Analyzing Apptio (APTI) & Its Competitors

Apptio (NASDAQ: APTI) is one of 100 publicly-traded companies in the “Enterprise Software” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Apptio to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability and dividends.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Apptio and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Apptio $160.57 million -$31.55 million -32.58
Apptio Competitors $1.76 billion $288.64 million -3.30

Apptio’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Apptio. Apptio 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Apptio and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Apptio 0 1 6 0 2.86
Apptio Competitors 364 2191 4121 119 2.59

Apptio presently has a consensus price target of $24.29, suggesting a potential upside of 8.03%. As a group, “Enterprise Software” companies have a potential upside of 2.66%. Given Apptio’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Apptio is more favorable than its peers.


This table compares Apptio and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Apptio -14.77% -36.83% -13.78%
Apptio Competitors -20.92% -214.84% -6.67%

Risk & Volatility

Apptio has a beta of 1.17, suggesting that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Apptio’s peers have a beta of 1.10, suggesting that their average stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

46.1% of Apptio shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.9% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 43.2% of Apptio shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 21.8% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Apptio beats its peers on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

Apptio Company Profile

Apptio, Inc. is a provider of technology business management (TBM) solutions. The Company’s cloud-based platform and software as a service (SaaS) applications enable information technology (IT) leaders to analyze, optimize and plan technology investments, and benchmark the financial and operational performance against peers. It operates in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, Canada, France and Singapore. Its TBM solutions consist of a cloud-based platform and SaaS applications, which include Cost Transparency, IT Benchmarking, Business Insights, Bill of IT and IT Planning. It serves a range of industries, including financial services, professional services, technology, energy, consumer goods, manufacturing, healthcare, media, retail and transportation, as well as federal and state government agencies. Its cloud-based data and analytics platform aggregates, cleanses and correlates customer data from a range of disparate sources.

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