Streamline Health Solutions (NASDAQ: STRM) and Altaba (NASDAQ:AABA) are both medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, earnings, valuation and risk.
Volatility and Risk
Streamline Health Solutions has a beta of 0.03, indicating that its stock price is 97% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Altaba has a beta of 1.96, indicating that its stock price is 96% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Streamline Health Solutions and Altaba, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Streamline Health Solutions||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Altaba has a consensus price target of $88.86, suggesting a potential upside of 15.14%. Given Altaba’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Altaba is more favorable than Streamline Health Solutions.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
37.9% of Streamline Health Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.4% of Altaba shares are held by institutional investors. 26.1% of Streamline Health Solutions shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 24.0% of Altaba shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Streamline Health Solutions and Altaba’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Streamline Health Solutions||$24.34 million||1.17||-$3.09 million||($0.16)||-8.94|
|Altaba||$5.17 billion||13.04||-$214.32 million||N/A||N/A|
Streamline Health Solutions has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Altaba.
This table compares Streamline Health Solutions and Altaba’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Streamline Health Solutions||-12.73%||-32.12%||-8.43%|
Altaba beats Streamline Health Solutions on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Streamline Health Solutions
Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. provides health information technology solutions and services for hospitals and health systems in the United States and Canada. It offers computer software-based solutions through its Looking Glass platform, which captures, aggregates, and translates structured and unstructured data to deliver predictive insights to its clients. The company also provides patient care solutions that enable healthcare providers to enhance their patient care through individual workflows comprising clinical analytics, operating room management, physician portal, and care coordination; and health information management, coding, and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) solutions, which include Web-based software solutions, such as content management, release of information, computer-assisted coding, CDI, abstracting, and physician query. In addition, the company provides financial management solutions, including accounts receivable management, denials management, claims processing, spend management, and audit management; and custom integration, training, electronic image conversion, audit, and database monitoring services. It sells its solutions and services through direct sales force and reseller partnerships. Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Altaba Inc. operates as a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company in the United States. Its assets consist primarily of equity investments, short-term debt investments, and cash. The company was formerly known as Yahoo! Inc. and changed its name to Altaba Inc. in June 2017. Altaba Inc. was founded in 1994 and is based in New York, New York.
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