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MA: $60.12
$62.67
52-Week Range
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Now: $57.53
$92.96
Volume409,775 shs
Average Volume332,688 shs
Market Capitalization$2.72 billion
P/E Ratio133.79
Dividend Yield5.07%
Beta0.1

Competitors

Cogent Communications (NASDAQ:CCOI) Vs. APPN, AZPN, DOX, LSXMK, PEGA, and DBX

Should you be buying CCOI stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "computer and technology" are considered alternatives and competitors to Cogent Communications, including Appian (APPN), Aspen Technology (AZPN), Amdocs (DOX), The Liberty SiriusXM Group (LSXMK), Pegasystems (PEGA), and Dropbox (DBX).

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Appian and Cogent Communications, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Appian33101.71
Cogent Communications03302.50

Appian currently has a consensus price target of $130.2857, suggesting a potential downside of 14.34%. Cogent Communications has a consensus price target of $79.7143, suggesting a potential upside of 38.56%. Given Cogent Communications' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Cogent Communications is more favorable than Appian.

Profitability

This table compares Appian and Cogent Communications' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Appian-13.00%-15.16%-8.94%
Cogent Communications3.60%-17.36%4.16%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Appian and Cogent Communications' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Appian$260.35 million41.30$-50,710,000.00($0.77)-197.53
Cogent Communications$546.16 million4.97$37.52 million$0.7675.70

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

Volatility & Risk

Appian has a beta of 2, indicating that its stock price is 100% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cogent Communications has a beta of 0.1, indicating that its stock price is 90% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

44.3% of Appian shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.8% of Cogent Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. 46.8% of Appian shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.7% of Cogent Communications shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

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

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

Volatility & Risk

Aspen Technology has a beta of 1.38, indicating that its stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cogent Communications has a beta of 0.1, indicating that its stock price is 90% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Aspen Technology and Cogent Communications, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Aspen Technology12402.43
Cogent Communications03302.50

Aspen Technology currently has a consensus target price of $139.7143, suggesting a potential downside of 5.83%. Cogent Communications has a consensus target price of $79.7143, suggesting a potential upside of 38.56%. Given Cogent Communications' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Cogent Communications is more favorable than Aspen Technology.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Aspen Technology and Cogent Communications' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Aspen Technology$590.18 million17.05$229.67 million$3.3644.15
Cogent Communications$546.16 million4.97$37.52 million$0.7675.70

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

Profitability

This table compares Aspen Technology and Cogent Communications' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Aspen Technology37.15%49.40%18.59%
Cogent Communications3.60%-17.36%4.16%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

96.7% of Aspen Technology shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.8% of Cogent Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Aspen Technology shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.7% of Cogent Communications shares are owned 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 Cogent Communications on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Amdocs (NASDAQ:DOX) and Cogent Communications (NASDAQ:CCOI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Amdocs and Cogent Communications, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Amdocs00303.00
Cogent Communications03302.50

Amdocs presently has a consensus price target of $82.00, suggesting a potential upside of 7.41%. Cogent Communications has a consensus price target of $79.7143, suggesting a potential upside of 38.56%. Given Cogent Communications' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Cogent Communications is more favorable than Amdocs.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Amdocs and Cogent Communications' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Amdocs$4.17 billion2.40$497.84 million$4.1918.22
Cogent Communications$546.16 million4.97$37.52 million$0.7675.70

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

Dividends

Amdocs pays an annual dividend of $1.31 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Cogent Communications pays an annual dividend of $2.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.1%. Amdocs pays out 31.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Cogent Communications pays out 384.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Amdocs has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years and Cogent Communications has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Volatility and Risk

Amdocs has a beta of 0.76, indicating that its share price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cogent Communications has a beta of 0.1, indicating that its share price is 90% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Amdocs and Cogent Communications' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Amdocs11.94%15.57%9.40%
Cogent Communications3.60%-17.36%4.16%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

89.0% of Amdocs shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.8% of Cogent Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. 15.4% of Amdocs shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.7% of Cogent Communications shares are owned by 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

Amdocs beats Cogent Communications on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Cogent Communications (NASDAQ:CCOI) and The Liberty SiriusXM Group (NASDAQ:LSXMK) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

81.8% of Cogent Communications shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.0% of The Liberty SiriusXM Group shares are held by institutional investors. 10.7% of Cogent Communications shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

Cogent Communications has a beta of 0.1, indicating that its share price is 90% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Liberty SiriusXM Group has a beta of 1.28, indicating that its share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Cogent Communications and The Liberty SiriusXM Group's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cogent Communications$546.16 million4.97$37.52 million$0.7675.70
The Liberty SiriusXM Group$7.79 billion1.27$350.46 million$1.5328.35

The Liberty SiriusXM Group has higher revenue and earnings than Cogent Communications. The Liberty SiriusXM Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cogent Communications, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Cogent Communications and The Liberty SiriusXM Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cogent Communications3.60%-17.36%4.16%
The Liberty SiriusXM GroupN/AN/AN/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Cogent Communications and The Liberty SiriusXM Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cogent Communications03302.50
The Liberty SiriusXM Group00203.00

Cogent Communications presently has a consensus target price of $79.7143, suggesting a potential upside of 38.56%. The Liberty SiriusXM Group has a consensus target price of $52.50, suggesting a potential upside of 21.02%. Given Cogent Communications' higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Cogent Communications is more favorable than The Liberty SiriusXM Group.

Summary

Cogent Communications beats The Liberty SiriusXM Group on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Pegasystems (NASDAQ:PEGA) and Cogent Communications (NASDAQ:CCOI) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, profitability, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.

Volatility and Risk

Pegasystems has a beta of 1.24, meaning that its share price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cogent Communications has a beta of 0.1, meaning that its share price is 90% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Pegasystems and Cogent Communications, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Pegasystems011302.93
Cogent Communications03302.50

Pegasystems presently has a consensus price target of $145.50, indicating a potential upside of 22.83%. Cogent Communications has a consensus price target of $79.7143, indicating a potential upside of 38.56%. Given Cogent Communications' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Cogent Communications is more favorable than Pegasystems.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Pegasystems and Cogent Communications' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Pegasystems$911.38 million10.52$-90,430,000.00($1.25)-94.77
Cogent Communications$546.16 million4.97$37.52 million$0.7675.70

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

Dividends

Pegasystems pays an annual dividend of $0.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Cogent Communications pays an annual dividend of $2.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.1%. Pegasystems pays out -9.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Cogent Communications pays out 384.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Pegasystems has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Cogent Communications has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years. Cogent Communications is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

47.9% of Pegasystems shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.8% of Cogent Communications shares are held by institutional investors. 51.9% of Pegasystems shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.7% of Cogent Communications 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.

Profitability

This table compares Pegasystems and Cogent Communications' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Pegasystems-6.48%-19.29%-7.77%
Cogent Communications3.60%-17.36%4.16%

Summary

Cogent Communications beats Pegasystems on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Dropbox (NASDAQ:DBX) and Cogent Communications (NASDAQ:CCOI) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, dividends and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Dropbox and Cogent Communications, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Dropbox12302.33
Cogent Communications03302.50

Dropbox currently has a consensus target price of $26.40, indicating a potential upside of 14.53%. Cogent Communications has a consensus target price of $79.7143, indicating a potential upside of 38.56%. Given Cogent Communications' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Cogent Communications is more favorable than Dropbox.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

62.0% of Dropbox shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.8% of Cogent Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. 30.8% of Dropbox shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.7% of Cogent Communications shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Dropbox and Cogent Communications' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Dropbox$1.66 billion5.75$-52,700,000.00N/AN/A
Cogent Communications$546.16 million4.97$37.52 million$0.7675.70

Cogent Communications has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Dropbox.

Risk and Volatility

Dropbox has a beta of 0.89, meaning that its stock price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cogent Communications has a beta of 0.1, meaning that its stock price is 90% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Dropbox and Cogent Communications' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Dropbox4.47%15.02%4.45%
Cogent Communications3.60%-17.36%4.16%

Summary

Dropbox beats Cogent Communications on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.


Cogent Communications Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Appian logo
APPN
Appian
1.2$152.10-3.5%$10.75 billion$260.35 million-276.55Gap Down
Aspen Technology logo
AZPN
Aspen Technology
1.2$148.36-1.1%$10.06 billion$590.18 million44.96
Amdocs logo
DOX
Amdocs
2.3$76.34-2.3%$10.01 billion$4.17 billion20.63Decrease in Short Interest
The Liberty SiriusXM Group logo
LSXMK
The Liberty SiriusXM Group
1.7$43.38-2.3%$9.94 billion$7.79 billion60.25Analyst Upgrade
Pegasystems logo
PEGA
Pegasystems
1.4$118.46-4.7%$9.58 billion$911.38 million-146.25Unusual Options Activity
Dropbox logo
DBX
Dropbox
1.4$23.05-2.7%$9.56 billion$1.66 billion121.32
JOYY logo
YY
JOYY
2.3$117.89-5.1%$9.55 billion$3.67 billion8.94Gap Up
Paylocity logo
PCTY
Paylocity
1.7$169.97-3.6%$9.24 billion$561.33 million150.42
Sensata Technologies logo
ST
Sensata Technologies
1.5$58.52-4.0%$9.23 billion$3.45 billion95.93Analyst Upgrade
Universal Display logo
OLED
Universal Display
2.2$193.53-6.5%$9.12 billion$405.18 million86.78Analyst Report
News Coverage
McAfee logo
MCFE
McAfee
1.9$21.26-4.8%$9.02 billionN/A0.00Analyst Upgrade
Guidewire Software logo
GWRE
Guidewire Software
1.1$106.95-2.5%$8.96 billion$742.31 million-274.23Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Bruker logo
BRKR
Bruker
1.9$58.63-4.3%$8.89 billion$2.07 billion57.48Decrease in Short Interest
RealPage logo
RP
RealPage
1.6$86.89-0.0%$8.85 billion$988.14 million160.91
Flex logo
FLEX
Flex
1.9$17.20-4.1%$8.59 billion$24.21 billion26.88
C3.ai logo
AI
C3.ai
1.2$88.51-5.4%$8.48 billionN/A0.00Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Globant logo
GLOB
Globant
1.4$208.55-5.2%$8.35 billion$659.33 million165.52
MKS Instruments logo
MKSI
MKS Instruments
2.6$150.76-5.3%$8.33 billion$1.90 billion30.09Increase in Short Interest
Anaplan logo
PLAN
Anaplan
1.7$58.60-5.7%$8.31 billion$348.02 million-54.26Analyst Report
Smartsheet logo
SMAR
Smartsheet
1.3$66.07-1.3%$8.08 billion$270.88 million-69.55
Inphi logo
IPHI
Inphi
1.6$146.48-8.5%$7.85 billion$365.64 million-113.55Analyst Downgrade
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Gap Up
Mobile TeleSystems Public Joint Stock logo
MBT
Mobile TeleSystems Public Joint Stock
2.3$8.51-0.5%$7.79 billion$7.48 billion9.78Upcoming Earnings
Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Down
Juniper Networks logo
JNPR
Juniper Networks
2.1$23.63-1.0%$7.75 billion$4.45 billion20.37Unusual Options Activity
ANGI Homeservices logo
ANGI
ANGI Homeservices
0.8$15.24-2.8%$7.62 billion$1.33 billion1,525.53Analyst Upgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
Ciena logo
CIEN
Ciena
2.3$48.87-3.5%$7.58 billion$3.53 billion21.06Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
Arrow Electronics logo
ARW
Arrow Electronics
1.7$98.75-2.0%$7.37 billion$28.92 billion17.08
TIXT
TELUS International (Cda)
1.6$27.74-2.6%$7.37 billionN/A0.00Analyst Revision
Manhattan Associates logo
MANH
Manhattan Associates
0.7$114.36-5.0%$7.30 billion$617.95 million87.97News Coverage
Woodward logo
WWD
Woodward
1.6$115.53-0.8%$7.28 billion$2.90 billion29.78Insider Selling
Digital Turbine logo
APPS
Digital Turbine
1.6$78.82-15.0%$7.05 billion$138.71 million262.74Analyst Downgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
Gap Up
Ballard Power Systems logo
BLDP
Ballard Power Systems
1.5$23.58-8.4%$7.00 billion$106.30 million-117.90Upcoming Earnings
Gap Up
LG Display logo
LPL
LG Display
0.7$9.75-2.1%$6.98 billion$19.98 billion-3.35
Fastly logo
FSLY
Fastly
1.2$65.49-3.8%$6.71 billion$200.46 million-102.33Gap Up
DXC Technology logo
DXC
DXC Technology
1.6$25.86-1.4%$6.58 billion$19.58 billion-1.70
Vertiv logo
VRT
Vertiv
2.2$20.04-4.3%$6.58 billionN/A-18.91
Proofpoint logo
PFPT
Proofpoint
1.8$114.40-2.7%$6.57 billion$888.19 million-41.60Increase in Short Interest
BlackLine logo
BL
BlackLine
1.6$112.42-4.8%$6.50 billion$288.98 million-162.93Analyst Report
Lumentum logo
LITE
Lumentum
2.2$85.32-1.5%$6.46 billion$1.68 billion42.87
Jabil logo
JBL
Jabil
1.9$42.06-3.1%$6.32 billion$27.27 billion30.26
MicroStrategy logo
MSTR
MicroStrategy
1.0$645.66-13.3%$6.19 billion$486.33 million5,380.50Insider Selling
Gap Up
Littelfuse logo
LFUS
Littelfuse
1.7$251.61-3.9%$6.17 billion$1.50 billion66.21Insider Selling
Silicon Laboratories logo
SLAB
Silicon Laboratories
1.9$139.97-8.0%$6.15 billion$837.55 million466.57Analyst Report
Q2 logo
QTWO
Q2
1.4$109.30-4.1%$6.08 billion$315.48 million-47.94Insider Selling
CDK Global logo
CDK
CDK Global
2.2$49.51-2.3%$6.03 billion$1.96 billion33.45Increase in Short Interest
Duck Creek Technologies logo
DCT
Duck Creek Technologies
1.3$44.49-5.1%$5.94 billion$211.67 million-404.45
nCino logo
NCNO
nCino
1.3$63.96-6.2%$5.90 billionN/A0.00
Lattice Semiconductor logo
LSCC
Lattice Semiconductor
1.6$42.11-12.9%$5.75 billion$404.09 million127.61Analyst Downgrade
Alteryx logo
AYX
Alteryx
1.9$85.61-2.6%$5.72 billion$417.91 million-317.07
Coherent logo
COHR
Coherent
1.5$234.05-1.9%$5.72 billion$1.23 billion-13.62Increase in Short Interest
Lightspeed POS logo
LSPD
Lightspeed POS
1.8$61.23-10.3%$5.71 billion$120.64 million-75.59High Trading Volume
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