Quarterly earnings results are a good time to check in on a company’s progress, especially compared to other peers in the same sector. Today we are looking at Smartsheet (NYSE:SMAR), and the best and worst performers in the project management software group.
The future of work requires teams to collaborate across departments and remote offices. Project management software is both driving this change and benefiting from it. While the trend of collaborative work management has been strong for a while, the Covid pandemic has definitively accelerated the demand for tools that allow work to be done remotely.
The 4 project management software stocks we track reported a solid Q1; on average, revenues beat analyst consensus estimates by 5.16%, while on average next quarter revenue guidance was 3.03% above consensus. The whole tech sector has been facing a sell-off since late last year and while some of the project management software stocks have fared somewhat better, they have not been spared, with share price declining 16% since earnings, on average.
Weakest Q1: Smartsheet (NYSE:SMAR)
Founded in 2005, Smartsheet (NYSE:SMAR) is a software as a service platform that helps companies plan, manage and report on work.
Smartsheet reported revenues of $168.3 million, up 43.7% year on year, beating analyst expectations by 3.54%. It was a mixed quarter for the company, with an exceptional revenue growth but decelerating growth in large customers.
Smartsheet delivered the weakest performance against analyst estimates and weakest full year guidance update of the whole group. The company added 729 enterprise customers paying more than $5,000 annually to a total of 15,879. The stock is down 22.2% since the results and currently trades at $31.61.
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Best Q1: monday.com (NASDAQ:MNDY)
Founded in Israel in 2014, and named after the dreaded first day of the work week, Monday.com (NASDAQ:MNDY) makes software as a service platforms that helps teams plan and track work efficiently.
monday.com reported revenues of $108.4 million, up 83.9% year on year, beating analyst expectations by 7.09%. It was a very strong quarter for the company, with a very optimistic guidance for the next quarter and an exceptional revenue growth.
monday.com pulled off the strongest analyst estimates beat, fastest revenue growth, and highest full year guidance raise among its peers. The company added 167 enterprise customers paying more than $50,000 annually to a total of 960. The stock is up 0.67% since the results and currently trades at $111.09.
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Founded by Australian co-CEOs Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar in 2002, Atlassian (NASDAQ:TEAM) provides software as a service that makes it easier for large teams of software developers to manage projects, especially in software development.
Atlassian reported revenues of $740.4 million, up 30.2% year on year, beating analyst expectations by 5.2%. It was a solid quarter for the company, with a very optimistic guidance for the next quarter.
Atlassian had the slowest revenue growth in the group. The company added 8,054 customers to a total of 234,575. The stock is down 25.7% since the results and currently trades at $193.
Read our full analysis of Atlassian's results here.
Founded in 2008 by Facebook’s co-founder Dustin Moskovitz, Asana (NYSE:ASAN) is a cloud-based project management software, where you can plan and assign tasks to employees and monitor and discuss progress of work.
Asana reported revenues of $120.6 million, up 57.3% year on year, beating analyst expectations by 4.8%. It was a strong quarter for the company, with an exceptional revenue growth, and guidance for the next quarter above analysts' estimates.
The company added 1,252 enterprise customers paying more than $5,000 annually to a total of 16,689. The stock is down 16.7% since the results and currently trades at $20.14.
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