Critical Review: Kyndryl (NYSE:KD) versus OMNIQ (OTCMKTS:OMQS)

OMNIQ (OTCMKTS:OMQSGet Rating) and Kyndryl (NYSE:KDGet Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares OMNIQ and Kyndryl’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
OMNIQ -11.50% -814.80% -16.13%
Kyndryl -8.59% -51.01% -9.14%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

4.7% of OMNIQ shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.9% of Kyndryl shares are owned by institutional investors. 23.2% of OMNIQ shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Kyndryl shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for OMNIQ and Kyndryl, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
OMNIQ 0 0 0 0 N/A
Kyndryl 0 1 0 0 2.00

Kyndryl has a consensus price target of $12.00, suggesting a potential upside of 18.34%. Given Kyndryl’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Kyndryl is more favorable than OMNIQ.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares OMNIQ and Kyndryl’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
OMNIQ $78.25 million 0.51 -$13.36 million ($1.64) -3.20
Kyndryl $18.66 billion 0.12 -$2.32 billion ($6.67) -1.52

OMNIQ has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Kyndryl. OMNIQ is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Kyndryl, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Kyndryl beats OMNIQ on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About OMNIQ

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OMNIQ Corp. provides computerized and machine vision image processing solutions. It uses patented and proprietary AI technology to deliver data collection, real-time surveillance and monitoring for supply chain management, homeland security, public safety, traffic & parking management and access control applications. The company’s services and technology helps clients to move people, assets and data through airports, warehouses, schools, national borders, and many other applications and environments. It serves government agencies and companies from several sectors, including manufacturing, retail, distribution, food and beverage, transportation and logistics, healthcare, and oil, gas, and chemicals. The company was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT.

About Kyndryl

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Kyndryl Holdings, Inc. operates as a technology services company and IT infrastructure services provider worldwide. The company offers cloud services; core enterprise and cloud services; application, data, and artificial intelligence services; digital workplace services; security and resiliency services; and network services and edge services. It serves financial, telecommunications, retail, automobile, and transportation industries. The company was incorporated in 2020 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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