Financial Review: Envision Healthcare Corp (AMSG) vs. The Competition

Envision Healthcare Corp (NASDAQ: AMSG) is one of 15 public companies in the “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Envision Healthcare Corp to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

98.7% of Envision Healthcare Corp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.6% of shares of all “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of Envision Healthcare Corp shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.4% of shares of all “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Envision Healthcare Corp and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Envision Healthcare Corp 5.34% 3.18% 2.43%
Envision Healthcare Corp Competitors 4.56% 4.29% 4.73%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Envision Healthcare Corp and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Envision Healthcare Corp N/A N/A -147.28
Envision Healthcare Corp Competitors $1.06 billion -$22.56 million 449.28

Envision Healthcare Corp’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Envision Healthcare Corp. Envision Healthcare Corp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Envision Healthcare Corp and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Envision Healthcare Corp 0 0 1 0 3.00
Envision Healthcare Corp Competitors 57 321 502 9 2.52

Envision Healthcare Corp presently has a consensus price target of $101.00, indicating a potential upside of 49.08%. As a group, “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies have a potential upside of 9.75%. Given Envision Healthcare Corp’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Envision Healthcare Corp is more favorable than its rivals.

Envision Healthcare Corp Company Profile

Envision Healthcare Corporation is a provider of healthcare services. The Company offers a range clinical solutions, including physician-led services, medical transportation, ambulatory services and post-acute services. The Company operates through three segments: physician services, medical transportation and ambulatory services. The physician services segment includes the Company’s hospital-based and non-hospital-based physician services business. The medical transportation segment includes the Company’s community-based medical transportation services, including emergency 911, non-emergency, managed transportation, air ambulance and disaster response services. The ambulatory services segment includes the Company’s ambulatory surgery business, which acquires, develops, owns and operates ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and surgical hospitals in partnership with physicians and health systems.

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