Mulesoft (NASDAQ: MULE) is one of 66 public companies in the “Application Software” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Mulesoft to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, risk and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Mulesoft and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mulesoft 0 5 5 0 2.50
Mulesoft Competitors 187 1564 2966 98 2.62

Mulesoft currently has a consensus price target of $27.29, suggesting a potential upside of 16.61%. As a group, “Application Software” companies have a potential upside of 11.88%. Given Mulesoft’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Mulesoft is more favorable than its competitors.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Mulesoft and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Mulesoft N/A N/A -32.50
Mulesoft Competitors $980.90 million $67.84 million 419.46

Mulesoft’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Mulesoft. Mulesoft is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

68.1% of shares of all “Application Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 15.7% of shares of all “Application Software” companies are owned by company 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.

Profitability

This table compares Mulesoft and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mulesoft -32.36% -40.65% -23.03%
Mulesoft Competitors -70.26% -97.02% -18.85%

Summary

Mulesoft competitors beat Mulesoft on 7 of the 10 factors compared.

Mulesoft Company Profile

MuleSoft, Inc. is engaged in providing a software platform that connects a range of technologies. The Company enables organizations to manage and secure the flow of data between all systems in the enterprise. The Company offers organizations to create agile infrastructures. The Company has developed Anypoint Platform. The Company’s customers use its Anypoint Platform to connect their applications, data, and devices into an application network where systems are pluggable instead of glued together with custom integration code. The application network enables a self-serve infrastructure through discoverable building blocks, or nodes, that can be used and reused to rapidly compose applications. With an application network built with Anypoint Platform, organizations can transform into composable enterprises.

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