WNS Global Services (NYSE: WNS) and DHI Group (NYSE:DHX) are both business services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation and dividends.
This table compares WNS Global Services and DHI Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|WNS Global Services||7.96%||20.19%||12.34%|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares WNS Global Services and DHI Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|WNS Global Services||$602.50 million||3.86||$37.76 million||$1.48||31.26|
|DHI Group||$207.95 million||0.46||$15.97 million||$0.15||12.67|
WNS Global Services has higher revenue and earnings than DHI Group. DHI Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than WNS Global Services, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for WNS Global Services and DHI Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|WNS Global Services||0||1||10||1||3.00|
WNS Global Services presently has a consensus price target of $48.08, suggesting a potential upside of 3.92%. DHI Group has a consensus price target of $4.33, suggesting a potential upside of 128.07%. Given DHI Group’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe DHI Group is more favorable than WNS Global Services.
Volatility and Risk
WNS Global Services has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DHI Group has a beta of 0.8, indicating that its share price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
87.3% of WNS Global Services shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.2% of DHI Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.2% of DHI Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
WNS Global Services beats DHI Group on 13 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
WNS Global Services Company Profile
WNS (Holdings) Limited, a business process management company, provides data, voice, analytical, and business transformation services worldwide. It operates through two segments, WNS Global BPM and WNS Auto Claims BPM. The company offers industry-specific services to clients primarily in the insurance; travel and leisure; diversified businesses, including manufacturing, retail, consumer packaged goods, media and entertainment, and telecommunications; utilities; consulting and professional services; healthcare; banking and financial services; and shipping and logistics industries. It also provides a range of services in the areas of customer interaction, finance and accounting, research and analytics, technology, legal, and human resources outsourcing services across various industries. In addition, the company offers transformation services designed to help its clients to modify their business processes to enhance productivity, and manage changes in the business environment and leverage business knowledge to increase market competitiveness. Further, it provides claims handling and repair management services for automobile repairs through a network of third party repair centers; and a suite of accident management services, such as credit hire and credit repair. WNS (Holdings) Limited was founded in 1996 and is based in Mumbai, India.
DHI Group Company Profile
DHI Group, Inc. provides data, insights, and connections services to professional communities in the United States and internationally. The company operates Dice that offers job postings of technology and non-technology companies for industries, such as positions for software engineers, big data professionals, systems administrators, database specialists, project managers, and other technology and engineering professionals; and ClearanceJobs, an Internet-based career network, which matches security-cleared professionals with hiring companies searching for employees. It also provides eFinancialCareers, a financial services careers Website for financial services industry professionals from various sectors, including asset management, risk management, investment banking, and information technology; Rigzone, a Website that delivers online content, data, and career services in the oil and gas industry; Hcareers, a Website for hospitality jobs in North America; and BioSpace, a resource for biotechnology careers, news, and resources in the area of life sciences. Further, it operates Targeted Job Fairs for technology, energy, and security-cleared professionals. The company serves small, mid-sized, and large direct employers; staffing companies; recruiting agencies; consulting firms; and marketing departments of companies. The company was formerly known as Dice Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to DHI Group, Inc. in April 2015. DHI Group, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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