Premier (NASDAQ:PINC) and PHI Group (OTCMKTS:PHIL) are both medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.
This is a breakdown of current ratings for Premier and PHI Group, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Premier and PHI Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Premier||$1.66 billion||3.08||$33.30 million||$0.70||54.74|
|PHI Group||$1.67 million||0.30||-$2.02 million||N/A||N/A|
Premier has higher revenue and earnings than PHI Group.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
41.6% of Premier shares are held by institutional investors. 18.3% of Premier shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 32.0% of PHI Group shares are held by company 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 Premier and PHI Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Risk and Volatility
Premier has a beta of 0.5, indicating that its share price is 50% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PHI Group has a beta of 6.07, indicating that its share price is 507% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Premier beats PHI Group on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Premier Company Profile
Premier, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a healthcare improvement company in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Supply Chain Services and Performance Services. The Supply Chain Services segment offers its members with access to a range of products and services, including medical and surgical products, pharmaceuticals, laboratory supplies, capital equipment, information technology, facilities and construction, and food and nutritional products, as well as purchased services, such as clinical engineering and document shredding services and software-as-a-service informatics products. This segment also engages in the Integrated Pharmacy business, which provides traditional pharmacy dispensing and integrated pharmacy services; direct sourcing business; and provision of ASCEND Collaborative service for members to receive group purchasing programs, tiers, and prices, as well as managed services. The Performance Services segment offers PremierConnect for members to address existing cost and quality imperatives, help them manage a value-based care reimbursement model and support their regulatory reporting framework; performance improvement collaborative; and consulting and insurance services. This segment's various PremierConnect domains comprise PremierConnect Quality & Regulatory domain for identifying and targeting quality improvement areas; PremierConnect Clinical Surveillance & Safety domain to enhance patient safety; PremierConnect Supply Chain & ERP domain to deals with supply chain; PremierConnect Operations domain, which optimizes labor management with integrated financial reporting and budgeting; and PremierConnect Enterprise Analytics, which integrates members' custom data into a hosted and integrated data warehouse and analytics platform. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
PHI Group Company Profile
PHI Group Inc., through its subsidiary, PHI Capital Holdings, Inc., provides merger and acquisition advisory, consulting, project financing, and capital market services to clients in North America and Asia. The company was formerly known as Providential Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to PHI Group, Inc. in April 2009. PHI Group Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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