Vectrus (VEC) vs. Lifelock (LOCK) Head-To-Head Contrast
Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) and Lifelock (NYSE:LOCK) are both business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and profitability.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Vectrus and Lifelock, as provided by MarketBeat.
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This table compares Vectrus and Lifelock’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Vectrus and Lifelock’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Vectrus||$1.19 billion||0.30||$23.65 million||$1.81||17.49|
Vectrus has higher revenue and earnings than Lifelock. Vectrus is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Lifelock, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
86.6% of Vectrus shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.8% of Lifelock shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.9% of Vectrus shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 13.9% of Lifelock shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Lifelock beats Vectrus on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
Vectrus Company Profile
Vectrus, Inc. is a provider of services to the United States Government across the world. The Company offers services, including infrastructure asset management, logistics and supply chain management, and information technology and network communication. Its infrastructure asset management services support the United States Army, Air Force and Navy, and include infrastructure services, security, warehouse management and distribution, ammunition management, civil engineering, air base maintenance and operations, communications, emergency services, transportation, and life support activities at various global military installations. Its logistics and supply chain management services support and maintain the vehicle and equipment stocks of the United States Army and Marine Corps. Its information technology and network communication services consist of sustainment of communications systems, network security, systems installation and life cycle management of information technology systems.
Lifelock Company Profile
LifeLock, Inc. provides proactive identity theft protection services for consumers and consumer risk management services for enterprises. The Company monitors certain identity-related events, such as new account openings and credit-related applications. It operates in two segments: consumer segment and an enterprise segment. The Company’s LifeLock ecosystem combines data repositories of personally identifiable information and consumer transactions, predictive analytics and a technology platform. It applies predictive analytics to the data in its repositories to provide its members and enterprise customers’ actionable intelligence that helps protect against identity theft and identity fraud. It offers its consumer services on a monthly or annual subscription basis. It provides consumer risk management services, including delivering its on-demand identity risk, identity-authentication and credit information about consumers to its enterprise customers in the daily transaction flows.
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