Interactive Intelligence Group (NASDAQ: ININ) and PTC (NASDAQ:PMTC) are both technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Interactive Intelligence Group and PTC’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Interactive Intelligence Group N/A N/A N/A ($1.47) -41.16
PTC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Institutional and Insider Ownership

83.2% of Interactive Intelligence Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 21.4% of Interactive Intelligence Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Interactive Intelligence Group and PTC, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Interactive Intelligence Group 0 1 0 0 2.00
PTC 0 0 1 0 3.00

PTC has a consensus price target of $64.00, indicating a potential upside of 96.44%. Given PTC’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe PTC is more favorable than Interactive Intelligence Group.

Profitability

This table compares Interactive Intelligence Group and PTC’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Interactive Intelligence Group -4.92% -12.52% -4.48%
PTC -0.33% -0.45% -0.16%

Summary

PTC beats Interactive Intelligence Group on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Interactive Intelligence Group

Interactive Intelligence Group, Inc. is a provider of software and cloud services for customer engagement, communications and collaboration. The Company operates in the segment of interaction management software solutions licensing and associated services. It offers approximately three types of products, including on-premises software; a single-tenant cloud service, and a multi-tenant cloud service. The Company’s offerings are used across a range of vertical industries, including accounts receivable management, banking, government, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, utilities and retail. Its PureCloud Engage is an omnichannel customer engagement cloud service designed for contact centers of all sizes. Its PureCloud Communicate is a communications and collaboration cloud service for enterprises of all sizes designed to support connected workforce. Its on-premises and single-tenant cloud products are available in approximately 24 languages and deployed in over 125 countries.

About PTC

PTC Inc. is a global computer software and services company. The Company offers a portfolio of computer-aided design (CAD) modeling, product lifecycle management (PLM) and service lifecycle management (SLM) solutions for manufacturers to create, operate, and service products. It offers a suite of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions that enables its customers to connect, manage and analyze data, and create applications. Its segments include the Solutions Group, the IoT Group and Professional Services. The Solutions Group segment includes its CAD, PLM and SLM products. The IoT Group segment includes its IoT, analytics and augmented reality (AR) solutions. The Professional Services segment includes consulting, implementation and training business. Its IoT products include ThingWorx, KEPServerEX, Vuforia Studio and Vuforia. Its CAD products include Creo and Mathcad. Its PLM products include Windchill, Integrity, Navigate and Creo View. Its SLM products include Servigistics and Arbortext.

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