Coupa Software (NASDAQ:COUP) vs. eGain (NASDAQ:EGAN) Head to Head Contrast

Coupa Software (NASDAQ:COUPGet Rating) and eGain (NASDAQ:EGANGet Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.

Volatility and Risk

Coupa Software has a beta of 1.41, meaning that its stock price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, eGain has a beta of 0.36, meaning that its stock price is 64% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Coupa Software and eGain’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Coupa Software $725.29 million 10.77 -$379.04 million ($5.14) -20.24
eGain $78.29 million 4.62 $6.96 million $0.09 127.68

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

Profitability

This table compares Coupa Software and eGain’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Coupa Software -52.26% -14.13% -4.29%
eGain 3.59% 6.38% 2.84%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Coupa Software and eGain, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Coupa Software 0 10 11 0 2.52
eGain 0 0 2 0 3.00

Coupa Software presently has a consensus price target of $136.39, indicating a potential upside of 31.09%. eGain has a consensus price target of $12.00, indicating a potential upside of 4.44%. Given Coupa Software’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Coupa Software is more favorable than eGain.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

49.4% of eGain shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.6% of Coupa Software shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 33.3% of eGain shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

eGain beats Coupa Software on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Coupa Software (Get Rating)

Coupa Software Incorporated provides cloud-based business spend management platform that connects its customers with suppliers worldwide. The company provides visibility into and control over how companies spend money, optimize supply chains, and manage liquidity, as well as enables businesses to achieve savings that drive profitability. Its platform offers procurement, invoicing, expense management, and payment solutions that form the transactional engine for managing a company's business spend; and specialized solutions, including strategic sourcing, contract management, contingent workforce, supplier risk management, supply chain design and planning, treasury management, and spend analysis. It serves businesses in various industries, including healthcare and pharmaceuticals, retail, financial services, manufacturing, and technology. The company markets its platform primarily through a direct sales force. Coupa Software Incorporated was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California.

About eGain (Get Rating)

eGain Corporation develops, licenses, implements, and supports customer service infrastructure software solutions in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It provides unified cloud software solutions to automate, augment, and orchestrate customer engagement. It also offers subscription services that provides customers with access to its software on a cloud-based platform; and professional services, such as consulting, implementation, and training services. It serves customers in various industry sectors, including the financial services, telecommunications, retail, government, healthcare, and utilities. The company was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

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