Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLK) & Intellicheck (NYSE:IDN) Critical Analysis

Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLKGet Free Report) and Intellicheck (NYSE:IDNGet Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends and institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Splunk and Intellicheck’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Splunk $3.65 billion 5.70 -$277.86 million ($0.33) -376.61
Intellicheck $15.97 million 3.11 -$3.85 million ($0.18) -14.28

Intellicheck has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Splunk. Splunk is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Intellicheck, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Splunk has a beta of 1.23, suggesting that its stock price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Intellicheck has a beta of 1.61, suggesting that its stock price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Splunk and Intellicheck, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Splunk 0 10 17 0 2.63
Intellicheck 0 0 1 0 3.00

Splunk currently has a consensus price target of $123.79, suggesting a potential downside of 0.40%. Intellicheck has a consensus price target of $5.00, suggesting a potential upside of 94.55%. Given Intellicheck’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Intellicheck is more favorable than Splunk.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

87.6% of Splunk shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 36.2% of Intellicheck shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Splunk shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.6% of Intellicheck shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Splunk and Intellicheck’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Splunk -0.61% -22.78% 0.84%
Intellicheck -19.27% -18.77% -14.73%


Intellicheck beats Splunk on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Splunk

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Splunk Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and markets cloud services and licensed software solutions in the United States and internationally. The company offers unified security and observability platform, including Splunk Security that helps security leaders fortify their organization's digital resilience by mitigating cyber risk and meeting compliance requirements; and Splunk Observability, which provides visibility across the full stack of infrastructure, applications, and the digital customer experience. It also provides application programming interfaces, software development kits, and other interfaces that enables its network of third-party developers, partners, and customers to build content, including pre-built data inputs, workflows, searches, reports, alerts, custom dashboards, flexible user interface components, custom data visualizations, and integration actions and methods that configures and extends its solutions to accommodate specific use cases. In addition, the company offers adoption and implementation, education, and customer support services. It sells its offerings directly through field and inside sales, and indirectly through various routes to market with various partners. Splunk Inc. was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

About Intellicheck

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Intellicheck, Inc. engages in the development, integration, and marketing of threat and identity authentication solutions. It offers professional services, retail, age, defense, guest, and port ID. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Melville, NY.

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