Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. (CDAY) and Its Rivals Contrasting side by side.

Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. (NYSE:CDAY) is a company in the Application Software industry and that’s how we contrast it to its peers. The comparing will be based on the institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

81.9% of Ceridian HCM Holding Inc.’s shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.93% of all Application Software’s companies shares are held by institutional investors. On other hand Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. has 0.1% of its shares held by company insiders & an average of 7.86% insiders ownership for its peers.

Profitability

Table 1 has Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. and its peers’ return on equity, return on assets and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. -6.07% 0.00% 0.00%
Industry Average 4.93% 49.47% 9.43%

Earnings & Valuation

In next table we are comparing Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. and its peers’ net income, gross revenue and valuation.

Net Income Gross Revenue Price/Earnings Ratio
Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. 45.30M 746.40M 0.00
Industry Average 46.64M 946.75M 160.91

Analyst Recommendations

Table 3 provides summary of current ratings for Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. and its peers.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. 0 2 1 2.33
Industry Average 1.13 2.72 3.99 2.66

With average price target of $41, Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. has a potential downside of -20.20%. As a group, Application Software companies have a potential upside of 53.01%. By having stronger average rating and higher possible upside, Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. make equities research analysts believe that the company is more favorable than its rivals.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. and its rivals.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. -2.09% 15.7% 19.95% 24.52% 0% 38.24%
Industry Average 5.93% 15.92% 23.38% 22.64% 53.81% 28.94%

For the past year Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. was more bullish than its peers.

Liquidity

The Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. are 1 and 1. Competitively, Ceridian HCM Holding Inc.’s rivals have 2.45 and 2.42 for Current and Quick Ratio. Ceridian HCM Holding Inc.’s competitors have better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Ceridian HCM Holding Inc.

Dividends

Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. does not pay a dividend.

Summary

Ceridian HCM Holding Inc.’s competitors show that they’re better in 3 of the 4 factors compared to the company itself.

Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. operates as a human capital management (HCM) software company worldwide. The company offers Dayforce, a cloud HCM platform that address various areas of HCM, including human resources (HR), payroll, benefits, workforce management, and talent management functionality. It also provides Powerpay, a cloud platform, which offers scalable and straightforward payroll and HR solutions; Bureau solutions for payroll and payroll-related services; and LifeWorks, an employee engagement platform that delivers employee assistance programs, social recognition, perks and discounts, a private social network, employee and corporate wellness programs, and employee engagement analytics. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. is a subsidiary of Ceridian Holding LLC.