AdaptHealth (NASDAQ:AHCO) and Cancer Treatment (OTCMKTS:CTHZ) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and earnings.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for AdaptHealth and Cancer Treatment, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
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This table compares AdaptHealth and Cancer Treatment’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Insider and Institutional Ownership
12.4% of AdaptHealth shares are held by institutional investors. 10.9% of AdaptHealth shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 56.1% of Cancer Treatment shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Volatility & Risk
AdaptHealth has a beta of -0.02, indicating that its stock price is 102% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cancer Treatment has a beta of -4.13, indicating that its stock price is 513% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares AdaptHealth and Cancer Treatment’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|AdaptHealth||$529.64 million||4.48||-$15.00 million||$0.30||93.80|
Cancer Treatment has lower revenue, but higher earnings than AdaptHealth.
AdaptHealth beats Cancer Treatment on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
AdaptHealth Company Profile
AdaptHealth, LLC distributes home medical equipment. The Company offers mobility products, respiratory therapy, non- invasive ventilation, nutrition supplies, ocean home health products, sleep therapy supplies, bed lifts, seat lift chairs, and bath aids. AdaptHealth, LLC was founded in 2012 and is based in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.
Cancer Treatment Company Profile
Cancer Treatment Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in providing IT-enabled services; the exploitation of an invention related to the on-site production of chlorine gas and related compounds; and providing radiation therapy, diagnostic imaging, and other medical related services. The company, through a 50% interest in a joint venture, offers IT-enabled services, including medical transcriptions, billing and collecting, bookkeeping, and claims processing services. The company enables users to manufacture chlorine on-site and when needed through its device. It has a 51% interest in a radiation therapy center located in Logan, West Virginia. In addition, through its wholly owned subsidiary, CTI Management Corp., the company's president provides management services. The company is based in Carson City, Nevada.
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