Critical Contrast: (HEWA) versus Dougherty’s Pharmacy (MYDP) (OTCMKTS:HEWA) and Dougherty’s Pharmacy (OTCMKTS:MYDP) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.5% of Dougherty’s Pharmacy shares are owned by institutional investors. 24.5% of shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 27.3% of Dougherty’s Pharmacy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares and Dougherty’s Pharmacy’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio $14.85 million 0.99 $370,000.00 N/A N/A
Dougherty’s Pharmacy $40.21 million 0.02 -$2.10 million N/A N/A has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Dougherty’s Pharmacy.

Risk & Volatility has a beta of -3.73, meaning that its stock price is 473% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dougherty’s Pharmacy has a beta of -0.58, meaning that its stock price is 158% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for and Dougherty’s Pharmacy, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score 0 0 0 0 N/A
Dougherty’s Pharmacy 0 0 0 0 N/A


This table compares and Dougherty’s Pharmacy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets -5.16% N/A N/A
Dougherty’s Pharmacy -6.05% -79.29% -10.64%

Summary beats Dougherty’s Pharmacy on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About, Inc. operates an online mail order pharmacy. The company markets a range of generic, brand name, and pet prescription medicines, as well as over-the-counter (OTC) medications and products. It sells its products in 50 states and the District of Columbia in the United States to focus on the out-of-pocket prescription drug market. The company sells prescription medications and OTC products to individual consumers over the Internet., Inc. is headquartered in Florence, Kentucky.

About Dougherty’s Pharmacy

Dougherty's Pharmacy, Inc., an investment firm, focuses on acquiring, managing, and growing community based pharmacies in the Southwest Region of the United States. Its flagship store is Dougherty's Pharmacy, a turn-key multi-service pharmacy located in Dallas, Texas. The company was formerly known as Ascendant Solutions, Inc. and changed its name to Dougherty's Pharmacy, Inc. in May 2017. Dougherty's Pharmacy, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

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