Critical Analysis: IRadimed (NASDAQ:IRMD) & Utah Medical Products (NASDAQ:UTMD)

Utah Medical Products (NASDAQ:UTMDGet Free Report) and IRadimed (NASDAQ:IRMDGet Free Report) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Utah Medical Products and IRadimed’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Utah Medical Products $52.28 million 6.21 $16.47 million $4.74 18.88
IRadimed $53.30 million 11.21 $12.83 million $1.16 40.86

Utah Medical Products has higher earnings, but lower revenue than IRadimed. Utah Medical Products is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than IRadimed, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

70.4% of Utah Medical Products shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.6% of IRadimed shares are held by institutional investors. 6.5% of Utah Medical Products shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 42.6% of IRadimed 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.

Volatility & Risk

Utah Medical Products has a beta of 0.23, indicating that its stock price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IRadimed has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Utah Medical Products and IRadimed’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Utah Medical Products 33.22% 14.93% 13.78%
IRadimed 24.53% 21.22% 18.24%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Utah Medical Products and IRadimed, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Utah Medical Products 0 0 0 0 N/A
IRadimed 0 0 1 0 3.00

IRadimed has a consensus price target of $54.00, suggesting a potential upside of 13.92%. Given IRadimed’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe IRadimed is more favorable than Utah Medical Products.


IRadimed beats Utah Medical Products on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Utah Medical Products

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Utah Medical Products, Inc. develops, manufactures, and distributes medical devices for the healthcare industry. The company offers fetal monitoring accessories, vacuum-assisted delivery systems, and other labor and delivery tools; DISPOSA-HOOD infant respiratory hoods; and DELTRAN PLUS blood pressure monitoring systems. It also provides GESCO, an umbilical vessel catheters, including DIALY-NATE disposable peritoneal dialysis sets; PALA-NATE silicone oral protection devices; URI-CATH urinary drainage systems; NUTRI-CATH\NUTRI-LOK feeding device; PICC-NATE, a percutaneous intraepithelial central venous catheter; MYELO-NATE lumbar sampling kits; HEMO-NATE disposable filters; and catheterization procedure tray of instruments and supplies. In addition, the company offers LETZ system to excise cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and other lower genital tract lesions; loop, ball, and needle electrodes; FILTRESSE evacuators; other specialty electrodes and supplies, and gynecologic tools; Femcare trocars, cannulae, laparoscopic instruments, and accessories; and EPITOME and OptiMicro electrosurgical devices. Further, it provides Filshie Clip female surgical contraception devices; PATHFINDER PLUS, an endoscopic irrigation devices; suprapubic catheterization; LIBERTY, an urinary incontinence treatment and control systems; ENDOCURETTE, a curette for uterine endometrial tissue sampling; TVUS/HSG-Cath to assess abnormal or dysfunctional uterine bleeding and other abnormalities of uterus; and LUMIN, a tool to manipulate the uterus in laparoscopic procedures. Additionally, the company offers DELTRAN, a disposable pressure transducer; and pressure monitoring accessories, components, and other molded parts. It serves neonatal intensive care units, labor and delivery departments, women's health centers in hospitals, outpatient clinics, and physician's offices. The company was incorporated in 1978 and is headquartered in Midvale, Utah.

About IRadimed

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IRADIMED CORPORATION develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) compatible medical devices, and related accessories and services in the United States and internationally. It offers MRidium MRI compatible intravenous (IV) infusion pump system with associated disposable IV tubing sets; and MRI compatible patient vital signs monitoring system. The company also provides non-magnetic IV poles, wireless remote displays/controls, side car pump modules, dose error reduction systems, and SpO2 monitoring with sensors and accessories. It serves hospitals, acute care facilities, and outpatient imaging centers. The company sells its products through direct field sales representatives, regional sales directors, clinical support representatives, and independent distributors. IRADIMED CORPORATION was incorporated in 1992 and is headquartered in Winter Springs, Florida.

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