Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. (NYSE:FMS) and Hooper Holmes (OTCMKTS:HPHW) are both medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and valuation.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
2.5% of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. shares are held by institutional investors. 52.4% of Hooper Holmes shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. and Hooper Holmes’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co.||11.71%||10.87%||5.07%|
Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. pays an annual dividend of $0.43 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Hooper Holmes does not pay a dividend. Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. pays out 19.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. and Hooper Holmes, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co.||0||4||6||0||2.60|
Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. presently has a consensus target price of $64.00, indicating a potential upside of 88.29%. Given Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co.’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. is more favorable than Hooper Holmes.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. and Hooper Holmes’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co.||$20.09 billion||1.04||$1.45 billion||$2.21||15.38|
Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. has higher revenue and earnings than Hooper Holmes.
Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. beats Hooper Holmes on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co.
Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA provides products and services for patients with chronic kidney failure. The company’s products include dialysis machines, dialyzers and related disposables. It also offers renal information technology solutions and provides services such as renal replacement therapy and therapeutic apheresis. Fresenius Medical Care was founded on August 5, 1996 and is headquartered in Bad Homburg, Germany.
About Hooper Holmes
Hooper Holmes, Inc. provides health and wellness services in the United States. The company offers on-site screenings and flu shots, laboratory testing, risk assessment, and sample collection services to individuals as part of health and wellness programs offered through organizations sponsoring such programs, including corporate and government employers, health plans, hospital systems, health care management companies, wellness companies, brokers and consultants, disease management organizations, reward administrators, third party administrators, clinical research organizations, and academic institutions. Its screening services include scheduling of individual and group screenings, and organizing health and wellness events; screening event management; provision and fulfillment of supplies at screening events; ScreeningPro tablet technology that streamlines the screening experience for participants eliminating the need to fill out paper forms; performing biometric health screenings; administration of flu shots, cotinine, and other specialized testing; coordination of lab testing of blood specimens and other fluids; onsite participant health and wellbeing coaching; onsite health consultation services; data processing and transmission; analytics to identify critical values of lab tests and notification services; the delivery of other onsite or in-home services; and support of data collection for academic and clinical research organizations. The company's health and wellness services include access to wellness portal; wellness assessments; incentive management; year-round education, activities, and individual and team challenges; health coaching for lifestyle, health risk improvement, and chronic condition management; data analytics and reporting; communication and engagement; and wellness program advisory services. It also offers assembly services for medical kits for sale to third parties. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Olathe, Kansas.
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