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Volume536,515 shs
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Market Capitalization$170.51 billion
P/E Ratio35.98
Dividend Yield0.87%
Beta0.96

Competitors

SAP (NYSE:SAP) Vs. ADBE, CRM, ORCL, SHOP, INTU, and NOW

Should you be buying SAP stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "prepackaged software" are considered alternatives and competitors to SAP, including Adobe (ADBE), salesforce.com (CRM), Oracle (ORCL), Shopify (SHOP), Intuit (INTU), and ServiceNow (NOW).

SAP (NYSE:SAP) and Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for SAP and Adobe, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
SAP13802.58
Adobe072102.75

SAP currently has a consensus price target of $138.00, suggesting a potential downside of 3.40%. Adobe has a consensus price target of $406.9259, suggesting a potential downside of 8.13%. Given SAP's higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe SAP is more favorable than Adobe.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

4.7% of SAP shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.3% of Adobe shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.4% of SAP shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Adobe shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

SAP has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Adobe has a beta of 0.93, suggesting that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares SAP and Adobe's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SAP$30.86 billion5.52$3.72 billion$4.0235.53
Adobe$11.17 billion19.02$2.95 billion$6.5667.52

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

Profitability

This table compares SAP and Adobe's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
SAP15.27%16.19%8.04%
Adobe30.72%35.53%17.89%

Summary

Adobe beats SAP on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

SAP (NYSE:SAP) and salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for SAP and salesforce.com, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
SAP13802.58
salesforce.com133822.93

SAP currently has a consensus price target of $138.00, suggesting a potential downside of 3.40%. salesforce.com has a consensus price target of $200.1579, suggesting a potential upside of 3.96%. Given salesforce.com's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe salesforce.com is more favorable than SAP.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

4.7% of SAP shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.5% of salesforce.com shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.4% of SAP shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.4% of salesforce.com shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

SAP has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, salesforce.com has a beta of 1.08, suggesting that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares SAP and salesforce.com's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SAP$30.86 billion5.52$3.72 billion$4.0235.53
salesforce.com$17.10 billion10.15$126 million$1.02188.75

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

Profitability

This table compares SAP and salesforce.com's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
SAP15.27%16.19%8.04%
salesforce.com-0.92%2.45%1.52%

Summary

SAP beats salesforce.com on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Dividends

SAP pays an annual dividend of $1.25 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Oracle pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. SAP pays out 31.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Oracle pays out 27.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. SAP has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years and Oracle has increased its dividend for 8 consecutive years. Oracle is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for SAP and Oracle, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
SAP13802.58
Oracle117812.33

SAP currently has a consensus price target of $138.00, suggesting a potential downside of 3.40%. Oracle has a consensus price target of $54.9286, suggesting a potential downside of 1.81%. Given Oracle's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Oracle is more favorable than SAP.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

4.7% of SAP shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.1% of Oracle shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.4% of SAP shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 36.6% of Oracle shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

SAP has a beta of 0.96, meaning that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Oracle has a beta of 0.87, meaning that its share price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares SAP and Oracle's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SAP$30.86 billion5.52$3.72 billion$4.0235.53
Oracle$39.07 billion4.39$10.14 billion$3.4616.17

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

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
SAP15.27%16.19%8.04%
Oracle25.94%72.76%10.96%

Summary

Oracle beats SAP on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

SAP (NYSE:SAP) and Shopify (NYSE:SHOP) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for SAP and Shopify, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
SAP13802.58
Shopify2181002.27

SAP currently has a consensus price target of $138.00, suggesting a potential downside of 3.40%. Shopify has a consensus price target of $694.6296, suggesting a potential downside of 32.56%. Given SAP's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe SAP is more favorable than Shopify.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

4.7% of SAP shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.3% of Shopify shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.4% of SAP shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

SAP has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Shopify has a beta of 1.61, suggesting that its share price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares SAP and Shopify's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SAP$30.86 billion5.52$3.72 billion$4.0235.53
Shopify$1.58 billion76.53$-124,840,000.00($0.94)-1,095.71

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

Profitability

This table compares SAP and Shopify's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
SAP15.27%16.19%8.04%
Shopify-7.65%-2.56%-2.24%

Summary

SAP beats Shopify on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

SAP (NYSE:SAP) and Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares SAP and Intuit's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SAP$30.86 billion5.52$3.72 billion$4.0235.53
Intuit$6.78 billion11.74$1.56 billion$5.5854.71

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

Profitability

This table compares SAP and Intuit's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
SAP15.27%16.19%8.04%
Intuit19.50%32.03%18.85%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for SAP and Intuit, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
SAP13802.58
Intuit241202.56

SAP currently has a consensus price target of $138.00, suggesting a potential downside of 3.40%. Intuit has a consensus price target of $308.4118, suggesting a potential upside of 1.02%. Given Intuit's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Intuit is more favorable than SAP.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

4.7% of SAP shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.2% of Intuit shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.4% of SAP shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.1% of Intuit shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

SAP pays an annual dividend of $1.25 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Intuit pays an annual dividend of $2.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. SAP pays out 31.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Intuit pays out 38.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. SAP has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years and Intuit has increased its dividend for 9 consecutive years. SAP is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Volatility and Risk

SAP has a beta of 0.96, meaning that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Intuit has a beta of 1.04, meaning that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Intuit beats SAP on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares SAP and ServiceNow's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SAP$30.86 billion5.52$3.72 billion$4.0235.53
ServiceNow$3.46 billion22.83$626.70 million$0.65637.25

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

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
SAP15.27%16.19%8.04%
ServiceNow18.19%9.47%3.11%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for SAP and ServiceNow, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
SAP13802.58
ServiceNow052312.86

SAP currently has a consensus price target of $138.00, suggesting a potential downside of 3.40%. ServiceNow has a consensus price target of $378.5385, suggesting a potential downside of 8.61%. Given SAP's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe SAP is more favorable than ServiceNow.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

4.7% of SAP shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.3% of ServiceNow shares are held by institutional investors. 7.4% of SAP shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of ServiceNow shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

SAP has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ServiceNow has a beta of 1.34, suggesting that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

ServiceNow beats SAP on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Adobe logo
ADBE
Adobe
1.4$442.95+0.7%$212.47 billion$11.17 billion58.44Insider Selling
salesforce.com logo
CRM
salesforce.com
1.7$192.53+0.3%$173.47 billion$17.10 billion-1,069.61Insider Selling
Oracle logo
ORCL
Oracle
2.4$55.94+0.8%$171.66 billion$39.07 billion18.05Insider Selling
Shopify logo
SHOP
Shopify
1.2$1,029.97+1.3%$120.78 billion$1.58 billion-887.91Analyst Report
Intuit logo
INTU
Intuit
1.8$305.30+0.9%$79.61 billion$6.78 billion60.22
ServiceNow logo
NOW
ServiceNow
1.7$414.21+0.6%$78.99 billion$3.46 billion121.11Analyst Downgrade
VMware logo
VMW
VMware
1.7$149.88+2.1%$62.81 billion$10.81 billion9.99
Activision Blizzard logo
ATVI
Activision Blizzard
2.0$77.51+0.7%$59.72 billion$6.49 billion38.37Analyst Report
Uber Technologies logo
UBER
Uber Technologies
1.8$30.68+0.8%$53.20 billion$14.15 billion-3.96
Autodesk logo
ADSK
Autodesk
1.6$240.15+0.4%$52.64 billion$3.27 billion175.29
Square logo
SQ
Square
1.3$113.39+2.2%$49.82 billion$4.71 billion179.99Analyst Report
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Electronic Arts logo
EA
Electronic Arts
1.7$133.84+1.0%$38.64 billion$5.54 billion13.06Insider Selling
Veeva Systems logo
VEEV
Veeva Systems
1.5$242.04+0.1%$36.13 billion$1.10 billion122.24
Docusign logo
DOCU
Docusign
1.3$190.99+6.3%$35.05 billion$973.97 million-163.24Analyst Report
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Twilio logo
TWLO
Twilio
1.3$232.35+2.0%$32.54 billion$1.13 billion-86.06Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Splunk logo
SPLK
Splunk
1.5$199.91+1.9%$31.76 billion$2.36 billion-63.67Analyst Downgrade
Synopsys logo
SNPS
Synopsys
1.4$197.58+0.3%$29.74 billion$3.36 billion64.36
Cadence Design Systems logo
CDNS
Cadence Design Systems
1.5$97.82+0.8%$27.41 billion$2.34 billion27.63Insider Selling
Heavy News Reporting
DDOG
Datadog
1.0$89.59+0.2%$26.82 billion$362.78 million-597.27Insider Selling
Okta logo
OKTA
Okta
1.3$207.76+1.5%$25.89 billion$586.07 million-116.07Analyst Upgrade
ANSYS logo
ANSS
ANSYS
1.0$297.97+1.2%$25.50 billion$1.52 billion62.60
Atlassian logo
TEAM
Atlassian
1.6$190.08+2.4%$23.17 billion$1.21 billion-218.48Analyst Report
CRWD
Crowdstrike
1.4$107.27+4.0%$22.05 billion$481.41 million-134.09
Coupa Software logo
COUP
Coupa Software
1.0$290.79+1.0%$19.50 billion$389.72 million-215.40Analyst Report
Paycom Software logo
PAYC
Paycom Software
1.4$321.50+0.4%$18.83 billion$737.67 million95.68
Citrix Systems logo
CTXS
Citrix Systems
1.8$150.06+0.5%$18.52 billion$3.01 billion26.23Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
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TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE logo
TTWO
TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE
1.6$144.40+0.2%$16.38 billion$3.09 billion40.79Insider Selling
Check Point Software Technologies logo
CHKP
Check Point Software Technologies
1.4$108.59+0.6%$15.80 billion$1.99 billion19.64Heavy News Reporting
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
Nice logo
NICE
Nice
1.3$188.46+0.4%$11.76 billion$1.57 billion62.82
Alteryx logo
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
Black Knight logo
BKI
Black Knight
1.4$72.27+0.7%$10.83 billion$1.18 billion81.20
Avalara logo
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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Guidewire Software logo
GWRE
Guidewire Software
1.1$112.58+0.0%$9.36 billion$719.51 million-220.75Analyst Downgrade
PTC logo
PTC
PTC
1.7$78.27+0.2%$9.06 billion$1.26 billion142.31
Dropbox logo
DBX
Dropbox
1.8$21.65+0.6%$8.95 billion$1.66 billion-1,082.50Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
FSLY
Fastly
1.3$84.51+2.3%$8.63 billion$200.46 million-126.13Insider Selling
Paylocity logo
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
Nuance Communications logo
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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