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Capita (CPI) Competitors

GBX 20.18
-0.38 (-1.82%)
(As of 08:05 AM ET)

CPI vs. RWS, JSG, RST, DWF, FRAN, KEYS, DLAR, BEG, KGH, and INSE

Should you be buying Capita stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Capita include RWS (RWS), Johnson Service Group (JSG), Restore (RST), DWF Group (DWF), Franchise Brands (FRAN), Keystone Law Group (KEYS), De La Rue (DLAR), Begbies Traynor Group (BEG), Knights Group (KGH), and Inspired (INSE). These companies are all part of the "specialty business services" industry.

Capita vs.

RWS (LON:RWS) and Capita (LON:CPI) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, community ranking, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, media sentiment and institutional ownership.

RWS has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Capita. RWS is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Capita, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
RWS£733.80M0.93-£27.70M-£0.07-2,640.59
Capita£2.81B0.12-£178.10M-£0.10-199.50

RWS has a net margin of -3.78% compared to RWS's net margin of -6.33%. Capita's return on equity of -2.60% beat RWS's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
RWS-3.78% -2.60% 3.72%
Capita -6.33%-77.25%3.61%

RWS has a beta of 0.76, indicating that its share price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Capita has a beta of 1.81, indicating that its share price is 81% more volatile than the S&P 500.

RWS presently has a consensus price target of GBX 380, indicating a potential upside of 105.18%. Capita has a consensus price target of GBX 917.50, indicating a potential upside of 4,499.00%. Given RWS's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Capita is more favorable than RWS.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
RWS
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Capita
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67

RWS pays an annual dividend of GBX 12 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.5%. Capita pays an annual dividend of GBX 32 per share and has a dividend yield of 160.4%. RWS pays out -17,142.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Capita pays out -32,000.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Capita is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

67.1% of RWS shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.5% of Capita shares are owned by institutional investors. 24.9% of RWS shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.7% of Capita shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Capita had 4 more articles in the media than RWS. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for Capita and 1 mentions for RWS. RWS's average media sentiment score of 1.06 beat Capita's score of 1.05 indicating that Capita is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
RWS
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Capita
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Capita received 261 more outperform votes than RWS when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 71.33% of users gave RWS an outperform vote while only 52.90% of users gave Capita an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
RWSOutperform Votes
204
71.33%
Underperform Votes
82
28.67%
CapitaOutperform Votes
465
52.90%
Underperform Votes
414
47.10%

Summary

RWS beats Capita on 10 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding CPI and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of LON and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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CPI vs. The Competition

MetricCapitaSpecialty Business Services IndustryIndustrials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£337.16M£6.20B£3.80B£1.41B
Dividend Yield6.80%4.96%4.40%11.82%
P/E Ratio-199.50787.07427.881,698.31
Price / Sales0.12129.56499.28310,757.34
Price / Cash1.0736.6827.7332.87
Price / Book2.853.703.862.78
Net Income-£178.10M£164.56M£191.41M£165.77M
7 Day Performance35.52%0.26%3.61%64.95%
1 Month Performance42.50%-0.62%6.25%68.15%
1 Year Performance-30.68%97.42%20.55%17.73%

Capita Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
RWS
RWS
3.5735 of 5 stars
3.57 / 5 stars
GBX 184.84
-1.7%
GBX 380
+105.6%
-19.3%£681.55M£733.80M-2,640.597,040Dividend Increase
JSG
Johnson Service Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 162.70
+1.7%
GBX 170
+4.5%
+55.3%£674.26M£465.30M2,711.676,165
RST
Restore
2.3207 of 5 stars
2.32 / 5 stars
GBX 264.90
-0.4%
GBX 380
+43.5%
+58.5%£362.70M£277.10M-1,151.742,700Positive News
Gap Down
DWF
DWF Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 99.60
flat
N/AN/A£340.61M£451.64M2,490.004,340
FRAN
Franchise Brands
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 168.40
-0.1%
N/A+7.4%£326.33M£117.97M5,613.33715News Coverage
KEYS
Keystone Law Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 640
flat
N/A+60.5%£201.47M£89.02M2,666.6776Gap Down
DLAR
De La Rue
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 96.40
+0.6%
N/A+105.6%£188.84M£346.90M-438.181,841Insider Selling
News Coverage
BEG
Begbies Traynor Group
2.1791 of 5 stars
2.18 / 5 stars
GBX 100.83
+0.3%
GBX 164
+62.7%
-25.0%£159.31M£129.23M5,675.001,051Dividend Increase
Analyst Forecast
KGH
Knights Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 133
+1.9%
N/A+74.0%£114.13M£149.77M1,209.091,353Dividend Increase
Gap Down
INSE
Inspired
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 72
+1.4%
N/A-19.8%£75.77M£98.76M-1,028.57641

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This page (LON:CPI) was last updated on 7/12/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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