Analysis of Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU) and GitLab (NASDAQ:GTLB)

Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU – Get Rating) and GitLab (NASDAQ:GTLB – Get Rating) are both IT and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Intuit and GitLab, as provided by

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Intuitive 0 0 21 0 3.00
GitLab 0 0 12 0 3.00

Intuit currently has a consensus price target of $559.78, suggesting a potential upside of 47.36%. GitLab has a consensus price target of $79.67, suggesting a potential upside of 47.64%. Given GitLab’s likely higher upside, analysts clearly think GitLab is more favorable than Intuit.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares revenue, earnings per share, and valuation of Intuit and GitLab.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Intuitive $9.63 billion 11.12 $2.06 billion $8.82 43.07
GitLab $252.65 million 31.55 -$155.14 million N / A N / A

Intuit has higher revenue and profit than GitLab.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

83.4% of Intuit’s shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 21.3% of GitLab shares are held by institutional investors. 3.3% of Intuit’s stock is held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, hedge funds, and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity, and return on assets of Intuit and GitLab.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Intuitive 19.44% 20.77% 12.72%
GitLab N / A N / A N / A


Intuit beats GitLab on 8 out of 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Intuit (Get a rating)

Intuit Inc. provides financial management and compliance products and services to consumers, small businesses, self-employed individuals, and accounting professionals in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The Company operates in four segments: small business and self-employed, consumer, Credit Karma and ProConnect. The Small Business and Freelancers segment provides QuickBooks online services and office software solutions including QuickBooks Online Advanced, a cloud-based solution; QuickBooks Enterprise, a hosted solution; QuickBooks solution for freelancers; QuickBooks Commerce, a solution for product-focused businesses; QuickBooks Online Accountant and QuickBooks Accountant Desktop Plus; and payroll solutions, such as online payroll processing, direct deposit of employee paychecks, payroll reports, electronic payment of federal and state payroll taxes, and electronic filing of federal and state tax forms . This segment also offers payment processing solutions, including credit and debit cards, Apple Pay, and ACH payment services; QuickBooks Cash business bank account; and financial supplies and small business financing. The Consumer segment provides TurboTax tax preparation products and services; and personal finances. The Credit Karma segment offers consumers a personal finance platform that provides personalized recommendations for home, auto and personal loans, as well as credit cards and insurance products. The ProConnect segment provides Lacerte, ProSeries and ProFile tax preparation software products; and ProConnect Tax Online tax products, electronic tax filing service, banking products and related services. It sells products and services through various sales and distribution channels, including multi-channel shopping and purchasing experiences, websites and call centers, mobile application stores and channels. retail and others. The company was founded in 1983 and is based in Mountain View, California.

About GitLab (Get a rating)

GitLab Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops software for the software development lifecycle in the United States, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. The company offers GitLab, a DevOps platform, which is a single application that leads to faster cycle time and allows visibility and control over the various stages of the DevOps lifecycle. It helps organizations plan, build, secure, and deploy software to drive business results. The company also offers training and related professional services. The company was formerly known as GitLab BV and changed its name to GitLab Inc. in July 2015. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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