AppFolio Inc. (APPF) and Powerbridge Technologies Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ:PBTS) Contrasting side by side

Both AppFolio Inc. (NASDAQ:APPF) and Powerbridge Technologies Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ:PBTS) compete on a level playing field in the Application Software industry. We will evaluate their performance with regards to dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
AppFolio Inc. 79 17.07 N/A 0.55 170.81
Powerbridge Technologies Co. Ltd. 5 1.41 N/A 0.43 11.38

Demonstrates AppFolio Inc. and Powerbridge Technologies Co. Ltd. earnings per share (EPS), top-line revenue and valuation. Powerbridge Technologies Co. Ltd. is observed to has lower revenue and earnings than AppFolio Inc. Presently more expensive of the two stocks is the business with a higher P/E ratio. AppFolio Inc. is currently more expensive than Powerbridge Technologies Co. Ltd., because it’s trading at a higher P/E ratio.


Table 2 represents AppFolio Inc. (NASDAQ:APPF) and Powerbridge Technologies Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ:PBTS)’s return on equity, net margins and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
AppFolio Inc. 0.00% 19.6% 12.2%
Powerbridge Technologies Co. Ltd. 0.00% 0% 0%


1.5 and 1.5 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of AppFolio Inc. Its rival Powerbridge Technologies Co. Ltd.’s Current and Quick Ratios are 1.1 and 1.1 respectively. AppFolio Inc. has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than Powerbridge Technologies Co. Ltd.

Analyst Recommendations

The Ratings and Recommendations for AppFolio Inc. and Powerbridge Technologies Co. Ltd. are featured in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
AppFolio Inc. 1 1 0 2.50
Powerbridge Technologies Co. Ltd. 0 0 0 0.00

The consensus price target of AppFolio Inc. is $61.33, with potential downside of -40.36%.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

AppFolio Inc. and Powerbridge Technologies Co. Ltd. has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 66.5% and 0%. About 8.34% of AppFolio Inc.’s share are owned by insiders. Insiders Competitively, owned 73.5% of Powerbridge Technologies Co. Ltd. shares.


In this table we provide 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)
AppFolio Inc. -3.9% 9.68% 43.34% 56.77% 66.68% 57.48%
Powerbridge Technologies Co. Ltd. -7.58% -9.63% 0% 0% 0% -5.06%

For the past year AppFolio Inc. has 57.48% stronger performance while Powerbridge Technologies Co. Ltd. has -5.06% weaker performance.


On 12 of the 11 factors AppFolio Inc. beats Powerbridge Technologies Co. Ltd.

AppFolio, Inc. provides industry-specific cloud-based software solutions for small and medium-sized businesses in property management and legal industries. It offers AppFolio Property Manager, a solution for the operational requirements of small and medium-sized property managers, including posting and tracking tenant vacancies, handling the leasing process electronically, administering maintenance and repairs with their vendor networks, and managing accounting and reporting to property owners, as well as for communicating with tenants and owners. The company also provides MyCase, a practice and case management solution that provides time tracking, billing, calendaring, client communication, and coordination with other lawyers and support staff, and legal document management and assembly for practitioners and small law firms. In addition, it offers Value+ services, such as its Website design and electronic payment services for property manager and law firm customers, as well as resident screening, background and credit checks, tenant liability insurance, maintenance contact center services, lead generation services, and debt collection services for property manager customers. As of December 31, 2016, it served 10,038 property manager customers; and 8,135 law firm customers. AppFolio, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Goleta, California.

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