Reviewing CA Technologies (CA) and Docusign (DOCU)

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CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) and Docusign (NASDAQ:DOCU) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares CA Technologies and Docusign’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
CA Technologies $4.24 billion 3.53 $476.00 million $2.32 15.45
Docusign N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

CA Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Docusign.

Profitability

This table compares CA Technologies and Docusign’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CA Technologies 11.24% 16.89% 7.85%
Docusign N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for CA Technologies and Docusign, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CA Technologies 2 7 2 0 2.00
Docusign 0 4 5 0 2.56

CA Technologies currently has a consensus price target of $33.22, indicating a potential downside of 7.34%. Docusign has a consensus price target of $58.63, indicating a potential upside of 6.59%. Given Docusign’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Docusign is more favorable than CA Technologies.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

69.1% of CA Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of CA Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

CA Technologies pays an annual dividend of $1.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Docusign does not pay a dividend. CA Technologies pays out 44.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

CA Technologies beats Docusign on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About CA Technologies

CA, Inc. provides software and solutions that help organizations to plan, develop, manage, and secure applications and enterprise environments in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Enterprise Solutions, Mainframe Solutions, and Services. The Mainframe Solutions segment offers DevOps solutions and tools for development, testing, and deployment that support collaboration across the software development lifecycle and mobile to mainframe teams; operations intelligence and automation solutions; and security and compliance solutions. The Enterprise Solutions segment provides products that are designed for distributed and cloud computing environments and run on industry standard servers. This segment offers Agile management solutions, which enables customers to plan, deliver, and manage information technology (IT) and business services; DevOps solutions comprising a range of solutions that allow customers to deliver and manage applications and IT infrastructure; and security solutions, which facilitates digital transformation by providing secure customer experiences, collaborative enterprise, and digital workforce and securing Internet of Things. The Services segment offers consulting, implementation, application management services, education, and support services to commercial and government customers. The company serves banks, insurance companies, other financial services providers, government agencies, global service providers, telecommunication providers, manufacturers, technology companies, retailers, educational organizations, and health care institutions. CA, Inc. sells its solutions through direct sales force, as well as indirectly through its partners. The company was formerly known as CA Technologies and changed its name to CA, Inc. in 2006. CA, Inc. was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

About Docusign

There is no company description available for Docusign Inc.

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