Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (SYKE): Price and Financial Metrics

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (SYKE): $53.68

-0.04 (-0.07%)

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  • Stability is the dimension where SYKE ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 88.54% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SYKE is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • SYKE ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 28th percentile.

SYKE Stock Summary

  • Sykes Enterprises Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 74.48% of US listed stocks.
  • SYKE's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 2,119.56 -- higher than 97.85% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -24.33%, Sykes Enterprises Inc's debt growth rate surpasses only 20.34% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SYKE, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are PCTI, IHT, HTLD, NWE, and KZIA.
  • Visit SYKE's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SYKE Valuation Summary

  • SYKE's price/earnings ratio is 31.5; this is 20.05% lower than that of the median Technology stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, SYKE's price/earnings ratio has gone up 19.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, SYKE's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 16.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SYKE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SYKE 2016-05-20 1.0 1.8 18.6 11.5
SYKE 2014-05-21 0.7 1.4 21.4 13.0
SYKE 2011-05-10 0.9 1.7 83.4 43.4
SYKE 2007-06-01 1.3 2.6 16.4 10.7
SYKE 2006-09-20 1.6 3.2 24.3 18.2
SYKE 2004-05-04 0.5 1.1 24.1 10.4

SYKE Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 26.46%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -42.96%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -25.78%.
Over the past 15 months, SYKE's revenue has gone up $142,219,000.

The table below shows SYKE's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 1,756.981 187.432 67.492
2020-12-31 1,710.261 175.742 56.432
2020-09-30 1,685.01 146.619 54.077
2020-06-30 1,650.83 131.589 77.273
2020-03-31 1,623.003 90.529 66.312
2019-12-31 1,614.762 101.283 64.081

SYKE Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SYKE, see our SYKE price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $54.00 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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SYKE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $53.68 52-week high $54.01
Prev. close $53.72 52-week low $27.05
Day low $53.61 Volume 168,700
Day high $53.90 Avg. volume 268,221
50-day MA $48.02 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $42.60 Market Cap 2.14B

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (SYKE) Company Bio

Sykes Enterprises provides outsourced customer contact management solutions and services in the business process outsourcing arena. The company was founded in 1977 and is based in Tampa, Florida.

SYKE Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$53.68$39.06 -6%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Sykes Enterprises Inc. To summarize, we found that Sykes Enterprises Inc ranked in the 53th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Sykes Enterprises Inc, consider:

  • SYKE's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 32.64% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Sykes Enterprises Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at 57.77. This coverage rate is greater than that of 92.21% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 9. This value is greater than merely 17.24% stocks in the Technology sector that generate free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

INTC, QLYS, ARW, ATEN, and DIOD can be thought of as valuation peers to SYKE, in the sense that they are in the Technology sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest SYKE News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Sykes Enterprises Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate SYKE as an investment opportunity.

Earnings Preview: Sykes Enterprises (SYKE) Q2 Earnings Expected to Decline

Sykes (SYKE) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | July 26, 2021

EQUITY ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Launches Legal Inquiry Regarding The Merger

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / July 26, 2021 / Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a national securities firm rated Top 50 in the 2018-2020 ISS Securities Class Action Services Report and headquartered at the Empire State Building in New York City, is investigating: * Domtar Corp. (NYSE:UFS) relating to its proposed acquisition by Paper Excellence.

Yahoo | July 26, 2021

SHAREHOLDER INVESTIGATION: Halper Sadeh LLP Investigates CAI, SYKE, TGRF, AVCO, LDL; Shareholders are Encouraged to Contact the Firm

Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, announces it is investigating the following companies:

Yahoo | July 18, 2021

STOCKHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates Continues to Investigate the Following Merger

Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a national securities firm rated Top 50 in the 2018-2020 ISS Securities Class Action Services Report and headquartered at the Empire State Building in New York City, is investigating:

Yahoo | July 17, 2021

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: WeissLaw LLP Reminds STMP, JAX, CAI, and SYKE Shareholders About Its Ongoing Investigations

If you own shares in any of the companies listed above and would like to discuss our investigations or have any questions concerning this notice or your rights or interests, please contact:

Yahoo | July 16, 2021

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SYKE Price Returns

1-mo 0.51%
3-mo 20.74%
6-mo 39.10%
1-year 97.57%
3-year 85.17%
5-year 74.91%
YTD 42.50%
2020 1.84%
2019 49.58%
2018 -21.37%
2017 8.97%
2016 -6.24%

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