Syntel (NASDAQ:SYNT) and Endava (NYSE:DAVA) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, earnings and profitability.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Syntel and Endava’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Syntel N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Endava $293.10 million 6.55 $25.55 million $0.71 50.99

Endava has higher revenue and earnings than Syntel.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Syntel and Endava, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Syntel 1 4 0 0 1.80
Endava 0 4 2 0 2.33

Syntel presently has a consensus target price of $41.00, suggesting a potential upside of 0.02%. Endava has a consensus target price of $29.40, suggesting a potential downside of 18.78%. Given Syntel’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Syntel is more favorable than Endava.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

40.8% of Syntel shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 12.6% of Endava shares are owned by institutional investors. 58.1% of Syntel shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Syntel and Endava’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Syntel N/A N/A N/A
Endava N/A 26.66% 16.35%


Endava beats Syntel on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Syntel

Syntel, Inc. provides digital transformation, information technology (IT), and knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) services worldwide. The company operates through Banking and Financial Services; Healthcare and Life Sciences; Insurance; Manufacturing; and Retail, Logistics, and Telecom segments. It provides end-to-end, integrated application, and infrastructure management services; develops software applications; and offers legacy modernization services, such as software analysis, language conversion, reverse engineering, database migration, code optimization, cloud onboarding and migration, ecosystem migration, testing, and management. The company also provides consulting, implementation, and management services for enterprise architecture, data warehousing, business intelligence, and enterprise application integration, as well as mobility, big data, analytics, and Internet of Things technologies. In addition, it offers KPO services that provide outsourced solutions for knowledge and business processes. The company offers its products to various companies in the banking and financial services, healthcare and life sciences, insurance, manufacturing, retail, logistics, and telecom industries. Syntel, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Troy, Michigan.

About Endava

Endava plc provides technology services for clients in the consumer products, healthcare, logistics, and retail verticals in Europe, Latin America, and the United States. It offers strategy, creative and user experience, insights through data, mobile and Internet of Things, architecture, smart automation, software engineering, test automation and engineering, continuous delivery, cloud, applications management, and smart desk services across the digital evolution, agile transformation, and automation solution areas. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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