Mindray Medical International (NYSE: MR) and Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) are both healthcare companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends and earnings.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
75.7% of Danaher Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. 12.2% of Danaher Corporation shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Mindray Medical International and Danaher Corporation’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Mindray Medical International||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Danaher Corporation||$17.43 billion||3.40||$4.16 billion||$3.14||27.15|
Danaher Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Mindray Medical International.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Mindray Medical International and Danaher Corporation, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Mindray Medical International||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Danaher Corporation has a consensus target price of $92.13, indicating a potential upside of 8.05%. Given Danaher Corporation’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Danaher Corporation is more favorable than Mindray Medical International.
Danaher Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Mindray Medical International does not pay a dividend. Danaher Corporation pays out 17.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Mindray Medical International has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years.
This table compares Mindray Medical International and Danaher Corporation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Mindray Medical International||15.93%||12.70%||8.37%|
Danaher Corporation beats Mindray Medical International on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Mindray Medical International Company Profile
Mindray Medical International Limited is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices across the world. The Company operates in three segments: patient monitoring and life support products, in-vitro diagnostic products and medical imaging systems. Its patient monitoring devices track the physiological parameters of patients, such as heart rate, blood pressure, respiration and temperature. It offers patient monitoring devices that are suitable for adult, pediatric and neonatal patients and are used principally in hospital intensive care units, operating rooms and emergency rooms. Its life support products provide operation room or intensive care unit solutions for the end users in the operating room. Its in-vitro diagnostic products provide data and analysis on blood, urine and other bodily fluid samples for clinical diagnosis and treatment. Its medical imaging systems segment includes ultrasound systems, digital radiography systems and a magnetic resonance imaging system.
Danaher Corporation Company Profile
Danaher Corporation (Danaher) designs, manufactures and markets professional, medical, industrial and commercial products and services. The Company operates through four segments: Life Sciences, which offers a range of research tools that scientists use to study the basic building blocks of life, including genes, proteins, metabolites and cells, in order to understand the causes of disease, identify new therapies and test new drugs and vaccines; Diagnostics; which offers analytical instruments, reagents, consumables, software and services; Dental, which provides products that are used to diagnose, treat and prevent disease and ailments of the teeth, gums and supporting bone, and Environmental & Applied Solutions, which consists of various lines of business, including water quality and product identification. As of December 31, 2016, Danaher’s research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative facilities were located in over 60 countries.
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