Agilysys Inc. (AGYS)’s Financial Results Comparing With American Software Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA)

Agilysys Inc. (NASDAQ:AGYS) and American Software Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA), both competing one another are Application Software companies. We will contrast their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Agilysys Inc. 136.28M 3.31 9.79M -0.48 0.00
American Software Inc. 114.91M 3.01 9.48M 0.27 40.00

In table 1 we can see Agilysys Inc. and American Software Inc.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.


Table 2 provides Agilysys Inc. and American Software Inc.’s return on equity, net margins and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Agilysys Inc. -7.18% -7.1% -4.9%
American Software Inc. 8.25% 10.8% 7.6%

Volatility & Risk

Agilysys Inc. is 75.00% less volatile than S&P 500 because the stock has a beta of 0.25. In other hand, American Software Inc. has beta of 0.67 which is 33.00% less volatile than S&P 500.


The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of Agilysys Inc. are 1.5 and 1.4 respectively. Its competitor American Software Inc.’s Current Ratio is 2.8 and its Quick Ratio is 2.8. American Software Inc. can pay off short and long-term obligations better than Agilysys Inc.


American Software Inc. also pays out annual dividends at $0.44 per share and at a 3.86% dividend yield. Agilysys Inc. does not offer a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

In next table is delivered Agilysys Inc. and American Software Inc.’s ratings and recommendations.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Agilysys Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
American Software Inc. 0 1 0 2.00

Competitively the average target price of American Software Inc. is $13, which is potential 16.38% upside.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

The shares of both Agilysys Inc. and American Software Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 87% and 98.2% respectively. Insiders owned 1.6% of Agilysys Inc. shares. Competitively, American Software Inc. has 3.1% of it’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)
Agilysys Inc. -5.94% -4.32% -0.64% 6.89% 24.28% 26.3%
American Software Inc. 1.92% -14.24% -22.06% -21.25% -11% -8.86%

For the past year Agilysys Inc. had bullish trend while American Software Inc. had bearish trend.


American Software Inc. beats Agilysys Inc. on 10 of the 13 factors.

Agilysys, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a developer and marketer of hardware and software products and services to the hospitality industry in North America, Europe, and Asia. It specializes in point-of-sale, property management, inventory and procurement, workforce management, and mobile and wireless solutions that are designed to streamline operations, enhance efficiency, increasing guest recruitment and wallet share, and enhance the overall guest experience. The company also offers support and maintenance of software and hardware products, and subscription services; and professional services. It serves various sectors, including gaming; hotels, resorts, and cruise; foodservice management; and restaurants, universities, stadia, and healthcare. The company was formerly known as Pioneer-Standard Electronics, Inc. and changed its name to Agilysys, Inc. in 2003. Agilysys, Inc. was founded in 1963 and is based in Alpharetta, Georgia.