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$102.92
Now: $103.86
$106.16
50-Day Range
$93.76
MA: $102.18
$111.53
52-Week Range
$73.07
Now: $103.86
$142.89
Volume480,200 shs
Average Volume666,330 shs
Market Capitalization$7.02 billion
P/E Ratio30.91
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.31

Competitors

Aspen Technology (NASDAQ:AZPN) Vs. ADBE, CRM, INTU, ADSK, WDAY, and SPLK

Should you be buying AZPN stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "application software" are considered alternatives and competitors to Aspen Technology, including Adobe (ADBE), salesforce.com (CRM), Intuit (INTU), Autodesk (ADSK), Workday (WDAY), and Splunk (SPLK).

Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) and Aspen Technology (NASDAQ:AZPN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Adobe and Aspen Technology's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Adobe$11.17 billion19.43$2.95 billion$6.5668.99
Aspen Technology$598.34 million11.73$262.73 million$3.7727.55

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Adobe and Aspen Technology, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Adobe072102.75
Aspen Technology03402.57

Adobe currently has a consensus target price of $406.9259, suggesting a potential downside of 10.09%. Aspen Technology has a consensus target price of $124.1429, suggesting a potential upside of 19.53%. Given Aspen Technology's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Aspen Technology is more favorable than Adobe.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

84.3% of Adobe shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 99.4% of Aspen Technology shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Adobe shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Aspen Technology shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Adobe and Aspen Technology's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Adobe30.72%35.53%17.89%
Aspen Technology39.54%60.82%23.20%

Volatility and Risk

Adobe has a beta of 0.93, indicating that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Aspen Technology has a beta of 1.31, indicating that its share price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500.

salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) and Aspen Technology (NASDAQ:AZPN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares salesforce.com and Aspen Technology's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
salesforce.com$17.10 billion10.42$126 million$1.02193.84
Aspen Technology$598.34 million11.73$262.73 million$3.7727.55

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for salesforce.com and Aspen Technology, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
salesforce.com133822.93
Aspen Technology03402.57

salesforce.com currently has a consensus target price of $200.1579, suggesting a potential upside of 1.23%. Aspen Technology has a consensus target price of $124.1429, suggesting a potential upside of 19.53%. Given Aspen Technology's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Aspen Technology is more favorable than salesforce.com.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

81.5% of salesforce.com shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 99.4% of Aspen Technology shares are held by institutional investors. 4.4% of salesforce.com shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Aspen Technology shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares salesforce.com and Aspen Technology's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
salesforce.com-0.92%2.45%1.52%
Aspen Technology39.54%60.82%23.20%

Risk & Volatility

salesforce.com has a beta of 1.08, indicating that its stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Aspen Technology has a beta of 1.31, indicating that its stock price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Aspen Technology beats salesforce.com on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU) and Aspen Technology (NASDAQ:AZPN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Risk & Volatility

Intuit has a beta of 1.04, indicating that its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Aspen Technology has a beta of 1.31, indicating that its stock price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Intuit and Aspen Technology, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Intuit241202.56
Aspen Technology03402.57

Intuit currently has a consensus target price of $308.4118, suggesting a potential downside of 0.40%. Aspen Technology has a consensus target price of $124.1429, suggesting a potential upside of 19.53%. Given Aspen Technology's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Aspen Technology is more favorable than Intuit.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Intuit and Aspen Technology's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Intuit$6.78 billion11.90$1.56 billion$5.5855.49
Aspen Technology$598.34 million11.73$262.73 million$3.7727.55

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

Profitability

This table compares Intuit and Aspen Technology's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Intuit19.50%32.03%18.85%
Aspen Technology39.54%60.82%23.20%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

86.2% of Intuit shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 99.4% of Aspen Technology shares are held by institutional investors. 4.1% of Intuit shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Aspen Technology shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Aspen Technology (NASDAQ:AZPN) and Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.

Risk and Volatility

Aspen Technology has a beta of 1.31, suggesting that its share price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Autodesk has a beta of 1.61, suggesting that its share price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Aspen Technology and Autodesk, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Aspen Technology03402.57
Autodesk351602.54

Aspen Technology presently has a consensus price target of $124.1429, suggesting a potential upside of 19.53%. Autodesk has a consensus price target of $217.0435, suggesting a potential downside of 11.18%. Given Aspen Technology's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Aspen Technology is more favorable than Autodesk.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Aspen Technology and Autodesk's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Aspen Technology$598.34 million11.73$262.73 million$3.7727.55
Autodesk$3.27 billion16.36$214.50 million$1.50162.91

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

Profitability

This table compares Aspen Technology and Autodesk's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Aspen Technology39.54%60.82%23.20%
Autodesk8.91%-230.16%6.85%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

99.4% of Aspen Technology shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.1% of Autodesk shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Aspen Technology shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Autodesk shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Aspen Technology beats Autodesk on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Aspen Technology (NASDAQ:AZPN) and Workday (NASDAQ:WDAY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.

Risk and Volatility

Aspen Technology has a beta of 1.31, suggesting that its share price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Workday has a beta of 1.56, suggesting that its share price is 56% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Aspen Technology and Workday, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Aspen Technology03402.57
Workday1141612.53

Aspen Technology presently has a consensus price target of $124.1429, suggesting a potential upside of 19.53%. Workday has a consensus price target of $196.2857, suggesting a potential upside of 4.16%. Given Aspen Technology's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Aspen Technology is more favorable than Workday.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Aspen Technology and Workday's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Aspen Technology$598.34 million11.73$262.73 million$3.7727.55
Workday$3.63 billion12.21$-480,670,000.00($1.42)-132.71

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

Profitability

This table compares Aspen Technology and Workday's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Aspen Technology39.54%60.82%23.20%
Workday-13.68%-14.70%-5.40%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

99.4% of Aspen Technology shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.1% of Workday shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Aspen Technology shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 29.8% of Workday shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Aspen Technology beats Workday on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Aspen Technology (NASDAQ:AZPN) and Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLK) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.

Risk and Volatility

Aspen Technology has a beta of 1.31, suggesting that its share price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Splunk has a beta of 1.63, suggesting that its share price is 63% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Aspen Technology and Splunk, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Aspen Technology03402.57
Splunk152802.79

Aspen Technology presently has a consensus price target of $124.1429, suggesting a potential upside of 19.53%. Splunk has a consensus price target of $185.3750, suggesting a potential downside of 6.69%. Given Aspen Technology's higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Aspen Technology is more favorable than Splunk.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Aspen Technology and Splunk's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Aspen Technology$598.34 million11.73$262.73 million$3.7727.55
Splunk$2.36 billion13.38$-336,670,000.00($1.44)-137.96

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

Profitability

This table compares Aspen Technology and Splunk's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Aspen Technology39.54%60.82%23.20%
Splunk-20.56%-17.40%-6.08%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

99.4% of Aspen Technology shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.9% of Splunk shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Aspen Technology shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Splunk shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Aspen Technology beats Splunk on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Adobe logo
ADBE
Adobe
1.4$452.59-2.1%$212.47 billion$11.17 billion59.71
salesforce.com logo
CRM
salesforce.com
1.7$197.72-2.6%$173.47 billion$17.10 billion-1,098.44Insider Selling
Intuit logo
INTU
Intuit
1.8$309.65-1.4%$79.61 billion$6.78 billion61.08
Autodesk logo
ADSK
Autodesk
1.6$244.36-1.7%$52.64 billion$3.27 billion178.36Insider Selling
Workday logo
WDAY
Workday
1.3$188.45-1.6%$45.12 billion$3.63 billion-82.65
Splunk logo
SPLK
Splunk
1.5$198.66-0.6%$32.27 billion$2.36 billion-63.27Insider Selling
Synopsys logo
SNPS
Synopsys
1.4$199.39-0.9%$29.74 billion$3.36 billion64.95
Cadence Design Systems logo
CDNS
Cadence Design Systems
1.5$98.74-0.9%$27.41 billion$2.34 billion27.89Decrease in Short Interest
ANSYS logo
ANSS
ANSYS
1.0$297.97-1.2%$25.50 billion$1.52 billion62.60Heavy News Reporting
Citrix Systems logo
CTXS
Citrix Systems
1.8$150.38-0.2%$18.53 billion$3.01 billion26.29Decrease in Short Interest
SS&C Technologies logo
SSNC
SS&C Technologies
2.9$56.61-0.1%$14.51 billion$4.63 billion32.91Analyst Upgrade
Increase in Short Interest
Tyler Technologies logo
TYL
Tyler Technologies
1.2$352.47-0.8%$14.12 billion$1.09 billion85.76
FactSet Research Systems logo
FDS
FactSet Research Systems
1.3$338.76-0.8%$12.82 billion$1.44 billion34.92Insider Selling
Decrease in Short Interest
Fair Isaac logo
FICO
Fair Isaac
1.1$416.85-0.5%$12.15 billion$1.16 billion54.28Increase in Short Interest
Guidewire Software logo
GWRE
Guidewire Software
1.1$112.40-0.2%$9.36 billion$719.51 million-220.39
Pegasystems logo
PEGA
Pegasystems
1.7$103.00-0.6%$8.25 billion$911.38 million-93.64
Nuance Communications logo
NUAN
Nuance Communications
1.5$25.60-0.5%$7.30 billion$1.82 billion48.30Increase in Short Interest
RealPage logo
RP
RealPage
1.6$65.11-0.5%$6.29 billion$988.14 million118.38Decrease in Short Interest
Manhattan Associates logo
MANH
Manhattan Associates
0.8$92.84-0.1%$5.90 billion$617.95 million68.77Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
SolarWinds logo
SWI
SolarWinds
1.4$17.80-1.5%$5.55 billion$932.53 million445.11Decrease in Short Interest
ACI Worldwide logo
ACIW
ACI Worldwide
1.1$26.35-1.6%$3.06 billion$1.26 billion45.43Analyst Downgrade
Verint Systems logo
VRNT
Verint Systems
1.6$45.16-1.0%$2.91 billion$1.30 billion145.68Decrease in Short Interest
Blackbaud logo
BLKB
Blackbaud
1.5$58.64-0.1%$2.91 billion$900.42 million158.49
Bottomline Technologies logo
EPAY
Bottomline Technologies
1.4$49.50-1.2%$2.20 billion$421.96 million-824.86Insider Selling
Decrease in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
PROS logo
PRO
PROS
1.6$44.86-0.3%$1.94 billion$250.33 million-24.92Increase in Short Interest
NetScout Systems logo
NTCT
NetScout Systems
1.2$25.99-1.1%$1.93 billion$891.82 million-1,299.50Decrease in Short Interest
Sapiens International logo
SPNS
Sapiens International
1.2$27.55-0.5%$1.38 billion$325.67 million50.09Decrease in Short Interest
MicroStrategy logo
MSTR
MicroStrategy
1.2$119.75-2.0%$1.19 billion$486.33 million28.72Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
ePlus logo
PLUS
ePlus
1.8$69.51-0.6%$934.01 million$1.59 billion13.47
QAD logo
QADA
QAD
1.6$41.00-1.8%$852.96 million$310.77 million-60.29
Monotype Imaging logo
TYPE
Monotype Imaging
1.3$19.84-0.0%$819.79 million$246.74 million25.44
Ebix logo
EBIX
Ebix
1.6$21.60-0.7%$658.96 million$580.61 million6.90
American Software logo
AMSWA
American Software
2.0$16.78-5.7%$536.16 million$115.47 million79.90
Telenav logo
TNAV
Telenav
0.9$5.39-1.5%$258.66 million$220.90 million-17.97Decrease in Short Interest
Digimarc logo
DMRC
Digimarc
1.4$15.50-1.2%$198.23 million$22.99 million-5.54
Synchronoss Technologies logo
SNCR
Synchronoss Technologies
1.6$3.32-3.3%$151.82 million$308.75 million-1.12Decrease in Short Interest
SeaChange International logo
SEAC
SeaChange International
0.5$1.46-0.7%$54.42 million$67.15 million-13.27Decrease in Short Interest
Advent Software logo
ADVS
Advent Software
0.4N/AN/A$0.00N/A0.00
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