Nsav (OTCMKTS:NSAV) and Total System Services (NYSE:TSS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk and valuation.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Nsav and Total System Services’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Total System Services||$4.03 billion||4.14||$576.65 million||$4.26||21.44|
Total System Services has higher revenue and earnings than Nsav.
This table compares Nsav and Total System Services’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Total System Services||14.31%||30.94%||10.46%|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Nsav and Total System Services, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Total System Services||0||6||11||0||2.65|
Total System Services has a consensus price target of $99.07, suggesting a potential upside of 8.46%. Given Total System Services’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Total System Services is more favorable than Nsav.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
78.6% of Total System Services shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Nsav shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.4% of Total System Services shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Total System Services pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Nsav does not pay a dividend. Total System Services pays out 12.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Total System Services has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years.
Risk & Volatility
Nsav has a beta of 1.25, suggesting that its stock price is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Total System Services has a beta of 1.09, suggesting that its stock price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Total System Services beats Nsav on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Nsav Company Profile
NSAV Holding, Inc., through its subsidiary, Global Distribution Corporation, markets and distributes supplement, wellness, and natural remedy products. It provides health and wellness products that include vitamin and mineral supplements, probiotics, and other nutraceuticals health supplements under the Nutra Horizon brand name. The company is headquartered in Cresco, Pennsylvania.
Total System Services Company Profile
Total System Services, Inc. provides payment processing, merchant, and related payment services to financial and nonfinancial institutions worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Merchant Solutions, Issuer Solutions, and Netspend. It offers general purpose reloadable prepaid and payroll cards, demand deposit accounts, and other financial service solutions to the underbanked and other consumers and businesses. The company also provides third party processing and related services for credit card issuers, merchant acquirers, independent sales organizations, and financial institutions; and issuer processing services, as well as operates as a prepaid program manager. Total System Services, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.
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