Alkami Technology (NASDAQ:ALKT) & Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLK) Head-To-Head Contrast

Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLKGet Rating) and Alkami Technology (NASDAQ:ALKTGet Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk and dividends.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Splunk and Alkami Technology’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Splunk $2.67 billion 6.77 -$1.34 billion ($7.26) -15.51
Alkami Technology $152.16 million 8.50 -$46.82 million ($0.65) -21.98

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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.6% of Splunk shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.5% of Alkami Technology shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Splunk shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 40.0% of Alkami Technology shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Splunk and Alkami Technology, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Splunk 0 7 17 0 2.71
Alkami Technology 0 1 4 0 2.80

Splunk presently has a consensus price target of $143.48, suggesting a potential upside of 27.46%. Alkami Technology has a consensus price target of $22.40, suggesting a potential upside of 56.75%. Given Alkami Technology’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Alkami Technology is more favorable than Splunk.

Risk and Volatility

Splunk has a beta of 1.38, meaning that its stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alkami Technology has a beta of 0.53, meaning that its stock price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Splunk and Alkami Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Splunk -41.20% -396.11% -15.63%
Alkami Technology -32.79% -15.63% -12.32%

Summary

Alkami Technology beats Splunk on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Splunk

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Splunk Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides software and cloud solutions that deliver and operationalize insights from the data generated by digital systems in the United States and internationally. The company offers Splunk Platform, a real-time data platform comprising collection, streaming, indexing, search, reporting, analysis, machine learning, alerting, monitoring, and data management capabilities. It also provides Splunk Solutions, such as Splunk Security solutions that enable cybersecurity teams streamline the security operations workflow, accelerate threat detection and response, enhance threat visibility, and scale resources to increase analyst productivity through machine learning and automation; Splunk IT Solutions that provide IT Operations teams visibility and control across cloud and on-premises environments; and Splunk Observability Solutions for building and maintaining infrastructure and applications. In addition, the company offers Ecosystem Solutions, which includes pre-built data inputs, workflows, searches, reports, alerts, custom dashboards, flexible UI components, custom data visualizations, and integration actions and methods, as well as Splunk On-Call, Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring, and Splunk SOAR solutions, which provides APIs, SDKs, and other interfaces that enable its ecosystem, including third-party developers, partners, and customers to build content that configures and extends Splunk solutions to accommodate specific use cases. Further, the company provides adoption and implementation services, education services, and maintenance and customer support services. It sells its offerings directly through field and inside sales, and indirectly through various routes to market with various partners. Splunk Inc. was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

About Alkami Technology

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Alkami Technology, Inc. offers a cloud-based digital banking platform in the United States. The company's platform allows financial institutions to onboard and engage new users, accelerate revenues, and enhance operational efficiency, with the support of a proprietary, cloud-based, multi-tenant architecture. It offers an end- to- end set of software products, which include Alkami Platform, Retail Banking Solutions, Business Banking Solutions, and The Alkami Difference. It serves community, regional, credit unions, and retail and business banking. Alkami Technology, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.

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