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DLH (DLHC) Competitors

$15.96
+0.03 (+0.19%)
(As of 02/23/2024 08:53 PM ET)

DLHC vs. RCMT, HQI, BGSF, TBI, HSON, CCRN, BBSI, KELYA, TTEC, and NOTE

Should you be buying DLH stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of DLH include RCM Technologies (RCMT), HireQuest (HQI), BGSF (BGSF), TrueBlue (TBI), Hudson Global (HSON), Cross Country Healthcare (CCRN), Barrett Business Services (BBSI), Kelly Services (KELYA), TTEC (TTEC), and FiscalNote (NOTE). These companies are all part of the "business services" sector.

DLH vs.

DLH (NASDAQ:DLHC) and RCM Technologies (NASDAQ:RCMT) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, community ranking, profitability, media sentiment, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends and institutional ownership.

DLH received 136 more outperform votes than RCM Technologies when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 64.92% of users gave DLH an outperform vote while only 64.78% of users gave RCM Technologies an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
DLHOutperform Votes
285
64.92%
Underperform Votes
154
35.08%
RCM TechnologiesOutperform Votes
149
64.78%
Underperform Votes
81
35.22%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
DLH$375.87M0.60$1.46M$0.15106.41
RCM Technologies$262.43M0.84$20.89M$1.8215.47

RCM Technologies has a net margin of 6.25% compared to DLH's net margin of 0.51%. RCM Technologies' return on equity of 63.01% beat DLH's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
DLH0.51% 6.78% 2.02%
RCM Technologies 6.25%63.01%16.39%

DLH has a beta of 1.28, suggesting that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, RCM Technologies has a beta of 0.79, suggesting that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.

RCM Technologies has a consensus price target of $27.50, suggesting a potential downside of 2.34%. Given RCM Technologies' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe RCM Technologies is more favorable than DLH.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
DLH
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
RCM Technologies
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

61.5% of DLH shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 31.4% of RCM Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 21.6% of DLH shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 32.3% of RCM Technologies shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, RCM Technologies had 1 more articles in the media than DLH. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for RCM Technologies and 2 mentions for DLH. DLH's average media sentiment score of 1.19 beat RCM Technologies' score of 0.52 indicating that DLH is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
DLH
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
RCM Technologies
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

RCM Technologies beats DLH on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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DLHC vs. The Competition

MetricDLHHelp supply services IndustryBusiness SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$227.11M$1.59B$6.32B$7.46B
Dividend YieldN/A2.91%3.24%3.86%
P/E Ratio106.4125.3934.6918.27
Price / Sales0.600.7591.2168.49
Price / Cash8.668.8819.1654.77
Price / Book2.174.715.204.77
Net Income$1.46M$93.31M$83.27M$205.13M
7 Day Performance0.25%-1.89%16.22%0.64%
1 Month Performance0.06%-6.58%41.42%7.69%
1 Year Performance35.03%-1.40%21.98%6.22%

DLH Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
RCMT
RCM Technologies
1.1209 of 5 stars
$28.19
-2.8%
$27.50
-2.4%
+92.7%$219.88M$284.68M15.493,260
HQI
HireQuest
4.5693 of 5 stars
$13.23
+2.3%
$24.50
+85.2%
-39.3%$183.90M$30.95M20.3582,000Positive News
High Trading Volume
BGSF
BGSF
3.4167 of 5 stars
$9.90
-2.1%
N/A-34.0%$107.71M$298.42M-11.00400
TBI
TrueBlue
3.2315 of 5 stars
$12.81
+0.5%
$19.00
+48.3%
-40.1%$396.72M$1.97B-80.066,500Earnings Report
HSON
Hudson Global
4.5504 of 5 stars
$14.40
-1.0%
$42.50
+195.1%
-45.7%$40.61M$200.92M30.001,440Analyst Report
Gap Down
CCRN
Cross Country Healthcare
4.7826 of 5 stars
$17.47
-0.5%
$26.71
+52.9%
-34.7%$616.90M$2.23B6.2012,980Earnings Report
Analyst Revision
BBSI
Barrett Business Services
4.8265 of 5 stars
$113.01
-0.2%
$141.00
+24.8%
+18.6%$748.13M$1.05B16.35127,141Upcoming Earnings
KELYA
Kelly Services
3.6885 of 5 stars
$23.50
+2.2%
$26.00
+10.6%
+46.2%$811.33M$4.84B23.98300,000
TTEC
TTEC
2.6968 of 5 stars
$18.54
-1.1%
$36.20
+95.3%
-62.2%$879.17M$2.44B21.5669,400Upcoming Earnings
NOTE
FiscalNote
2.9413 of 5 stars
$1.77
+4.7%
$6.25
+253.1%
-34.3%$228.74M$113.76M-2.21720Gap Up

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This page (NASDAQ:DLHC) was last updated on 2/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff