Qlik Technologies (NASDAQ: QLIK) is one of 113 public companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Qlik Technologies to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

57.8% of shares of all “Software” companies are held by institutional investors. 17.6% of shares of all “Software” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Qlik Technologies and its peers, 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 338 2219 4631 94 2.62

As a group, “Software” companies have a potential upside of 13.22%. Given Qlik Technologies’ peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Qlik Technologies has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares Qlik Technologies and its peers’ 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 -45.89% -24.57% -7.30%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Qlik Technologies and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Qlik Technologies N/A N/A -105.17
Qlik Technologies Competitors $2.20 billion $402.78 million 465.84

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

Summary

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

Qlik Technologies Company Profile

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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