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Best App Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top app stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best app stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the software - application industry.

Industry: Software - Application
Ticker
Company
Country
Market Cap
Shares
Institutional %
Insider %
Net Insider (L12M)
Net Insider (L3M)
YALA
YALLA GROUP LTD
United Arab Emirates
$511.68M151,384,7893.01%0.00%
CCRD
CORECARD CORP
United States
$185.65M8,567,00842.14%28.18%Net Buying
OTEX
OPEN TEXT CORP
Canada
$7.31B269,819,67963.92%0.00%
PAYA
PAYA HOLDINGS INC
United States
$743.59M132,076,20667.22%32.78%Net SellingNet Selling
TSRI
TSR INC
United States
$16.12M2,146,44811.54%83.34%Net BuyingNet Buying
PRGS
PROGRESS SOFTWARE CORP
United States
$1.83B43,462,09883.45%16.55%Net SellingNet Buying
SPNS
SAPIENS INTERNATIONAL CORP N V
Netherlands Antilles
$1.10B55,110,00024.14%0.00%
PTC
PTC INC
United States
$12.46B117,466,37980.77%19.23%Net SellingNet Selling
SSNC
SS&C TECHNOLOGIES HOLDINGS INC
United States
$12.62B255,026,35168.67%31.33%Net BuyingNet Buying
IBEX
IBEX LTD
United States
$304.79M18,250,63226.52%0.00%
APPS
DIGITAL TURBINE INC
United States
$1.47B98,843,23635.58%64.42%Net BuyingNet Buying
NATI
NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORP
United States
$5.16B132,316,34472.27%27.73%Net SellingNet Selling
MGIC
MAGIC SOFTWARE ENTERPRISES LTD
Israel
$786.15M49,073,05518.34%0.00%
GVP
GSE SYSTEMS INC
United States
$21.04M21,252,80125.41%57.45%Net SellingNet Selling
ECOM
CHANNELADVISOR CORP
United States
$652.72M28,728,70567.33%32.67%Net SellingNet Buying
GLOB
GLOBANT SA
Luxembourg
$7.95B41,829,00088.59%0.00%
IS
IRONSOURCE LTD
Israel
$3.64B1,022,958,56722.06%0.23%
NTWK
NETSOL TECHNOLOGIES INC
United States
$37.47M11,252,53918.52%22.14%Net Selling
CALX
CALIX INC
United States
$3.75B65,240,51676.34%23.66%Net SellingNet Selling
ADSK
AUTODESK INC
United States
$39.84B215,859,04886.44%13.25%Net SellingNet Selling
DV
DOUBLEVERIFY HOLDINGS INC
United States
$4.30B164,035,22635.68%64.32%Net SellingNet Selling
TTD
TRADE DESK INC
United States
$28.17B488,255,59666.92%1.60%Net BuyingNet Selling
KARO
KAROOOOO LTD
Singapore
$783.06M30,951,1069.85%0.00%
PUBM
PUBMATIC INC
United States
$851.21M52,382,41742.50%3.01%Net SellingNet Selling
ZI
ZOOMINFO TECHNOLOGIES INC
United States
$16.15B403,441,72967.05%32.95%Net SellingNet Selling
BMTX
BM TECHNOLOGIES INC
United States
$78.33M12,238,94734.30%30.34%
MTLS
MATERIALISE NV
Belgium
$631.98M59,064,00032.83%0.00%
AGMH
AGM GROUP HOLDINGS INC
Hong Kong
$41.90M26,354,8423.21%0.00%
CVLT
COMMVAULT SYSTEMS INC
United States
$2.31B44,806,58052.25%47.75%Net SellingNet Selling
PAYC
PAYCOM SOFTWARE INC
United States
$19.55B60,026,34825.91%74.09%Net SellingNet Selling
PCTY
PAYLOCITY HOLDING CORP
United States
$13.08B55,277,66070.68%29.32%Net SellingNet Selling
INTU
INTUIT INC
United States
$111.05B281,869,87982.55%6.01%Net SellingNet Selling
NOW
SERVICENOW INC
United States
$76.16B202,000,00068.72%31.28%Net SellingNet Selling
CDNS
CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS INC
United States
$44.08B273,870,00083.27%6.42%Net SellingNet Selling
DSGX
DESCARTES SYSTEMS GROUP INC
Canada
$5.28B84,783,00079.05%0.00%
MAPS
WM TECHNOLOGY INC
United States
$252.83M145,302,34132.24%38.89%Net BuyingNet Selling
CIH
CHINA INDEX HOLDINGS LTD
China
$87.62M90,425,36816.40%0.00%
CREX
CREATIVE REALITIES INC
United States
$12.40M21,751,5392.67%97.33%Net BuyingNet Buying
RIOT
RIOT BLOCKCHAIN INC
United States
$978.21M154,536,15233.92%18.34%Net SellingNet Selling
DCBO
DOCEBO INC
Canada (Federal Level)
$861.60M32,885,57238.33%0.00%
AGYS
AGILYSYS INC
United States
$1.19B25,032,56737.61%62.39%Net BuyingNet Selling
MITK
MITEK SYSTEMS INC
United States
$411.98M44,346,93564.03%35.97%Net Selling
MIXT
MIX TELEMATICS LTD
South Africa
$168.15M552,414,1601.41%16.89%Net BuyingNet Selling
DT
DYNATRACE INC
United States
$9.54B287,339,71453.80%46.20%Net SellingNet Selling
IDEX
IDEANOMICS INC
United States
$172.36M492,449,8927.76%4.73%Net Buying
MNDO
MIND CTI LTD
Israel
$45.14M20,105,00015.68%0.00%
CLSK
CLEANSPARK INC
United States
$146.47M47,095,83516.38%83.62%Net SellingNet Selling
ZDGE
ZEDGE INC
United States
$35.61M15,026,29223.50%16.07%Net BuyingNet Buying
VCSA
VACASA INC
United States
$1.34B436,538,64239.36%36.21%Net SellingNet Selling
IMMR
IMMERSION CORP
United States
$176.61M33,512,87327.29%72.71%Net SellingNet Buying
NICE
NICE LTD
Israel
$12.08B63,806,00062.67%0.00%
OTMO
OTONOMO TECHNOLOGIES LTD
Israel
$41.98M139,933,63618.36%19.52%Net Buying
GRAB
GRAB HOLDINGS LTD
Singapore
$10.56B3,839,604,77344.93%0.01%
MYSZ
MY SIZE INC
Israel
$5.11M25,551,9062.66%24.55%Net Selling
CRM
SALESFORCE INC
United States
$146.27B995,000,00076.61%3.95%Net SellingNet Selling
MANH
MANHATTAN ASSOCIATES INC
United States
$8.13B62,718,73996.74%1.85%Net SellingNet Selling
PRCH
PORCH GROUP INC
United States
$200.52M99,760,63873.19%26.81%Net BuyingNet Buying
DDOG
DATADOG INC
United States
$27.62B316,445,68771.81%6.81%Net SellingNet Selling
AMSWA
AMERICAN SOFTWARE INC
United States
$496.69M33,696,65080.17%3.06%Net BuyingNet Buying
PCYG
PARK CITY GROUP INC
United States
$107.86M18,596,3081.10%98.90%
PLUS
EPLUS INC
United States
$1.11B26,891,56862.73%37.27%Net Selling
ESMT
ENGAGESMART INC
United States
$3.03B163,836,01753.46%46.54%Net SellingNet Selling
DGHI
DIGIHOST TECHNOLOGY INC
Canada
$19.82M27,530,0460.76%0.00%
AEYE
AUDIOEYE INC
United States
$57.72M11,447,77616.85%83.15%Net BuyingNet Buying
DUOT
DUOS TECHNOLOGIES GROUP INC
United States
$22.44M6,105,88512.38%87.62%Net BuyingNet Buying
WKME
WALKME LTD
Israel
$714.26M84,727,79958.45%0.00%
RDVT
RED VIOLET INC
United States
$220.30M13,717,09859.91%37.70%Net Selling
FRSH
FRESHWORKS INC
United States
$3.80B286,291,59331.00%3.67%Net BuyingNet Buying
SEAC
SEACHANGE INTERNATIONAL INC
United States
$22.28M50,059,6969.41%79.58%Net BuyingNet Buying
LAZR
LUMINAR TECHNOLOGIES INC
United States
$2.64B357,881,85633.93%7.83%Net BuyingNet Buying
NCNO
NCINO INC
United States
$3.77B110,850,72363.40%36.60%Net SellingNet Selling
TEAM
ATLASSIAN CORP PLC
United States
$55.46B254,927,39849.57%0.00%
GTLB
GITLAB INC
United States
$7.13B148,800,00042.33%31.18%Net BuyingNet Selling
NXPL
NEXTPLAT CORP
United States
$22.82M9,508,0962.13%29.55%Net Buying
WFCF
WHERE FOOD COMES FROM INC
United States
$51.50M5,953,5917.30%84.55%
FROG
JFROG LTD
United States
$1.91B99,312,86350.84%32.52%Net SellingNet Selling
LTCH
LATCH INC
United States
$120.64M143,621,16045.09%54.91%Net BuyingNet Selling
LSPD
LIGHTSPEED COMMERCE INC
Canada (Federal Level)
$2.51B149,372,88353.03%0.00%
BSQR
BSQUARE CORP
United States
$23.95M20,468,3956.33%58.69%Net Buying
STNE
STONECO LTD
Cayman Islands
$2.90B312,531,24859.55%0.00%
KBNT
KUBIENT INC
United States
$17.28M14,401,2526.08%93.92%Net Buying
ANY
SPHERE 3D CORP
Canada
$31.94M64,516,4033.05%2.36%
BILL
BILLCOM HOLDINGS INC
United States
$13.18B104,840,34898.95%1.05%Net SellingNet Selling
DCT
DUCK CREEK TECHNOLOGIES INC
United States
$1.54B132,571,18964.26%35.74%Net SellingNet Buying
IDBA
IDEX BIOMETRICS ASA
Norway
$75.03M1,012,609,0540.00%0.00%
OLO
OLO INC
United States
$1.28B161,660,20080.62%2.37%Net SellingNet Selling
SBIG
SPRINGBIG HOLDINGS INC
United States
$20.74M25,290,2703.94%40.54%Net BuyingNet Buying
SOPA
SOCIETY PASS INCORPORATED
United States
$37.56M25,375,1742.47%27.73%
AMST
AMESITE INC
United States
$7.05M25,743,4843.25%62.88%Net Buying
ANSS
ANSYS INC
United States
$19.99B87,068,66590.13%2.73%Net Selling
BLBX
BLACKBOXSTOCKS INC
United States
$10.21M13,185,6593.10%9.41%Net BuyingNet Buying
SMRT
SMARTRENT INC
United States
$460.73M197,737,57751.23%48.77%Net SellingNet Selling
MTTR
MATTERPORT INC
United States
$1.06B283,775,68338.07%23.18%Net SellingNet Selling
DSP
VIANT TECHNOLOGY INC
United States
$259.45M61,336,06014.65%80.06%Net SellingNet Selling
WTRH
WAITR HOLDINGS INC
United States
$32.43M190,780,72210.41%40.36%Net BuyingNet Buying
SRAD
SPORTRADAR GROUP AG
Switzerland
$9.77B1,110,242,21815.11%0.00%
FTFT
FUTURE FINTECH GROUP INC
China
$33.56M73,114,1470.62%80.06%
PALT
PALTALK INC
United States
$13.81M9,722,1570.17%99.83%Net BuyingNet Buying
MRIN
MARIN SOFTWARE INC
United States
$22.83M15,964,7619.48%90.52%Net SellingNet Selling
ALRM
ALARMCOM HOLDINGS INC
United States
$3.16B49,739,77338.46%61.54%Net SellingNet Selling

App Stocks FAQ

What are the best app stocks to buy right now in Sep 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best software stocks to buy right now are:

1. Yalla Group (NYSE:YALA)


Yalla Group (NYSE:YALA) is the top app stock with a Zen Score of 69, which is 38 points higher than the app industry average of 31. It passed 23 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Yalla Group has seen its stock lose -57.05% over the past year, underperforming other app stocks by -7 percentage points.

Yalla Group has an average 1 year price target of $25.00, an upside of 639.64% from Yalla Group's current stock price of $3.38.

Yalla Group stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Yalla Group, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Corecard (NYSE:CCRD)


Corecard (NYSE:CCRD) is the second best app stock with a Zen Score of 64, which is 33 points higher than the app industry average of 31. It passed 21 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Corecard has seen its stock lose -44.21% over the past year, overperforming other app stocks by 6 percentage points.

Corecard has an average 1 year price target of $50.00, an upside of 130.73% from Corecard's current stock price of $21.67.

Corecard stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Corecard, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Paya Holdings (NASDAQ:PAYA)


Paya Holdings (NASDAQ:PAYA) is the third best app stock with a Zen Score of 61, which is 30 points higher than the app industry average of 31. It passed 20 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Paya Holdings has seen its stock lose -45.81% over the past year, overperforming other app stocks by 4 percentage points.

Paya Holdings has an average 1 year price target of $8.25, an upside of 46.54% from Paya Holdings's current stock price of $5.63.

Paya Holdings stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 4 analysts covering Paya Holdings, 25% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 50% have issued a Buy, 25% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the app stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 16 app stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 app stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Mind Cti (NASDAQ:MNDO)


Mind Cti (NASDAQ:MNDO) has an annual dividend yield of 11.58%, which is 9 percentage points higher than the app industry average of 2.71%. Mind Cti's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Mind Cti's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Mind Cti's dividend payout ratio of 92.9% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Sap Se (NYSE:SAP)


Sap Se (NYSE:SAP) has an annual dividend yield of 4.03%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the app industry average of 2.71%. Sap Se's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% three times in the last 10 years. Sap Se's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

3. Sapiens International N V (NASDAQ:SPNS)


Sapiens International N V (NASDAQ:SPNS) has an annual dividend yield of 3.52%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the app industry average of 2.71%. Sapiens International N V's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% three times in the last 10 years. Sapiens International N V's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Sapiens International N V's dividend payout ratio of 49% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are app stocks down?

App stocks were down -1.38% in the last day, and down -6.81% over the last week. Presto Automation was the among the top losers in the software - application industry, dropping -40% yesterday.

Presto Automation shares are trading lower. The company recently completed its previously announced business combination with Ventoux CCM Acquisition.

What are the most undervalued app stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued app stocks right now are:

1. Gse Systems (NASDAQ:GVP)


Gse Systems (NASDAQ:GVP) is the most undervalued app stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Gse Systems has a valuation score of 100, which is 71 points higher than the app industry average of 29. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Gse Systems's stock has dropped -30.28% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the app industry by 20 percentage points.

2. Netsol Technologies (NASDAQ:NTWK)


Netsol Technologies (NASDAQ:NTWK) is the second most undervalued app stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Netsol Technologies has a valuation score of 100, which is 71 points higher than the app industry average of 29. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Netsol Technologies's stock has dropped -14.83% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the app industry by 35 percentage points.

3. Tsr (NASDAQ:TSRI)


Tsr (NASDAQ:TSRI) is the third most undervalued app stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Tsr has a valuation score of 100, which is 71 points higher than the app industry average of 29. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Tsr's stock has dropped -27.51% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the app industry by 23 percentage points.

Are app stocks a good buy now?

46.55% of app stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect app stocks to rise by 54.68% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the software - application industry?

The average P/E ratio of the software - application industry is 235.4x.
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