American Software Inc. (AMSWA)’s Financial Results Comparing With SecureWorks Corp. (NASDAQ:SCWX)

American Software Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) and SecureWorks Corp. (NASDAQ:SCWX) are two firms in the Application Software that compete against each other. Below is a comparison of their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
American Software Inc. 111.80M 3.91 6.20M 0.19 66.79
SecureWorks Corp. 525.39M 2.09 33.55M -0.48 0.00

Table 1 highlights American Software Inc. and SecureWorks Corp.’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.


Table 2 demonstrates the return on assets, net margins and return on equity of American Software Inc. and SecureWorks Corp.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
American Software Inc. 5.55% 5.4% 3.9%
SecureWorks Corp. -6.39% -5.5% -3.8%


The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of American Software Inc. are 2.7 and 2.7 respectively. Its competitor SecureWorks Corp.’s Current Ratio is 1.1 and its Quick Ratio is 1.1. American Software Inc. can pay off short and long-term obligations better than SecureWorks Corp.


The annual dividend that American Software Inc. pay is $0.44 per share with a dividend yield of 3.17%. No dividend is paid out for SecureWorks Corp.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

American Software Inc. and SecureWorks Corp. has shares held by institutional investors as follows: 99.7% and 81.7%. Insiders held 0.7% of American Software Inc. shares. Competitively, 11.3% are SecureWorks Corp.’s share held 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)
American Software Inc. -4.16% 0.86% 14.68% 7.69% -1.75% 23.35%
SecureWorks Corp. -2.83% -6.69% -15.48% 7.4% 66.45% 5.74%

For the past year American Software Inc. was more bullish than SecureWorks Corp.


On 11 of the 12 factors American Software Inc. beats SecureWorks Corp.

SecureWorks Corp. provides intelligence-driven information security solutions focused on protecting organizations from cyber-attacks. Its solutions enable organizations to fortify their cyber defenses to prevent security breaches, detect malicious activity in real time, prioritize and respond rapidly to security breaches, and predict emerging threats. As of February 3, 2017, the company served approximately 4,400 subscription clients across 61 countries. The company was formerly known as SecureWorks Holding Corporation and changed its name to SecureWorks Corp. in November 2015. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. SecureWorks Corp. is a subsidiary of Dell Technologies Inc.

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