Genpact Limited (NYSE: G) is one of 99 publicly-traded companies in the “Business Support Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Genpact Limited to related companies based on the strength of its risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitability.

Dividends

Genpact Limited pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Genpact Limited pays out 18.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Business Support Services” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.1% and pay out 27.5% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Genpact Limited 10.22% 23.33% 9.85%
Genpact Limited Competitors -53.40% -160.64% 0.32%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Genpact Limited and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Genpact Limited $2.62 billion $438.33 million 22.01
Genpact Limited Competitors $1.10 billion $177.95 million 22.92

Genpact Limited has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. Genpact Limited 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.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

92.2% of Genpact Limited shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.0% of shares of all “Business Support Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of Genpact Limited shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.6% of shares of all “Business Support Services” companies are held 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.

Volatility & Risk

Genpact Limited has a beta of 0.53, indicating that its stock price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Genpact Limited’s peers have a beta of 1.13, indicating that their average stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Genpact Limited and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Genpact Limited 0 2 6 0 2.75
Genpact Limited Competitors 617 1833 2579 62 2.41

Genpact Limited currently has a consensus target price of $32.29, suggesting a potential upside of 10.30%. As a group, “Business Support Services” companies have a potential downside of 5.17%. Given Genpact Limited’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Genpact Limited is more favorable than its peers.

Summary

Genpact Limited beats its peers on 10 of the 15 factors compared.

About Genpact Limited

Genpact Limited is engaged in providing digitally powered business process management and services. The Company is also engaged in designing, transforming and running a combination of processes, as well as providing solutions that combine elements of its service offerings. The Company’s segments include Business process outsourcing and Information technology services. The Company offers various vertical activities, which include banking and financial services, capital markets, consumer product goods services, healthcare, infrastructure and manufacturing services, insurance and life sciences. In addition to these vertical activities, it also offers analytics and research, collections and customer services, consulting and transformation services, core industry operations services, enterprise application services, finance and accounting (F&A) services, information technology (IT) infrastructure management services, and supply chain and procurement services.

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