SOC Telemed (NASDAQ: TLMD) is one of 27 public companies in the “Miscellaneous health & allied services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare SOC Telemed to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, dividends and earnings.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
74.6% of SOC Telemed shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.2% of shares of all “Miscellaneous health & allied services, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 6.9% of SOC Telemed shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 26.4% of shares of all “Miscellaneous health & allied services, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares SOC Telemed and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|SOC Telemed||$57.99 million||-$49.85 million||-1.71|
|SOC Telemed Competitors||$1.94 billion||$96.17 million||42.17|
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.
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%|
This is a summary of recent recommendations 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 target price of $10.50, suggesting a potential upside of 73.27%. As a group, “Miscellaneous health & allied services, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 8.54%. Given SOC Telemed’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe SOC Telemed is more favorable than its competitors.
Volatility and Risk
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.
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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