Incontact (NASDAQ: SAAS) and Rally Software Development (NYSE:RALY) are both technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability and earnings.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Incontact and Rally Software Development’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Incontact N/A N/A N/A ($0.32) -43.72
Rally Software Development N/A N/A N/A ($1.27) -15.35

Incontact is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Rally Software Development, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


This table compares Incontact and Rally Software Development’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Incontact -10.24% -22.75% -10.27%
Rally Software Development -28.33% -54.33% -25.93%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Incontact and Rally Software Development, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Incontact 0 1 0 0 2.00
Rally Software Development 0 0 0 0 N/A

Incontact presently has a consensus price target of $14.00, suggesting a potential upside of 0.07%. Given Incontact’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Incontact is more favorable than Rally Software Development.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

93.5% of Incontact shares are held by institutional investors. 6.3% of Incontact shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Incontact beats Rally Software Development on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Incontact

inContact, Inc. (inContact) is a provider of cloud contact center software solutions. The Company provides a range of cloud contact center call routing, self-service and agent optimization solutions. The Company operates through two business segments: Software and Network connectivity. inContact’s Software segment includes the services related to the delivery of its cloud contact center software solutions. Its Network connectivity segment includes the voice and data long distance services provided to customers. It offers its products and services to its customers in approximately five vertical markets, such as customer services and sales business process outsourcers (BPOs), retail and direct response, healthcare providers, utilities, and state and local Government. It provides software, which includes Automatic call distributing, Computer telephony integration, Interactive voice response with speech recognition, Outbound dialer, Screen recording and Interactive reporting tool.

About Rally Software Development

Rally Software Development Corp. (Rally) is a United States-based company, which offers consulting and training services. The Company offers software as a service (SaaS) platform for organizations to manage the software development lifecycle. The Company’s solutions for Agile includes Agile University, which is an online source for Agile training, and Agile Commons, which is a collaborative Web community focused on software agility. The Company offers a range of Agile platform and products for Application Lifecycle Management (ALM). The Company’s solutions include enterprise scale agile, which consists of Flowdock and leading SAFe; analytics and metrics, which consists of Rally Insights Solution and Agile coaching; product and portfolio management, which include Agile Portfolio Management and transformation consulting, and Team Collaboration, which consists of Rally scrum team launch and test driven development. Its services include transformation consulting, training and coaching.

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