Atlassian Corporation PLC (NASDAQ: TEAM) is one of 125 publicly-traded companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Atlassian Corporation PLC to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Volatility and Risk

Atlassian Corporation PLC has a beta of 2.8, meaning that its share price is 180% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Atlassian Corporation PLC’s competitors have a beta of 0.98, meaning that their average share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Atlassian Corporation PLC and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Atlassian Corporation PLC -7.96% -2.11% -1.48%
Atlassian Corporation PLC Competitors -44.10% -25.51% -9.42%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Atlassian Corporation PLC and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Atlassian Corporation PLC 0 4 9 0 2.69
Atlassian Corporation PLC Competitors 275 2077 4398 86 2.63

Atlassian Corporation PLC presently has a consensus target price of $48.44, indicating a potential downside of 4.99%. As a group, “Software” companies have a potential upside of 2.57%. Given Atlassian Corporation PLC’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Atlassian Corporation PLC has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

77.8% of Atlassian Corporation PLC shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.8% of shares of all “Software” companies are held by institutional investors. 19.3% of shares of all “Software” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Atlassian Corporation PLC and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Atlassian Corporation PLC $619.94 million -$42.50 million -212.45
Atlassian Corporation PLC Competitors $2.28 billion $423.93 million 125.23

Atlassian Corporation PLC’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Atlassian Corporation PLC. Atlassian Corporation PLC is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Atlassian Corporation PLC beats its competitors on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

Atlassian Corporation PLC Company Profile

Atlassian Corporation Plc is a holding company. The Company offers a range of team collaboration products. The Company offers products, including JIRA, Confluence, HipChat, Bitbucket and JIRA Service Desk, for software developers, information technology (IT) managers and knowledge workers. The Company offers JIRA for team planning and project management; Confluence for team content creation and sharing; HipChat for team real-time messaging and communications; Bitbucket for team code sharing and management, and JIRA Service Desk for team service and support applications. JIRA allows teams to organize their work into projects and customize dashboards for those projects to keep their teams aligned and on track. Confluence provides a system for organizing, sharing and securing content in spaces arranged by team, project, department and others. The Company also offers additional tools for software developers, such as FishEye, Clover, Crowd, Crucible, Bamboo and SourceTree.

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