NASDAQ:APPN

Appian Competitors

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50-Day Range
$125.87
MA: $146.36
$186.98
52-Week Range
$38.50
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$260.00
Volume8,744 shs
Average Volume1.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.71 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2

Competitors

Appian (NASDAQ:APPN) Vs. ANSS, TEAM, U, DDOG, WORK, and HUBS

Should you be buying APPN stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "prepackaged software" are considered alternatives and competitors to Appian, including ANSYS (ANSS), Atlassian (TEAM), Unity Software (U), Datadog (DDOG), Slack Technologies (WORK), and HubSpot (HUBS).

Appian (NASDAQ:APPN) and ANSYS (NASDAQ:ANSS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

44.3% of Appian shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.4% of ANSYS shares are owned by institutional investors. 46.8% of Appian shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of ANSYS shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Appian and ANSYS's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Appian$260.35 million33.44$-50,710,000.00($0.77)-159.94
ANSYS$1.52 billion20.86$451.30 million$5.5165.88

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

Profitability

This table compares Appian and ANSYS's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Appian-13.00%-15.16%-8.94%
ANSYS24.88%12.09%8.82%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Appian and ANSYS, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Appian33101.71
ANSYS13502.44

Appian presently has a consensus target price of $130.2857, indicating a potential upside of 5.98%. ANSYS has a consensus target price of $300.3750, indicating a potential downside of 17.39%. Given Appian's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Appian is more favorable than ANSYS.

Risk & Volatility

Appian has a beta of 2, indicating that its share price is 100% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ANSYS has a beta of 1.23, indicating that its share price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

ANSYS beats Appian on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Atlassian (NASDAQ:TEAM) and Appian (NASDAQ:APPN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Atlassian and Appian's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Atlassian$1.61 billion18.42$-350,650,000.00($0.13)-1,731.00
Appian$260.35 million33.44$-50,710,000.00($0.77)-159.94

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

Risk & Volatility

Atlassian has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Appian has a beta of 2, indicating that its share price is 100% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Atlassian and Appian's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Atlassian-25.82%2.57%0.51%
Appian-13.00%-15.16%-8.94%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Atlassian and Appian, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Atlassian041502.79
Appian33101.71

Atlassian presently has a consensus target price of $241.5333, indicating a potential upside of 7.16%. Appian has a consensus target price of $130.2857, indicating a potential upside of 5.98%. Given Atlassian's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Atlassian is more favorable than Appian.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

91.5% of Atlassian shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.3% of Appian shares are owned by institutional investors. 46.8% of Appian shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Atlassian beats Appian on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Unity Software (NYSE:U) and Appian (NASDAQ:APPN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Unity Software and Appian's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Unity SoftwareN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Appian$260.35 million33.44$-50,710,000.00($0.77)-159.94

Unity Software has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Appian.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Unity Software and Appian, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Unity Software13802.58
Appian33101.71

Unity Software presently has a consensus target price of $126.30, suggesting a potential upside of 26.35%. Appian has a consensus target price of $130.2857, suggesting a potential upside of 5.98%. Given Unity Software's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Unity Software is more favorable than Appian.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

61.9% of Unity Software shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.3% of Appian shares are held by institutional investors. 46.8% of Appian shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Unity Software and Appian's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Unity SoftwareN/AN/AN/A
Appian-13.00%-15.16%-8.94%

Summary

Unity Software beats Appian on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Appian (NASDAQ:APPN) and Datadog (NASDAQ:DDOG) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, profitability and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Appian and Datadog, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Appian33101.71
Datadog1101002.43

Appian presently has a consensus price target of $130.2857, suggesting a potential upside of 5.98%. Datadog has a consensus price target of $108.0556, suggesting a potential upside of 28.56%. Given Datadog's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Datadog is more favorable than Appian.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Appian and Datadog's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Appian$260.35 million33.44$-50,710,000.00($0.77)-159.94
Datadog$362.78 million71.07$-16,710,000.00($0.15)-560.80

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

Profitability

This table compares Appian and Datadog's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Appian-13.00%-15.16%-8.94%
Datadog-1.39%0.38%0.23%

Risk & Volatility

Appian has a beta of 2, suggesting that its stock price is 100% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Datadog has a beta of 1.15, suggesting that its stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

44.3% of Appian shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.7% of Datadog shares are owned by institutional investors. 46.8% of Appian shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 26.1% of Datadog shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Datadog beats Appian on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Slack Technologies (NYSE:WORK) and Appian (NASDAQ:APPN) are both business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Volatility & Risk

Slack Technologies has a beta of -0.02, suggesting that its share price is 102% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Appian has a beta of 2, suggesting that its share price is 100% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Slack Technologies and Appian, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Slack Technologies116302.10
Appian33101.71

Slack Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $40.7778, suggesting a potential downside of 3.44%. Appian has a consensus price target of $130.2857, suggesting a potential upside of 5.98%. Given Appian's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Appian is more favorable than Slack Technologies.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Slack Technologies and Appian's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Slack Technologies$630.42 million38.59$-571,060,000.00($1.42)-29.73
Appian$260.35 million33.44$-50,710,000.00($0.77)-159.94

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

Profitability

This table compares Slack Technologies and Appian's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Slack Technologies-42.73%-39.14%-17.81%
Appian-13.00%-15.16%-8.94%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

65.9% of Slack Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.3% of Appian shares are owned by institutional investors. 26.8% of Slack Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 46.8% of Appian shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Appian beats Slack Technologies on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

HubSpot (NYSE:HUBS) and Appian (NASDAQ:APPN) 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, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for HubSpot and Appian, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
HubSpot011913.00
Appian33101.71

HubSpot presently has a consensus price target of $465.7917, indicating a potential downside of 8.92%. Appian has a consensus price target of $130.2857, indicating a potential upside of 5.98%. Given Appian's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Appian is more favorable than HubSpot.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

89.8% of HubSpot shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.3% of Appian shares are held by institutional investors. 8.3% of HubSpot shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 46.8% of Appian shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares HubSpot and Appian's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
HubSpot$674.86 million34.70$-53,750,000.00($0.34)-1,486.41
Appian$260.35 million33.44$-50,710,000.00($0.77)-159.94

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

Volatility & Risk

HubSpot has a beta of 1.78, meaning that its share price is 78% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Appian has a beta of 2, meaning that its share price is 100% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares HubSpot and Appian's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
HubSpot-9.78%-4.76%-1.92%
Appian-13.00%-15.16%-8.94%

Summary

HubSpot beats Appian on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


Appian Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
ANSYS logo
ANSS
ANSYS
1.4$362.98+0.5%$31.80 billion$1.52 billion82.12Analyst Report
Atlassian logo
TEAM
Atlassian
1.7$225.03+0.6%$29.91 billion$1.61 billion-124.33Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Unity Software logo
U
Unity Software
1.6$100.19+2.8%$27.07 billionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
Datadog logo
DDOG
Datadog
1.6$84.12+0.2%$25.73 billion$362.78 million-2,803.07
Slack Technologies logo
WORK
Slack Technologies
1.2$42.22+0.3%$24.26 billion$630.42 million-72.79Insider Selling
HubSpot logo
HUBS
HubSpot
1.5$505.38+1.5%$23.06 billion$674.86 million-279.21
Paycom Software logo
PAYC
Paycom Software
1.7$386.11+1.0%$23.02 billion$737.67 million136.92Insider Selling
Cloudflare logo
NET
Cloudflare
1.6$73.17+1.1%$22.36 billion$287.02 million-187.61Analyst Report
Splunk logo
SPLK
Splunk
2.0$132.56+0.6%$21.58 billion$2.36 billion-26.57
Take-Two Interactive Software logo
TTWO
Take-Two Interactive Software
1.7$175.50+1.4%$20.49 billion$3.09 billion42.49
Coupa Software logo
COUP
Coupa Software
1.2$263.57+2.0%$18.97 billion$389.72 million-123.74Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
SS&C Technologies logo
SSNC
SS&C Technologies
2.0$71.51+0.1%$18.30 billion$4.63 billion33.26Upcoming Earnings
MongoDB logo
MDB
MongoDB
1.7$299.24+0.5%$18.21 billion$421.72 million-68.63Analyst Report
Tyler Technologies logo
TYL
Tyler Technologies
1.4$450.41+0.9%$18.16 billion$1.09 billion98.99Upcoming Earnings
ZoomInfo Technologies logo
ZI
ZoomInfo Technologies
1.5$47.95+4.8%$17.85 billionN/A0.00Insider Selling
Increase in Short Interest
Citrix Systems logo
CTXS
Citrix Systems
2.0$141.71+2.5%$16.98 billion$3.01 billion30.41Analyst Upgrade
PTC logo
PTC
PTC
1.6$142.70+0.4%$16.61 billion$1.46 billion126.28Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Check Point Software Technologies logo
CHKP
Check Point Software Technologies
1.4$119.66+0.5%$16.33 billion$1.99 billion20.39Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Nuance Communications logo
NUAN
Nuance Communications
1.5$53.16+0.1%$15.13 billion$1.48 billion531.60Analyst Report
NICE logo
NICE
NICE
1.6$236.54+0.8%$15.03 billion$1.57 billion76.30Analyst Upgrade
Dynatrace logo
DT
Dynatrace
1.9$50.52+1.1%$14.12 billion$545.80 million180.44Insider Selling
Ceridian HCM logo
CDAY
Ceridian HCM
1.3$92.32+1.4%$13.36 billion$824.10 million1,154.14
Bentley Systems logo
BSY
Bentley Systems
1.0$51.10+2.7%$13.00 billion$736.65 million0.00Analyst Report
Insider Selling
NortonLifeLock logo
NLOK
NortonLifeLock
2.1$21.90+0.4%$12.70 billion$2.49 billion4.33Analyst Report
Bill.com logo
BILL
Bill.com
1.4$149.53+0.4%$12.25 billion$157.60 million-287.56Insider Selling
Avalara logo
AVLR
Avalara
1.8$138.86+0.5%$11.92 billion$382.42 million-216.97
Black Knight logo
BKI
Black Knight
1.9$73.27+1.2%$11.62 billion$1.18 billion48.52Analyst Report
Elastic logo
ESTC
Elastic
1.8$122.24+1.5%$10.81 billion$427.62 million-81.49
Dropbox logo
DBX
Dropbox
1.4$25.91+0.7%$10.67 billion$1.66 billion136.37
Paylocity logo
PCTY
Paylocity
1.5$191.31+0.9%$10.31 billion$561.33 million169.30News Coverage
Kingsoft Cloud logo
KC
Kingsoft Cloud
1.0$46.08+4.2%$9.63 billion$568.29 million0.00
RealPage logo
RP
RealPage
1.4$88.71+0.1%$9.05 billion$988.14 million164.28
Guidewire Software logo
GWRE
Guidewire Software
1.1$103.60+0.0%$8.67 billion$742.31 million-265.64
Anaplan logo
PLAN
Anaplan
1.5$57.19+0.8%$8.29 billion$348.02 million-52.95
Manhattan Associates logo
MANH
Manhattan Associates
0.7$122.05+1.0%$7.70 billion$617.95 million93.89Upcoming Earnings
Smartsheet logo
SMAR
Smartsheet
1.4$61.12+0.8%$7.64 billion$270.88 million-64.34Insider Selling
Fastly logo
FSLY
Fastly
1.5$66.35+0.2%$6.93 billion$200.46 million-103.67Analyst Upgrade
BlackLine logo
BL
BlackLine
1.6$116.78+2.1%$6.63 billion$288.98 million-169.24
nCino logo
NCNO
nCino
1.2$68.21+1.7%$6.33 billionN/A0.00Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Unusual Options Activity
Gap Down
MicroStrategy logo
MSTR
MicroStrategy
1.2$647.56+0.2%$6.20 billion$486.33 million5,396.33Upcoming Earnings
Gap Up
National Instruments logo
NATI
National Instruments
1.5$44.91+1.4%$5.83 billion$1.35 billion29.94
Agora logo
API
Agora
1.1$56.13+3.3%$5.75 billion$64.43 million0.00
SolarWinds logo
SWI
SolarWinds
1.1$18.13+0.2%$5.73 billion$932.53 million151.10Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
Varonis Systems logo
VRNS
Varonis Systems
1.5$53.01+0.7%$5.59 billion$254.19 million-18.73Analyst Revision
Duck Creek Technologies logo
DCT
Duck Creek Technologies
1.3$41.78+1.6%$5.58 billion$211.67 million-379.82Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
Q2 logo
QTWO
Q2
1.4$101.95+1.7%$5.57 billion$315.48 million-44.71Analyst Downgrade
CyberArk Software logo
CYBR
CyberArk Software
1.4$144.00+1.4%$5.55 billion$433.89 million2,057.44
The Descartes Systems Group logo
DSGX
The Descartes Systems Group
1.5$64.44+0.3%$5.43 billion$325.79 million121.59Decrease in Short Interest
Nutanix logo
NTNX
Nutanix
1.8$26.55+0.3%$5.41 billion$1.31 billion-5.77
Alteryx logo
AYX
Alteryx
1.7$82.97+2.8%$5.39 billion$417.91 million-307.30
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