Comparison between Aurora Innovation (NASDAQ:AUR) and Agilysys (NASDAQ:AGYS)

Aurora Innovation (NASDAQ:AUR – Get Rating) and Agilysys (NASDAQ:AGYS – Get Rating) are both business services companies, but which is the best investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends and risk.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Aurora Innovation and Agilysys.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Aurora Innovation N / A -20.25% -14.48%
Agilysys 3.98% 24.52% 11.18%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Aurora Innovation and Agilysys, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Aurora Innovation 0 1 1 0 2.50
Agilysys 0 0 1 0 3.00

Aurora Innovation currently has a consensus price target of $9.13, indicating a potential upside of 300.22%. Agilysys has a consensus price target of $55.00, indicating a potential upside of 26.82%. Given Aurora Innovation’s likely higher upside, research analysts clearly believe Aurora Innovation is more favorable than Agilysys.

Institutional and insider ownership

22.4% of Aurora Innovation shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 98.0% of Agilysys shares are held by institutional investors. 18.8% of Aurora Innovation’s stock is held by insiders of the company. By comparison, 22.1% of Agilysys shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, hedge funds, and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Aurora Innovation and Agilysys.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Aurora Innovation $82.54 million 31.41 -755.45 million dollars N / A N / A
Agilysys $162.64 million 6.60 $6.48 million $0.18 240.96

Agilysys has higher revenue and profit than Aurora Innovation.


Agilysys beats Aurora Innovation on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Aurora Innovation (Get a rating)

Aurora Innovation, Inc. operates as a standalone technology company in the United States. He focuses on the development of Aurora Driver, a platform that brings together a suite of hardware, software and autonomous data services to adapt and interact with passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles and trucks. The company was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

About Agilysys (Get a rating)

Agilysys logoAgilysys, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a developer and distributor of hardware and software products and services for the hospitality industry in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and India. It offers point-of-sale, property management, inventory and sourcing, payment, reservation management, and seating solutions to enhance the customer experience. The company also provides technical software support, maintenance and subscription services; and professional services. It offers its solutions for gaming, hotels, resorts and cruises, corporate catering management, restaurants, universities, stadiums 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 1932 and is headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia.

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