Iteknik (OTCMKTS:ITKH) and Science Applications International (NYSE:SAIC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and valuation.
Science Applications International pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Iteknik does not pay a dividend. Science Applications International pays out 35.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Iteknik and Science Applications International’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Science Applications International||$4.45 billion||0.62||$179.00 million||$3.53||18.42|
Science Applications International has higher revenue and earnings than Iteknik.
Volatility and Risk
Iteknik has a beta of -1.33, indicating that its stock price is 233% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Science Applications International has a beta of 1.45, indicating that its stock price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Iteknik and Science Applications International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Science Applications International||4.29%||57.96%||9.87%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
67.2% of Science Applications International shares are held by institutional investors. 2.1% of Science Applications International shares are held 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.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Iteknik and Science Applications International, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Science Applications International||0||4||2||0||2.33|
Science Applications International has a consensus price target of $84.83, suggesting a potential upside of 30.45%. Given Science Applications International’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Science Applications International is more favorable than Iteknik.
Science Applications International beats Iteknik on 12 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
iTeknik Holding Corporation, through its subsidiary, Send Global Corporation, provides wholesale and retail telecommunications services and products worldwide. Its services include voice over Internet protocol origination and termination; A-Z routing and switching; wholesale carrier routing services; Web-based reseller solutions; prepaid calling solutions; international cellular calling; and retail point of sale solutions. The company serves B2B carriers, telecom resellers, retail outlets, and consumers through Websites, such as MyMobile011.com, GreatMinutes.com, AloBilady.com, IndiaMinutes.com, and MexicoMinutes.com. iTeknik Holding Corporation was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida.
About Science Applications International
Science Applications International Corporation provides technical, engineering, and enterprise information technology (IT) services primarily in the United States. Its offerings include engineering; technology and equipment platform integration; maintenance of ground and maritime systems; logistics; training and simulation; operation and program support services; and end-to-end services, such as design, development, integration, deployment, management and operations, sustainment, and security of its customers' IT infrastructure. The company serves the U.S. military comprising Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard; the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency; the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; the U.S. Department of State; and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The company was formerly known as SAIC Gemini, Inc. and changed its name to Science Applications International Corporation in September 2013. Science Applications International Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.
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