eWELLNESS HEALTHCARE (OTCMKTS:EWLL) and Premier (NASDAQ:PINC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, earnings and valuation.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
46.6% of Premier shares are held by institutional investors. 18.3% of Premier shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for eWELLNESS HEALTHCARE and Premier, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Premier has a consensus price target of $45.00, suggesting a potential upside of 29.42%. Given Premier’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Premier is more favorable than eWELLNESS HEALTHCARE.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares eWELLNESS HEALTHCARE and Premier’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Premier||$1.66 billion||2.71||$33.30 million||$0.70||49.67|
Premier has higher revenue and earnings than eWELLNESS HEALTHCARE.
This table compares eWELLNESS HEALTHCARE and Premier’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Premier beats eWELLNESS HEALTHCARE on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
eWELLNESS HEALTHCARE Company Profile
eWellness Healthcare Corporation develops a telemedicine platform for providing Distance Monitored Physical Therapy programs to pre-diabetic, cardiac, and health challenged patients through contracted physician practices and healthcare systems in the United States. The company is headquartered in Culver City, California.
Premier Company Profile
Premier, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a healthcare improvement company in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Supply Chain Services and Performance Services. The Supply Chain Services segment offers its members with access to a range of products and services, including medical and surgical products, pharmaceuticals, laboratory supplies, capital equipment, information technology, facilities and construction, and food and nutritional products, as well as purchased services, such as clinical engineering and document shredding services and software-as-a-service informatics products. This segment also engages in the Integrated Pharmacy business, which provides traditional pharmacy dispensing and integrated pharmacy services; direct sourcing business; and provision of ASCEND Collaborative service for members to receive group purchasing programs, tiers, and prices, as well as managed services. The Performance Services segment offers PremierConnect for members to address existing cost and quality imperatives, help them manage a value-based care reimbursement model and support their regulatory reporting framework; performance improvement collaborative; and consulting and insurance services. This segment's various PremierConnect domains comprise PremierConnect Quality & Regulatory domain for identifying and targeting quality improvement areas; PremierConnect Clinical Surveillance & Safety domain to enhance patient safety; PremierConnect Supply Chain & ERP domain to deals with supply chain; PremierConnect Operations domain, which optimizes labor management with integrated financial reporting and budgeting; and PremierConnect Enterprise Analytics, which integrates members' custom data into a hosted and integrated data warehouse and analytics platform. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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