Okta (NASDAQ: OKTA) and Everbridge (NASDAQ:EVBG) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, risk, valuation, profitabiliy and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Okta and Everbridge’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Okta N/A N/A N/A
Everbridge N/A N/A N/A

Insider & Institutional Ownership

2.4% of Okta shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.1% of Everbridge shares are owned by institutional investors. 41.4% of Everbridge shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Okta and Everbridge, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Okta 0 3 2 0 2.40
Everbridge 0 0 10 0 3.00

Okta currently has a consensus target price of $30.67, indicating a potential upside of 33.28%. Everbridge has a consensus target price of $25.56, indicating a potential upside of 16.69%. Given Okta’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Okta is more favorable than Everbridge.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Okta and Everbridge’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Okta $181.55 million 12.08 -$86.00 million N/A N/A
Everbridge $82.62 million 7.39 -$10.39 million ($0.63) -34.76

Everbridge has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Okta.

Summary

Everbridge beats Okta on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Okta Company Profile

Okta, Inc. is a United States-based independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Company’s Okta Identity Cloud connects and protects employees. It also connects enterprises to their partners, suppliers and customers. The Company offers products, such as Okta information technology (IT) Products and Okta for Developers. Its Okta IT Products include Single Sign-On, Mobility Management, Adaptive Multi-Factor Authentication, Lifecycle Management and Universal Directory. The Okta for Developers include Complete Authentication, User Management, Application Programming Interface (API) Access Management and Developer Tools. The Company offers solutions, such as access applications across multiple domains; cloud applications on mobile devices; connecting to distributor and supplier identities; employee single sign-on (SSO) to applications; employee system of record; secure customer identity management; secure infrastructure and services, and mobile device lifecycle automation.

Everbridge Company Profile

Everbridge, Inc. is a global software company. The Company provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate organizations’ operational response to critical events in order to keep people safe and businesses running. During public safety threats, such as active shooter situations, terrorist attacks or severe weather conditions, as well as critical business events, such as information technology (IT) outages, cyber-attacks or other incidents, such as product recalls or supply-chain interruptions, its Software as a Service (SaaS)-based platform enables its customers to aggregate and assess threat data, locate people at risk and responders able to assist, automate the execution of pre-defined communications processes, and track progress on executing response plans. Its platform provides organizations with the ability to send and receive notifications based on the last known locations of people, not just based on a static office or home address.

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