilities. Corporate Resource Services, Inc. offers its services to various clients ranging from sole proprietorships to Fortune 1000 companies. The company is headquartered in New York, New York. On July 23, 2015, Corporate Resource Services, Inc., along with its affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
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