Reviewing Astrana Health (NASDAQ:ASTH) and Information Services Group (NASDAQ:III)

Astrana Health (NASDAQ:ASTHGet Free Report) and Information Services Group (NASDAQ:IIIGet Free Report) are both medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Risk & Volatility

Astrana Health has a beta of 1.12, suggesting that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Information Services Group has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

52.8% of Astrana Health shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.1% of Information Services Group shares are held by institutional investors. 8.5% of Astrana Health shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 16.0% of Information Services Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Astrana Health and Information Services Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Astrana Health $1.45 billion 1.60 $60.72 million $1.32 31.36
Information Services Group $291.05 million 0.52 $6.15 million ($0.02) -156.50

Astrana Health has higher revenue and earnings than Information Services Group. Information Services Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Astrana Health, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Astrana Health and Information Services Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Astrana Health 0 1 3 1 3.00
Information Services Group 0 0 2 0 3.00

Astrana Health presently has a consensus target price of $48.25, suggesting a potential upside of 16.57%. Information Services Group has a consensus target price of $3.50, suggesting a potential upside of 11.82%. Given Astrana Health’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Astrana Health is more favorable than Information Services Group.

Profitability

This table compares Astrana Health and Information Services Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Astrana Health 4.29% 10.22% 5.86%
Information Services Group -0.26% 7.81% 3.30%

Summary

Astrana Health beats Information Services Group on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Astrana Health

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Astrana Health, Inc., Inc., a physician-centric technology-powered healthcare management company, provides medical care services in the United States. It operates through three segments: Care Partners, Care Delivery, and Care Enablement. The company is leveraging its proprietary population health management and healthcare delivery platform, operates an integrated, value-based healthcare model which empowers the providers in its network to deliver care to its patients. It offers care coordination services to patients, families, primary care physicians, specialists, acute care hospitals, alternative sites of inpatient care, physician groups, and health plans. The company's physician network consists of primary care physicians, specialist physicians and extenders, and hospitalists. It serves patients, primarily covered by private or public insurance, such as Medicare, Medicaid, and health maintenance organization plans; and non-insured patients. The company was formerly known as Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Astrana Health, Inc. in February 2024. Astrana Health, Inc. was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in Alhambra, California.

About Information Services Group

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Information Services Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a technology research and advisory company in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers digital transformation services, including automation, cloud, and data analytics; sourcing advisory; managed governance and risk; network carrier; technology strategy and operations design; change management; and market intelligence and technology research and analysis services. It supports private and public sector organizations to transform and optimize their operational environments. The company also provides ISG Digital, a client solution platform that helps clients developing technology, transformation, sourcing, and digital solutions; and ISG Enterprise, a client solution platform that helps clients manage change and optimize operations in areas comprising finance, human resource, and Procure2Pay. In addition, it offers ISG GovernX to automate the management of third-party supplier relationships that comprise contract and project lifecycles, and risk management; ISG Generative AI; ISG Network Select to streamline and simplify how enterprises build their network solutions; HR technology and transformations; providers-as-a-business services; ISG Digital Engineering; ISG Research; and training-as-a-service. The company serves private sector clients operating in the manufacturing, banking and financial services, insurance, health sciences, energy and utilities, and consumer services industries; and public sector clients, including state and local governments, airport and transit authorities, and national and provincial government units. Information Services Group, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.

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