Interactive Intelligence Group (ININ) and Autodesk (ADSK) Financial Review

Interactive Intelligence Group (NASDAQ: ININ) and Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) are both technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

83.2% of Interactive Intelligence Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.8% of Autodesk shares are owned by institutional investors. 21.4% of Interactive Intelligence Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 6.1% of Autodesk shares are owned by 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Interactive Intelligence Group and Autodesk, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Interactive Intelligence Group 0 1 0 0 2.00
Autodesk 0 3 18 0 2.86

Autodesk has a consensus price target of $119.89, suggesting a potential upside of 0.98%. Given Autodesk’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Autodesk is more favorable than Interactive Intelligence Group.

Volatility & Risk

Interactive Intelligence Group has a beta of 1.89, meaning that its share price is 89% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Autodesk has a beta of 1.97, meaning that its share price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Interactive Intelligence Group and Autodesk’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Interactive Intelligence Group N/A N/A N/A ($1.47) -41.16
Autodesk $1.96 billion 13.28 -$341.70 million ($2.66) -44.63

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


This table compares Interactive Intelligence Group and Autodesk’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Interactive Intelligence Group -4.92% -12.52% -4.48%
Autodesk -30.01% -60.14% -8.55%


Autodesk beats Interactive Intelligence Group on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Interactive Intelligence Group Company Profile

Interactive Intelligence Group, Inc. is a provider of software and cloud services for customer engagement, communications and collaboration. The Company operates in the segment of interaction management software solutions licensing and associated services. It offers approximately three types of products, including on-premises software; a single-tenant cloud service, and a multi-tenant cloud service. The Company’s offerings are used across a range of vertical industries, including accounts receivable management, banking, government, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, utilities and retail. Its PureCloud Engage is an omnichannel customer engagement cloud service designed for contact centers of all sizes. Its PureCloud Communicate is a communications and collaboration cloud service for enterprises of all sizes designed to support connected workforce. Its on-premises and single-tenant cloud products are available in approximately 24 languages and deployed in over 125 countries.

Autodesk Company Profile

Autodesk, Inc. is a design software and services company, offering customers productive business solutions through technology products and services. The Company’s segments include Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC), Platform Solutions and Emerging Business (PSEB), Manufacturing (MFG), and Media and Entertainment (M&E). The Company serves customers in the architecture, engineering and construction; product design and manufacturing; and digital media and entertainment industries. The Company’s product development and manufacturing software provides manufacturers in automotive, transportation, industrial machinery, consumer products and building products with digital engineering solutions. The Company’s product offerings include, AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, Industry Collections, 3ds Max, Maya, Revit, Inventor, AutoCAD Civil three dimensional (3D), CAM Solutions, Fusion 360, BIM 360 and Shotgun.

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