Analyzing Conduent (CNDT) & Its Competitors

Conduent (NYSE: CNDT) is one of 304 publicly-traded companies in the “BUSINESS SERVICES” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Conduent to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability and dividends.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Conduent 3.01% 5.53% 2.44%
Conduent Competitors -158.38% -95.29% -3.28%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Conduent and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Conduent $6.02 billion $181.00 million 23.26
Conduent Competitors $3.01 billion $232.83 million 31.14

Conduent has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its peers. Conduent 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 & Volatility

Conduent has a beta of -1.08, suggesting that its stock price is 208% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Conduent’s peers have a beta of 1.01, suggesting that their average stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Conduent and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Conduent 0 3 5 0 2.63
Conduent Competitors 1128 5276 7878 223 2.50

Conduent presently has a consensus price target of $21.71, suggesting a potential upside of 13.87%. As a group, “BUSINESS SERVICES” companies have a potential upside of 11.25%. Given Conduent’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Conduent is more favorable than its peers.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

93.1% of Conduent shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.5% of shares of all “BUSINESS SERVICES” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of Conduent shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.1% of shares of all “BUSINESS SERVICES” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Conduent beats its peers on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

About Conduent

Conduent Incorporated is a provider of business process services, including transaction-intensive processing, analytics and automation services. The Company’s segments include Commercial Industries, Healthcare and Public Sector. The Commercial Industries segment provides business process services and customized solutions to clients in a range of industries (other than healthcare). The Healthcare segment provides industry-centric business process services to clients across the healthcare industry, including providers, payers, employers, pharmaceutical and life science companies and government agencies. The Public Sector segment provides government-centric business process services and subject matter experts to the United States federal, state and local and foreign governments. The Government Health Enterprise (HE) Medicaid Platform for all current state clients and Student Loan businesses are included in Other.

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