Computer Sciences Stock Analysis (NYSE:CSC)

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Computer Sciences
Updated on : Jan 17, 2017
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CSC 61.8 (0%)
NASDAQ 5538.7 (0%)
Closing Price On: Jan 17, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Computer Services
Sector :
Computer and Technology
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q2
$billion
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
-14.6%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
-3.9%
Sector Average:
4.8%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q2
%
LTM Margin
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
3.3B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 1.42
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$192M
Net Income:
$15M
Dividend Yield
CSC dividend yield:
65.21%
PROS      CONS
High Dividend Yield
PS Valuation
Recent Growth
Long Term Growth
Operating Margins
Net Margins
High Debt Burden
ROIC
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
CSC PS :
1.2
Industry PS :
2.4
Sector:   Computer and Technology.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
-3.5%
Return on Equity:
-3.8%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
5.9%
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View Computer Sciences stock analysis video. This is our CSC analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for CSC stock.

Computer Sciences Corporation Stock Rating (1.9/5)

Our Computer Sciences stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Computer Sciences stock analysis is based on latest Q2 earnings for 2017. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy CSC stock?

  • When compared with the Computer Services industry average PS ratio of 2.4, the price-to-sales ratio of 1.2 for CSC stock is attractive.
  • The company has a healthy dividend yield of 65.21%.

Should you sell CSC stock?

  • Computer Sciences sales declined by -31% year on year in 2017 Q2.
  • Revenue declined at a CAGR of of the last 5 years.
  • Over the last twelve months, Computer Sciences posted an average operating loss margin of -3.9%.
  • Computer Sciences posted an average Net loss of -1.2% in the last twelve months.
  • With a debt/equity ratio of  1.42, Computer Sciences is highly leveraged in comparison to Computer and Technology peers.
  • The company has a negative Return on Invested Capital of -3.5%, which is a red flag.
  • Computer Sciences has a negative ROE (Return On Equity) of -3.8%, indicating the company is not profitable.

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