Contrasting GoHealth (GOCO) & Its Peers

GoHealth (NASDAQ: GOCO) is one of 30 publicly-traded companies in the “Insurance agents, brokers, & service” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare GoHealth to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for GoHealth and its rivals, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GoHealth 0 1 11 0 2.92
GoHealth Competitors 223 939 1075 42 2.41

GoHealth presently has a consensus target price of $20.40, suggesting a potential upside of 77.86%. As a group, “Insurance agents, brokers, & service” companies have a potential upside of 6.13%. Given GoHealth’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe GoHealth is more favorable than its rivals.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

28.8% of GoHealth shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.7% of shares of all “Insurance agents, brokers, & service” companies are held by institutional investors. 33.3% of GoHealth shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 24.9% of shares of all “Insurance agents, brokers, & service” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares GoHealth and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
GoHealth $877.35 million -$44.27 million 4.57
GoHealth Competitors $9.67 billion $720.24 million 35.31

GoHealth’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than GoHealth. GoHealth 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.


This table compares GoHealth and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GoHealth -2.70% 13.15% 8.74%
GoHealth Competitors 7.19% 19.01% 6.78%


GoHealth rivals beat GoHealth on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

GoHealth Company Profile

GoHealth, Inc. operates as a health insurance marketplace and Medicare focused digital health company in the United States. It operates through four segments: MedicareÂInternal; MedicareÂExternal; Individual and Family Plans (IFP) and OtherÂInternal; and Individual and Family Plans and OtherÂExternal. The company operates a technology platform that leverages machine-learning algorithms of insurance behavioral data to optimize the process for helping individuals find the health insurance plan for their specific needs. Its products include Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, Medicare prescription drug plans, and Medicare Special Needs Plans; and IFP, dental plans, vision plans, and other ancillary plans to individuals. The company sells its products through carrier and online platform, as well as independent and external agencies. GoHealth, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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