CompuMed (CMPD) and Its Rivals Critical Comparison

CompuMed (OTCMKTS:CMPDGet Rating) is one of 144 public companies in the “Data processing & preparation” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare CompuMed to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, dividends and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

51.5% of shares of all “Data processing & preparation” companies are held by institutional investors. 22.0% of CompuMed shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 19.1% of shares of all “Data processing & preparation” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares CompuMed and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CompuMed 13.60% 27.66% 17.49%
CompuMed Competitors -37.86% -1,406.66% -6.39%

Volatility and Risk

CompuMed has a beta of 1.44, meaning that its stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CompuMed’s competitors have a beta of 1.38, meaning that their average stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares CompuMed and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
CompuMed $6.32 million $1.07 million 255.88
CompuMed Competitors $868.32 million -$1.99 million -29.08

CompuMed’s competitors have higher revenue, but lower earnings than CompuMed. CompuMed is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for CompuMed and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CompuMed 0 0 0 0 N/A
CompuMed Competitors 789 3382 5075 107 2.48

As a group, “Data processing & preparation” companies have a potential upside of 68.61%. Given CompuMed’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe CompuMed has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Summary

CompuMed beats its competitors on 7 of the 10 factors compared.

About CompuMed (Get Rating)

CompuMed, Inc., an enterprise telemedicine solutions company, provides clinical care services for patients and medical facilities. It offers telecardiology and teleradiology services that provide real-time access to U.S. Board-Certified specialists through cloud-based technology and integrated medical devices to medical facilities worldwide. The company provides enterprise telemedicine solutions, such as network of specialists, cloud-based telemedicine technology, telemedicine-enabled medical devices, 24/7 call center customer support, professional, and training services; a suite of telecardiology services and diagnostic exam interpretations for pediatric and adult patients, including electrocardiogram (ECG) devices, echocardiogram, ECG, vascular, holter, nuclear, and video consults; and reading, transcription, reporting, storage, and video consultations in the areas of Vscan, X-ray, ultrasound, mammography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and radiologist video consults. It also offers OsteoGram software that works in combination with standard or digital X-ray equipment to support osteoporosis screening, diagnosis, and therapy monitoring. In addition, the company provides mobile ECG and ultrasound solutions that provide patients with immediate access to its board-certified specialists; and Vscan, a handheld, pocket-sized visualization tool that houses ultrasound technology, which strengthens the clinical confidence of physicians and aids in speedy diagnosis. It serves organ procurement organizations, rural healthcare, and correctional healthcare industries. CompuMed, Inc. was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

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