Comparing of ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. (SERV) and Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN)

ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SERV) and Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN) are two firms in the Business Services that compete against each other. Below is a comparison of their analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. 1.95B 3.76 110.00M -0.20 0.00
Stantec Inc. N/A 0.00 N/A 0.46 51.57

Table 1 highlights ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. and Stantec Inc.’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.


Table 2 represents ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SERV) and Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN)’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. -5.64% 40.3% 9.4%
Stantec Inc. 0.00% 3.6% 1.7%

Volatility & Risk

ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. has a 1 beta, while its volatility is 0.00% which is less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. From a competition point of view, Stantec Inc. has a 1.21 beta which is 21.00% more volatile compared to Standard and Poor’s 500.


1.1 and 1.1 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. Its rival Stantec Inc.’s Current and Quick Ratios are 1.7 and 1.7 respectively. Stantec Inc. has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc.


Stantec Inc. also pays out annual dividends at $0.4 per share and at a 1.68% dividend yield. ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. does not pay a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

The Recommendations and Ratings for ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. and Stantec Inc. are featured in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. 1 2 4 2.57
Stantec Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc.’s average target price is $47, while its potential downside is -12.96%.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. and Stantec Inc. has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 0% and 79.7%. 0.1% are ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc.’s share owned by insiders. Insiders Comparatively, owned 3.3% of Stantec Inc. shares.


Here are 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)
ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. 18.86% 18.47% 5.55% 14.79% 35.88% 25.72%
Stantec Inc. -1.93% 0.55% -0.33% -6.71% -4.28% 9.47%

For the past year ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc.’s stock price has bigger growth than Stantec Inc.

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. provides residential and commercial services in the United States. It operates in three segments: Terminix, American Home Shield, and the Franchise Services Group. The Terminix segment offers termite and pest control services, including termite remediation, annual termite inspection and prevention treatments with damage claim guarantees, periodic pest control services, insulation services, mosquito control, crawlspace encapsulation, and wildlife exclusion. The American Home Shield segment provides home warranty plans that cover the repair or replacement of household systems and appliances, such as electrical, plumbing, central heating and air conditioning systems, water heaters, refrigerators, dishwashers, and ovens/cook tops. The Franchise Services Group segment offers disaster restoration, janitorial, residential cleaning, furniture repair, and home inspection services through franchise under the ServiceMaster Restore, ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic, and AmeriSpec brands. The company markets its services to homeowners and businesses through the Internet, direct mail, television and radio advertising, print advertisements, marketing partnerships, franchise network, branch operations, telemarketing, and various social media channels, as well as through various participants in the residential real estate marketplace, such as real estate brokerages, financial institutions, and insurance carriers. ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

Stantec Inc. provides professional consulting services in the area of infrastructure and facilities for clients in the public and private sectors in Canada, the United States, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Consulting Services – Canada, Consulting Services – United States, Consulting Services – Global, and Construction Services. The company provides consulting services in engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental services, project management, and project economics; and construction management services. It undertakes commercial, healthcare, education, industrial, airports and aviation, civic, science and technology, waterpower and dam, power, oil and gas, mining, water, building, power transportation, community development, and transportation projects. The company was formerly known as Stanley Technology Group Inc. and changed its name to Stantec Inc. in October 1998. Stantec Inc. was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Edmonton, Canada.

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