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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway

Softchoice (SFTC) Competitors

C$17.32
-0.22 (-1.25%)
(As of 03/1/2024 05:29 PM ET)

SFTC vs. CTS, HPS.A, ET, DND, CMG, CVO, TCS, CPLF, VCM, and TIXT

Should you be buying Softchoice stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Softchoice include Converge Technology Solutions (CTS), Hammond Power Solutions (HPS.A), Evertz Technologies (ET), Dye & Durham (DND), Computer Modelling Group (CMG), Coveo Solutions (CVO), Tecsys (TCS), Copperleaf Technologies (CPLF), Vecima Networks (VCM), and TELUS International (Cda) (TIXT). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

Softchoice vs.

Softchoice (TSE:SFTC) and Converge Technology Solutions (TSE:CTS) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their community ranking, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, media sentiment, valuation and earnings.

Converge Technology Solutions received 36 more outperform votes than Softchoice when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 45.98% of users gave Converge Technology Solutions an outperform vote while only 30.77% of users gave Softchoice an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
SoftchoiceOutperform Votes
4
30.77%
Underperform Votes
9
69.23%
Converge Technology SolutionsOutperform Votes
40
45.98%
Underperform Votes
47
54.02%

Softchoice currently has a consensus target price of C$20.79, indicating a potential upside of 20.01%. Converge Technology Solutions has a consensus target price of C$5.63, indicating a potential upside of 10.42%. Given Softchoice's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Softchoice is more favorable than Converge Technology Solutions.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Softchoice
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.40
Converge Technology Solutions
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67

Softchoice has a beta of -0.2, indicating that its share price is 120% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Converge Technology Solutions has a beta of 1.91, indicating that its share price is 91% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Converge Technology Solutions had 1 more articles in the media than Softchoice. MarketBeat recorded 1 mentions for Converge Technology Solutions and 0 mentions for Softchoice. Converge Technology Solutions' average media sentiment score of 0.68 beat Softchoice's score of 0.59 indicating that Converge Technology Solutions is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Softchoice Positive
Converge Technology Solutions Positive

Softchoice pays an annual dividend of C$0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Converge Technology Solutions pays an annual dividend of C$0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Softchoice pays out 43.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Converge Technology Solutions pays out -80.0% 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.

73.7% of Softchoice shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 30.1% of Converge Technology Solutions shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Softchoice shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.1% of Converge Technology Solutions shares are owned 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.

Softchoice has a net margin of 5.46% compared to Converge Technology Solutions' net margin of -0.40%. Softchoice's return on equity of 104.21% beat Converge Technology Solutions' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Softchoice5.46% 104.21% 7.81%
Converge Technology Solutions -0.40%-2.53%1.60%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SoftchoiceC$827.42M1.25C$45.21MC$1.0117.15
Converge Technology SolutionsC$2.70B0.39-C$10.85M-C$0.05-102.00

Summary

Softchoice and Converge Technology Solutions tied by winning 10 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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SFTC vs. The Competition

MetricSoftchoiceInformation Technology Services IndustryComputer SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$1.03BC$2.14BC$19.99BC$5.16B
Dividend Yield2.55%3.42%2.75%5.66%
P/E Ratio17.15261.63263.7523.27
Price / Sales1.2587.41531.701,306.59
Price / CashN/A20.5028.3779.64
Price / Book21.384.586.972.76
Net IncomeC$45.21MC$90.66MC$603.93MC$291.63M
7 Day Performance-1.70%0.48%2.21%1.77%
1 Month Performance-2.26%2.30%4.69%3.20%
1 Year Performance3.40%8.61%14.80%2.97%

Softchoice Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CTS
Converge Technology Solutions
1.2139 of 5 stars
C$4.48
-1.5%
C$5.63
+25.7%
+13.8%C$915.44MC$2.70B-89.60N/AUpcoming Earnings
HPS.A
Hammond Power Solutions
0.1843 of 5 stars
C$106.01
+0.4%
C$63.25
-40.3%
+325.0%C$967.87MC$667.36M19.781,360
ET
Evertz Technologies
2.9537 of 5 stars
C$14.51
-2.7%
C$15.67
+8.0%
+19.2%C$1.10BC$496.36M16.302,020Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
DND
Dye & Durham
1.706 of 5 stars
C$13.40
+2.3%
C$21.17
+58.0%
-30.5%C$895.92MC$454.55M-4.531,400Gap Down
CMG
Computer Modelling Group
0.902 of 5 stars
C$9.80
+3.2%
C$10.83
+10.5%
+40.4%C$796.05MC$96.65M33.79296Dividend Announcement
Insider Selling
CVO
Coveo Solutions
2.9775 of 5 stars
C$10.72
-1.9%
C$13.25
+23.6%
+46.6%C$571.59MC$122.62M-27.49743News Coverage
Gap Down
TCS
Tecsys
0.9675 of 5 stars
C$34.36
-2.8%
C$45.75
+33.1%
+36.6%C$505.78MC$163.57M229.07655Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
Positive News
CPLF
Copperleaf Technologies
0 of 5 stars
C$6.13
-0.8%
C$6.75
+10.1%
+13.2%C$447.25MC$77.53M-13.62486
VCM
Vecima Networks
1.5059 of 5 stars
C$16.89
+2.4%
C$27.50
+62.8%
-18.1%C$410.43MC$291.47M20.85591Gap Up
TIXT
TELUS International (Cda)
0.3419 of 5 stars
C$15.15
-0.7%
C$10.00
-34.0%
-53.3%C$1.62BC$2.71B63.1375,347

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This page (TSE:SFTC) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff