NantHealth (NASDAQ: NH) and Omnicell (NASDAQ:OMCL) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings and profitability.
Risk & Volatility
NantHealth has a beta of 0.64, meaning that its stock price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Omnicell has a beta of 0.75, meaning that its stock price is 25% less volatile than the S&P 500.
6.3% of NantHealth shares are held by institutional investors. 58.0% of NantHealth shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.8% of Omnicell shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares NantHealth and Omnicell’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares NantHealth and Omnicell’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|NantHealth||$86.68 million||3.80||-$175.21 million||($1.49)||-2.03|
|Omnicell||$716.16 million||2.33||$20.60 million||$0.51||84.22|
Omnicell has higher revenue and earnings than NantHealth. NantHealth is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Omnicell, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for NantHealth and Omnicell, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
NantHealth presently has a consensus price target of $8.10, suggesting a potential upside of 167.33%. Omnicell has a consensus price target of $56.14, suggesting a potential upside of 30.72%. Given NantHealth’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe NantHealth is more favorable than Omnicell.
Omnicell beats NantHealth on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
NantHealth Company Profile
NantHealth, Inc. is a healthcare cloud-based information technology (IT) company. The Company is engaged in converging science and technology through a single integrated clinical platform, to provide actionable health information at the point of care. The Company offers the Genomic Proteomic Spectrometry (GPS) Cancer test, a molecular test and decision support solution that measures the proteins present in the patient’s tumor tissue, combined with whole genomic and transcriptomic sequencing of tumor and normal samples. The Company also offers Nant Operating System (NantOS) and NantOS applications to healthcare providers and payors, self-insured employers and biopharmaceutical companies. It offers CLINICS, an integrated solution that includes GPS Cancer, NantOS and the NantOS applications. The CLINICS solution includes System Infrastructure, Knowledge Platform, Provider Platform and Payor Platform.
Omnicell Company Profile
Omnicell, Inc. provides automation and business analytics software solutions for patient-centric medication and supply management across the entire healthcare continuum, from the acute care hospital setting to post-acute skilled nursing and long-term care facilities to the home. It operates through two segments: Automation and Analytics, and Medication Adherence. The Automation and Analytics segment is engaged in the design, manufacturing, selling and servicing of medication and supply dispensing systems, pharmacy inventory management systems and related software. The Medication Adherence segment includes the development, manufacturing and selling of consumable medication blister cards, packaging equipment, medication synchronization platform, and ancillary products and services. Its products are used to manage medication administration outside of the hospital setting and include medication adherence products sold under the brand name MTS, Surgichem, SureMed and the Omnicell brand.
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