Sartorius (OTCMKTS:SARTF) and SmileDirectClub (NASDAQ:SDC) are both mid-cap medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Sartorius and SmileDirectClub’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Sartorius||$1.85 billion||3.04||$166.93 million||$3.02||54.34|
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Sartorius and SmileDirectClub, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
SmileDirectClub has a consensus target price of $21.00, suggesting a potential upside of 158.94%. Given SmileDirectClub’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe SmileDirectClub is more favorable than Sartorius.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
22.1% of SmileDirectClub shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Sartorius and SmileDirectClub’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
There is no company description available for Sartorius AG.
SmileDirectClub, Inc. operates a teledentistry platform that provides member's with a customized clear aligner therapy treatment in the United States and internationally. The company manages the end-to-end process, which include marketing, aligner manufacturing, fulfillment, treatment by a doctor, and monitoring through completion of their treatment proprietary with a network of approximately 240 state licensed orthodontists and general dentists through its teledentistry platform, SmileCheck. It offers aligners, impression kits, whitening gels, and retainers. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.
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