Alarm.com Holdings (ALRM) and Alteryx (AYX) Financial Contrast

Alteryx (NYSE: AYX) and Alarm.com Holdings (NASDAQ:ALRM) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Alteryx and Alarm.com Holdings, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Alteryx 0 1 8 0 2.89
Alarm.com Holdings 0 4 6 0 2.60

Alteryx currently has a consensus price target of $21.67, indicating a potential downside of 14.36%. Alarm.com Holdings has a consensus price target of $45.56, indicating a potential upside of 12.23%. Given Alarm.com Holdings’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Alarm.com Holdings is more favorable than Alteryx.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Alteryx and Alarm.com Holdings’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio NetIncome Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Alteryx $85.79 million 17.31 -$24.25 million N/A N/A
Alarm.com Holdings $261.11 million 7.33 $10.15 million $0.65 62.45

Alarm.com Holdings has higher revenue and earnings than Alteryx.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

16.5% of Alteryx shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.5% of Alarm.com Holdings shares are owned by institutional investors. 78.5% of Alarm.com Holdings shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Alteryx and Alarm.com Holdings’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Alteryx N/A N/A N/A
Alarm.com Holdings 9.97% -39.83% 13.98%

Summary

Alarm.com Holdings beats Alteryx on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Alteryx

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.

About Alarm.com Holdings

Alarm.com Holdings, Inc. is a platform solution for the connected property. The Company offers a suite of cloud-based solutions for the smart home and business, including interactive security, video monitoring, intelligent automation and energy management. The Company operates through two segments: Alarm.com and Other. The Alarm.com segment represents its cloud-based platform for the intelligently connected property solutions. The Other segment is focused on researching and developing home and commercial automation and energy management products and services for sale in adjacent markets. Its solutions are used in both smart homes and businesses. It is involved in designing and manufacturing various types of hardware that enable its solutions, including cellular communication modules, image sensor, video cameras and alarm.com smart thermostat. The Company offers a suite of high definition, Internet protocol (IP), video cameras to enable its video monitoring services.

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