Tempus Applied Solutions (OTCMKTS:TMPS) and The Providence Service (NASDAQ:PRSC) are both small-cap aerospace companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and risk.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Tempus Applied Solutions and The Providence Service’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Tempus Applied Solutions||$18.77 million||0.12||-$3.12 million||N/A||N/A|
|The Providence Service||$1.62 billion||0.53||$53.36 million||N/A||N/A|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Tempus Applied Solutions and The Providence Service, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Tempus Applied Solutions||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|The Providence Service||0||0||1||0||3.00|
The Providence Service has a consensus target price of $67.00, indicating a potential downside of 0.19%. Given The Providence Service’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe The Providence Service is more favorable than Tempus Applied Solutions.
Risk and Volatility
Tempus Applied Solutions has a beta of -2.29, indicating that its share price is 329% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Providence Service has a beta of 0.61, indicating that its share price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
95.4% of The Providence Service shares are owned by institutional investors. 13.8% of The Providence Service shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Tempus Applied Solutions and The Providence Service’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Tempus Applied Solutions||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|The Providence Service||2.22%||7.49%||3.34%|
The Providence Service beats Tempus Applied Solutions on 11 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Tempus Applied Solutions Company Profile
Tempus Applied Solutions Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides customized design, engineering, modification, integration, training, and operations solutions to support aircraft mission requirements. It serves the United States Department of Defense, the United States intelligence agencies, foreign governments, heads of state, and high net worth individuals worldwide. Tempus Applied Solutions Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Williamsburg, Virginia.
The Providence Service Company Profile
The Providence Service Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides healthcare and workforce development services in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Non-Emergency Transportation Services (NET Services) and Workforce Development Services (WD Services). The NET Services segment offers non-emergency medical transportation services for Medicaid or Medicare eligible members, whose limited mobility or financial resources hinder their ability to access necessary healthcare and social services. The WD Services segment offers workforce development and offender rehabilitation services, including employment preparation and placement, apprenticeship and training, youth community service programs, and other health related services to clients on behalf of governmental and private entities. This segment serves disabled, unemployed, and individuals seeking new skills, as well as individuals that are coping with medical illnesses, newly graduated from educational institutions, and being released from incarceration. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.
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