Head-To-Head Review: eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH) & Tian Ruixiang (NASDAQ:TIRX)

eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTHGet Rating) and Tian Ruixiang (NASDAQ:TIRXGet Rating) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, risk and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares eHealth and Tian Ruixiang’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
eHealth -19.39% -7.99% -5.64%
Tian Ruixiang N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for eHealth and Tian Ruixiang, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
eHealth 0 7 0 0 2.00
Tian Ruixiang 0 0 0 0 N/A

eHealth presently has a consensus price target of $18.57, suggesting a potential upside of 130.70%. Given eHealth’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe eHealth is more favorable than Tian Ruixiang.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares eHealth and Tian Ruixiang’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
eHealth $538.20 million 0.40 -$104.38 million ($4.58) -1.76
Tian Ruixiang $2.79 million 3.30 -$1.95 million N/A N/A

Tian Ruixiang has lower revenue, but higher earnings than eHealth.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

91.8% of eHealth shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.9% of Tian Ruixiang shares are held by institutional investors. 5.0% of eHealth shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

eHealth has a beta of 0.09, suggesting that its stock price is 91% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tian Ruixiang has a beta of 3.02, suggesting that its stock price is 202% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Tian Ruixiang beats eHealth on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

eHealth Company Profile (Get Rating)

eHealth, Inc. operates a health insurance marketplace that provides consumer engagement, education, and health insurance enrollment solutions in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Medicare; and Individual, Family and Small Business. Its ecommerce platforms organize and present health insurance information in various formats that enable individuals, families, and small businesses to research, analyze, compare, and purchase a range of health insurance plans. The company operates a marketplace that offers consumers a choice of insurance products, such as Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, Medicare Part D prescription drug, individual and family, small business, and other ancillary health insurance products from health insurance carriers. It markets health insurance plans through its websites, including eHealth.com, eHealthInsurance.com, eHealthMedicare.com, Medicare.com, PlanPrescriber.com, and GoMedigap.com, as well as through a network of marketing partners. The company also licenses its health insurance ecommerce technology that enables health insurance carriers to market and distribute health insurance plans online; and provides online sponsorship and advertising, and lead referral services. eHealth, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Tian Ruixiang Company Profile (Get Rating)

Tian Ruixiang Holdings Ltd, together its subsidiaries, operates as an insurance broker in China and the United States. The company distributes a range of insurance products, including property and casualty insurance, such as automobile insurance, commercial property insurance, liability insurance, and accidental insurance; and life insurance comprising individual and group life insurances. It serves individual or institutional customers. Tian Ruixiang Holdings Ltd was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

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