Quorum Health (NYSE: QHC) is one of 15 public companies in the “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Quorum Health to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, risk, earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Quorum Health and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Quorum Health||$2.42 billion||-$347.68 million||-0.70|
|Quorum Health Competitors||$1.06 billion||-$22.56 million||757.57|
Volatility and Risk
Quorum Health has a beta of 7.53, suggesting that its stock price is 653% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Quorum Health’s competitors have a beta of 1.47, suggesting that their average stock price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Quorum Health and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Quorum Health Competitors||58||326||511||9||2.52|
Quorum Health currently has a consensus target price of $3.88, suggesting a potential downside of 11.53%. As a group, “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies have a potential upside of 20.81%. Given Quorum Health’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Quorum Health has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
This table compares Quorum Health and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Quorum Health Competitors||3.52%||3.52%||4.31%|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
81.7% of Quorum Health shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.6% of shares of all “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 4.7% of Quorum Health shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.8% of shares of all “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Quorum Health competitors beat Quorum Health on 9 of the 12 factors compared.
About Quorum Health
Quorum Health Corporation is an operator and manager of general acute care hospitals and outpatient services in the United States. The Company operates in two segments: Hospital operations, which includes its general acute care hospitals and related healthcare entities that provide inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, and hospital management advisory and consulting services, which includes Quorum Health Resources, LLC (QHR). It operates QHR, which is a hospital management advisory and consulting services that provides services to non-affiliated general acute care hospitals. Its hospitals and its affiliated businesses offer services, such as general acute care, emergency room, general and specialty surgery and rehabilitation services.
Receive News & Ratings for Quorum Health Corp Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Quorum Health Corp and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.