Reviewing Galenica (OTCMKTS:GALNF) & Zynex (NASDAQ:ZYXI)

Zynex (NASDAQ:ZYXIGet Free Report) and Galenica (OTCMKTS:GALNFGet Free Report) are both medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Zynex and Galenica’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Zynex 5.28% 16.82% 7.05%
Galenica N/A N/A N/A

Institutional and Insider Ownership

29.7% of Zynex shares are owned by institutional investors. 46.6% of Zynex shares are owned 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Zynex and Galenica, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Zynex 0 0 2 0 3.00
Galenica 0 1 1 0 2.50

Zynex currently has a consensus price target of $18.00, suggesting a potential upside of 45.51%. Given Zynex’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Zynex is more favorable than Galenica.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Zynex and Galenica’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Zynex $184.32 million 2.16 $9.73 million $0.27 45.81
Galenica N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Zynex has higher revenue and earnings than Galenica.

Summary

Zynex beats Galenica on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Zynex

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Zynex, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets medical devices to treat chronic and acute pain; and activate and exercise muscles for rehabilitative purposes with electrical stimulation. The company offers NexWave, a dual channel, multi-modality interferential current, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, and neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) device that is marketed to physicians and therapists by field sales representatives; NeuroMove, an electromyography and electric stimulation technology device; InWave, an electrical stimulation product for the treatment of female urinary incontinence; E-Wave, an NMES device; M-Wave, an NMES device. It also supplies private labeled products, including electrodes for the delivery of electrical current to the body, and batteries for use in electrotherapy products. In addition, the company distributes Comfortrac/Saunders for cervical traction, JetStream for hot/cold therapy, LSO Back Braces for lumbar support, and braces for rehabilitation support. Further, it offers Zynex Fluid Monitoring System (CM-1500); Zynex Wireless Fluid Monitoring System (CM-1600), a noninvasive monitoring device designed to measure relative changes in fluid volume in adult patients; NiCO CO-Oximeter, a laser-based noninvasive co-oximeter; and HemeOx tHb Oximeter, a laser-based total hemoglobin pulse oximeter. The company provides its products for use in pain management and control; stroke and spinal cord injury rehabilitation; hemodynamic monitoring and intravascular volume monitoring; and pulse oximetry monitoring. It sells its products through direct sales force primarily in the United States. Zynex, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

About Galenica

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Galenica AG operates as a healthcare service provider in Switzerland and internationally. It operates through two segments, Products & Care, and Logistics & IT. The Products & Care segment operates pharmacies and partner pharmacies under the Amavita, Sun Store, and Coop Vitality brands. This segment also offers medication for treatment of patients at home; launches and distributes a portfolio of consumer health, pharmaceutical, and parapharmaceutical products; and marketing and sale services to partners in the healthcare market. The Logistics & IT segment provides range of specialized pre-wholesale services, including storage, distribution, and debt collection to pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. This segment also offers master data system for the healthcare market; develops management solutions for the healthcare market; group internal IT services; and publishes printed and electronic technical information on pharmaceutical products, as well as complete management solutions for pharmacies. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Bern, Switzerland.

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