Financial Comparison: Callidus Software (CALD) and Its Rivals

Callidus Software (NASDAQ: CALD) is one of 121 publicly-traded companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Callidus Software to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings and dividends.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Callidus Software and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Callidus Software $206.72 -$18.96 -68.92
Callidus Software Competitors $2,276.27 $423.93 68.72

Callidus Software’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Callidus Software. Callidus Software is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Callidus Software and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Callidus Software 0 1 8 0 2.89
Callidus Software Competitors 277 2083 4404 86 2.63

Callidus Software currently has a consensus target price of $26.57, suggesting a potential upside of 4.20%. As a group, “Software” companies have a potential upside of 75.84%. Given Callidus Software’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Callidus Software has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

94.9% of Callidus Software shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.8% of shares of all “Software” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of Callidus Software shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 19.3% of shares of all “Software” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Callidus Software and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Callidus Software -10.08% -6.25% -3.79%
Callidus Software Competitors -44.21% -25.62% -9.46%

Risk & Volatility

Callidus Software has a beta of 0.82, meaning that its stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Callidus Software’s rivals have a beta of 1.01, meaning that their average stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

About Callidus Software

Callidus Software Inc. (Callidus) is a provider of cloud-based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions. The Company’s CallidusCloud enables its customers to manage their Lead to Money process with a suite of solutions that identify leads, implement territory and quota plans, enable sales forces, automate bid configuration pricing and quoting, manage contracts, streamline sales compensation and capture customer feedback, among others. Lead to Money is a process designed to help companies respond to the changing role of sales and marketing in the redefined buying cycle. The company’s Lead to Money suite and technology solutions include Lead, Planning, Enablement, Quotes and Proposals, Contracts, Incentives, Customer Experience and Technology. The Company provides a range of services to its customers, which include professional services, business process outsourcing services, maintenance and technical support services, and education services.

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