Head-To-Head Comparison: Alteryx (AYX) and Its Peers

Alteryx (NYSE: AYX) is one of 110 publicly-traded companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Alteryx to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

28.3% of Alteryx shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.8% of shares of all “Software” companies are held by institutional investors. 17.8% of shares of all “Software” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Alteryx and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Alteryx 0 1 8 0 2.89
Alteryx Competitors 288 2108 4433 90 2.63

Alteryx presently has a consensus price target of $21.67, indicating a potential downside of 22.67%. As a group, “Software” companies have a potential upside of 13.58%. Given Alteryx’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Alteryx has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Alteryx and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Alteryx $85.79 million -$24.25 million -50.04
Alteryx Competitors $2.20 billion $401.02 million 393.03

Alteryx’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Alteryx. Alteryx 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.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Alteryx -18.68% -19.62% -8.35%
Alteryx Competitors -47.60% -25.54% -7.60%


Alteryx competitors beat Alteryx on 7 of the 11 factors compared.

Alteryx Company Profile

Alteryx, Inc. is a United States-based provider of self-service data analytics software. The Company offers various products, such as Alteryx Designer, Alteryx Server and Alteryx Analytics Gallery. Alteryx Designer is a repeatable workflow for self-service data analytics. Alteryx Designer allows data analysts by combining data preparation, data blending, and analytics-predictive, statistical and spatial-using the same user interface. Alteryx Server is a scalable platform to deploy and share analytics. Alteryx Server accelerates time to analytical insight, and allows analysts and business users across organization to make data-driven decisions. Alteryx Analytics Gallery is an analytics cloud platform to recognize that business decision makers expect their business applications to be as engaging as the applications they use at home. Its solutions include analytic, departmental and industry. Its analytic solutions connect business analysts and decision makers to data.

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