Financial Analysis: Talkspace (OTCMKTS:TALK) & Privia Health Group (NASDAQ:PRVA)

Privia Health Group (NASDAQ:PRVAGet Rating) and Talkspace (OTCMKTS:TALKGet Rating) are both medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Privia Health Group and Talkspace’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Privia Health Group $966.22 million 2.61 -$188.23 million ($1.82) -12.82
Talkspace $113.67 million 1.86 -$62.74 million N/A N/A

Talkspace has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Privia Health Group.

Profitability

This table compares Privia Health Group and Talkspace’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Privia Health Group -19.48% -54.01% -33.26%
Talkspace N/A -42.71% -22.37%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

63.8% of Privia Health Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.5% of Talkspace shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Privia Health Group and Talkspace, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Privia Health Group 0 0 12 0 3.00
Talkspace 0 4 2 0 2.33

Privia Health Group currently has a consensus price target of $39.09, suggesting a potential upside of 67.56%. Talkspace has a consensus price target of $4.73, suggesting a potential upside of 245.50%. Given Talkspace’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Talkspace is more favorable than Privia Health Group.

Privia Health Group Company Profile (Get Rating)

Privia Health Group, Inc. operates as a national physician-enablement company in the United States. The company collaborates with medical groups, health plans, and health systems to optimize physician practices, enhance patient experiences, and reward doctors for delivering care in-person and virtual settings. It offers technology and population health tools to enhance independent providers' workflows; management services organization that enable providers to focus on their patients by reducing administrative work; single-TIN medical group that facilitates payer negotiation, clinical integration and alignment of financial incentives; accountable care organization, which engage patients, reduce inappropriate utilization, and enhance coordination and patient quality metrics to drive value-based care; and network for purchasers and payers that enable providers to connect with new patient populations and create custom contracts. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Privia Health Group, Inc. is a subsidiary of Brighton Health Group Holdings, LLC.

Talkspace Company Profile (Get Rating)

Talkspace, Inc. operates as a virtual behavior healthcare company. It delivers healthcare through encrypted web and mobile platform. The company offers treatment options for every need, including psychiatry or adolescent, individual, or couples therapy. The members can send text, video, and voice messages to their therapists and engage in live video sessions. Talkspace, Inc. is based in New York, New York.

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