Semler Scientific (OTCMKTS:SMLR) and GETINGE AB/ADR (OTCMKTS:GNGBY) are both medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and dividends.
Volatility and Risk
Semler Scientific has a beta of 0.38, suggesting that its stock price is 62% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GETINGE AB/ADR has a beta of 1.82, suggesting that its stock price is 82% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Semler Scientific and GETINGE AB/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
GETINGE AB/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.07 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Semler Scientific does not pay a dividend.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Semler Scientific and GETINGE AB/ADR’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Semler Scientific||$21.49 million||12.15||$5.01 million||$0.66||60.61|
|GETINGE AB/ADR||$2.67 billion||1.37||-$111.30 million||N/A||N/A|
Semler Scientific has higher earnings, but lower revenue than GETINGE AB/ADR.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Semler Scientific and GETINGE AB/ADR, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Semler Scientific presently has a consensus target price of $40.00, indicating a potential upside of 0.00%. Given Semler Scientific’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Semler Scientific is more favorable than GETINGE AB/ADR.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
11.4% of Semler Scientific shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of GETINGE AB/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. 14.1% of Semler Scientific shares are held by company insiders. 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.
Semler Scientific beats GETINGE AB/ADR on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Semler Scientific
Semler Scientific, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets proprietary products that assist healthcare providers to evaluate and treat patients with chronic diseases in the United States. Its products include QuantaFlo, a four-minute in-office blood flow test that enables healthcare providers to use blood flow measurements as part of their examinations of a patient's vascular condition. The company's products serve cardiologists, internists, nephrologists, endocrinologists, podiatrists, and family practitioners, as well as healthcare insurance plans, integrated delivery networks, independent physician groups, and companies contracting with the healthcare industry, such as risk assessment groups. It offers its products through salespersons and distributors. Semler Scientific, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
About GETINGE AB/ADR
Getinge AB provides products and solutions for operating rooms, intensive-care units, sterilization departments, and life science companies and institutions. The company operates through Acute Care Therapies, Surgical Workflows, and Life Science segments. It offers practice-oriented monitoring systems and disposables; anesthesia, beating heart surgery, and ceiling devices; washer-disinfectors, consumables, and IT-solutions; connected solutions; consumables products; drain products; endoscope reprocessing; endoscopic vessel harvesting systems; extracorporeal life support or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation products; inspection and packaging services; intra-aortic balloon counter pulsation therapies; critical care ventilators; modular room systems; operating lights; operating tables and accessories; operating room (OR) furniture; OR integration systems; patient flow management solutions; patient transport solutions; sealing equipment; sterile supply management and traceability solutions; sterilizers; surgical assist systems; surgical perfusion components; loading and distribution trolleys; trays and baskets; and after sales consulting services. The company also provides automated bedding handling equipment, closure processing systems, washers, and isolation and sterile transfer products; professional financial advisory services to hospitals and medical facilities; and education and training services. It offers its products through a network of proprietary sales companies, as well as through agents and distributors in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Pacific. The company has a strategic partnership with Verb Surgical Inc. to develop digital surgery solutions. Getinge AB was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden.
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