Commvault Systems Inc. (CVLT) and Upland Software Inc. (NASDAQ:UPLD) Comparison side by side

Commvault Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLT) and Upland Software Inc. (NASDAQ:UPLD) 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 and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Commvault Systems Inc. 53 2.98 N/A 0.07 688.48
Upland Software Inc. 43 4.88 N/A -0.77 0.00

In table 1 we can see Commvault Systems Inc. and Upland Software Inc.’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.


Table 2 demonstrates the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of Commvault Systems Inc. and Upland Software Inc.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Commvault Systems Inc. 0.00% 0.9% 0.4%
Upland Software Inc. 0.00% -17.7% -3.8%

Risk & Volatility

Commvault Systems Inc. has a 1.15 beta, while its volatility is 15.00%, thus making it more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. Upland Software Inc. on the other hand, has 0.56 beta which makes it 44.00% less volatile compared to Standard and Poor’s 500.


The Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Commvault Systems Inc. are 2 and 2. Competitively, Upland Software Inc. has 0.6 and 0.6 for Current and Quick Ratio. Commvault Systems Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Upland Software Inc.

Analyst Ratings

The next table highlights the given recommendations and ratings for Commvault Systems Inc. and Upland Software Inc.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Commvault Systems Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
Upland Software Inc. 0 0 1 3.00

Meanwhile, Upland Software Inc.’s average price target is $53, while its potential upside is 49.21%.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

The shares of both Commvault Systems Inc. and Upland Software Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 92.4% and 69.3% respectively. 8.3% are Commvault Systems Inc.’s share held by insiders. Insiders Comparatively, held 10.1% of Upland Software Inc. shares.


In this table we provide 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)
Commvault Systems Inc. -10.5% -8.79% -13.61% -30.81% -27.99% -23.1%
Upland Software Inc. -4.22% -5.84% -4.27% 45.81% 42.36% 61.85%

For the past year Commvault Systems Inc. has -23.1% weaker performance while Upland Software Inc. has 61.85% stronger performance.


Commvault Systems Inc. beats Upland Software Inc. on 6 of the 9 factors.

Commvault Systems, Inc. provides data and information management software applications and related services in the United States and internationally. The companyÂ’s software suite contains solutions that are built on a single unified code base and platform to protect, manage, and access data and information. It offers data protection, backup, and recovery software solutions that allow for the backup of databases, files, applications, endpoints, and virtual machines with according to data type and recovery profile; and help to optimize storage with deduplication, recover data, and leverage reports to improve backup and recovery processes. The company also provides cloud and infrastructure management software solutions that provide a way to manage storage hardware and virtual infrastructure; and retention and compliance software solutions that provide content based retention, enterprise search and e-discovery, email archiving, data loss prevention, and secure file sharing services. In addition, it offers customer support, consulting, assessment and design, installation, and training services, as well as implementation and post-deployment, and education services. The company sells its software and services directly to large enterprises, small and medium sized businesses, and government agencies, as well as indirectly through a network of value-added reseller partners, systems integrators, corporate resellers, and original equipment manufacturers. It licenses its software applications to customers in industries, such as banking, insurance and financial, government, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and medical, technology, legal, manufacturing, utilities, and energy. The company has strategic relationships with Atos, Cisco, Citrix, Fujitsu, HP, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, and VMware. Commvault Systems, Inc. was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Tinton Falls, New Jersey.

Upland Software, Inc. provides cloud-based enterprise work management software in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company offers a family of software applications under the Upland brand in the areas of information technology, process excellence and operations, finance, professional services, and marketing. Its software applications address enterprise work challenges in various categories, including program and portfolio management, professional services automation, IT financial management, enterprise secure document capture and fax, workflow automation and enterprise content management, supply chain visibility and collaboration, and digital engagement management. The company sells its products through a direct sales organization, as well as through an indirect sales organization that sells to distributors and value-added resellers. It serves customers in various industries, including financial services, retail, technology, manufacturing, education, consumer goods, media and telecommunications, government, food and beverage, healthcare and life sciences, chemicals, and travel and hospitality. The company was formerly known as Silverback Enterprise Group, Inc. and changed its name to Upland Software, Inc. in November 2013. Upland Software, Inc. was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas. Upland Software, Inc. is a subsidiary of Silverback Enterprise Group Inc.

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