Alteryx (NYSE: AYX) is one of 111 public companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Alteryx to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, valuation, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Alteryx and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Alteryx -18.68% -19.62% -8.35%
Alteryx Competitors -25.58% -24.89% -7.12%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

28.3% of Alteryx shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.5% of shares of all “Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 18.0% of shares of all “Software” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Alteryx and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Alteryx $85.79 million -$24.25 million -45.75
Alteryx Competitors $2.20 billion $401.02 million 238.54

Alteryx’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Alteryx. Alteryx is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Alteryx and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Alteryx 0 1 8 0 2.89
Alteryx Competitors 295 2116 4500 91 2.63

Alteryx presently has a consensus price target of $21.67, indicating a potential downside of 15.43%. As a group, “Software” companies have a potential upside of 15.17%. Given Alteryx’s peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Alteryx has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Summary

Alteryx peers beat Alteryx on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

Alteryx Company Profile

Alteryx, Inc. is a United States-based provider of self-service data analytics software. The Company offers various products, such as Alteryx Designer, Alteryx Server and Alteryx Analytics Gallery. Alteryx Designer is a repeatable workflow for self-service data analytics. Alteryx Designer allows data analysts by combining data preparation, data blending, and analytics-predictive, statistical and spatial-using the same user interface. Alteryx Server is a scalable platform to deploy and share analytics. Alteryx Server accelerates time to analytical insight, and allows analysts and business users across organization to make data-driven decisions. Alteryx Analytics Gallery is an analytics cloud platform to recognize that business decision makers expect their business applications to be as engaging as the applications they use at home. Its solutions include analytic, departmental and industry. Its analytic solutions connect business analysts and decision makers to data.

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