Converge (CTS) & Celestica (CLS): 2 TSX alternatives to Meta (FB) stock

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 Converge (CTS) & Celestica (CLS): 2 TSX alternatives to Meta (FB) stock
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Highlights

  • Meta (NASDAQ: FB, FB:US) saw its stock crumble by almost 23 per cent in after-trading hours on Wednesday, February 2.
  • The decline came after the California-based tech giant reported a decline of about eight per cent year-over-year (YoY) in its fourth fiscal quarter profits.
  • While some investors seem to be inching away from the Mark Zuckerberg company, they could explore other tech-focused enterprises that have been performing well.

Meta (NASDAQ: FB, FB:US) saw its stock crumble by almost 23 per cent in after-trading hours on Wednesday, February 2. The decline came after the California-based tech giant reported a decline of about eight per cent year-over-year (YoY) in its fourth fiscal quarter profits.

While some investors seem to be inching away from the Mark Zuckerberg company, they could explore other tech-focused enterprises that have been performing well.

Here are two TSX alternatives to look at.

1.    Converge Technology Solutions (TSX: CTS)

Converge Technologies Solutions saw its top line gallop by 93 per cent YoY to C$ 367.3 million in its latest quarter. 

The Canadian hybrid IT infrastructure firm also earned an increased net income of C$ 4.59 million in Q3 FY2021, which was substantially up from C$ 0.69 million a year ago.

The C$ 2-billion market cap tech firm, which has a price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 173.80, saw its stock soar by over 70 per cent YoY.

Converge stock closed at C$ 10.03 apiece on Wednesday.

Converge Technology Solutions Corp (TSX: CTS) stock performance

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2.    Celestica Inc (TSX: CLS)

Celestica Inc recorded C$ 1.5 billion in revenues in Q4 FY2021, which was up by nine per cent YoY.

The Toronto-based software company expects its 2022 revenue to grow at least C$ 6.3 billion.

The technology company also anticipated its 2022 operating margin to be between four per cent to five per cent.

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Stocks of Celestica rose by almost 63 per cent in the past nine months.

The software stock closed at C$ 16.05 apiece on Wednesday.

Bottomline

Many tech stocks have been under pressure recently considering the uncertainty surrounding interest rate hikes. However, some technology players in Canada seem to have performed well amid the tech selloff and also show growth prospects.

Investors should, nonetheless, move to investment decisions post thorough research.

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