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Kingsoft Cloud (KC) Competitors

$2.64
-0.11 (-4.00%)
(As of 07/17/2024 ET)

KC vs. FSLY, SWI, NABL, CERT, INTA, AVDX, RPD, APPN, CLBT, and CXM

Should you be buying Kingsoft Cloud stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Kingsoft Cloud include Fastly (FSLY), SolarWinds (SWI), N-able (NABL), Certara (CERT), Intapp (INTA), AvidXchange (AVDX), Rapid7 (RPD), Appian (APPN), Cellebrite DI (CLBT), and Sprinklr (CXM). These companies are all part of the "prepackaged software" industry.

Kingsoft Cloud vs.

Fastly (NYSE:FSLY) and Kingsoft Cloud (NASDAQ:KC) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their community ranking, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, risk and earnings.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Fastly$505.99M2.21-$133.09M-$1.00-8.20
Kingsoft Cloud$992.61M0.67-$306.53M-$1.13-2.34

Fastly presently has a consensus target price of $13.69, suggesting a potential upside of 66.92%. Kingsoft Cloud has a consensus target price of $4.55, suggesting a potential upside of 72.35%. Given Fastly's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Kingsoft Cloud is more favorable than Fastly.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Fastly
1 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.25
Kingsoft Cloud
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.80

Fastly has a beta of 1.13, meaning that its stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kingsoft Cloud has a beta of 2, meaning that its stock price is 100% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Fastly has a net margin of -25.26% compared to Fastly's net margin of -27.62%. Kingsoft Cloud's return on equity of -15.82% beat Fastly's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Fastly-25.26% -15.82% -9.82%
Kingsoft Cloud -27.62%-25.61%-12.55%

79.7% of Fastly shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 13.4% of Kingsoft Cloud shares are held by institutional investors. 6.7% of Fastly shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.2% of Kingsoft Cloud shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Fastly had 20 more articles in the media than Kingsoft Cloud. MarketBeat recorded 25 mentions for Fastly and 5 mentions for Kingsoft Cloud. Fastly's average media sentiment score of 0.72 beat Kingsoft Cloud's score of 0.00 indicating that Kingsoft Cloud is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Fastly
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
22 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Kingsoft Cloud
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Fastly received 112 more outperform votes than Kingsoft Cloud when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 50.60% of users gave Fastly an outperform vote while only 40.54% of users gave Kingsoft Cloud an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
FastlyOutperform Votes
127
50.60%
Underperform Votes
124
49.40%
Kingsoft CloudOutperform Votes
15
40.54%
Underperform Votes
22
59.46%

Summary

Fastly beats Kingsoft Cloud on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding KC 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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KC vs. The Competition

MetricKingsoft CloudPrepackaged software IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$669.74M$22.73B$22.36B$8.53B
Dividend YieldN/A2.05%2.63%4.02%
P/E Ratio-2.3477.14251.2018.61
Price / Sales0.678.83568.06106.73
Price / CashN/A71.8232.1533.66
Price / Book0.669.466.974.55
Net Income-$306.53M$372.97M$628.26M$216.32M
7 Day Performance-3.30%4.70%3.11%5.84%
1 Month Performance-6.38%4.93%4.60%7.15%
1 Year Performance-58.43%0.19%12.55%3.52%

Kingsoft Cloud Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
FSLY
Fastly
4.1572 of 5 stars
4.16 / 5 stars
$7.97
+5.0%
$13.69
+71.7%
-54.4%$1.09B$505.99M-7.971,207Analyst Forecast
SWI
SolarWinds
3.3353 of 5 stars
3.34 / 5 stars
$11.94
+1.3%
$13.80
+15.6%
+9.8%$2.01B$758.74M170.572,103
NABL
N-able
1.5663 of 5 stars
1.57 / 5 stars
$14.72
+1.6%
$15.50
+5.3%
-2.1%$2.68B$435.81M105.141,584
CERT
Certara
3.8239 of 5 stars
3.82 / 5 stars
$16.50
+5.4%
$19.44
+17.8%
-15.3%$2.65B$354.34M-42.311,391Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
INTA
Intapp
3.7701 of 5 stars
3.77 / 5 stars
$36.00
+1.8%
$45.88
+27.4%
-11.7%$2.64B$350.87M-59.021,150
AVDX
AvidXchange
0.9476 of 5 stars
0.95 / 5 stars
$12.64
+1.8%
$12.86
+1.8%
+8.3%$2.61B$380.72M-84.261,600Positive News
RPD
Rapid7
3.5596 of 5 stars
3.56 / 5 stars
$41.26
+2.6%
$51.13
+23.9%
-6.3%$2.57B$777.71M-20.132,228
APPN
Appian
4.6228 of 5 stars
4.62 / 5 stars
$35.46
+2.8%
$46.43
+30.9%
-30.5%$2.56B$545.36M-24.122,243Short Interest ↓
Positive News
CLBT
Cellebrite DI
1.6395 of 5 stars
1.64 / 5 stars
$12.06
+1.9%
$13.17
+9.2%
+78.1%$2.48B$325.11M-20.79900Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
CXM
Sprinklr
3.9653 of 5 stars
3.97 / 5 stars
$9.50
+4.2%
$12.80
+34.7%
-34.7%$2.42B$754.96M45.243,869Insider Selling

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This page (NASDAQ:KC) was last updated on 7/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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