Covisint Corp (NASDAQ: COVS) and ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT) are both technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Dividends

ManTech International Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.42 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Covisint Corp does not pay a dividend. ManTech International Corporation pays out 27.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Covisint Corp and ManTech International Corporation, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Covisint Corp 0 0 0 0 N/A
ManTech International Corporation 2 3 3 0 2.13

ManTech International Corporation has a consensus price target of $39.80, suggesting a potential downside of 1.04%. Given ManTech International Corporation’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe ManTech International Corporation is more favorable than Covisint Corp.

Risk and Volatility

Covisint Corp has a beta of 1.26, indicating that its share price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ManTech International Corporation has a beta of 0.94, indicating that its share price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Covisint Corp and ManTech International Corporation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Covisint Corp 8.37% 10.72% 7.55%
ManTech International Corporation 3.59% 4.73% 3.69%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Covisint Corp and ManTech International Corporation’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Covisint Corp N/A N/A N/A ($0.31) -7.90
ManTech International Corporation $1.64 billion 0.63 $126.19 million $1.52 26.46

ManTech International Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Covisint Corp. Covisint Corp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ManTech International Corporation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

65.5% of Covisint Corp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.4% of ManTech International Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.9% of Covisint Corp shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 22.3% of ManTech International Corporation shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

About Covisint Corp

Covisint Corporation provides an open, enterprise class cloud platform (Platform) enabling organizations to build solutions that identify, authenticate and connect users, devices, applications and information. The Company’s Auto Supply Portal is involved in the development and integration of three cloud-based technologies, such as identity management, data integration and exchange services, and portal services. The Company’s Platform is delivered through the cloud as a Platform as a Service (PaaS). The Company’s Platform supports production-critical applications, and offers security, scalability and reliability. The Platform’s various capabilities include Identity services, Messaging and orchestration services and Internet of Things (IoT) Services. Its customers include large, across the globe distributed organizations and mid-sized organizations with external business relationships, as well as the participants in their business relationships.

About ManTech International Corporation

ManTech International Corporation provides technologies and solutions for national security programs for the intelligence community; the departments of Defense, State, Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, Veteran Affairs and Justice, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); the space community, and other the United States Government customers. It delivers an array of information technology (IT) and technical services solutions. Its solutions and services include cybersecurity; software and systems development; enterprise IT; multi-disciplined intelligence; command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; program protection and mission assurance; systems engineering; supply chain management and logistics; test and evaluation; training, and management consulting. It supports programs of national significance, such as military readiness and wellness, terrorist threat detection, information security and border protection.

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