Critical Comparison: Oscar Health (OSCR) versus Its Rivals

Oscar Health (NYSE:OSCRGet 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 Oscar Health to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, risk and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Oscar Health and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Oscar Health $1.84 billion -$572.61 million -2.57
Oscar Health Competitors $71.33 billion $2.57 billion 6.02

Oscar Health’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Oscar Health. Oscar Health 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.

Profitability

This table compares Oscar Health and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Oscar Health -31.11% -35.39% -16.59%
Oscar Health Competitors -5.34% -3.70% -4.00%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Oscar Health and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Oscar Health 1 2 2 0 2.20
Oscar Health Competitors 108 1135 2309 51 2.64

Oscar Health presently has a consensus price target of $11.70, suggesting a potential upside of 37.97%. As a group, “Hospital & medical service plans” companies have a potential upside of 4.10%. Given Oscar Health’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Oscar Health is more favorable than its rivals.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

91.2% of Oscar Health shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.0% of shares of all “Hospital & medical service plans” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.5% of shares of all “Hospital & medical service plans” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Oscar Health rivals beat Oscar Health on 10 of the 12 factors compared.

About Oscar Health (Get Rating)

Oscar Health, Inc. provides health insurance products and services in the United States. The company offers Individual & Family, Small Group, and Medicare Advantage plans, as well as +Oscar, a technology driven platform designed to help providers and payor clients to engage with members and patients. It also provides reinsurance products. The company was formerly known as Mulberry Health Inc. and changed its name to Oscar Health, Inc. in January 2021. Oscar Health, Inc. was incorporated in 2012 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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