SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and Computer Task Group (NASDAQ:CTGX) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Dividends

SAP SE pays an annual dividend of $0.98 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Computer Task Group does not pay a dividend. SAP SE pays out 31.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for SAP SE and Computer Task Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SAP SE 1 4 13 0 2.67
Computer Task Group 0 0 0 0 N/A

SAP SE presently has a consensus price target of $95.40, indicating a potential downside of 12.67%. Given SAP SE’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe SAP SE is more favorable than Computer Task Group.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

3.6% of SAP SE shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.4% of SAP SE shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares SAP SE and Computer Task Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
SAP SE $27.71 billion 4.73 $6.91 billion $3.11 35.12
Computer Task Group N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

SAP SE has higher revenue and earnings than Computer Task Group.

Profitability

This table compares SAP SE and Computer Task Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SAP SE 14.81% 14.28% 8.20%
Computer Task Group 0.57% 2.22% 1.39%

Summary

SAP SE beats Computer Task Group on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

SAP SE Company Profile

SAP SE (SAP) is a software and service provider. The Company offers enterprise application software. The Company operates through two segments: Applications, Technology & Services segment, and the SAP Business Network segment. The Applications, Technology & Services segment is engaged in the sale of software licenses, subscriptions to its cloud applications, and related services (primarily support services and various professional services, and support services, as well as implementation services of its software products and education services on the use of its products). The SAP Business Network segment includes its cloud-based collaborative business networks and services relating to the SAP Business Network (including cloud applications, professional services and education services). Within the SAP Business Network segment, the Company markets and sells the cloud offerings developed by SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass and Concur.

Computer Task Group Company Profile

Computer Task Group, Incorporated (CTG) is an information technology (IT) solutions and staffing services company. The Company primarily operates in the segment of providing IT services to its clients. The Company has operations in North America and Europe. The Company is engaged in providing IT services, including IT Solutions, and IT and other Staffing. CTG provides these primary services to all of the markets that it serves. The services provided encompass the IT business solution life cycle, including phases for planning, developing, implementing, managing, and maintaining the IT solution. It provides administrative or warehouse employees to clients to supplement the IT resources. The Company promotes a portion of its services through five vertical market focus areas: technology service providers, manufacturing, healthcare (which includes services provided to healthcare providers, health insurers, and life sciences companies), financial services, and diversified industrials.

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