SOC Telemed (NASDAQ: TLMD) is one of 27 public companies in the “Miscellaneous health & allied services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare SOC Telemed to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.
This table compares SOC Telemed and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|SOC Telemed Competitors||-39.15%||16.05%||-9.95%|
74.6% of SOC Telemed shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.2% of shares of all “Miscellaneous health & allied services, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 6.9% of SOC Telemed shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 26.4% of shares of all “Miscellaneous health & allied services, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Risk & Volatility
SOC Telemed has a beta of 0.04, meaning that its stock price is 96% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SOC Telemed’s competitors have a beta of 7.07, meaning that their average stock price is 607% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for SOC Telemed and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|SOC Telemed Competitors||92||389||536||15||2.46|
SOC Telemed currently has a consensus price target of $10.50, indicating a potential upside of 74.42%. As a group, “Miscellaneous health & allied services, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 9.16%. Given SOC Telemed’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe SOC Telemed is more favorable than its competitors.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares SOC Telemed and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|SOC Telemed||$57.99 million||-$49.85 million||-1.70|
|SOC Telemed Competitors||$1.94 billion||$96.17 million||42.04|
SOC Telemed’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than SOC Telemed. SOC Telemed is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
SOC Telemed competitors beat SOC Telemed on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
SOC Telemed Company Profile
SOC Telemed, Inc. provides acute care telemedicine services and technology to hospitals, health systems, physician groups, and government organizations in the United States. The company's technology platform, Telemed IQ, provides telemedicine programs. Its telemedicine solutions include teleNeurology, telePulmonology, telePsychiatry, and teleICU. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Reston, Virginia.
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