Callidus Software (NASDAQ: CALD) is one of 113 public companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Callidus Software to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Callidus Software and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Callidus Software 0 2 8 0 2.80
Callidus Software Competitors 285 2091 4450 88 2.63

Callidus Software currently has a consensus target price of $28.75, suggesting a potential downside of 0.69%. As a group, “Software” companies have a potential upside of 4.64%. Given Callidus Software’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Callidus Software has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Volatility and Risk

Callidus Software has a beta of 0.82, indicating that its stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Callidus Software’s rivals have a beta of 0.91, indicating that their average stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Callidus Software and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Callidus Software $206.72 million -$18.96 million -80.41
Callidus Software Competitors $2.23 billion $415.57 million 326.43

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


This table compares Callidus Software and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Callidus Software -5.96% -6.48% -3.83%
Callidus Software Competitors -45.62% -22.69% -6.88%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

90.0% of Callidus Software shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.1% of shares of all “Software” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of Callidus Software shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 17.5% of shares of all “Software” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Callidus Software Company Profile

Callidus Software Inc. (Callidus) is a provider of cloud-based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions. The Company’s CallidusCloud enables its customers to manage their Lead to Money process with a suite of solutions that identify leads, implement territory and quota plans, enable sales forces, automate bid configuration pricing and quoting, manage contracts, streamline sales compensation and capture customer feedback, among others. Lead to Money is a process designed to help companies respond to the changing role of sales and marketing in the redefined buying cycle. The company’s Lead to Money suite and technology solutions include Lead, Planning, Enablement, Quotes and Proposals, Contracts, Incentives, Customer Experience and Technology. The Company provides a range of services to its customers, which include professional services, business process outsourcing services, maintenance and technical support services, and education services.

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