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Appian (APPN) Competitors

$34.50
+0.86 (+2.56%)
(As of 07/15/2024 ET)

APPN vs. FSLY, KC, PEGA, BILL, APPF, DSGX, PAYC, DAY, ALTR, and CFLT

Should you be buying Appian stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Appian include Fastly (FSLY), Kingsoft Cloud (KC), Pegasystems (PEGA), BILL (BILL), AppFolio (APPF), The Descartes Systems Group (DSGX), Paycom Software (PAYC), Dayforce (DAY), Altair Engineering (ALTR), and Confluent (CFLT).

Appian vs.

Appian (NASDAQ:APPN) and Fastly (NYSE:FSLY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, media sentiment, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, community ranking and earnings.

Appian has a beta of 1.48, meaning that its stock price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fastly has a beta of 1.13, meaning that its stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Fastly had 2 more articles in the media than Appian. MarketBeat recorded 23 mentions for Fastly and 21 mentions for Appian. Appian's average media sentiment score of 1.28 beat Fastly's score of 0.01 indicating that Appian is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Appian
7 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Fastly
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
19 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Appian received 214 more outperform votes than Fastly when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 61.66% of users gave Appian an outperform vote while only 50.60% of users gave Fastly an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
AppianOutperform Votes
341
61.66%
Underperform Votes
212
38.34%
FastlyOutperform Votes
127
50.60%
Underperform Votes
124
49.40%

Appian presently has a consensus target price of $46.43, indicating a potential upside of 34.23%. Fastly has a consensus target price of $13.69, indicating a potential upside of 80.34%. Given Fastly's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Fastly is more favorable than Appian.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Appian
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Fastly
1 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.25

Appian has higher revenue and earnings than Fastly. Appian is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Fastly, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Appian$545.36M4.59-$111.44M-$1.47-23.57
Fastly$521.94M1.99-$133.09M-$1.00-7.61

Appian has a net margin of -19.20% compared to Fastly's net margin of -25.26%. Fastly's return on equity of -15.82% beat Appian's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Appian-19.20% -204.82% -16.12%
Fastly -25.26%-15.82%-9.82%

52.7% of Appian shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.7% of Fastly shares are owned by institutional investors. 44.0% of Appian shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.7% of Fastly shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Appian beats Fastly on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding APPN and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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APPN vs. The Competition

MetricAppianPrepackaged software IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$2.50B$22.68B$21.69B$8.55B
Dividend YieldN/A2.05%2.65%4.03%
P/E Ratio-23.5758.92235.0715.75
Price / Sales4.5945.10549.9580.69
Price / CashN/A70.9331.1731.31
Price / Book48.809.597.064.67
Net Income-$111.44M$367.30M$615.19M$214.37M
7 Day Performance9.03%2.73%2.58%7.55%
1 Month Performance23.97%2.94%3.71%6.66%
1 Year Performance-31.33%1.06%11.66%3.31%

Appian Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
FSLY
Fastly
4.1621 of 5 stars
4.16 / 5 stars
$7.44
-0.5%
$14.44
+94.1%
-57.5%$1.02B$505.99M-7.441,207Analyst Forecast
KC
Kingsoft Cloud
1.3081 of 5 stars
1.31 / 5 stars
$2.78
+1.8%
$4.55
+63.7%
-56.0%$705.26M$992.61M-2.4610,493Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Gap Up
PEGA
Pegasystems
4.9813 of 5 stars
4.98 / 5 stars
$59.77
+2.0%
$74.71
+25.0%
+7.8%$5.08B$1.43B72.895,406Short Interest ↑
Positive News
BILL
BILL
4.3565 of 5 stars
4.36 / 5 stars
$51.26
+0.8%
$88.24
+72.1%
-59.0%$5.44B$1.06B-64.892,521Analyst Revision
APPF
AppFolio
2.3947 of 5 stars
2.39 / 5 stars
$264.35
+5.0%
$248.71
-5.9%
+40.2%$9.57B$620.45M127.711,504Analyst Forecast
DSGX
The Descartes Systems Group
3.6355 of 5 stars
3.64 / 5 stars
$101.07
+0.9%
$102.00
+0.9%
+27.1%$8.63B$587.67M72.192,175Short Interest ↓
Positive News
PAYC
Paycom Software
4.9677 of 5 stars
4.97 / 5 stars
$148.43
+2.7%
$237.81
+60.2%
-58.2%$8.63B$1.74B18.087,308Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑
DAY
Dayforce
1.826 of 5 stars
1.83 / 5 stars
$53.02
+3.9%
$67.33
+27.0%
N/A$8.37B$1.51B160.679,084Short Interest ↑
ALTR
Altair Engineering
2.0768 of 5 stars
2.08 / 5 stars
$100.25
+1.0%
$94.60
-5.6%
+33.7%$8.32B$612.70M1,113.893,200Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Gap Down
CFLT
Confluent
2.2054 of 5 stars
2.21 / 5 stars
$26.14
+4.4%
$32.93
+26.0%
-28.3%$8.31B$776.95M-20.912,744Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:APPN) was last updated on 7/15/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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