Critical review of AvePoint (AVPT) and its peers


Point of Ave (NASDAQ: AVPTGet a rating) is one of 406 public companies in the “Pre-Packaged Software” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare AvePoint to similar companies based on valuation strength, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share and valuation of AvePoint and its peers.

Gross revenue Net revenue Price/earnings ratio
Access point $191.91 million -$33.24 million -1.80
AvePoint competitors $1.74 billion $276.72 million -41,045.40

AvePoint peers have higher revenue and profit than AvePoint. AvePoint trades at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of AvePoint and its peers.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Access point -20.43% -29.73% -14.70%
AvePoint competitors -30.57% -63.96% -7.33%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

33.7% of AvePoint’s shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 61.6% of the shares of all “pre-packaged software” companies are held by institutional investors. 24.7% of AvePoint shares are held by insiders. By comparison, 18.1% of the shares of all “pre-packaged software” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

AvePoint has a beta of 0.76, suggesting that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AvePoint’s peers have a beta of 3.34, suggesting that their average stock price is 234% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Notes

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

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Access point 0 2 5 0 2.71
AvePoint competitors 2896 13799 25009 694 2.55

AvePoint currently has a consensus price target of $12.28, indicating a potential upside of 110.97%. As a group, “pre-packaged software” companies have an upside potential of 58.93%. Given AvePoint’s stronger consensus rating and higher upside potential, stock analysts clearly believe AvePoint is more favorable than its peers.

Summary

AvePoint beats its peers on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

AvePoint Company Profile (Get a rating)

AvePoint, Inc. provides Microsoft 365 data management solutions worldwide. It offers cloud-hosted collaboration systems on a SaaS platform by providing a suite of software products. The company focuses on data protection, governance and compliance management extensions for Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, Salesforce and Google Workspace. Additionally, the company offers software solutions for Microsoft 365, including Microsoft Teams, Sharepoint Online, Exchange Online, Onedrive, Project Online, Planner, Yammer, and other public folders. The company was incorporated in 2001 and is based in Jersey City, New Jersey.



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