Reviewing Connecture (CNXR) and Alteryx (NYSE:AYX)

Connecture (OTCMKTS:CNXR) and Alteryx (NYSE:AYX) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Connecture $76.74 million 0.10 -$15.54 million N/A N/A
Alteryx $131.61 million 24.70 -$17.49 million ($0.31) -172.26

Connecture has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Alteryx.

Profitability

This table compares Connecture and Alteryx’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Connecture -20.25% N/A -18.17%
Alteryx -9.44% -9.44% -4.54%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

35.2% of Connecture shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.9% of Alteryx shares are held by institutional investors. 68.6% of Connecture shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 39.0% of Alteryx shares are held by 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.

Risk & Volatility

Connecture has a beta of 3.15, indicating that its stock price is 215% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alteryx has a beta of 0.27, indicating that its stock price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Connecture and Alteryx, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Connecture 0 0 0 0 N/A
Alteryx 0 2 8 0 2.80

Alteryx has a consensus price target of $51.67, suggesting a potential downside of 3.25%. Given Alteryx’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Alteryx is more favorable than Connecture.

Summary

Alteryx beats Connecture on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Connecture

Connecture, Inc. provides a Web-based consumer shopping, enrollment and retention platform for health insurance distribution. The Company caters its services to health insurance marketplace operators, such as health plans, brokers and exchange operators. It operates through four segments: Enterprise/Commercial, Enterprise/State, Medicare and Private Exchange. The Enterprise/Commercial segment offers insurance distribution solutions to health plans. The Enterprise/State segment offers the sales automation solutions to state Governments, which allow its customers to offer customized individual and small group exchanges. The Medicare segment offers Web-based Medicare plan comparison, prescription drug comparison and enrollment tools for health plans, pharmacy benefit managers, pharmacies, field marketing organizations and call centers. The Private Exchange segment offers defined-contribution benefit exchange solutions to benefit consultants, brokers, exchange operators and aggregators.

About Alteryx

Alteryx, Inc. operates a self-service data analytics software platform that enables organizations to enhance business outcomes and the productivity of their business analysts. Its software platform includes Alteryx Designer for data preparation, blending, and analytics that could be deployable in the cloud and on premise; Alteryx Server, a secure and scalable server-based product for scheduling, sharing, and running analytic processes and applications in a Web-based environment; Alteryx Connect, a collaborative data exploration platform for discovering information assets and sharing recommendations across the enterprise; Alteryx Promote, an analytics model management product for data scientists and analytics teams to build, manage, monitor, and deploy predictive models to production; and Alteryx Analytics Gallery, a cloud-based collaboration offering that allows users to share workflows in a centralized repository. The company also provides technical support, instruction, and customer services. Alteryx, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

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