Qlik Technologies (NASDAQ: QLIK) is one of 111 publicly-traded companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Qlik Technologies to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Qlik Technologies -3.72% -7.44% -4.12%
Qlik Technologies Competitors -46.63% -25.05% -7.48%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Qlik Technologies and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Qlik Technologies 0 0 0 0 N/A
Qlik Technologies Competitors 300 2136 4478 91 2.62

As a group, “Software” companies have a potential upside of 11.52%. Given Qlik Technologies’ competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Qlik Technologies has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Qlik Technologies N/A N/A -105.17
Qlik Technologies Competitors $2.20 billion $401.02 million 353.29

Qlik Technologies’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Qlik Technologies. Qlik Technologies 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.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

57.6% of shares of all “Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 17.8% of shares of all “Software” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Qlik Technologies competitors beat Qlik Technologies on 5 of the 8 factors compared.

About Qlik Technologies

Zoona is a Zambia-based financial technology company. The Company provides the technology and business support to over 1,000 entrepreneurs across Africa, enabling them to start their own business. The Company offers Kiva, which is a crowd-lending platform. The Company’s mobile money platform enables over 1,000 entrepreneurs to become Zoona Agents. The Company uses its technology to provide financial services to serve various financial communities across Africa.

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