Financial Analysis: ServiceNow (NOW) & Textura (TXTR)

ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW) and Textura (NYSE:TXTR) are both technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for ServiceNow and Textura, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ServiceNow 0 5 27 1 2.88
Textura 0 0 0 0 N/A

ServiceNow presently has a consensus target price of $148.64, indicating a potential downside of 14.78%. Given ServiceNow’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe ServiceNow is more favorable than Textura.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares ServiceNow and Textura’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ServiceNow $1.93 billion 15.76 -$149.13 million $0.65 268.35
Textura N/A N/A N/A ($0.58) -44.81

Textura has lower revenue, but higher earnings than ServiceNow. Textura is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ServiceNow, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


This table compares ServiceNow and Textura’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ServiceNow -7.71% -23.78% -4.21%
Textura -6.22% -4.92% -3.32%


ServiceNow beats Textura on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About ServiceNow

ServiceNow, Inc. is provider of enterprise cloud computing solutions that define, structure, manage and automate services for global enterprises. The Company offers a set of cloud-based services that automate workflow within and between departments in an enterprise. It provides workflow solutions, and focuses on service management for customer support, human resources, security operations and other enterprise departments. The platform also enables customers to create, by themselves or with its partners, their own service-oriented business applications throughout the enterprise. The Company delivers its software through the Internet as a service. It markets its services to enterprises in a range of industries, including financial services, consumer products, information technology services, healthcare, government, education and technology. It operates data centers in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, the Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.

About Textura

Textura Corporation is a provider of collaboration and productivity tools for the construction industry. The Company is engaged in providing on-demand business collaboration software solutions to the commercial construction industry. Its solutions are focused on facilitating collaboration between owners/developers, general contractors and subcontractors. The Company’s collaboration solutions provide functionality, data sharing and exchange capabilities, and workflow tools that support several business processes at various stages of the construction project lifecycle. Its collaborative solutions include Construction Payment Management (CPM), Early Payment Program (EPP), Submittal Exchange, GradeBeam, Pre-Qualification Management (PQM) and Latista. It also offers PlanSwift solutions. The Company offers its solutions to various participants, including owners/developers, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, material suppliers and others.

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