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DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
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Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern
Biden administration agrees to provide $6.4 billion to Samsung for making computer chips in Texas
The IRS is quicker to answer the phone on this Tax Day
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Stock market today: Global markets are mixed as Middle East tensions escalate
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern
Biden administration agrees to provide $6.4 billion to Samsung for making computer chips in Texas
The IRS is quicker to answer the phone on this Tax Day
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Stock market today: Global markets are mixed as Middle East tensions escalate
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern
Biden administration agrees to provide $6.4 billion to Samsung for making computer chips in Texas
The IRS is quicker to answer the phone on this Tax Day
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Stock market today: Global markets are mixed as Middle East tensions escalate
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern
Biden administration agrees to provide $6.4 billion to Samsung for making computer chips in Texas
The IRS is quicker to answer the phone on this Tax Day

BlackLine (BL) Competitors

$63.54
-1.17 (-1.81%)
(As of 04/12/2024 08:51 PM ET)

BL vs. CVLT, FROG, CWAN, BOX, NCNO, BLKB, WK, TDC, ACIW, and AYX

Should you be buying BlackLine stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of BlackLine include Commvault Systems (CVLT), JFrog (FROG), Clearwater Analytics (CWAN), BOX (BOX), nCino (NCNO), Blackbaud (BLKB), Workiva (WK), Teradata (TDC), ACI Worldwide (ACIW), and Alteryx (AYX). These companies are all part of the "prepackaged software" industry.

BlackLine vs.

Commvault Systems (NASDAQ:CVLT) and BlackLine (NASDAQ:BL) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, media sentiment, valuation, dividends, community ranking and profitability.

Commvault Systems received 160 more outperform votes than BlackLine when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 64.53% of users gave Commvault Systems an outperform vote while only 63.59% of users gave BlackLine an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Commvault SystemsOutperform Votes
553
64.53%
Underperform Votes
304
35.47%
BlackLineOutperform Votes
393
63.59%
Underperform Votes
225
36.41%

Commvault Systems has a beta of 0.62, indicating that its share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BlackLine has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Commvault Systems$819.43M5.16-$35.77M-$0.03-3,216.33
BlackLine$590M6.66$58.17M-$0.10-635.40

Commvault Systems currently has a consensus target price of $85.60, indicating a potential downside of 11.29%. BlackLine has a consensus target price of $61.80, indicating a potential downside of 2.74%. Given Commvault Systems' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe BlackLine is more favorable than Commvault Systems.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Commvault Systems
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
BlackLine
3 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

93.5% of Commvault Systems shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.1% of BlackLine shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Commvault Systems shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.9% of BlackLine 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.

Commvault Systems has a net margin of -0.09% compared to Commvault Systems' net margin of -1.50%. BlackLine's return on equity of 32.27% beat Commvault Systems' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Commvault Systems-0.09% 32.27% 7.43%
BlackLine -1.50%2.15%0.21%

In the previous week, BlackLine had 3 more articles in the media than Commvault Systems. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for BlackLine and 5 mentions for Commvault Systems. Commvault Systems' average media sentiment score of 0.84 beat BlackLine's score of 0.71 indicating that BlackLine is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Commvault Systems
1 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
BlackLine
3 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

BlackLine beats Commvault Systems on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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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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BL vs. The Competition

MetricBlackLinePrepackaged software IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$3.93B$22.22B$18.90B$7.58B
Dividend YieldN/A2.13%2.72%3.94%
P/E Ratio-635.40126.50247.2419.30
Price / Sales6.668.62533.29102.19
Price / Cash44.5664.8228.2830.92
Price / Book14.929.916.854.49
Net Income$58.17M$379.23M$624.64M$211.63M
7 Day Performance-2.22%-0.80%0.86%-1.56%
1 Month Performance-3.18%11.44%1.17%3.05%
1 Year Performance1.26%13.45%20.90%8.98%

BlackLine Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CVLT
Commvault Systems
0.9261 of 5 stars
$97.43
-2.2%
$85.60
-12.1%
+57.9%$4.27B$819.43M-3,246.582,779
FROG
JFrog
3.4101 of 5 stars
$42.12
-2.1%
$43.46
+3.2%
+85.3%$4.29B$349.89M-70.201,400
CWAN
Clearwater Analytics
2.0089 of 5 stars
$16.93
-0.9%
$21.77
+28.6%
+3.2%$4.14B$368.17M-153.911,756Short Interest ↑
BOX
BOX
4.1854 of 5 stars
$27.93
+0.5%
$30.89
+10.6%
-1.5%$4.03B$1.04B41.692,530Short Interest ↑
NCNO
nCino
3.0411 of 5 stars
$35.13
+1.3%
$35.40
+0.8%
+28.6%$4.01B$476.54M-92.451,653Short Interest ↑
Gap Up
High Trading Volume
BLKB
Blackbaud
4.3739 of 5 stars
$74.94
+2.1%
$88.00
+17.4%
+12.8%$4.01B$1.11B2,498.003,000Short Interest ↓
WK
Workiva
3.5391 of 5 stars
$84.41
+3.7%
$113.50
+34.5%
-21.1%$4.62B$630.04M-35.622,526
TDC
Teradata
4.8598 of 5 stars
$38.59
+1.0%
$57.30
+48.5%
-10.9%$3.77B$1.83B63.266,500Analyst Downgrade
ACIW
ACI Worldwide
2.5287 of 5 stars
$33.83
+2.5%
$39.00
+15.3%
+22.7%$3.60B$1.45B30.483,212Positive News
AYX
Alteryx
0.6839 of 5 stars
$48.26
+0.0%
$47.75
-1.1%
-10.4%$3.49B$970M-18.562,300High Trading Volume

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This page (NASDAQ:BL) was last updated on 4/15/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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