Agilysys (AGYS) & Its Rivals Head-To-Head Comparison

Agilysys (NASDAQ: AGYS) is one of 104 publicly-traded companies in the “Enterprise Software” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Agilysys to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, earnings, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Agilysys and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Agilysys 0 0 0 0 N/A
Agilysys Competitors 444 2345 4319 128 2.57

As a group, “Enterprise Software” companies have a potential upside of 3.07%. Given Agilysys’ competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Agilysys has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Volatility & Risk

Agilysys has a beta of 0.35, indicating that its stock price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Agilysys’ competitors have a beta of 1.03, indicating that their average stock price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Agilysys and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Agilysys -10.66% -12.12% -8.35%
Agilysys Competitors -19.73% -93.03% -5.11%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

83.4% of Agilysys shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.4% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 34.7% of Agilysys shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 23.2% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Agilysys $127.68 million -$11.72 million -19.78
Agilysys Competitors $1.79 billion $301.87 million 95.94

Agilysys’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Agilysys. Agilysys 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.


Agilysys competitors beat Agilysys on 5 of the 9 factors compared.

Agilysys Company Profile

Agilysys, Inc. is a technology company. The Company provides software for point-of-sale (POS), property management, inventory and procurement, workforce management, analytics, document management, and mobile and wireless solutions and services to the hospitality industry. The Company serves four market sectors: gaming, both corporate and tribal; hotels, resorts and cruise; foodservice management, and restaurants, universities, stadia and healthcare. The Company is a developer and marketer of software enabled solutions and services to the hospitality industry, including hardware and software products; support, maintenance and subscription services, and professional services. The rGuest platform is designed to run as a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based platform on the public cloud, private cloud, on-premise or in a hybrid configuration. The rGuest platform includes various in-market solutions, such as rGuest Stay, rGuest Buy, rGuest Seat, rGuest Pay and rGuest Analyze.

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