S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
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Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
Stock market today: Asian shares shrug off Wall St blues as China leaves lending rate unchanged
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
Stock market today: Asian shares shrug off Wall St blues as China leaves lending rate unchanged
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
Stock market today: Asian shares shrug off Wall St blues as China leaves lending rate unchanged
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
Stock market today: Asian shares shrug off Wall St blues as China leaves lending rate unchanged

Infosys (INFY) Competitors

$16.81
+0.30 (+1.82%)
(As of 04/19/2024 08:50 PM ET)

INFY vs. CTSH, WIT, ZS, CRWD, WDAY, APH, PYPL, RELX, CDNS, and NXPI

Should you be buying Infosys stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Infosys include Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH), Wipro (WIT), Zscaler (ZS), CrowdStrike (CRWD), Workday (WDAY), Amphenol (APH), PayPal (PYPL), Relx (RELX), Cadence Design Systems (CDNS), and NXP Semiconductors (NXPI). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

Infosys vs.

Infosys (NYSE:INFY) and Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, community ranking, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

10.9% of Infosys shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.4% of Cognizant Technology Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. 22.4% of Infosys shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Cognizant Technology Solutions shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Infosys$18.56B3.75$2.98B$0.7622.12
Cognizant Technology Solutions$19.35B1.73$2.13B$4.2016.06

In the previous week, Infosys had 44 more articles in the media than Cognizant Technology Solutions. MarketBeat recorded 56 mentions for Infosys and 12 mentions for Cognizant Technology Solutions. Cognizant Technology Solutions' average media sentiment score of 0.75 beat Infosys' score of 0.26 indicating that Cognizant Technology Solutions is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Infosys
9 Very Positive mention(s)
11 Positive mention(s)
15 Neutral mention(s)
11 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Cognizant Technology Solutions
8 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Infosys has a beta of 0.93, meaning that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cognizant Technology Solutions has a beta of 1.06, meaning that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Infosys pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Cognizant Technology Solutions pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Infosys pays out 47.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Cognizant Technology Solutions pays out 28.6% 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.

Cognizant Technology Solutions received 728 more outperform votes than Infosys when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 75.25% of users gave Cognizant Technology Solutions an outperform vote while only 55.84% of users gave Infosys an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
InfosysOutperform Votes
488
55.84%
Underperform Votes
386
44.16%
Cognizant Technology SolutionsOutperform Votes
1216
75.25%
Underperform Votes
400
24.75%

Infosys has a net margin of 17.06% compared to Cognizant Technology Solutions' net margin of 10.98%. Infosys' return on equity of 33.26% beat Cognizant Technology Solutions' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Infosys17.06% 33.26% 20.08%
Cognizant Technology Solutions 10.98%17.83%12.67%

Infosys presently has a consensus target price of $19.27, suggesting a potential upside of 14.64%. Cognizant Technology Solutions has a consensus target price of $76.94, suggesting a potential upside of 14.08%. Given Infosys' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Infosys is more favorable than Cognizant Technology Solutions.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Infosys
1 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.45
Cognizant Technology Solutions
1 Sell rating(s)
12 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.18

Summary

Infosys beats Cognizant Technology Solutions on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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INFY vs. The Competition

MetricInfosysCustom computer programming services IndustryComputer SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$69.58B$5.49B$19.17B$17.23B
Dividend Yield2.17%3.00%2.83%3.58%
P/E Ratio22.1210.05246.4724.79
Price / Sales3.753.56502.299.71
Price / Cash19.8415.2828.2117.28
Price / Book7.542.896.444.85
Net Income$2.98B$194.82M$623.47M$970.56M
7 Day Performance-5.14%-6.88%-3.57%-1.76%
1 Month Performance-7.66%-3.65%-5.52%-4.32%
1 Year Performance13.05%-20.42%13.13%92.59%

Infosys Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CTSH
Cognizant Technology Solutions
4.9313 of 5 stars
$67.93
-0.7%
$75.65
+11.4%
+13.4%$33.82B$19.35B16.17347,700
WIT
Wipro
0.6243 of 5 stars
$5.27
-1.1%
$5.05
-4.1%
+19.0%$27.47B$11.01B21.06256,921Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
ZS
Zscaler
4.4967 of 5 stars
$174.32
-0.3%
$230.55
+32.3%
+66.4%$26.12B$1.62B-183.495,962
CRWD
CrowdStrike
4.8873 of 5 stars
$299.15
-0.1%
$373.29
+24.8%
+113.7%$72.36B$3.06B831.007,925
WDAY
Workday
4.8394 of 5 stars
$257.69
-0.7%
$293.61
+13.9%
+32.1%$68.03B$7.26B50.0418,800
APH
Amphenol
4.5504 of 5 stars
$112.58
+0.2%
$112.00
-0.5%
+43.4%$67.72B$12.55B36.2095,000Upcoming Earnings
PYPL
PayPal
4.6879 of 5 stars
$63.43
-0.1%
$70.47
+11.1%
-16.0%$66.77B$29.77B16.5227,200
RELX
Relx
0.9381 of 5 stars
$41.28
-0.9%
N/A+21.5%$77.59B$9.91B0.0036,500
CDNS
Cadence Design Systems
4.6788 of 5 stars
$300.81
-0.2%
$316.10
+5.1%
+31.6%$81.89B$4.09B78.7511,200Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Positive News
NXPI
NXP Semiconductors
4.8352 of 5 stars
$230.68
+0.2%
$239.58
+3.9%
+26.7%$59.16B$13.28B21.5434,200Upcoming Earnings

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