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NASDAQ:APPN

Appian Stock Competitors

$51.30
-1.94 (-3.64%)
(As of 01/21/2022 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$51.01
$54.33
50-Day Range
$51.30
$89.58
52-Week Range
$51.01
$260.00
Volume
772,772 shs
Average Volume
635,667 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.65 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Beta
1.72

Appian (NASDAQ:APPN) Vs. DT, XM, PTC, CTXS, CDAY, BKI, S, BSY, PCTY, and YMM

Should you be buying Appian stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Appian include Dynatrace (DT), Qualtrics International (XM), PTC (PTC), Citrix Systems (CTXS), Ceridian HCM (CDAY), Black Knight (BKI), SentinelOne (S), Bentley Systems (BSY), Paylocity (PCTY), and Full Truck Alliance (YMM). These companies are all part of the "prepackaged software" industry.

Appian vs.

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

15.4% of Qualtrics International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 39.4% of Appian shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of Qualtrics International shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 43.9% of Appian shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Qualtrics International$763.52 million17.98-$272.50 million-$1.51-16.80
Appian$304.57 million11.99-$33.48 million-$0.98-52.35

Appian received 272 more outperform votes than Qualtrics International when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 77.27% of users gave Qualtrics International an outperform vote while only 64.47% of users gave Appian an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Qualtrics InternationalOutperform Votes
51
77.27%
Underperform Votes
15
22.73%
AppianOutperform Votes
323
64.47%
Underperform Votes
178
35.53%

Qualtrics International currently has a consensus price target of $50.71, indicating a potential upside of 99.87%. Appian has a consensus price target of $110.67, indicating a potential upside of 115.72%. Given Appian's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Appian is more favorable than Qualtrics International.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Qualtrics International
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
15 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.83
Appian
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.17

Appian has a net margin of -20.00% compared to Qualtrics International's net margin of -78.49%. Qualtrics International's return on equity of 0.00% beat Appian's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Qualtrics International -78.49% N/A -52.41%
Appian -20.00% -21.63% -12.16%

In the previous week, Qualtrics International and Qualtrics International both had 12 articles in the media. Appian's average media sentiment score of 0.54 beat Qualtrics International's score of -0.16 indicating that Appian is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Qualtrics International
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Appian
2 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Appian beats Qualtrics International on 9 of the 16 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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Appian (NASDAQ:APPN) vs. Its Competitors

TypeAppianPrepackaged software IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$3.65B$18.45B$15.65B$6.90B
Dividend YieldN/A1.73%2.01%2.91%
P/E Ratio-52.3543.3965.3218.32
Price / Sales11.99210.91832.49225.01
Price / CashN/A145.3843.9668.48
Price / Book12.2114.1316.378.87
Net Income-$33.48M$372.94M$661.46M$156.27M
7 Day Performance-7.77%-3.79%-5.36%-6.56%
1 Month Performance-27.85%-10.93%138.41%-10.43%
1 Year Performance-74.96%-14.91%5.37%-12.14%

Appian Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
DT
Dynatrace
2.9311 of 5 stars
$48.49
-3.4%
$73.61
-51.8%
+5.4%$13.82B$703.51M173.182,779Analyst Upgrade
Options Volume
Analyst Revision
XM
Qualtrics International
2.1417 of 5 stars
$25.37
-6.0%
$51.41
-102.6%
N/A$13.73B$763.52M-16.803,100Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
PTC
PTC
3.0281 of 5 stars
$116.06
-0.2%
$152.75
-31.6%
-10.4%$13.68B$1.81B28.946,709Upcoming Earnings
CTXS
Citrix Systems
2.1523 of 5 stars
$101.12
-1.3%
$96.67
-4.4%
-20.6%$12.61B$3.24B40.299,000Upcoming Earnings
CDAY
Ceridian HCM
1.7865 of 5 stars
$76.33
-3.2%
$115.58
-51.4%
-26.3%$11.55B$842.50M-136.305,974Analyst Report
Insider Selling
News Coverage
BKI
Black Knight
2.3214 of 5 stars
$73.30
-0.1%
$95.25
-29.9%
-12.8%$11.38B$1.24B59.115,700Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
S
SentinelOne
2.5125 of 5 stars
$40.11
-4.3%
$67.88
-69.2%
N/A$10.63B$93.06M0.00850
BSY
Bentley Systems
2.6398 of 5 stars
$38.51
-0.5%
$64.29
-67.0%
-12.9%$10.43B$801.54M116.704,104Analyst Report
PCTY
Paylocity
3.0317 of 5 stars
$185.34
-3.7%
$294.87
-59.1%
-7.4%$10.20B$635.63M117.304,150
YMM
Full Truck Alliance
1.7 of 5 stars
$9.02
-2.3%
$20.00
-121.7%
N/A$9.79B$395.53M0.004,059Short Interest ↓
Gap Down
COUP
Coupa Software
1.9064 of 5 stars
$127.30
-3.5%
$224.88
-76.7%
-62.8%$9.51B$541.64M-27.092,615
ASAN
Asana
2.4314 of 5 stars
$50.43
-5.9%
$81.33
-61.3%
+27.1%$9.40B$227M-32.961,080Insider Buying
Gap Down
DBX
Dropbox
2.5414 of 5 stars
$23.51
-3.4%
$33.60
-42.9%
+7.2%$9.23B$1.91B-75.842,760
MNDY
monday.com
1.7792 of 5 stars
$198.50
-8.1%
$346.70
-74.7%
N/A$8.76B$161.12M0.00799Gap Down
GTLB
Gitlab
2.0748 of 5 stars
$59.91
-1.9%
$123.22
-105.7%
N/A$8.67B$152.18M0.001,350
AVLR
Avalara
2.5198 of 5 stars
$98.43
-4.4%
$198.73
-101.9%
-40.1%$8.56B$500.57M-84.133,351
GWRE
Guidewire Software
1.8092 of 5 stars
$98.82
-2.4%
$130.50
-32.1%
-20.9%$8.23B$743.27M-84.462,942
PCOR
Procore Technologies
2.315 of 5 stars
$61.63
-5.5%
$105.29
-70.8%
N/A$8.14B$400.29M0.001,911Analyst Report
Gap Down
MANH
Manhattan Associates
1.8865 of 5 stars
$128.15
-1.6%
$187.00
-45.9%
+8.4%$8.11B$586.37M74.513,400
ESTC
Elastic
2.7914 of 5 stars
$82.13
-4.8%
$176.76
-115.2%
-52.1%$7.61B$608.49M-45.632,179
SMAR
Smartsheet
2.6105 of 5 stars
$57.58
-1.3%
$89.92
-56.2%
-18.3%$7.30B$385.51M-49.211,915Analyst Upgrade
PLAN
Anaplan
2.277 of 5 stars
$44.48
-3.5%
$68.76
-54.6%
-37.7%$6.57B$447.76M-34.751,900
NEWR
New Relic
2.3545 of 5 stars
$99.09
-5.9%
$108.33
-9.3%
+24.7%$6.48B$667.65M-25.152,168
MQ
Marqeta
1.9415 of 5 stars
$11.81
-6.1%
$23.11
-95.7%
N/A$6.38B$290.29M0.00509Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
Gap Down
CCCS
CCC Intelligent Solutions
1.1249 of 5 stars
$10.17
-1.9%
$12.00
-18.0%
N/A$6.14BN/A0.00N/AOptions Volume
Positive News
NTNX
Nutanix
2.1431 of 5 stars
$26.62
-3.4%
$46.70
-75.4%
-20.1%$5.78B$1.39B-4.716,080Analyst Report
DSGX
The Descartes Systems Group
2.0148 of 5 stars
$68.02
-0.2%
$87.21
-28.2%
+7.5%$5.76B$348.66M69.4116,000
WK
Workiva
2.0331 of 5 stars
$110.97
-4.0%
$127.75
-15.1%
+10.0%$5.64B$351.59M-176.141,718Analyst Downgrade
FRSH
Freshworks
1.5616 of 5 stars
$20.70
-6.8%
$30.00
-44.9%
N/A$5.45B$249.66M0.004,300
CYBR
CyberArk Software
2.1731 of 5 stars
$136.90
-2.3%
$186.79
-36.4%
-15.1%$5.35B$464.43M-97.791,689Analyst Report
MIME
Mimecast
2.2938 of 5 stars
$79.91
-0.5%
$76.27
-4.6%
+77.9%$5.35B$501.40M121.081,765Analyst Downgrade
NATI
National Instruments
2.6948 of 5 stars
$40.33
-0.8%
$48.67
-20.7%
-10.2%$5.32B$1.29B100.837,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
RPD
Rapid7
2.3438 of 5 stars
$91.91
-2.1%
$139.23
-51.5%
+1.5%$5.19B$411.49M-38.141,847Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
TENB
Tenable
2.4 of 5 stars
$47.63
-4.1%
$65.56
-37.6%
-14.3%$5.12B$440.22M-136.091,367Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
BL
BlackLine
2.3281 of 5 stars
$85.31
-2.3%
$143.00
-67.6%
-35.6%$5.00B$351.74M-52.021,325Options Volume
Gap Down
BB
BlackBerry
1.3981 of 5 stars
$8.54
-4.1%
$9.13
-6.9%
-33.5%$4.91B$893M-8.803,497
BRZE
Braze
2.1917 of 5 stars
$53.02
-4.3%
$89.60
-69.0%
N/A$4.88B$96.36M0.002,021News Coverage
QLYS
Qualys
2.1653 of 5 stars
$124.28
-0.6%
$124.00
-0.2%
+2.3%$4.83B$362.96M67.911,498Insider Selling
GLBE
Global-e Online
1.825 of 5 stars
$32.84
-9.7%
$73.00
-122.3%
N/A$4.67B$136.38M0.00289Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Down
ALTR
Altair Engineering
2.5136 of 5 stars
$59.35
-1.1%
$82.50
-39.0%
-3.6%$4.48B$469.92M-741.783,050
LSPD
Lightspeed POS
2.1694 of 5 stars
$29.99
-6.6%
$96.00
-220.1%
-57.4%$4.44B$221.73M-19.471,800
TDC
Teradata
2.0848 of 5 stars
$39.40
-4.2%
$60.70
-54.1%
+51.7%$4.27B$1.84B37.527,543
SPSC
SPS Commerce
2.5607 of 5 stars
$116.05
-1.4%
$174.57
-50.4%
+6.1%$4.17B$312.63M93.591,572News Coverage
PYCR
Paycor HCM
2.0581 of 5 stars
$23.91
-6.6%
$40.08
-67.6%
N/A$4.17B$352.78M0.002,067Analyst Report
Lockup Expiration
News Coverage
CERT
Certara
2.1615 of 5 stars
$25.57
-4.6%
$35.00
-36.9%
-31.3%$4.08B$243.53M-60.88300Insider Selling
NCNO
nCino
2.7848 of 5 stars
$41.68
-3.8%
$76.46
-83.5%
-41.1%$4.03B$138.18M-74.431,115
SQSP
Squarespace
2.174 of 5 stars
$28.62
-5.8%
$60.27
-110.6%
N/A$3.97B$621.15M0.001,261Short Interest ↓
ACIW
ACI Worldwide
2.3448 of 5 stars
$33.28
-0.3%
$45.00
-35.2%
-17.8%$3.91B$1.29B46.873,768News Coverage
Positive News
MSTR
MicroStrategy
2.4948 of 5 stars
$375.89
-21.7%
$553.75
-47.3%
-27.8%$3.89B$480.73M-8.271,997Gap Down
High Trading Volume
JAMF
Jamf
1.68 of 5 stars
$32.67
-0.6%
$41.40
-26.7%
-1.6%$3.89B$269.45M-64.061,496
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