Head to Head Review: Sharecare (SHCR) and Its Peers

Sharecare (NASDAQ:SHCRGet Rating) is one of 33 public companies in the “Health services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Sharecare to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Sharecare and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

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, indicating a potential upside of 86.83%. As a group, “Health services” companies have a potential upside of 118.20%. Given Sharecare’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Sharecare has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Risk & Volatility

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

Insider and Institutional 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 endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Sharecare and its peers 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 peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Sharecare. Sharecare is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Sharecare and its peers’ 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%

Summary

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

About Sharecare

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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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