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The Descartes Systems Group (DSG) Competitors

C$116.50
-0.28 (-0.24%)
(As of 02/28/2024 ET)

DSG vs. OTEX, KXS, LSPD, CLS, GIB.A, ENGH, DCBO, DND, CMG, and TCS

Should you be buying The Descartes Systems Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of The Descartes Systems Group include Open Text (OTEX), Kinaxis (KXS), Lightspeed Commerce (LSPD), Celestica (CLS), CGI (GIB.A), Enghouse Systems (ENGH), Docebo (DCBO), Dye & Durham (DND), Computer Modelling Group (CMG), and Tecsys (TCS). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

The Descartes Systems Group vs.

Open Text (TSE:OTEX) and The Descartes Systems Group (TSE:DSG) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, media sentiment, dividends, valuation, earnings, profitability, community ranking and analyst recommendations.

The Descartes Systems Group has a net margin of 20.70% compared to The Descartes Systems Group's net margin of 2.24%. Open Text's return on equity of 10.18% beat The Descartes Systems Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Open Text2.24% 3.13% 3.85%
The Descartes Systems Group 20.70%10.18%7.25%

In the previous week, Open Text had 1 more articles in the media than The Descartes Systems Group. MarketBeat recorded 4 mentions for Open Text and 3 mentions for The Descartes Systems Group. The Descartes Systems Group's average media sentiment score of 0.51 beat Open Text's score of 0.46 indicating that Open Text is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Open Text
1 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
The Descartes Systems Group
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Open Text has higher revenue and earnings than The Descartes Systems Group. The Descartes Systems Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Open Text, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Open TextC$5.70B2.46C$127.40MC$0.6580.72
The Descartes Systems GroupC$549.85M18.03C$113.82MC$1.7666.19

Open Text received 13 more outperform votes than The Descartes Systems Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 71.62% of users gave Open Text an outperform vote while only 63.89% of users gave The Descartes Systems Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Open TextOutperform Votes
381
71.62%
Underperform Votes
151
28.38%
The Descartes Systems GroupOutperform Votes
368
63.89%
Underperform Votes
208
36.11%

Open Text presently has a consensus target price of C$51.50, suggesting a potential downside of 1.85%. The Descartes Systems Group has a consensus target price of C$86.33, suggesting a potential downside of 25.89%. Given The Descartes Systems Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Open Text is more favorable than The Descartes Systems Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Open Text
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
The Descartes Systems Group
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

Open Text has a beta of 1.15, suggesting that its stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Descartes Systems Group has a beta of 0.78, suggesting that its stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

77.9% of Open Text shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.5% of The Descartes Systems Group shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Open Text shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of The Descartes Systems Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Open Text beats The Descartes Systems Group on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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DSG vs. The Competition

MetricThe Descartes Systems GroupSoftware IndustryComputer SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$9.92BC$4.14BC$18.98BC$4.86B
Dividend Yield1.06%2.98%2.74%5.61%
P/E Ratio66.19691.91248.0728.31
Price / Sales18.034,042.79543.851,298.11
Price / Cash33.3718.1829.0577.42
Price / Book8.3511.986.722.65
Net IncomeC$113.82MC$45.74MC$619.77MC$286.20M
7 Day Performance1.48%2.33%1.15%0.26%
1 Month Performance-3.47%8.05%3.28%1.15%
1 Year Performance15.76%50.77%13.73%3.04%

The Descartes Systems Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
OTEX
Open Text
0.9743 of 5 stars
C$53.01
-1.7%
C$51.50
-2.8%
+13.4%C$14.19BC$5.70B84.1423,600
KXS
Kinaxis
1.1186 of 5 stars
C$153.97
-4.0%
C$205.83
+33.7%
-0.8%C$4.39BC$413.46M223.14662News Coverage
Positive News
LSPD
Lightspeed Commerce
2.2381 of 5 stars
C$18.37
-4.9%
C$24.75
+34.7%
-9.2%C$2.82BC$863.28M-10.263,000
CLS
Celestica
1.9581 of 5 stars
C$50.63
-5.1%
C$33.00
-34.8%
+215.2%C$6.03BC$7.96B18.5520,611
GIB.A
CGI
1.6906 of 5 stars
C$152.88
-1.2%
C$166.82
+9.1%
+27.2%C$31.55BC$14.45B22.0674,000
ENGH
Enghouse Systems
0.5958 of 5 stars
C$34.50
-1.5%
C$39.33
+14.0%
-12.7%C$1.91BC$454.02M26.341,882Upcoming Earnings
DCBO
Docebo
1.0636 of 5 stars
C$62.21
+1.4%
C$78.50
+26.2%
+55.2%C$1.89BC$170.51M1,036.83880Analyst Report
DND
Dye & Durham
1.7407 of 5 stars
C$13.40
+2.3%
C$21.17
+58.0%
-32.2%C$895.92MC$454.55M-4.531,400Gap Down
CMG
Computer Modelling Group
0.8944 of 5 stars
C$9.80
+3.2%
C$10.83
+10.5%
+42.9%C$796.05MC$96.65M33.79296Dividend Announcement
Insider Selling
News Coverage
TCS
Tecsys
1.0424 of 5 stars
C$34.36
-2.8%
C$45.75
+33.1%
+28.5%C$505.78MC$163.57M229.07655

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This page (TSE:DSG) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff