Alignment Healthcare (NASDAQ:ALHC – Get Rating) is one of 13 public companies in the “Hospital & medical service plans” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Alignment Healthcare to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk and earnings.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
80.6% of Alignment Healthcare shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.0% of shares of all “Hospital & medical service plans” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of shares of all “Hospital & medical service plans” companies are owned by 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.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Alignment Healthcare and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Alignment Healthcare Competitors||107||1133||2303||45||2.64|
Alignment Healthcare presently has a consensus target price of $20.89, indicating a potential upside of 90.59%. As a group, “Hospital & medical service plans” companies have a potential upside of 5.91%. Given Alignment Healthcare’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Alignment Healthcare is more favorable than its rivals.
This table compares Alignment Healthcare and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Alignment Healthcare Competitors||-5.34%||-3.70%||-4.00%|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Alignment Healthcare and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Alignment Healthcare||$1.17 billion||-$195.29 million||-9.53|
|Alignment Healthcare Competitors||$71.33 billion||$2.57 billion||4.62|
Alignment Healthcare’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Alignment Healthcare. Alignment Healthcare 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.
Alignment Healthcare rivals beat Alignment Healthcare on 9 of the 12 factors compared.
Alignment Healthcare Company Profile (Get Rating)
Alignment Healthcare, Inc., a tech-enabled Medicare advantage company, operates consumer-centric health care platform. It provides customized health care in the United States to seniors and those who need it through its Medicare advantage plans. The company owns Medicare advantage plans in the states of California, North Carolina, and Nevada. It also coordinates and provides covered health care services, including professional, institutional, and ancillary services to members enrolled in certain benefit plans of unaffiliated Medicare Advantage Health Maintenance Organizations. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Orange, California.
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