CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and Perficient (NASDAQ:PRFT) are both it services & consulting – nec companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, valuation and dividends.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
88.4% of CACI International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.7% of Perficient shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of CACI International shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.7% of Perficient shares are owned by company 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.
CACI International has a beta of 1.56, meaning that its share price is 56% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Perficient has a beta of 0.84, meaning that its share price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares CACI International and Perficient’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|CACI International||$4.35 billion||0.79||$163.67 million||$6.72||20.76|
|Perficient||$486.98 million||1.42||$20.45 million||$0.46||43.09|
CACI International has higher revenue and earnings than Perficient. CACI International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Perficient, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for CACI International and Perficient, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
CACI International presently has a consensus price target of $148.00, indicating a potential upside of 6.09%. Perficient has a consensus price target of $21.50, indicating a potential upside of 8.48%. Given Perficient’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Perficient is more favorable than CACI International.
This table compares CACI International and Perficient’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
CACI International beats Perficient on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
CACI International Company Profile
CACI International Inc is a simulation technology company. The Company provides information solutions and services. The Company operates through two segments: domestic operations and international operations. It serves clients in the United States federal government and commercial markets, primarily throughout North America and internationally on behalf of the United States customers, as well as in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. The Company’s primary customers are agencies and departments of the United States government. The Company’s domestic operations segment provides information solutions and services to its domestic customers in market areas, which include business systems; command and control; communications; cyber security, and enterprise information technology. Its international operations are conducted through its subsidiaries in Europe, including CACI Limited and CACI BV. Its international operations segment provides IT services, and data and software products.
Perficient Company Profile
Perficient, Inc. is an information technology and management consulting firm. The Company’s solutions include business intelligence and analytics, commerce, content management, custom applications, platform implementations, portals and collaboration, business integration and application program interfaces, management consulting, business process management, and customer relationship management, among others. It provides services to the healthcare (pharma and life sciences), financial services (banking and insurance), retail and consumer goods, automotive and transport products, electronics and computer hardware, telecommunications, manufacturing, business services, and leisure, and media and entertainment markets, among others.
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