Teradata (NYSE: TDC) and Hill International (NYSE:HIL) are both technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Teradata and Hill International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Teradata -0.78% -1.76% -0.67%
Hill International -4.72% -9.31% -2.26%

Risk and Volatility

Teradata has a beta of 1.25, suggesting that its share price is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hill International has a beta of 0.89, suggesting that its share price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

99.9% of Teradata shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 53.3% of Hill International shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of Teradata shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 13.6% of Hill International shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Teradata and Hill International, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Teradata 3 8 1 0 1.83
Hill International 0 0 0 0 N/A

Teradata presently has a consensus price target of $29.43, suggesting a potential downside of 7.19%. Given Teradata’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Teradata is more favorable than Hill International.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Teradata and Hill International’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Teradata $2.18 billion 1.83 $250.00 million $0.76 41.72
Hill International $413.48 million 0.61 $2.18 million ($0.52) -9.33

Teradata has higher revenue and earnings than Hill International. Hill International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Teradata, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Teradata beats Hill International on 11 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Teradata Company Profile

Teradata Corporation is a provider of analytic data platforms, analytic applications and related services. The Company’s segments include Americas region (North America and Latin America) and International region (Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and Japan). Its offerings include analytics solutions, ecosystem architecture consulting and hybrid cloud solutions. These solutions include software and hardware technology components, such as data warehousing, big data, tools for data integration, data discovery and business intelligence. Its services include a range of offerings, including consulting to enable organizations design, optimize and manage their analytic and big data environments, either on-premises or in the cloud. Its consulting services provide expertise in data architecture services; cloud, including software as a service and analytics as a service; private cloud; managed services, and related installation services.

Hill International Company Profile

Hill International, Inc. is a professional services firm. The Company provides program management, project management, construction management and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets worldwide. It operates in Project Management Group segment. The Project Management Group segment provides construction and project management services to construction owners worldwide. Its services include project management oversight, troubled project turnaround, staff augmentation, project labor agreement consulting, commissioning, estimating and cost management, labor compliance services and facilities management services. The Company’s clients include the United States federal government, the United States state and local governments, foreign governments and the private sector.

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