Enovis (NYSE:ENOV – Get Rating) and Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN – Get Rating) are both medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Enovis and Smith & Nephew’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Enovis||$3.85 billion||0.93||$71.66 million||$1.32||50.20|
|Smith & Nephew||$5.21 billion||2.64||$524.00 million||N/A||N/A|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Enovis and Smith & Nephew, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Smith & Nephew||0||2||5||0||2.71|
Enovis presently has a consensus target price of $73.00, indicating a potential upside of 10.16%. Given Enovis’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Enovis is more favorable than Smith & Nephew.
This table compares Enovis and Smith & Nephew’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Smith & Nephew||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Volatility & Risk
Enovis has a beta of 2.2, suggesting that its stock price is 120% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Smith & Nephew has a beta of 0.62, suggesting that its stock price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
26.0% of Smith & Nephew shares are held by institutional investors. 8.2% of Enovis shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Smith & Nephew shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Enovis beats Smith & Nephew on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Enovis Company Profile (Get Rating)
Enovis Corporation operates as a medical technology company worldwide. It develops, manufactures, and distributes medical device products used by orthopedic specialists, surgeons, primary care physicians, pain management specialists, physical therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, athletic trainers, and other healthcare professionals to treat patients with musculoskeletal conditions resulting from degenerative diseases, deformities, traumatic events, and sports related injuries. It offers rigid and soft orthopedic bracings, hot and cold therapy products, bone growth stimulators, vascular therapy systems and compression garments, therapeutic shoes and inserts, electrical stimulators used for pain management, and physical therapy products; and a suite of reconstructive joint products for the hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, foot, ankle, and finger. Enovis Corporation sells its products through independent distributors, such as healthcare professionals, consumer retail stores, and pharmacies; and directly under the DJO brand. The company was formerly known as Colfax Corporation. Enovis Corporation is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware.
Smith & Nephew Company Profile (Get Rating)
Smith & Nephew plc, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells medical devices worldwide. The company offers knee implant products for knee replacement procedures; hip implants for the reconstruction of hip joints; and trauma and extremities products that include internal and external devices used in the stabilization of severe fractures and deformity correction procedures. It also provides sports medicine joint repair products for surgeons, including instruments, technologies, and implants necessary to perform minimally invasive surgery of the joints, such as the repair of soft tissue injuries and degenerative conditions of the knee, hip, and shoulder, as well as meniscal repair systems. In addition, the company offers arthroscopic enabling technologies comprising fluid management equipment for surgical access, high-definition cameras, digital image capture, scopes, light sources, and monitors to assist with visualization inside the joints, radio frequency, electromechanical and mechanical tissue resection devices, and hand instruments for removing damaged tissue; and ear, nose, and throat solutions. Further, it provides advanced wound care products for the treatment and prevention of acute and chronic wounds, which comprise leg, diabetic and pressure ulcers, burns, and post-operative wounds; advanced wound bioactives, including biologics and other bioactive technologies for debridement and dermal repair/regeneration, as well as regenerative medicine products including skin, bone graft, and articular cartilage substitutes; and advanced wound devices, such as traditional and single-use negative pressure wound therapy, and hydrosurgery systems. It primarily serves the healthcare providers. Smith & Nephew plc was founded in 1856 and is headquartered in Watford, the United Kingdom.
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