Workday (NASDAQ:WDAY) and Park City Group (NASDAQ:PCYG) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.
Volatility & Risk
Workday has a beta of 1.8, indicating that its stock price is 80% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Park City Group has a beta of 1.62, indicating that its stock price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Workday and Park City Group, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Park City Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Workday currently has a consensus target price of $185.69, suggesting a potential downside of 1.14%. Given Workday’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Workday is more favorable than Park City Group.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
69.7% of Workday shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 27.9% of Park City Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 33.6% of Workday shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 39.9% of Park City Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Workday and Park City Group’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Workday||$2.82 billion||14.64||-$418.26 million||($1.22)||-153.96|
|Park City Group||$22.04 million||7.14||$3.40 million||$0.15||52.87|
Park City Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Workday. Workday is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Park City Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This table compares Workday and Park City Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Park City Group||18.95%||11.07%||8.92%|
Park City Group beats Workday on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Workday Company Profile
Workday, Inc. provides enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources worldwide. It provides applications for customers to manage critical business functions to optimize their financial and human capital resources. The company offers Workday Financial Management application that provides functions of general ledger, accounting, accounts payable and receivable, cash and asset management, employee expense and revenue management, projects, procurement, inventory, and grants management. It also provides Workday Human Capital Management application, which includes human resources management, such as workforce lifecycle and organization management, compensation, absence, and employee benefits administration; and global talent management comprising goal and performance management, succession planning, and career and development planning. In addition, the company offers Workday Financial Performance Management application; Workday Learning application; Workday Payroll application for enterprise payroll; Workday Planning application to create, collaborate, and take action on financial and workforce plans; Workday Time Tracking application, which automates workforce management processes; and Workday Recruiting, an application to support candidates, hiring managers, the interview team, and recruiters. Further, it provides Prism Analytics that enables customers to bring together various data; Workday Professional Services Automation application to supports the billable projects lifecycle; and Workday Student, a student and faculty lifecycle information system. The company serves technology, financial services, business and professional services, healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing, retail and hospitality, education, and government and non-profit industries. The company was formerly known as North Tahoe Power Tools, Inc. and changed its name to Workday, Inc. in July 2005. Workday, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, California.
Park City Group Company Profile
Park City Group, Inc., a software-as-a-service provider, designs, develops, and markets proprietary software products in the United States. The company offers ReposiTrak MarketPlace, a supplier discovery and B2B e-commerce solution that is used for sourcing products, and enables to screen and choose suppliers; ReposiTrak Compliance and Food Safety Solutions, which reduces potential regulatory and legal risk from their supply chain partners; and ReposiTrak Supply Chain Solutions, which enables customers to manage relationships with suppliers. It also provides ScoreTracker, Vendor Managed Inventory, Store Level Ordering and Replenishment, Enterprise Supply Chain Planning, Fresh Market Manager, and ActionManager supply chain solutions. In addition, it provides business-consulting services to suppliers and retailers in the grocery, convenience store, and specialty retail industries, as well as professional consulting services. The company primarily serves multi-store retail chains, wholesalers and distributors, and suppliers. Park City Group, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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