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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
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American Express profits jump 34%, helped by jump in new customers, higher spending
American Express, Fifth Third rise; Netflix, PPG Industries fall, Friday, 4/19/2024
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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
American Express profits jump 34%, helped by jump in new customers, higher spending
American Express, Fifth Third rise; Netflix, PPG Industries fall, Friday, 4/19/2024
Intuitive Surgical Stock Can Trend Much Higher This Year 
3 Magnificent Seven Stocks Outperforming the Rest
Bargain Hunting: 3 Stocks With RSIs That Scream Oversold
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
American Express profits jump 34%, helped by jump in new customers, higher spending
American Express, Fifth Third rise; Netflix, PPG Industries fall, Friday, 4/19/2024
Intuitive Surgical Stock Can Trend Much Higher This Year 
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Bargain Hunting: 3 Stocks With RSIs That Scream Oversold
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CrowdStrike (CRWD) Competitors

$282.64
-11.46 (-3.90%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

CRWD vs. CDNS, SNPS, SHOP, NTES, SNOW, TEAM, ADSK, PLTR, DDOG, and EA

Should you be buying CrowdStrike stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of CrowdStrike include Cadence Design Systems (CDNS), Synopsys (SNPS), Shopify (SHOP), NetEase (NTES), Snowflake (SNOW), Atlassian (TEAM), Autodesk (ADSK), Palantir Technologies (PLTR), Datadog (DDOG), and Electronic Arts (EA).

CrowdStrike vs.

CrowdStrike (NASDAQ:CRWD) and Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, media sentiment, community ranking, risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Cadence Design Systems has a net margin of 25.46% compared to CrowdStrike's net margin of 2.92%. Cadence Design Systems' return on equity of 35.57% beat CrowdStrike's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CrowdStrike2.92% 6.09% 2.08%
Cadence Design Systems 25.46%35.57%20.53%

In the previous week, Cadence Design Systems had 5 more articles in the media than CrowdStrike. MarketBeat recorded 39 mentions for Cadence Design Systems and 34 mentions for CrowdStrike. CrowdStrike's average media sentiment score of 0.64 beat Cadence Design Systems' score of 0.61 indicating that CrowdStrike is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
CrowdStrike
13 Very Positive mention(s)
9 Positive mention(s)
7 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Cadence Design Systems
15 Very Positive mention(s)
6 Positive mention(s)
8 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
2 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

71.2% of CrowdStrike shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.8% of Cadence Design Systems shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.7% of CrowdStrike shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.0% of Cadence Design Systems shares are owned by company 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.

CrowdStrike currently has a consensus target price of $371.87, suggesting a potential upside of 31.57%. Cadence Design Systems has a consensus target price of $318.10, suggesting a potential upside of 13.51%. Given CrowdStrike's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe CrowdStrike is more favorable than Cadence Design Systems.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CrowdStrike
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
37 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.97
Cadence Design Systems
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.78

Cadence Design Systems received 121 more outperform votes than CrowdStrike when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 71.37% of users gave Cadence Design Systems an outperform vote while only 67.53% of users gave CrowdStrike an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
CrowdStrikeOutperform Votes
445
67.53%
Underperform Votes
214
32.47%
Cadence Design SystemsOutperform Votes
566
71.37%
Underperform Votes
227
28.63%

CrowdStrike has a beta of 1.05, suggesting that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cadence Design Systems has a beta of 1.04, suggesting that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CrowdStrike$3.06B22.37$89.33M$0.36785.13
Cadence Design Systems$4.09B18.65$1.04B$3.8273.36

Summary

Cadence Design Systems beats CrowdStrike on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding CRWD and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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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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CRWD vs. The Competition

MetricCrowdStrikePrepackaged software IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$68.36B$21.07B$19.06B$7.31B
Dividend YieldN/A2.19%2.76%4.01%
P/E Ratio785.13144.74247.3920.06
Price / Sales22.378.77524.8289.12
Price / Cash141.3162.3928.0034.82
Price / Book29.269.336.324.16
Net Income$89.33M$374.64M$632.82M$214.20M
7 Day Performance-8.55%-3.55%-3.46%-3.51%
1 Month Performance-13.53%-7.30%-5.26%-5.50%
1 Year Performance117.60%9.43%11.50%3.53%

CrowdStrike Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CDNS
Cadence Design Systems
4.742 of 5 stars
$301.56
-1.4%
$314.10
+4.2%
+31.2%$82.10B$4.09B78.9411,200Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
SNPS
Synopsys
4.4363 of 5 stars
$543.91
-2.4%
$601.00
+10.5%
+34.8%$82.95B$5.84B59.9020,300Positive News
SHOP
Shopify
4.1403 of 5 stars
$68.55
-2.1%
$77.38
+12.9%
+42.1%$88.19B$7.06B761.758,300Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Gap Up
NTES
NetEase
4.9263 of 5 stars
$92.17
+0.0%
$126.00
+36.7%
+2.5%$59.42B$14.57B14.5631,119Gap Down
SNOW
Snowflake
4.4385 of 5 stars
$152.01
-4.1%
$202.00
+32.9%
+0.6%$50.80B$2.81B-59.617,004Insider Selling
TEAM
Atlassian
4.1556 of 5 stars
$191.84
-7.1%
$224.25
+16.9%
+17.7%$49.76B$3.89B-128.756,433Upcoming Earnings
Insider Selling
ADSK
Autodesk
4.8509 of 5 stars
$229.62
-3.1%
$272.44
+18.7%
+10.1%$49.12B$5.50B54.5413,700Analyst Upgrade
PLTR
Palantir Technologies
2.2358 of 5 stars
$21.92
-3.4%
$18.35
-16.3%
+141.2%$48.49B$2.23B243.533,735
DDOG
Datadog
3.3721 of 5 stars
$125.82
-1.3%
$130.33
+3.6%
+72.7%$41.76B$2.13B1,048.505,200Analyst Report
EA
Electronic Arts
3.7373 of 5 stars
$127.05
-0.7%
$147.00
+15.7%
-0.7%$33.97B$7.43B32.0013,400Analyst Report
Insider Selling
News Coverage

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This page (NASDAQ:CRWD) was last updated on 4/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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