Contrasting Aspyra (OTCMKTS:APYI) and Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ:MDRX)

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ:MDRXGet Rating) and Aspyra (OTCMKTS:APYIGet Rating) are both medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Allscripts Healthcare Solutions and Aspyra’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions 7.25% 10.74% 6.68%
Aspyra N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Allscripts Healthcare Solutions and Aspyra, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions 1 1 4 0 2.50
Aspyra 0 0 0 0 N/A

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions currently has a consensus target price of $22.00, indicating a potential upside of 18.28%. Given Allscripts Healthcare Solutions’ higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Allscripts Healthcare Solutions is more favorable than Aspyra.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

99.8% of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 23.9% of Aspyra shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Allscripts Healthcare Solutions and Aspyra’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions $1.50 billion 1.35 $134.44 million $0.43 43.26
Aspyra N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions has higher revenue and earnings than Aspyra.

Volatility and Risk

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions has a beta of 0.95, indicating that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Aspyra has a beta of 0.48, indicating that its share price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions beats Aspyra on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

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Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides information technology solutions and services to healthcare organizations in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It offers electronic health records (EHR), information connectivity, private cloud hosting, outsourcing, analytics, patient access, and population health management solutions. The company operates through two segments, Hospitals and Large Physician Practices, and Veradigm. The Hospitals and Large Physician Practices segment provides integrated clinical and financial management solutions, which primarily include EHR-related software; and related installation, support and maintenance, outsourcing, private cloud hosting, and revenue cycle management services. The Veradigm segment offers payer and life sciences solutions, which are primarily targeted at payers, life sciences companies, and other healthcare stakeholders; and software applications for patient engagement and EHR software to single-specialty, and small and mid-sized physician practices, including related clinical, financial, administrative, and operational solutions. Its solutions enable clients to transition, analyze, and coordinate care, and enhance the healthcare delivery across the care community. The company serves physicians, hospitals, governments and militaries, health systems, health plans, life-sciences companies, retail clinics, surgery centers, retail pharmacies, pharmacy benefit managers, insurance companies, employer wellness clinics, consumers, lab companies, urgent care facilities, and venture capital firms, as well as post-acute organizations, such as home health and hospice agencies. Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

About Aspyra

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Aspyra Inc. provides health care products and services for the laboratory and imaging marketplaces. It offers engineered workflow solutions that include software, interfaces, hardware, and professional services to various markets comprising specialty labs, reference labs, clinics, hospitals, imaging centers, and orthopedic practices. The company was formerly known as Creative Computer Applications Inc. and changed its name to Aspyra Inc. in November 2005. Aspyra Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

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