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Workday Stock Competitors

$226.18
+1.14 (+0.51%)
(As of 01/27/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$225.73
$235.50
50-Day Range
$225.04
$286.60
52-Week Range
$217.60
$307.81
Volume
2.14 million shs
Average Volume
2.52 million shs
Market Capitalization
$56.55 billion
P/E Ratio
2,513.39
Dividend Yield
N/A
Beta
1.35

Workday (NASDAQ:WDAY) Vs. ADBE, CRM, INTU, ADSK, SNPS, CDNS, ANSS, SSNC, TYL, and NUAN

Should you be buying Workday stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Workday include Adobe (ADBE), salesforce.com (CRM), Intuit (INTU), Autodesk (ADSK), Synopsys (SNPS), Cadence Design Systems (CDNS), ANSYS (ANSS), SS&C Technologies (SSNC), Tyler Technologies (TYL), and Nuance Communications (NUAN). These companies are all part of the "application software" industry.

Workday vs.

Workday (NASDAQ:WDAY) and salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, media sentiment and risk.

68.7% of Workday shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.5% of salesforce.com shares are owned by institutional investors. 24.1% of Workday shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.1% of salesforce.com 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.

Workday presently has a consensus price target of $332.70, suggesting a potential upside of 47.10%. salesforce.com has a consensus price target of $324.61, suggesting a potential upside of 52.59%. Given salesforce.com's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe salesforce.com is more favorable than Workday.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Workday
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
27 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.93
salesforce.com
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
29 Buy rating(s)
2 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.89

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Workday$4.32 billion13.10-$282.43 million$0.092,513.39
salesforce.com$21.25 billion9.86$4.07 billion$1.81117.54

salesforce.com received 1748 more outperform votes than Workday when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 86.91% of users gave salesforce.com an outperform vote while only 67.72% of users gave Workday an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
WorkdayOutperform Votes
1286
67.72%
Underperform Votes
613
32.28%
salesforce.comOutperform Votes
3034
86.91%
Underperform Votes
457
13.09%

Workday has a beta of 1.35, suggesting that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, salesforce.com has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, salesforce.com had 22 more articles in the media than Workday. MarketBeat recorded 31 mentions for salesforce.com and 9 mentions for Workday. salesforce.com's average media sentiment score of 0.23 beat Workday's score of -0.05 indicating that salesforce.com is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Workday
1 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
salesforce.com
7 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
9 Neutral mention(s)
4 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

salesforce.com has a net margin of 6.96% compared to Workday's net margin of 0.63%. salesforce.com's return on equity of 5.71% beat Workday's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Workday 0.63% 3.26% 1.34%
salesforce.com 6.96% 5.71% 3.65%

Summary

salesforce.com beats Workday on 14 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding WDAY 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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Workday (NASDAQ:WDAY) vs. Its Competitors

TypeWorkdayData processing & preparation IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$56.55B$4.36B$14.92B$6.70B
Dividend YieldN/A1.88%3.44%2.83%
P/E Ratio2,513.3960.7663.3417.77
Price / Sales13.1012.98855.54210.75
Price / Cash166.9242.1443.7268.55
Price / Book16.777.0015.708.42
Net Income-$282.43M$12.75M$663.65M$156.53M
7 Day Performance-7.94%-5.44%-3.81%-3.48%
1 Month Performance-17.99%-18.12%-12.07%-13.16%
1 Year Performance-1.04%-5.81%1.55%-9.58%

Workday Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ADBE
Adobe
2.8633 of 5 stars
$493.05
+1.6%
$668.08
+35.5%
+7.2%$234.89B$15.79B49.2122,516Insider Selling
Short Interest ↓
CRM
salesforce.com
2.3892 of 5 stars
$212.74
+0.8%
$324.61
+52.6%
-5.4%$209.55B$21.25B117.5456,606Insider Selling
INTU
Intuit
3.2556 of 5 stars
$517.22
+1.9%
$660.20
+27.6%
+42.4%$146.46B$9.63B68.4213,500Analyst Report
ADSK
Autodesk
2.8444 of 5 stars
$228.66
+2.0%
$349.33
+52.8%
-16.4%$50.30B$3.79B38.5611,500
SNPS
Synopsys
2.8348 of 5 stars
$285.36
+1.1%
$375.64
+31.6%
+12.1%$43.79B$4.20B59.2016,361
CDNS
Cadence Design Systems
2.523 of 5 stars
$138.98
+1.8%
$177.77
+27.9%
+8.2%$38.52B$2.68B56.048,800
ANSS
ANSYS
2.0948 of 5 stars
$309.62
+2.7%
$334.20
+7.9%
-11.2%$27.02B$1.68B58.314,800
SSNC
SS&C Technologies
3.2375 of 5 stars
$76.41
+0.0%
$92.25
+20.7%
+20.3%$19.43B$4.67B27.3924,600
TYL
Tyler Technologies
2.5625 of 5 stars
$433.20
+0.9%
$557.20
+28.6%
+0.4%$17.75B$1.12B113.405,536
NUAN
Nuance Communications
2.0864 of 5 stars
$54.90
+0.2%
$56.00
+2.0%
+28.0%$17.54B$1.36B-609.936,900Analyst Upgrade
SPLK
Splunk
2.3692 of 5 stars
$109.25
+3.5%
$167.38
+53.2%
-35.2%$17.35B$2.23B-13.276,500Short Interest ↑
FDS
FactSet Research Systems
2.4208 of 5 stars
$406.84
+0.0%
$427.67
+5.1%
+30.1%$15.38B$1.59B38.6010,892
CTXS
Citrix Systems
2.3398 of 5 stars
$100.71
+1.8%
$91.67
+9.0%
-30.3%$12.56B$3.24B40.129,000Upcoming Earnings
FICO
Fair Isaac
2.5065 of 5 stars
$422.99
+1.3%
$559.50
+32.3%
-9.8%$11.57B$1.32B31.543,650Earnings Report
News Coverage
AZPN
Aspen Technology
2.0673 of 5 stars
$145.75
+0.7%
$165.83
+13.8%
+5.4%$9.75B$709.38M30.561,897Earnings Report
News Coverage
Gap Up
MANH
Manhattan Associates
1.8865 of 5 stars
$124.55
+0.2%
$187.00
+50.1%
+6.6%$7.88B$586.37M72.413,400Upcoming Earnings
GWRE
Guidewire Software
1.8092 of 5 stars
$93.95
+1.6%
$130.50
+38.9%
-20.1%$7.83B$743.27M-80.302,942Options Volume
PEGA
Pegasystems
2.3323 of 5 stars
$91.50
+1.5%
$161.38
+76.4%
-31.5%$7.47B$1.02B-315.525,776Gap Up
ACIW
ACI Worldwide
2.3448 of 5 stars
$32.30
+0.2%
$45.00
+39.3%
-15.0%$3.80B$1.29B45.493,768
BLKB
Blackbaud
1.7598 of 5 stars
$66.02
+2.0%
$81.50
+23.4%
-4.6%$3.43B$913.22M-6,595.403,100Short Interest ↓
VRNT
Verint Systems
2.45 of 5 stars
$51.26
+0.0%
$65.50
+27.8%
-30.8%$3.37B$1.27B-197.154,300Short Interest ↓
MSTR
MicroStrategy
2.4948 of 5 stars
$319.45
+10.7%
$553.75
+73.3%
-40.9%$3.31B$480.73M-7.031,997Upcoming Earnings
EPAY
Bottomline Technologies (de)
2.1423 of 5 stars
$56.32
+0.0%
$54.17
+3.8%
+18.5%$2.54B$471.40M-112.642,344Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↑
NTCT
NetScout Systems
2.1064 of 5 stars
$31.40
+6.6%
$33.00
+5.1%
+3.8%$2.32B$831.28M62.802,421Earnings Report
News Coverage
Gap Up
SWI
SolarWinds
2.0223 of 5 stars
$12.97
+1.5%
$24.86
+91.7%
-63.2%$2.06B$1.02B19.363,340
SPNS
Sapiens International
2.1214 of 5 stars
$29.68
+2.1%
$33.33
+12.3%
-10.5%$1.63B$382.90M39.054,000
PLUS
ePlus
2.1631 of 5 stars
$43.41
+2.7%
$60.50
+39.4%
+3.6%$1.17B$1.57B12.641,560Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
PRO
PROS
2.3514 of 5 stars
$26.05
+2.1%
$36.00
+38.2%
-39.1%$1.16B$252.42M-15.151,403
EBIX
Ebix
1.7431 of 5 stars
$28.37
+4.1%
N/A-51.6%$877.85M$625.61M12.079,802
AMSWA
American Software
2.3998 of 5 stars
$22.08
+0.6%
$35.00
+58.5%
+10.8%$735.00M$111.41M63.09428Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
DMRC
Digimarc
1.4064 of 5 stars
$29.25
+8.0%
N/A-25.4%$495.26M$23.99M-10.162,018
ENVI
Environmental Impact Acquisition
1.5998 of 5 stars
$9.25
+8.0%
N/AN/A$239.34MN/A0.00N/AGap Down
SNCR
Synchronoss Technologies
2.4264 of 5 stars
$2.09
+2.9%
$5.54
+165.0%
-63.7%$184.63M$291.67M-1.451,598News Coverage
VHC
VirnetX
1.4781 of 5 stars
$2.08
+3.4%
N/A-67.4%$148.17M$302.64M-3.6521
SEAC
SeaChange International
1.5564 of 5 stars
$1.09
+4.6%
$3.00
+175.2%
-8.4%$53.45M$22M-4.19152Short Interest ↓
This page was last updated on 1/28/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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