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Market Capitalization$33.43 billion
P/E Ratio67.28
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Beta0.45

Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) Vs. MSFT, ORCL, NOW, VMW, FTNT, and AXON

Should you be buying RHT stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "systems software" are considered alternatives and competitors to Red Hat, including Microsoft (MSFT), Oracle (ORCL), ServiceNow (NOW), VMware (VMW), Fortinet (FTNT), and Axon Enterprise (AXON).

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Microsoft and Red Hat's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Microsoft36.45%45.76%19.44%
Red Hat13.26%36.67%10.59%

Risk and Volatility

Microsoft has a beta of 0.78, indicating that its share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Red Hat has a beta of 0.45, indicating that its share price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

69.3% of Microsoft shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.8% of Red Hat shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Microsoft shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Red Hat shares are held by 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.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Microsoft and Red Hat's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Microsoft$168.09 billion12.82$61.27 billion$7.9735.99
Red Hat$3.36 billion9.94$433.99 million$2.7967.28

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Microsoft and Red Hat, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Microsoft022912.97
Red Hat0000N/A

Microsoft presently has a consensus price target of $317.3817, indicating a potential upside of 10.78%. Given Microsoft's higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Microsoft is more favorable than Red Hat.

Summary

Microsoft beats Red Hat on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) and Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

46.9% of Oracle shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.8% of Red Hat shares are held by institutional investors. 39.1% of Oracle shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Red Hat shares are held by 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Oracle and Red Hat, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Oracle116902.31
Red Hat0000N/A

Oracle presently has a consensus price target of $75.8750, indicating a potential downside of 15.55%. Given Oracle's higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Oracle is more favorable than Red Hat.

Risk and Volatility

Oracle has a beta of 0.8, indicating that its share price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Red Hat has a beta of 0.45, indicating that its share price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Oracle and Red Hat's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Oracle33.96%146.83%10.67%
Red Hat13.26%36.67%10.59%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Oracle and Red Hat's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Oracle$40.48 billion6.20$13.75 billion$4.1621.62
Red Hat$3.36 billion9.94$433.99 million$2.7967.28

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

Summary

Oracle beats Red Hat on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) and ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitability and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

85.8% of Red Hat shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.5% of ServiceNow shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Red Hat shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of ServiceNow shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Red Hat and ServiceNow, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Red Hat0000N/A
ServiceNow012913.00

ServiceNow has a consensus price target of $639.7586, indicating a potential upside of 8.51%. Given ServiceNow's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe ServiceNow is more favorable than Red Hat.

Volatility and Risk

Red Hat has a beta of 0.45, indicating that its stock price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ServiceNow has a beta of 0.92, indicating that its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Red Hat and ServiceNow's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Red Hat13.26%36.67%10.59%
ServiceNow3.30%9.10%3.12%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Red Hat and ServiceNow's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Red Hat$3.36 billion9.94$433.99 million$2.7967.28
ServiceNow$4.52 billion25.95$118.50 million$1.09543.09

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

Summary

ServiceNow beats Red Hat on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) and VMware (NYSE:VMW) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitability and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

85.8% of Red Hat shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 16.7% of VMware shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Red Hat shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 80.8% of VMware shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Red Hat and VMware, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Red Hat0000N/A
VMware010702.41

VMware has a consensus price target of $173.00, indicating a potential upside of 10.76%. Given VMware's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe VMware is more favorable than Red Hat.

Volatility and Risk

Red Hat has a beta of 0.45, indicating that its stock price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, VMware has a beta of 0.77, indicating that its stock price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Red Hat and VMware's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Red Hat13.26%36.67%10.59%
VMware17.44%24.89%7.66%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Red Hat and VMware's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Red Hat$3.36 billion9.94$433.99 million$2.7967.28
VMware$11.77 billion5.58$2.06 billion$4.5234.67

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

Summary

VMware beats Red Hat on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) and Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitability and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

85.8% of Red Hat shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.7% of Fortinet shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Red Hat shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 18.2% of Fortinet shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Red Hat and Fortinet, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Red Hat0000N/A
Fortinet3101002.30

Fortinet has a consensus price target of $229.4762, indicating a potential downside of 24.37%. Given Fortinet's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Fortinet is more favorable than Red Hat.

Volatility and Risk

Red Hat has a beta of 0.45, indicating that its stock price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fortinet has a beta of 1.1, indicating that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Red Hat and Fortinet's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Red Hat13.26%36.67%10.59%
Fortinet17.69%49.90%9.72%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Red Hat and Fortinet's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Red Hat$3.36 billion9.94$433.99 million$2.7967.28
Fortinet$2.59 billion19.16$488.50 million$2.44124.76

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

Summary

Fortinet beats Red Hat on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) and Axon Enterprise (NASDAQ:AXON) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitability and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

85.8% of Red Hat shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.8% of Axon Enterprise shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Red Hat shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of Axon Enterprise shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Red Hat and Axon Enterprise, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Red Hat0000N/A
Axon Enterprise01413.00

Axon Enterprise has a consensus price target of $186.80, indicating a potential downside of 2.94%. Given Axon Enterprise's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Axon Enterprise is more favorable than Red Hat.

Volatility and Risk

Red Hat has a beta of 0.45, indicating that its stock price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Axon Enterprise has a beta of 0.48, indicating that its stock price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Red Hat and Axon Enterprise's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Red Hat13.26%36.67%10.59%
Axon Enterprise-7.37%-6.05%-4.28%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Red Hat and Axon Enterprise's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Red Hat$3.36 billion9.94$433.99 million$2.7967.28
Axon Enterprise$681 million18.19$-1,720,000.00$0.111,741.00

Red Hat has higher revenue and earnings than Axon Enterprise. Red Hat is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Axon Enterprise, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Red Hat beats Axon Enterprise on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Red Hat Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Microsoft logo
MSFT
Microsoft
3.2$286.83flat$2.16 trillion$168.09 billion35.63Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Oracle logo
ORCL
Oracle
3.1$89.95flat$251.14 billion$40.48 billion19.68Short Interest ↑
ServiceNow logo
NOW
ServiceNow
2.4$591.97flat$117.27 billion$4.52 billion704.73Earnings Report
Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
VMware logo
VMW
VMware
2.3$156.70flat$65.65 billion$11.77 billion31.59
Fortinet logo
FTNT
Fortinet
2.4$304.42flat$49.72 billion$2.59 billion98.20Earnings Report
Insider Selling
Axon Enterprise logo
AXON
Axon Enterprise
1.8$191.51flat$12.39 billion$681 million-220.12Upcoming Earnings
Proofpoint logo
PFPT
Proofpoint
1.7$174.37flat$10.07 billion$1.05 billion-60.76Earnings Report
Short Interest ↑
C3.ai logo
AI
C3.ai
2.0$49.34flat$5.10 billion$183.22 million-54.82Analyst Downgrade
Qualys logo
QLYS
Qualys
2.1$104.14flat$4.08 billion$362.96 million57.86Upcoming Earnings
Commvault Systems logo
CVLT
Commvault Systems
2.1$76.15flat$3.49 billion$723.47 million-173.07Analyst Downgrade
Progress Software logo
PRGS
Progress Software
2.6$45.38flat$1.99 billion$442.15 million27.67Analyst Downgrade
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