StarTek (NYSE:SRT) 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 profitability, earnings, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for StarTek and Corporate Resource Services, as provided by MarketBeat.
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This table compares StarTek and Corporate Resource Services’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Valuation and Earnings
This table compares StarTek and Corporate Resource Services’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
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Institutional & Insider Ownership
11.2% of StarTek shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of StarTek shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 89.2% of Corporate Resource Services shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk & Volatility
StarTek has a beta of 0.12, meaning that its share price is 88% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Corporate Resource Services has a beta of 2.28, meaning that its share price is 128% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Corporate Resource Services beats StarTek on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
StarTek Company Profile
StarTek, Inc. operates as a business process outsourcing company that provides omnichannel customer interactions and technology back-office support solutions. It primarily offers customer engagement consulting, omnichannel engagement, social media, customer intelligence analytics, scientific research, back office, and receivables management services under the Startek and Aegis brands. The company serves telecom, e-commerce and consumer, financial and business services, media and cable, travel and hospitality, healthcare and education, energy, power and utility, and other industries. It operates in India, the Middle East, Malaysia, Argentina, the United States, Australia, the Philippines, and internationally. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in Greenwood Village, Colorado.
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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