Analyzing Apigee (APIC) and Its Competitors

Apigee (NASDAQ: APIC) is one of 181 public companies in the “IT Services & Consulting” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Apigee to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and risk.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Apigee -37.94% -73.27% -31.65%
Apigee Competitors -21.95% -281.50% -4.67%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Apigee and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Apigee 0 0 0 0 N/A
Apigee Competitors 773 4660 7307 176 2.53

As a group, “IT Services & Consulting” companies have a potential downside of 11.00%. Given Apigee’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Apigee has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Apigee and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Apigee N/A N/A -12.41
Apigee Competitors $2.79 billion $288.44 million 335.16

Apigee’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Apigee. Apigee 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.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

42.5% of Apigee shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.0% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are owned by institutional investors. 40.6% of Apigee shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.5% of shares of all “IT Services & Consulting” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Apigee rivals beat Apigee on 6 of the 8 factors compared.

About Apigee

Apigee Corporation is engaged in providing a software platform that allows businesses to design, deploy, and scale application program interfaces (APIs), as a connection layer between their core information technology (IT) systems and data and the applications, with which their customers, partners, employees and other users engage with the business. Its platform consists of the products, including Apigee Edge, Apigee Edge PRO, Apigee Link, Apigee Sense and Apigee Insights. Apigee Edge is an API-management solution. Apigee Insights is its predictive analytics software solution. Apigee Link is its Internet of Things (IoT) platform for connecting devices to the Internet, which is under development and in beta testing with certain customers. Apigee Sense is a bot prevention product. Apigee Edge PRO is a cloud-delivered service and is an API management for small and medium-sized businesses and divisions in a range of enterprises. It delivers its platform both in the cloud and on premises.

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