CSP Inc. (CSPI) and Perficient Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT) Contrasting side by side

Since CSP Inc. (NASDAQ:CSPI) and Perficient Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT) are part of the Information Technology Services industry, they are influenced by compare. The influences particularly affect the profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation of both companies.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
CSP Inc. 75.27M 0.57 1.54M -0.35 0.00
Perficient Inc. 498.38M 1.91 24.56M 0.74 39.17

Table 1 demonstrates CSP Inc. and Perficient Inc.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.


Table 2 represents CSP Inc. (NASDAQ:CSPI) and Perficient Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT)’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CSP Inc. -2.05% 0% 0%
Perficient Inc. 4.93% 6.8% 4.6%

Risk and Volatility

A 1.15 beta indicates that CSP Inc. is 15.00% more volatile compared to Standard & Poor’s 500. In other hand, Perficient Inc. has beta of 0.96 which is 4.00% less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500.


CSP Inc. has a Current Ratio of 3.4 and a Quick Ratio of 2.9. Competitively, Perficient Inc.’s Current Ratio is 2.4 and has 2.4 Quick Ratio. CSP Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Perficient Inc.


$0.52 per share with a dividend yield of 5% is the annual dividend that CSP Inc. pay. Perficient Inc. does not offer a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

The next table highlights the delivered recommendations and ratings for CSP Inc. and Perficient Inc.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
CSP Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
Perficient Inc. 0 0 4 3.00

Competitively Perficient Inc. has an average price target of $32.75, with potential upside of 14.23%.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

CSP Inc. and Perficient Inc. has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 29.8% and 92.9%. Insiders owned 12.2% of CSP Inc. shares. Comparatively, 0.6% are Perficient Inc.’s share owned by insiders.


In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
CSP Inc. -0.99% 1.39% -14.15% -12.26% -17.3% 2.85%
Perficient Inc. 8.42% 13.01% 15.23% 1.44% 41.25% 29.51%

For the past year CSP Inc. has weaker performance than Perficient Inc.


Perficient Inc. beats CSP Inc. on 11 of the 13 factors.

CSP Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and markets information technology (IT) integration solutions and cluster computer systems for commercial and defense customers in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. The companyÂ’s High Performance Products segment offers computing systems for digital signal processing applications in the defense market; Ethernet adapters and solutions for various applications in the packet capture, financial transaction, broadcast video, and media markets, as well as ARC Series adapters for automated trading and network monitoring. Its Technology Solutions segment provides third-party computer hardware and software value added reseller services to various customers in Web and infrastructure hosting, education, telecommunications, healthcare services, distribution, financial and professional services, and manufacturing industries. This segment also offers professional IT consulting services, including implementation, integration, migration, configuration, installation, and project management services; unified storage platforms; virtualization solutions; enterprise security intrusion prevention, network access control, and unified threat management services; and IT security compliance services. Its professional IT consulting services also comprise unified communications, wireless and routing, and switching solutions; custom software applications and solutions development and support services; maintenance and technical support services; and managed IT services, such as monitoring, reporting, and management of alerts for the resolution and preventive general IT and IT security support tasks. This segment offers professional services for IT environments comprising advanced security, unified communications and collaboration, wireless and mobility, data center solutions, and network solutions. The company markets its products and services through direct sales force. CSP Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts.

Perficient, Inc. provides information technology and management consulting services in the United States. The company designs, builds, and delivers solutions using middleware software products developed by third-party vendors. Its solutions include platform implementations services, including application server selection, architecture planning, installation and configuration, clustering for availability, performance assessment and issue remediation, security, and technology migrations; and portals and collaboration, such as searchable data systems, collaborative systems for process improvement, transaction processing, unified and extended reporting, and other services. The company also offers management consulting services in the areas of organizational change management, business analytics, project management, process excellence, and other; and cloud services comprising architecture, business value and health checks assessments, strategy and road maps, and vendor evaluation and selection services. In addition, it provides enterprise social solutions consisting of ideation and crowdsourcing, mobile apps, employee onboarding, partner and vendor collaboration, user and customer support, expert location/Q&A, and others; and digital marketing services, including search engine marketing, user experience and design, and conversion rate optimization. Further, the company offers business intelligence and analytics; commerce; content management; custom applications; business integration and APIs; business process management; customer relationship management; enterprise performance management; and enterprise mobile solutions. It serves the healthcare, financial services, retail and consumer goods, automotive and transport products, electronics and computer hardware, telecommunications, manufacturing, energy and utilities, business services and leisure, and media and entertainment markets. Perficient, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.