Cyxtera Technologies (CYXT) versus The Competition Critical Analysis

Cyxtera Technologies (NASDAQ:CYXTGet Rating) is one of 110 public companies in the “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Cyxtera Technologies to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, dividends, profitability and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

47.4% of shares of all “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies are owned by institutional investors. 73.2% of Cyxtera Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 14.4% of shares of all “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Cyxtera Technologies has a beta of 1.34, suggesting that its share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cyxtera Technologies’ competitors have a beta of 1.20, suggesting that their average share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Cyxtera Technologies and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cyxtera Technologies -27.88% -27.18% -5.69%
Cyxtera Technologies Competitors -154.49% -19.12% -6.33%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Cyxtera Technologies and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cyxtera Technologies 0 1 7 0 2.88
Cyxtera Technologies Competitors 689 3687 8947 254 2.65

Cyxtera Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $14.83, suggesting a potential upside of 168.72%. As a group, “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies have a potential upside of 46.37%. Given Cyxtera Technologies’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Cyxtera Technologies is more favorable than its competitors.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Cyxtera Technologies and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Cyxtera Technologies $703.70 million -$257.90 million -4.52
Cyxtera Technologies Competitors $7.80 billion $2.05 billion 16.20

Cyxtera Technologies’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Cyxtera Technologies. Cyxtera Technologies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.


Cyxtera Technologies beats its competitors on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

Cyxtera Technologies Company Profile

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Cyxtera Technologies, Inc. provides various data center products and services for enterprises, service providers, and government agencies. It offers retail colocation, interconnection, deployment, and support services; and Bare Metal, an on-demand IT infrastructure solution. The company is headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida.

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