Red Hat Inc. (RHT) and Alteryx Inc. (NYSE:AYX) Contrasting side by side

Red Hat Inc. (NYSE:RHT) and Alteryx Inc. (NYSE:AYX) have been rivals in the Application Software for quite some time. Below is a review of each business including various aspects such as institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Red Hat Inc. 3.26B 9.80 279.29M 2.23 79.51
Alteryx Inc. 182.38M 23.66 12.26M -0.16 0.00

Table 1 highlights Red Hat Inc. and Alteryx Inc.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.


Table 2 hightlights the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of the two companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Red Hat Inc. 8.57% 20.5% 5.7%
Alteryx Inc. -6.72% -7.1% -3%


Red Hat Inc. has a Current Ratio of 1.2 and a Quick Ratio of 1.2. Competitively, Alteryx Inc.’s Current Ratio is 2.6 and has 2.6 Quick Ratio. Alteryx Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Red Hat Inc.

Analyst Ratings

The next table highlights the given recommendations and ratings for Red Hat Inc. and Alteryx Inc.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Red Hat Inc. 0 8 2 2.20
Alteryx Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

Red Hat Inc. has a 0.79% upside potential and an average target price of $181.9.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

Institutional investors owned 99.5% of Red Hat Inc. shares and 89.6% of Alteryx Inc. shares. Insiders owned roughly 0.4% of Red Hat Inc.’s shares. Comparatively, 0.6% are Alteryx Inc.’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)
Red Hat Inc. -0.87% 1.94% 18.18% 3.98% 42.97% 47.38%
Alteryx Inc. 2.06% 4.74% 0.15% 55.77% 128.92% 143.05%

For the past year Red Hat Inc. was less bullish than Alteryx Inc.


Red Hat Inc. beats on 9 of the 12 factors Alteryx Inc.

Red Hat, Inc. provides open source software solutions to develop and offer operating system, virtualization, management, middleware, cloud, mobile, and storage technologies to various enterprises worldwide. It offers infrastructure-related solutions, such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux, an operating system platform that runs on hardware for use in hybrid cloud environments; Red Hat Satellite, a system management offering that helps to deploy, scale, and manage in hybrid cloud environments; and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, a software solution that allows customers to utilize and manage a common hardware infrastructure to run multiple operating systems and applications. The company offers application development-related and other technology solutions, such as Red Hat JBoss Middleware, a solution for developing, deploying, and managing applications; integrating applications, data, and devices; and automating business processes in hybrid cloud environments; Red Hat cloud offerings, a software solution that enables customers to build and manage various cloud computing environments; Red Hat Mobile, a software development platform that enables customers to develop, integrate, deploy, and manage mobile applications for enterprises; and Red Hat Storage, a software solution that enables customers to manage large, unstructured, or semi-structured data in hybrid cloud environments. It also provides consulting, support, and training services; and real-time operating system, distributed computing, directory services, and user authentication. Red Hat, Inc. has a collaboration with Wipro Limited to set up a cloud application factory that offers developers and IT teams a methodology for application modernization across public, private, and hybrid clouds. The company was formerly known as Red Hat Software, Inc. and changed its name to Red Hat, Inc. in June 1999. Red Hat, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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.