Appian Corporation provides low-code software development platform that enables organizations to develop various applications in the United States and internationally.
Excellent balance sheet with concerning outlook.
Share Price & News
How has Appian's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: APPN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: APPN exceeded the US Software industry which returned 42.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: APPN exceeded the US Market which returned 20.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Appian's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why We're Not At All Concerned With Appian's (NASDAQ:APPN) Cash Burn Situation
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Is Appian undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: APPN ($59.82) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($43.63)
Significantly Below Fair Value: APPN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: APPN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Software industry average.
PE vs Market: APPN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate APPN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: APPN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (26.3x) compared to the US Software industry average (6x).
How is Appian forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: APPN is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: APPN is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: APPN is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: APPN's revenue (15.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: APPN's revenue (15.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: APPN is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has Appian performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: APPN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: APPN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: APPN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -32.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare APPN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: APPN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (17.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: APPN has a negative Return on Equity (-34.85%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Appian's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: APPN's short term assets ($265.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($128.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: APPN's short term assets ($265.0M) exceed its long term liabilities ($37.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: APPN is debt free.
Reducing Debt: APPN had no debt 5 years ago.
Inventory Level: APPN has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if APPN's debt is covered by short term assets.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: APPN has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if APPN has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Appian's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate APPN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate APPN's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if APPN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if APPN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of APPN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Matt Calkins (46yo)
Mr. Matthew W. Calkins, also known as Matt, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Appian Corporation since August 1999. Mr. Calkins Co-Founded Appian Corporation in August 1999 and has been ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Matt's total compensation ($USD530.25K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.88M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Matt's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Senior Vice President of Application Sales||1.1yrs||US$563.86k||0.17% $6.7m|
|Founder and Senior VP of Global Partnerships & Industries||6.1yrs||US$337.67k||2.29% $92.1m|
|Chief Financial Officer||11.3yrs||US$914.42k||0.0080% $323.0k|
|Chief Information Officer||3.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|General Counsel & Corporate Secretary||4.4yrs||US$1.45m||0.038% $1.5m|
|Vice President of Corporate Communications||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: APPN's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||12.1yrs||US$165.00k||0.073% $2.9m|
|Independent Director||12.1yrs||US$144.37k||0.15% $5.9m|
|Independent Director||3.1yrs||US$144.37k||0.0062% $249.9k|
|Independent Director||4.9yrs||US$165.00k||0.013% $506.2k|
Experienced Board: APPN's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5.3%.
Appian Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Appian Corporation
- Ticker: APPN
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Systems Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$4.017b
- Shares outstanding: 67.15m
- Website: https://www.appian.com
Number of Employees
- Appian Corporation
- 7950 Jones Branch Drive
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|APPN||NasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||US||USD||May 2017|
|910||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||DE||EUR||May 2017|
|0HGM||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||GB||USD||May 2017|
Appian Corporation provides low-code software development platform that enables organizations to develop various applications in the United States and internationally. The company’s platform automates the creation of forms, data flows, records, reports, and other software elements that are needed to be manually coded or configured. Its principal software markets include business process management systems, dynamic case management, digital process automation, and low-code development. The company also offers professional and customer support services. Its customers include financial services, life sciences, government, telecommunications, media, energy, manufacturing, and transportation organizations. Appian Corporation has a technology alliance with UiPath for deployment of enterprise automation solutions. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tysons, Virginia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/17 00:47|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/14 00:00|
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