Alteryx Inc. (AYX)’s Financial Results Comparing With Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)

Both Alteryx Inc. (NYSE:AYX) and Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP) compete on a level playing field in the Application Software industry. We will evaluate their performance with regards to institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Alteryx Inc. 96 29.17 N/A 0.50 235.55
Shopify Inc. 263 33.28 N/A -0.68 0.00

Table 1 showcases the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Alteryx Inc. and Shopify Inc.


Table 2 demonstrates the return on assets, net margins and return on equity of Alteryx Inc. and Shopify Inc.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Alteryx Inc. 0.00% 15.5% 6.8%
Shopify Inc. 0.00% -3.9% -3.5%


1.6 and 1.6 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Alteryx Inc. Its rival Shopify Inc.’s Current and Quick Ratios are 12.6 and 12.6 respectively. Shopify Inc. has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than Alteryx Inc.

Analyst Ratings

In next table is given Alteryx Inc. and Shopify Inc.’s ratings and recommendations.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Alteryx Inc. 0 2 4 2.67
Shopify Inc. 2 5 11 2.61

Alteryx Inc.’s average target price is $120.14, while its potential downside is -13.59%. Shopify Inc. on the other hand boasts of a $320.37 average target price and a -16.30% potential downside. The data provided earlier shows that Alteryx Inc. appears more favorable than Shopify Inc., based on analyst opinion.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Roughly 86.9% of Alteryx Inc. shares are owned by institutional investors while 77.9% of Shopify Inc. are owned by institutional investors. Alteryx Inc.’s share owned by insiders are 0.7%. Comparatively, Shopify Inc. has 0.43% of it’s share owned by insiders.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Alteryx Inc. -2.55% 8.41% 34.32% 66.42% 199.01% 97.65%
Shopify Inc. -3.55% 4.33% 29.66% 95.7% 114.67% 129.6%

For the past year Alteryx Inc. was less bullish than Shopify Inc.


On 6 of the 10 factors Alteryx Inc. beats Shopify Inc.

Alteryx, Inc. provides self-service data analytics software platform that enables organizations to enhance business outcomes and the productivity of their business analysts. It offers Alteryx Designer for data preparation, blending, and analytics that could be deployable in the cloud and on premise; Alteryx Server, a secure and scalable product for sharing and running analytic applications in a Web-based environment; and Alteryx Analytics Gallery, a cloud-based collaboration offering that allows users to share workflows in a centralized repository. The company serves clients in business and financial services, consumer goods, healthcare, retail, technology, and travel and hospitality industries in approximately 50 countries. Alteryx, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

Shopify Inc. provides a cloud-based multi-channel commerce platform for small and medium-sized businesses in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and internationally. Its platform provides merchants with a single view of their business and customers in various sales channels, including Web and mobile storefronts, physical retail locations, social media storefronts, and marketplaces; and enables them to manage products and inventory, process orders and payments, ship orders, build customer relationships, and leverage analytics and reporting. The company was formerly known as Jaded Pixel Technologies Inc. and changed its name to Shopify Inc. in November 2011. Shopify Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.

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