NSP or MAN: Which Staffing Stock Should You Hold Now?October 21, 2018
Higher wage growth, a tightening labor market and a low unemployment rate indicate a bullish economy.
While Insperity has a market capitalization of $4.72 billion, ManpowerGroup’s market cap is $5.36 billion.
Earnings growth along with stock price gains is often an indication of a company’s strong prospects.
Insperity’s current-quarter earnings are projected to grow 43.9% compared with 18.1% for ManpowerGroup.
For 2019, Insperity’s earnings are expected to register 12.6% growth compared with 2% for ManpowerGroup.
The earnings surprise history of a stock helps investors have an idea of the stock’s performance in the previous quarters.
Though both the stocks compare unfavourably with the industry’s figure of 3.3%, Insperity has a higher TTM net margin than ManpowerGroup.
The Price to Earnings Ratio (P/E) metric is used to measure a company’s value relative to its earnings.
Considering both the valuation metrics, we observe that ManpowerGroup is not only cheaper than Insperity but also undervalued compared to the industry it belongs to.
Our comparative analysis shows that Insperity scores over ManpowerGroup in terms of price performance, quarterly and yearly projected earnings growth, earnings surprise history and net margin.
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