Head to Head Analysis: Apollo Medical (AMEH) vs. Its Competitors

Apollo Medical (NASDAQ: AMEH) is one of 29 publicly-traded companies in the “Management consulting services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Apollo Medical to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Apollo Medical and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Apollo Medical 0 0 1 0 3.00
Apollo Medical Competitors 154 478 661 38 2.44

Apollo Medical currently has a consensus target price of $25.00, suggesting a potential upside of 33.40%. As a group, “Management consulting services” companies have a potential upside of 17.69%. Given Apollo Medical’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Apollo Medical is more favorable than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares Apollo Medical and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Apollo Medical 2.08% 6.00% 2.06%
Apollo Medical Competitors -21.42% 15.38% -12.90%

Volatility and Risk

Apollo Medical has a beta of -1.13, meaning that its stock price is 213% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Apollo Medical’s peers have a beta of 1.03, meaning that their average stock price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

7.0% of Apollo Medical shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.7% of shares of all “Management consulting services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 20.5% of Apollo Medical shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 13.7% of shares of all “Management consulting services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Apollo Medical and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Apollo Medical $519.91 million N/A 64.62
Apollo Medical Competitors $1.76 billion $127.37 million 26.29

Apollo Medical’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Apollo Medical. Apollo Medical is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Apollo Medical beats its peers on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

Apollo Medical Company Profile

Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc., an integrated health care delivery and management company, provides medical care services. The company offers care coordination services to principal constituents of the healthcare delivery system, including patients, families, primary care physicians, specialists, acute care hospitals, alternative sites of inpatient care, physician groups, and health plans. Its physician network consists of primary care physicians, specialist physicians, and hospitalists. The company serves the patients, primarily covered by private or public insurance, such as Medicare, Medicaid, and health maintenance organizations; and non-insured patients in California. Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. is based in Alhambra, California.

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