HPIL (OTCMKTS:HPIL) and CGI (NYSE:GIB) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.
This table compares HPIL and CGI’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This table compares HPIL and CGI’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|CGI||$8.80 billion||2.04||$889.38 million||$3.21||20.13|
CGI has higher revenue and earnings than HPIL.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
58.5% of CGI shares are held by institutional investors. 84.8% of HPIL shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 9.9% of CGI 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.
This is a summary of current ratings for HPIL and CGI, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
CGI has a consensus target price of $81.50, indicating a potential upside of 26.12%. Given CGI’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe CGI is more favorable than HPIL.
Risk and Volatility
HPIL has a beta of 1.71, meaning that its share price is 71% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CGI has a beta of 0.61, meaning that its share price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500.
CGI beats HPIL on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
HPIL Company Profile
HPIL Holding focuses on investing in public or private enterprises in various business sectors in the United States and internationally. It intends to invest in healthcare, energy, food, real estate, communications, and art and culture sectors. The company also intends to acquire intellectual properties and technologies for investment primarily in the healthcare and environmental quality sectors. In addition, it offers consulting services, as well as develops products related to the brand license agreement. The company was formerly known as Trim Holding Group and changed its name to HPIL Holding in May 2012 to reflect its business operations. HPIL Holding was founded in 2004 and is based in Midland, Michigan. HPIL Holding is a subsidiary of GIOTOS Limited.
CGI Company Profile
CGI Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides information technology (IT) and business process services in Canada, Northern Europe, France, the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. Its services include the management of IT and business outsourcing, systems integration and consulting, and software solutions selling activities. CGI Group Inc. also offers application development, management, testing, portfolio management, and modernization services; business consulting, including agile, business transformation, change management, CIO advisory, cybersecurity, data analytics, digital enterprise, project management, and industry-specific services; and a suite of business process services designed to address the needs of specific industries, as well as IT infrastructure consulting, solutions, and services. The company serves clients operating in government, financial services, health, utility, communication, oil and gas, manufacturing, retail and consumer service, transportation, and post and logistics sectors. CGI Group Inc. was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.
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