AppFolio Inc. (APPF)’s Financial Results Comparing With Inpixon (NASDAQ:INPX)

AppFolio Inc. (NASDAQ:APPF) and Inpixon (NASDAQ:INPX) compete against each other in the Application Software sector. We will compare them and contrast their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
AppFolio Inc. 100 4.88 14.77M 0.55 176.83
Inpixon N/A 0.00 64.33M 16.88 0.02

We can see in table 1 the earnings per share, top-line revenue and valuation of AppFolio Inc. and Inpixon. Inpixon is observed to has lower revenue, but higher earnings than AppFolio Inc. The company that is presently more expensive of the two stocks is the one that has a higher P/E ratio. AppFolio Inc. has been trading at a higher P/E ratio than Inpixon, which means that it is at the moment the more expensive of the two companies.


Table 2 represents AppFolio Inc. (NASDAQ:APPF) and Inpixon (NASDAQ:INPX)’s return on assets, return on equity and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
AppFolio Inc. 14,821,876.57% 19.6% 12.2%
Inpixon 85,773,333,333.33% 0% 0%

Volatility and Risk

AppFolio Inc. is 18.00% more volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500 because the company has a beta of 1.18. Inpixon on the other hand, has 1.44 beta which makes it 44.00% more volatile compared to Standard & Poor’s 500.


1.5 and 1.5 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of AppFolio Inc. Its rival Inpixon’s Current and Quick Ratios are 1 and 0.9 respectively. AppFolio Inc. has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than Inpixon.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Roughly 72.8% of AppFolio Inc. shares are held by institutional investors while 9.2% of Inpixon are owned by institutional investors. AppFolio Inc.’s share held by insiders are 0.4%. Competitively, Inpixon has 0.06% of it’s share held 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)
AppFolio Inc. -8.17% -6.47% 0.32% 57.92% 56.1% 63.04%
Inpixon -3.29% -31.64% -52.23% -82.3% -91.7% -87.57%

For the past year AppFolio Inc. has 63.04% stronger performance while Inpixon has -87.57% weaker performance.


AppFolio Inc. beats on 9 of the 13 factors Inpixon.

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.

Inpixon, through its subsidiaries, provides big data analytics and location based products and related services for the cyber-security and Internet of things markets worldwide. The company operates through Mobile, IoT & Big Data Products; Storage and Computing; SaaS (software-as-a-services); and Professional Services segments. It offers AirPatrol, a location-based security and marketing platform for wireless and cellular devices to detect, monitor, and manage the content and behavior of smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices based on their location and user; and Big Data appliance products. The company also provides enterprise computing and storage, virtualization, business continuity, networking, and information technology business consulting services; and software-as-a-services or Internet based hosting services, including cloud-based big data analytics and enterprise solutions to the media, publishing, and entertainment industries. In addition, it offers custom application/software design, architecture and development, program management, system consulting, outsourcing, staff augmentation, data center design and operation, data migration, and other non-SaaS services. Further, the company provides IT integration and engineering solutions for network performance, secure wireless infrastructure, software application lifecycle support, and physical cyber security. It serves civilian and defense federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as enterprise customers in various sectors, including retail, manufacturing, life sciences, bio-tech, high-tech, agriculture, financial services, utilities, media and entertainment, and telecom. The company was formerly known as Sysorex Global and changed its name to Inpixon in March 2017. Inpixon is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

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