LSC Communications Inc. (LKSD) and PRGX Global Inc. (NASDAQ:PRGX) Comparison side by side

As Business Services companies, LSC Communications Inc. (NYSE:LKSD) and PRGX Global Inc. (NASDAQ:PRGX) are our subject to contrast. And more specifically their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
LSC Communications Inc. 1 0.08 32.47M -4.09 0.00
PRGX Global Inc. 5 -1.58 15.03M 0.04 136.83

Table 1 showcases the top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation of LSC Communications Inc. and PRGX Global Inc.

Profitability

Table 2 provides us the return on equity, return on assets and net margins of both companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
LSC Communications Inc. 4,350,214,362.27% -71.6% -7.3%
PRGX Global Inc. 314,494,360.86% 4.6% 2.4%

Liquidity

LSC Communications Inc. has a Current Ratio of 1.1 and a Quick Ratio of 0.8. Competitively, PRGX Global Inc.’s Current Ratio is 1.9 and has 1.9 Quick Ratio. PRGX Global Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than LSC Communications Inc.

Analyst Ratings

The next table highlights the delivered recommendations and ratings for LSC Communications Inc. and PRGX Global Inc.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
LSC Communications Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
PRGX Global Inc. 0 0 2 3.00

On the other hand, PRGX Global Inc.’s potential upside is 75.23% and its consensus target price is $7.5.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Institutional investors owned 85.2% of LSC Communications Inc. shares and 76.5% of PRGX Global Inc. shares. Insiders owned 2.8% of LSC Communications Inc. shares. Insiders Comparatively, owned 4.2% of PRGX Global Inc. shares.

Performance

Here are 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)
LSC Communications Inc. -45.05% -73.12% -84.59% -87.45% -93.21% -85.71%
PRGX Global Inc. -15.26% -16.89% -28.9% -38.42% -37.67% -40.76%

For the past year LSC Communications Inc. was more bearish than PRGX Global Inc.

Summary

PRGX Global Inc. beats LSC Communications Inc. on 8 of the 12 factors.

LSC Communications, Inc. provides various traditional and digital print services, print-related services, and office products. It operates through two segments, Print and Office Products. The Print segment produces catalogs, magazines, retail inserts, books, and directories. It also provides various print-related services, including mail-list management and sortation, e-book formatting, and distribution. This segment provides its services to retailers, including catalogers and merchandisers; and publishers of magazines, books, and directories, as well as online retailers in the United States, Europe, and Mexico. The Office Products segment manufactures and sells filing products, including presentation and storage materials; note-taking products, such as legal pads, journals, index cards, spiral notebooks, composition books, and notebook filler paper; binder products comprising various binders and binder accessories under the Cardinal, Oxford, and other brands, as well as under private label brands for third parties; forms consisting of business forms, tax forms, message and memo pads, financial forms, and recordkeeping materials; and envelopes under the Ampad brand names, as well as under its private label. This segment primarily offers its products to office superstores, office supply wholesalers, independent contract stationers, mass merchandisers and retailers, and e-commerce resellers in the United States and Canada. LSC Communications, Inc. also provides warehousing, fulfillment, and supply chain management services, as well as e-services. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

PRGX Global, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides recovery audit services to businesses and government agencies having payment transactions and procurement environments. It operates through three segments: Recovery Audit Services – Americas, Recovery Audit Services – Europe/Asia-Pacific, and Adjacent Services. The companyÂ’s recovery audit services are based on the mining of clientsÂ’ purchasing related data for overpayments to the third-party suppliers. It also offers adjacent recovery services comprising advisory, analytics, and supplier information management (SIM) services, as well as PRGX OPTIX suite of analytics tools. The company serves retailers, such as discount, department, specialty, grocery, and drug stores, as well as wholesalers; business enterprises, including manufacturers, financial services firms, pharmaceutical companies, and resource companies, such as oil and gas companies; and federal and state government agencies. PRGX Global, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.