Artificial Intelligence Technology Investors/Acquirers

September 2017

Sectorwatch

The proliferation of applications of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in various end-user verticals and the growing adoption of AI for the improvement of consumer services are the major factors driving the AI markets globally. The growth of the AI market is also driven by the development of IT infrastructure and the penetration of smartphones and smart wearables in countries such as India and China. (Source: MarketsandMarkets)

Industry Trends

  • Current revenue growth rate exceeds the average of the last 3 years, indicating that market momentum is increasing
  • Current gross profit margin is less than the average of the last 3 years gross profit margins, indicating customer pricing power
  • Current EBITDA margin is less than the average of the last 3 years EBITDA margins, which may signal further consolidation