Comparing Sharecare (SHCR) and Its Peers

Sharecare (NASDAQ:SHCRGet Rating) is one of 33 publicly-traded companies in the “Health services” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Sharecare to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

25.4% of Sharecare shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.6% of shares of all “Health services” companies are held by institutional investors. 30.4% of Sharecare shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 21.6% of shares of all “Health services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

Sharecare has a beta of -0.26, suggesting that its share price is 126% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sharecare’s rivals have a beta of 1.48, suggesting that their average share price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Sharecare $412.82 million -$85.00 million -6.68
Sharecare Competitors $1.36 billion -$98.47 million 29.60

Sharecare’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Sharecare. Sharecare 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 Sharecare and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sharecare -19.41% -18.36% -14.00%
Sharecare Competitors -325.87% -481.74% -38.64%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Sharecare and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sharecare 0 2 3 0 2.60
Sharecare Competitors 7 129 274 0 2.65

Sharecare currently has a consensus price target of $3.12, suggesting a potential upside of 86.83%. As a group, “Health services” companies have a potential upside of 118.20%. Given Sharecare’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Sharecare has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Summary

Sharecare rivals beat Sharecare on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

Sharecare Company Profile

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Sharecare, Inc. operates as a digital healthcare platform company. Its Sharecare platform connects people, patients, providers, employers, health plans, government organizations, and communities that optimize individual and population-wide well-being. The company offers enterprise solutions based on a software-as-a-service model that allows enterprise clients to message, motivate, and manage their populations, as well as measure their population progress; a suite of data and information-driven solutions; and life sciences solutions, which provides members with personalized information, programs, and resources to enhance their health and well-being. It also operates RealAge, a platform for health assessment to assess behaviors and existing conditions of its members and provide metric for their physical health. In addition, the company provides secure, automated release of information, audit, and business consulting services to streamline the medical records process for medical facilities. It sells its solutions through direct sales organization and partner relationships. Sharecare, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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