Comparing of Xerox Corporation (XRX) and Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS)

Since Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) and Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) are part of the Information Technology Services industry, they are influenced by contrast. The influences particularly affect the analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation of both companies.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Xerox Corporation 35 0.98 183.68M 2.06 15.57
Unisys Corporation 10 0.58 61.32M 0.15 80.45

In table 1 we can see Xerox Corporation and Unisys Corporation’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Unisys Corporation is observed to has lower revenue and earnings than Xerox Corporation. The company that is more affordable between the two has a lower price-to-earnings ratio. Xerox Corporation’s shares have been trading at lower price-to-earnings ratio which means it is currently more affordable than Unisys Corporation.


Table 2 provides Xerox Corporation and Unisys Corporation’s return on equity, net margins and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Xerox Corporation 519,016,671.38% 8.9% 3%
Unisys Corporation 610,149,253.73% -1.2% 0.6%

Risk & Volatility

A beta of 1.77 shows that Xerox Corporation is 77.00% more volatile than S&P 500. Competitively, Unisys Corporation’s beta is 1.33 which is 33.00% more volatile than S&P 500.


Xerox Corporation’s Current Ratio is 1.5 while its Quick Ratio is 1.2. On the competitive side is, Unisys Corporation which has a 1.4 Current Ratio and a 1.4 Quick Ratio. Xerox Corporation is better positioned to pay off short and long-term obligations compared to Unisys Corporation.

Analyst Recommendations

Xerox Corporation and Unisys Corporation Recommendations and Ratings are available on the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Xerox Corporation 0 0 1 3.00
Unisys Corporation 0 0 0 0.00

$37 is Xerox Corporation’s consensus price target while its potential downside is -4.12%.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Roughly 91.3% of Xerox Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors while 0% of Unisys Corporation are owned by institutional investors. About 0.2% of Xerox Corporation’s share are owned by insiders. Competitively, 2.5% are Unisys Corporation’s share owned by insiders.


In this table we show 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)
Xerox Corporation -8.52% -11.42% -3.49% 13.99% 24.76% 62.45%
Unisys Corporation 22.67% 25.53% 10.82% -4.84% -2.44% 6.53%

For the past year Xerox Corporation was more bullish than Unisys Corporation.


On 11 of the 14 factors Xerox Corporation beats Unisys Corporation.

Xerox Corporation provides document management solutions worldwide. The companyÂ’s Document Technology segment offers desktop monochrome and color printers, multifunction printers, copiers, digital printing presses, and light production devices; and production printing and publishing systems for the graphic communications marketplace and large enterprises. Its Services segment provides document outsourcing services comprising managed print, workflow automation, and communication and marketing services. The company also sells paper, wide-format systems, global imaging systems network integration solutions, and electronic presentation systems. The company sells its products and services directly to its customers; and through its sales force, as well as through a network of independent agents, dealers, value-added resellers, systems integrators, and the Web. Xerox Corporation was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut.

Unisys Corporation provides information technology services worldwide. It operates through two segments, Services and Technology. The Services segment provides cloud and infrastructure services, application services, and business process outsourcing services. The Technology segment designs and develops software, servers, and related products. It offers a range of data center, infrastructure management, and cloud computing offerings for clients to virtualize and automate data-center environments. This segmentÂ’s product offerings include ClearPath Forward operating system software for high-volume enterprise computing; Unisys Stealth software to protect data in data centers, the cloud, and mobile infrastructures; Digital Investigator, a browser-based application for total information management; AirCore solution that enables airlines to reach passenger through mobile, tablet, and web; and Unisys Retail Delivery, which is an integrated and multi-channel retail banking system. The company serves customers in the government, commercial, and financial services markets through direct sales force, distributors, resellers, and alliance partners. Unisys Corporation was founded in 1886 and is based in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.

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