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DATA Communications Management (DCM) Competitors

C$2.78
+0.01 (+0.36%)
(As of 05/24/2024 08:51 PM ET)

DCM vs. DXT, KBL, ISV, GDI, DRT, FTG, GRID, BUI, NPS, and LEV

Should you be buying DATA Communications Management stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of DATA Communications Management include Dexterra Group (DXT), K-Bro Linen (KBL), Information Services (ISV), GDI Integrated Facility Services (GDI), DIRTT Environmental Solutions (DRT), Firan Technology Group (FTG), Tantalus Systems (GRID), Buhler Industries (BUI), Canadian Large Cap Leaders Spli (NPS), and Lion Electric (LEV). These companies are all part of the "industrials" sector.

DATA Communications Management vs.

DATA Communications Management (TSE:DCM) and Dexterra Group (TSE:DXT) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, community ranking, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, media sentiment, earnings and profitability.

In the previous week, Dexterra Group had 17 more articles in the media than DATA Communications Management. MarketBeat recorded 20 mentions for Dexterra Group and 3 mentions for DATA Communications Management. Dexterra Group's average media sentiment score of 0.63 beat DATA Communications Management's score of -0.50 indicating that Dexterra Group is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
DATA Communications Management
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Negative
Dexterra Group
6 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

6.9% of DATA Communications Management shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 17.7% of Dexterra Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 22.4% of DATA Communications Management shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 51.3% of Dexterra Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dexterra Group has a net margin of 2.38% compared to DATA Communications Management's net margin of -2.38%. Dexterra Group's return on equity of 9.32% beat DATA Communications Management's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
DATA Communications Management-2.38% -42.31% 7.46%
Dexterra Group 2.38%9.32%5.63%

DATA Communications Management has a beta of 3.55, meaning that its share price is 255% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dexterra Group has a beta of 0.99, meaning that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

DATA Communications Management currently has a consensus target price of C$6.00, suggesting a potential upside of 115.83%. Dexterra Group has a consensus target price of C$7.65, suggesting a potential upside of 39.34%. Given DATA Communications Management's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe DATA Communications Management is more favorable than Dexterra Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
DATA Communications Management
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Dexterra Group
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.60

Dexterra Group received 410 more outperform votes than DATA Communications Management when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 75.23% of users gave Dexterra Group an outperform vote while only 68.91% of users gave DATA Communications Management an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
DATA Communications ManagementOutperform Votes
82
68.91%
Underperform Votes
37
31.09%
Dexterra GroupOutperform Votes
492
75.23%
Underperform Votes
162
24.77%

Dexterra Group has higher revenue and earnings than DATA Communications Management. DATA Communications Management is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Dexterra Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
DATA Communications ManagementC$500.90M0.31-C$11.95M-C$0.31-8.97
Dexterra GroupC$1.12B0.31C$26.62MC$0.4113.39

Summary

Dexterra Group beats DATA Communications Management on 14 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding DCM 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 TSE 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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DCM vs. The Competition

MetricDATA Communications ManagementSpecialty Business Services IndustryIndustrials SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$153.57MC$6.70BC$4.35BC$5.49B
Dividend Yield18.75%4.97%4.08%5.58%
P/E Ratio-8.97764.83300.5223.84
Price / Sales0.31122.75640.902,349.94
Price / Cash32.9538.7528.1179.76
Price / Book3.813.483.643.41
Net Income-C$11.95MC$175.15MC$208.37MC$289.09M
7 Day Performance-5.76%-0.09%0.45%-0.84%
1 Month Performance-10.61%2.36%3.22%2.09%
1 Year Performance3.35%102.11%21.64%30.20%

DATA Communications Management Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
DXT
Dexterra Group
3.9344 of 5 stars
C$5.40
-1.5%
C$7.65
+41.7%
+1.7%C$346.41MC$1.12B13.179,000
KBL
K-Bro Linen
1.8929 of 5 stars
C$34.10
-1.2%
C$43.17
+26.6%
+8.2%C$356.69MC$330.33M21.053,050
ISV
Information Services
1.8414 of 5 stars
C$25.87
-0.9%
C$31.15
+20.4%
+28.7%C$469.02MC$221.80M25.12545Gap Up
GDI
GDI Integrated Facility Services
2.9452 of 5 stars
C$34.55
+0.5%
C$42.92
+24.2%
-27.1%C$509.27MC$2.49B52.356,600
DRT
DIRTT Environmental Solutions
0 of 5 stars
C$0.69
-2.8%
N/A+21.2%C$132.40MC$186.07M-23.00922Positive News
Gap Down
FTG
Firan Technology Group
0 of 5 stars
C$5.22
-1.3%
C$7.00
+34.1%
+61.7%C$124.60MC$145.54M14.91450Gap Down
GRID
Tantalus Systems
0 of 5 stars
C$1.60
+1.9%
C$2.75
+71.9%
+85.7%C$71.36MC$42.15M-32.00126
BUI
Buhler Industries
0 of 5 stars
C$2.17
flat
N/A-0.5%C$54.25MC$238.53M7.75813News Coverage
NPS
Canadian Large Cap Leaders Spli
0 of 5 stars
C$12.97
+0.2%
N/AN/AC$309.39MC$18.36M-120.09N/ANews Coverage
LEV
Lion Electric
0 of 5 stars
C$1.37
+1.5%
N/A-45.8%C$309.92MC$254.27M-2.041,350

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This page (TSE:DCM) was last updated on 5/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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