Cotiviti Holdings (NYSE: COTV) and NantHealth (NASDAQ:NH) are both medical software & technology services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and profitability.
This table compares Cotiviti Holdings and NantHealth’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
85.8% of Cotiviti Holdings shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 5.3% of NantHealth shares are owned by institutional investors. 15.8% of Cotiviti Holdings shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Cotiviti Holdings and NantHealth’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||NetIncome||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Cotiviti Holdings||$625.16 million||4.70||$48.85 million||$0.98||32.49|
|NantHealth||$100.38 million||3.84||-$184.10 million||($1.78)||-2.00|
Cotiviti Holdings has higher revenue and earnings than NantHealth. NantHealth is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cotiviti Holdings, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Cotiviti Holdings and NantHealth, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Cotiviti Holdings currently has a consensus target price of $41.29, indicating a potential upside of 29.67%. NantHealth has a consensus target price of $9.00, indicating a potential upside of 152.81%. Given NantHealth’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe NantHealth is more favorable than Cotiviti Holdings.
Cotiviti Holdings beats NantHealth on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Cotiviti Holdings Company Profile
Cotiviti Holdings, Inc. is a provider of analytics-driven payment accuracy solutions. The Company focuses primarily on the healthcare sector. The Company operates through two segments: Healthcare, and Global Retail and Other. Through its Healthcare segment, the Company offers prospective and retrospective claims accuracy solutions to healthcare payers in the United States. The Company also provides analytics-based solutions unrelated to its healthcare payment accuracy solutions in the United States. Through its Global Retail and Other segment, the Company provides retrospective claims accuracy solutions to retailers primarily in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, as well as solutions that manage payment networks for a range of clients. The Company leverages its technology platform, configurable analytics, information assets and expertise in healthcare reimbursement to help its clients develop their claims payment accuracy.
NantHealth Company Profile
NantHealth, Inc. is a healthcare cloud-based information technology (IT) company. The Company is engaged in converging science and technology through a single integrated clinical platform, to provide actionable health information at the point of care. The Company offers the Genomic Proteomic Spectrometry (GPS) Cancer test, a molecular test and decision support solution that measures the proteins present in the patient’s tumor tissue, combined with whole genomic and transcriptomic sequencing of tumor and normal samples. The Company also offers Nant Operating System (NantOS) and NantOS applications to healthcare providers and payors, self-insured employers and biopharmaceutical companies. It offers CLINICS, an integrated solution that includes GPS Cancer, NantOS and the NantOS applications. The CLINICS solution includes System Infrastructure, Knowledge Platform, Provider Platform and Payor Platform.
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