Comparing Upland Software (UPLD) and Its Competitors
Upland Software (NASDAQ: UPLD) is one of 97 public companies in the “Enterprise Software” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Upland Software to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and valuation.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Upland Software and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Upland Software||$82.65 million||$9.22 million||-24.02|
|Upland Software Competitors||$1.26 billion||$342.73 million||33.94|
Upland Software’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Upland Software. Upland Software is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Upland Software and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Upland Software Competitors||512||2395||4025||134||2.54|
Upland Software presently has a consensus price target of $27.25, indicating a potential upside of 23.30%. As a group, “Enterprise Software” companies have a potential upside of 7.80%. Given Upland Software’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Upland Software is more favorable than its peers.
Risk and Volatility
Upland Software has a beta of 0.57, meaning that its share price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Upland Software’s peers have a beta of 1.13, meaning that their average share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Upland Software and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Upland Software Competitors||-23.65%||-408.91%||-7.06%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
26.9% of Upland Software shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.1% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 30.2% of Upland Software shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 22.7% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Upland Software Company Profile
Upland Software Inc. is a provider of cloud-based enterprise work management software. The Company provides a family of cloud-based enterprise work management software applications for the information technology, process excellence, finance, professional services and marketing functions within organizations. Its software applications serve a range of enterprise work management needs, from strategic planning to task execution. It services customers ranging from corporations and Government agencies to small- and medium-sized businesses. Its customers operate in a range of industries, including financial services, retail, technology, manufacturing, education, consumer goods, media, and telecommunications, Government, food and beverage, healthcare and life sciences, chemicals and travel and hospitality. The Company provides a family of cloud-based enterprise work management software applications under the Upland brand.
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