Analyzing Qlik Technologies (NASDAQ:QLIK) & Okta (OKTA)

Qlik Technologies (NASDAQ: QLIK) and Okta (NASDAQ:OKTA) are both technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation, institutional ownership and dividends.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Qlik Technologies and Okta’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Qlik Technologies N/A N/A N/A ($0.29) N/A
Okta $259.99 million 15.88 -$114.36 million ($1.19) -34.03

Qlik Technologies has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Okta. Okta is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Qlik Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


This table compares Qlik Technologies and Okta’s 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%
Okta -43.99% -66.09% -32.26%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

39.1% of Okta shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Qlik Technologies and Okta, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Qlik Technologies 0 0 0 0 N/A
Okta 0 3 10 0 2.77

Okta has a consensus price target of $42.30, indicating a potential upside of 4.44%.

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.

About Okta

Okta, Inc. is a United States-based independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Company’s Okta Identity Cloud connects and protects employees. It also connects enterprises to their partners, suppliers and customers. The Company offers products, such as Okta information technology (IT) Products and Okta for Developers. Its Okta IT Products include Single Sign-On, Mobility Management, Adaptive Multi-Factor Authentication, Lifecycle Management and Universal Directory. The Okta for Developers include Complete Authentication, User Management, Application Programming Interface (API) Access Management and Developer Tools. The Company offers solutions, such as access applications across multiple domains; cloud applications on mobile devices; connecting to distributor and supplier identities; employee single sign-on (SSO) to applications; employee system of record; secure customer identity management; secure infrastructure and services, and mobile device lifecycle automation.

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