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NASDAQ:CCOICogent Communications Competitors & Alternatives

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$80.56
Now: $81.30
$82.96
50-Day Range
$74.57
MA: $77.48
$82.26
52-Week Range
$53.24
Now: $81.30
$92.96
Volume239,561 shs
Average Volume338,502 shs
Market Capitalization$3.83 billion
P/E Ratio99.15
Dividend Yield3.35%
Beta0.23

Competitors

Cogent Communications (NASDAQ:CCOI) Vs. DATA, SSNC, TYL, MDB, SYMC, and CDAY

Should you be buying CCOI stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "prepackaged software" are considered alternatives and competitors to Cogent Communications, including Tableau Software (DATA), SS&C Technologies (SSNC), Tyler Technologies (TYL), Mongodb (MDB), Symantec (SYMC), and Ceridian HCM (CDAY).

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

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Cogent Communications and Tableau Software's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cogent Communications$546.16 million7.02$37.52 million$0.76106.97
Tableau Software$982.95 million14.86$-77,040,000.00($3.19)-53.14

Cogent Communications has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Tableau Software. Tableau Software 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 Tableau Software's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cogent Communications6.79%-20.95%4.46%
Tableau Software-27.58%-25.93%-15.77%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

85.8% of Cogent Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.8% of Tableau Software shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.7% of Cogent Communications shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.6% of Tableau Software shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Cogent Communications has a beta of 0.23, meaning that its stock price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tableau Software has a beta of 1.49, meaning that its stock price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cogent Communications14302.25
Tableau Software0000N/A

Cogent Communications presently has a consensus price target of $79.6250, suggesting a potential downside of 2.06%. Given Cogent Communications' higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Cogent Communications is more favorable than Tableau Software.

Summary

Cogent Communications beats Tableau Software on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for SS&C Technologies and Cogent Communications, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
SS&C Technologies021012.92
Cogent Communications14302.25

SS&C Technologies currently has a consensus price target of $66.5385, suggesting a potential upside of 17.54%. Cogent Communications has a consensus price target of $79.6250, suggesting a potential downside of 2.06%. Given SS&C Technologies' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe SS&C Technologies is more favorable than Cogent Communications.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares SS&C Technologies and Cogent Communications' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SS&C Technologies$4.63 billion3.13$438.50 million$3.6215.64
Cogent Communications$546.16 million7.02$37.52 million$0.76106.97

SS&C Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Cogent Communications. SS&C Technologies 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 SS&C Technologies and Cogent Communications' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
SS&C Technologies9.79%19.95%6.12%
Cogent Communications6.79%-20.95%4.46%

Volatility & Risk

SS&C Technologies has a beta of 1.49, suggesting that its stock price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cogent Communications has a beta of 0.23, suggesting that its stock price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

SS&C Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Cogent Communications pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. SS&C Technologies pays out 13.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Cogent Communications pays out 357.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. SS&C Technologies has raised its dividend for 5 consecutive years and Cogent Communications has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years. Cogent Communications is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

81.3% of SS&C Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.8% of Cogent Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. 14.6% of SS&C Technologies 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 is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

SS&C Technologies beats Cogent Communications on 13 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

89.5% of Tyler Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.8% of Cogent Communications shares are held by institutional investors. 3.6% of Tyler Technologies shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.7% of Cogent Communications shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Tyler Technologies$1.09 billion13.00$146.53 million$4.1685.39
Cogent Communications$546.16 million7.02$37.52 million$0.76106.97

Tyler Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Cogent Communications. Tyler Technologies 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

Tyler Technologies has a beta of 0.77, meaning that its share price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cogent Communications has a beta of 0.23, meaning that its share price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Tyler Technologies and Cogent Communications, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Tyler Technologies06602.50
Cogent Communications14302.25

Tyler Technologies currently has a consensus price target of $319.3333, suggesting a potential downside of 10.10%. Cogent Communications has a consensus price target of $79.6250, suggesting a potential downside of 2.06%. Given Cogent Communications' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Cogent Communications is more favorable than Tyler Technologies.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Tyler Technologies14.94%10.69%7.97%
Cogent Communications6.79%-20.95%4.46%

Summary

Tyler Technologies beats Cogent Communications on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

85.6% of Mongodb shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.8% of Cogent Communications shares are held by institutional investors. 16.3% of Mongodb shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.7% of Cogent Communications shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Mongodb-42.42%-94.98%-13.85%
Cogent Communications6.79%-20.95%4.46%

Analyst Recommendations

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mongodb16902.50
Cogent Communications14302.25

Mongodb currently has a consensus price target of $206.8667, suggesting a potential downside of 8.13%. Cogent Communications has a consensus price target of $79.6250, suggesting a potential downside of 2.06%. Given Cogent Communications' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Cogent Communications is more favorable than Mongodb.

Volatility & Risk

Mongodb has a beta of 0.76, meaning that its share price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cogent Communications has a beta of 0.23, meaning that its share price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mongodb$421.72 million31.04$-175,520,000.00($2.36)-95.42
Cogent Communications$546.16 million7.02$37.52 million$0.76106.97

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

Summary

Cogent Communications beats Mongodb on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Insider & Institutional Ownership

85.8% of Cogent Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.3% of Symantec shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.7% of Cogent Communications shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.9% of Symantec shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cogent Communications6.79%-20.95%4.46%
Symantec2.43%14.94%5.33%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Cogent Communications and Symantec, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cogent Communications14302.25
Symantec06102.14

Cogent Communications presently has a consensus target price of $79.6250, suggesting a potential downside of 2.06%. Symantec has a consensus target price of $23.75, suggesting a potential upside of 18.69%. Given Symantec's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Symantec is more favorable than Cogent Communications.

Risk and Volatility

Cogent Communications has a beta of 0.23, meaning that its stock price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Symantec has a beta of 1.28, meaning that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Cogent Communications pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Symantec pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Cogent Communications pays out 357.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Symantec pays out 25.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Cogent Communications has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years. Cogent Communications is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cogent Communications$546.16 million7.02$37.52 million$0.76106.97
Symantec$4.73 billion2.61$31 million$1.1717.10

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

Summary

Cogent Communications beats Symantec on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Cogent Communications (NASDAQ:CCOI) and Ceridian HCM (NYSE:CDAY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Cogent Communications and Ceridian HCM's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cogent Communications$546.16 million7.02$37.52 million$0.76106.97
Ceridian HCM$824.10 million14.90$78.70 million$0.26325.65

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

Profitability

This table compares Cogent Communications and Ceridian HCM's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cogent Communications6.79%-20.95%4.46%
Ceridian HCM9.03%1.80%0.54%

Volatility & Risk

Cogent Communications has a beta of 0.23, indicating that its share price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ceridian HCM has a beta of 1.68, indicating that its share price is 68% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Cogent Communications and Ceridian HCM, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cogent Communications14302.25
Ceridian HCM26702.33

Cogent Communications presently has a consensus target price of $79.6250, suggesting a potential downside of 2.06%. Ceridian HCM has a consensus target price of $66.8235, suggesting a potential downside of 21.08%. Given Cogent Communications' higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Cogent Communications is more favorable than Ceridian HCM.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

85.8% of Cogent Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.0% of Ceridian HCM shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.7% of Cogent Communications shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 17.6% of Ceridian HCM 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

Ceridian HCM beats Cogent Communications on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Tableau Software logo
DATA
Tableau Software
0.9$169.53-0.0%$14.61 billion$982.95 million-53.14
SS&C Technologies logo
SSNC
SS&C Technologies
2.9$56.61-0.1%$14.51 billion$4.63 billion32.91Analyst Downgrade
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Tyler Technologies logo
TYL
Tyler Technologies
1.2$355.22-1.4%$14.12 billion$1.09 billion86.43
Mongodb logo
MDB
Mongodb
1.3$225.18-1.6%$13.09 billion$421.72 million-65.08Analyst Upgrade
Symantec logo
SYMC
Symantec
1.7$20.01-1.2%$12.37 billion$4.73 billion17.10
Ceridian HCM logo
CDAY
Ceridian HCM
1.5$84.67-0.6%$12.28 billion$824.10 million166.02
DT
Dynatrace
1.7$42.35-1.2%$11.89 billion$545.80 million-26.14Analyst Downgrade
NLOK
NortonLifeLock
2.4$20.01-1.2%$11.79 billion$2.49 billion3.32
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NICE
Nice
1.3$188.46-0.4%$11.76 billion$1.57 billion62.82
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AYX
Alteryx
1.4$173.92-0.7%$11.47 billion$417.91 million3,478.40Insider Selling
NET
Cloudflare
1.4$36.47-1.3%$11.07 billion$287.02 million-50.65Insider Selling
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BKI
Black Knight
1.4$72.27-0.7%$10.83 billion$1.18 billion81.20
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AVLR
Avalara
1.4$136.26-2.2%$10.69 billion$382.42 million-194.66
HubSpot logo
HUBS
HubSpot
1.4$232.53-0.0%$10.14 billion$674.86 million-164.91Analyst Downgrade
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GWRE
Guidewire Software
1.1$112.58-0.0%$9.36 billion$719.51 million-220.75Analyst Downgrade
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PTC
PTC
1.7$78.27-0.2%$9.06 billion$1.26 billion142.31
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DBX
Dropbox
1.8$21.65-0.6%$8.95 billion$1.66 billion-1,082.50Analyst Downgrade
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FSLY
Fastly
1.3$84.51-2.3%$8.63 billion$200.46 million-126.13Insider Selling
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PCTY
Paylocity
1.4$152.99-1.4%$8.21 billion$467.63 million122.39Analyst Downgrade
ESTC
Elastic
1.4$94.58-0.1%$8.07 billion$427.62 million-44.40Insider Selling
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NUAN
Nuance Communications
1.6$25.74-0.6%$7.24 billion$1.82 billion48.57Analyst Revision
PLAN
Anaplan
1.5$48.01-2.1%$6.58 billion$348.02 million-42.49Analyst Report
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BILL
Bill.com
1.3$88.40-1.7%$6.42 billion$108.35 million0.00
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SMAR
Smartsheet
1.3$52.70-2.2%$6.31 billion$270.88 million-59.21Insider Selling
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RP
RealPage
1.6$65.42-0.1%$6.29 billion$988.14 million118.95Insider Selling
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MANH
Manhattan Associates
0.8$92.84-0.1%$5.90 billion$617.95 million68.77Analyst Upgrade
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APPF
AppFolio
1.4$163.56-2.4%$5.60 billion$256.01 million168.62
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SWI
SolarWinds
1.4$17.80-1.5%$5.55 billion$932.53 million445.11Analyst Upgrade
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EVBG
Everbridge
1.1$146.49-1.0%$5.03 billion$200.88 million-77.51Insider Selling
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NATI
National Instruments
1.8$38.43-0.6%$5.02 billion$1.35 billion18.57Analyst Upgrade
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BL
Blackline
1.1$88.07-1.0%$4.96 billion$288.98 million-135.49Analyst Report
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NTNX
Nutanix
1.7$23.87-0.4%$4.65 billion$1.24 billion-5.18
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DSGX
Descartes Systems Group
1.6$54.13-2.5%$4.56 billion$325.79 million115.17Analyst Downgrade
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QTWO
Q2
1.2$87.82-0.2%$4.30 billion$315.48 million-48.79Analyst Downgrade
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NEWR
New Relic
1.4$71.06-1.0%$4.25 billion$599.51 million-47.06Insider Selling
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PVTL
Pivotal Software
1.0$15.00-0.0%$4.22 billion$657.49 million-23.81
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LOGM
LogMeIn
1.4$85.36-0.1%$4.16 billion$1.26 billion-251.05Analyst Downgrade
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QLYS
Qualys
1.2$104.71-0.7%$4.08 billion$321.61 million57.53
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CYBR
Cyberark Software
1.7$102.97-0.1%$3.93 billion$433.89 million78.01
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MOMO
Momo
2.7$18.11-3.5%$3.76 billion$2.44 billion8.75
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APPN
Appian
1.8$52.74-0.2%$3.68 billion$260.35 million-78.72Insider Selling
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CLDR
Cloudera
1.2$12.27-0.9%$3.62 billion$794.19 million-12.03
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ALRM
AlarmCom
1.2$67.74-1.6%$3.30 billion$502.36 million63.91Insider Selling
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BAND
Bandwidth
1.3$132.26-0.9%$3.16 billion$232.59 million-6,613.00Insider Selling
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BOX
BOX
1.3$20.68-2.7%$3.12 billion$696.26 million-22.98Analyst Downgrade
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ACIW
ACI Worldwide
1.3$26.78-0.8%$3.10 billion$1.26 billion46.17
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VRNS
Varonis Systems
1.5$98.58-4.4%$3.10 billion$254.19 million-34.35Analyst Report
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TENB
Tenable
1.4$29.57-1.9%$2.96 billion$354.59 million-28.71Analyst Downgrade
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BLKB
Blackbaud
1.5$58.64-0.1%$2.91 billion$900.42 million158.49Heavy News Reporting
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LPSN
LivePerson
1.3$43.92-2.2%$2.91 billion$291.61 million-24.54Analyst Report
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