# How Does SS&C Technologies Compare to Its Peers?

*A Closer Look: SS&C Technologies' Mixed Quarterly Results in 3Q15*

**SS&C Technologies and its peers**

In this article, we’ll compare SS&C Technologies (SSNC) to its industry peers. The PBV (price-to-book value) ratios of SS&C, Tableau Software (DATA), Manhattan Associates (MANH), Paycom Software (PAYC), and LogMeIn (LOGM) are 3.0x, 8.7x, 28.5x, 25.8x, and 9.1x, respectively.

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The PS (or price-to-sales) ratios of SS&C, Tableau, Manhattan, Paycom, and LogMeIn are 8.9x, 11.7x, 9.9x, 12.5x, and 6.8x, respectively. Based on the PE and PS ratios, it seems that the company’s peers have outperformed it.

**ETFs that invest in SS&C Technologies **

The PowerShares DWA Technology Momentum ETF (PTF) invests 2.6% of its holdings in SS&C. The ETF tracks an index of US tech firms selected and weighted by price momentum.

The First Trust Technology AlphaDEX ETF (FXL) invests 1.5% of its holdings in SS&C. The ETF tracks a tiered equal-weighted index of US technology firms.

The iShares S&P North American Technology-Software ETF (IGV) invests 1.2% of its holdings in SS&C. The ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of US and Canadian software companies.

**Comparing SS&C Technologies and its ETFs**

Let’s take a closer look at SS&C and its ETFs:

The year-to-date price movements of SS&C, PTF, FXL, and IGV are 28.1%, 9.0%, -0.8%, and 13.0x, respectively.

The PE ratios of SS&C, PTF, FXL, and IGV are 46.0x, 67.3x, 20.9x, and 52.4x, respectively.

The PBV ratios of SS&C, PTF, FXL, and IGV are 3.0x, 7.1x, 2.9x, and 4.9x, respectively.

According to the numbers above, the ETFs outperformed SS&C based on the PE and PBV ratios. However, SS&C got ahead of its ETFs based on price movement.

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