Sysorex Global (NASDAQ: INPX) and NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) are both business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Sysorex Global and NCR Corporation’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Sysorex Global $54.33 million 0.08 -$12.45 million N/A N/A
NCR Corporation $6.55 billion 0.69 $881.00 million $1.56 23.90

NCR Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Sysorex Global.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Sysorex Global and NCR Corporation, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sysorex Global 0 1 0 0 2.00
NCR Corporation 0 1 6 0 2.86

Sysorex Global presently has a consensus target price of $0.25, indicating a potential downside of 40.89%. NCR Corporation has a consensus target price of $47.67, indicating a potential upside of 27.83%. Given NCR Corporation’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe NCR Corporation is more favorable than Sysorex Global.

Volatility and Risk

Sysorex Global has a beta of 1.53, suggesting that its share price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NCR Corporation has a beta of 1.91, suggesting that its share price is 91% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Sysorex Global and NCR Corporation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sysorex Global -57.29% -3,228.93% -47.63%
NCR Corporation 4.90% 87.62% 7.25%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

4.8% of Sysorex Global shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.0% of NCR Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. 24.0% of Sysorex Global shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of NCR Corporation shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

NCR Corporation beats Sysorex Global on 11 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sysorex Global Company Profile

Inpixon, formerly Sysorex Global, provides data analytics and location-based solutions and services to commercial and government customers across the world. The Company operates through four segments: Mobile, IoT & Big Data Products, which includes its AirPatrol product line and on-premise big data appliance product; Storage and Computing, which includes third-party hardware, software and related maintenance/warranty products and services that the Company resells; SaaS Revenues, which provides software-as-a-services or Internet-based hosted services, and Professional Services, which offers general information technology (IT) services. Its products and services include LightMiner Analytics Platform, Data Science and Advanced Analytics Consulting Services, AirPatrol for Security, AirPatrol for Retail, Shoom Product Line, Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions and Services, and IT Services.

NCR Corporation Company Profile

NCR Corporation is a provider of Omni-channel technology solutions that enable businesses connect, interact and transact with their customers. The Company operates through three segments: Software, Services and Hardware. It sells a portfolio of hardware, software and services that combine to provide businesses with solutions. Its portfolio of self-service and assisted-service solutions are designed to allow businesses in the financial services, retail, hospitality, travel and telecommunications and technology industries to deliver an experience to consumers across physical and digital commerce channels. Its offerings include automated teller machines, point of sale terminals and devices, self-service kiosks, Omni-channel platform software and other software applications, and a suite of consulting, implementation, maintenance and managed services. It provides solutions for a range of industries, such as financial services, hospitality, travel and telecommunications, and technology.

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