Radnet (NASDAQ:RDNT – Get a rating) and American Shared Hospital Services (New York Stock Exchange: AMS – Get a rating) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better company? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation and profitability.
This is a summary of recent valuations and target prices for RadNet and American Shared Hospital Services, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|American Shared Hospital Services||0||0||0||0||N / A|
RadNet currently has a consensus price target of $39.50, indicating a potential upside of 111.23%. Given RadNet’s likely higher upside, analysts clearly believe that RadNet is more favorable than US hospital shared services.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity, and return on assets of RadNet and American Shared Hospital Services.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|American Shared Hospital Services||2.40%||3.69%||2.00%|
Risk and Volatility
RadNet has a beta of 1.71, which means its stock price is 71% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, American Shared Hospital Services has a beta of 0.99, which means its stock price is 1 % less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and insider ownership
64.1% of RadNet shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 13.3% of American Shared Hospital Services stock is held by institutional investors. 5.8% of RadNet shares are held by insiders. By comparison, 34.3% of American Shared Hospital Services stock is held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large money managers, endowments, and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Benefits and evaluation
This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share, and valuation of RadNet and American Shared Hospital Services.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|RadNet||$1.32 billion||0.80||$24.73 million||$0.33||56.67|
|American Shared Hospital Services||$17.63 million||0.82||$190,000.00||$0.08||29.68|
RadNet has higher revenues and profits than US hospital shared services. American Shared Hospital Services trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than RadNet, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
RadNet beats American Shared Hospital Services on 9 out of 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About RadNet (Get a rating)
RadNet, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides outpatient diagnostic imaging services in the United States. Its services include magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, positron emission tomography, nuclear medicine, mammography, ultrasound, diagnostic radiology, fluoroscopy and other related procedures, as well as medical services. multimodality imaging. The company also develops and sells computerized systems for the diagnostic imaging industry, including image archiving communication systems and related services; and develops and deploys AI suites to improve radiological image interpretation in the field of mammography, as well as AI solutions for lung and prostate cancer. As of December 31, 2021, it owned and operated 347 centers in Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and New York. The company was founded in 1981 and is based in Los Angeles, California.
About US Hospital Shared Services (Get a rating)
American Shared Hospital Services rents radiosurgery and radiation therapy equipment to health care providers. The company offers radiosurgery equipment for stereotactic Gamma Knife radiosurgery, a non-invasive procedure to treat malignant and benign brain tumors and arteriovenous malformations, as well as trigeminal neuralgia. It also provides financing services for Leksell Gamma Knife units. In addition, the company offers proton beam radiation therapy services in Orlando, Florida and Long Beach, California, as well as planning, installation, reimbursement and marketing support services to its customers. As of December 31, 2021, it had 115 Gamma Knife units in operation located in the United States, as well as two in South America in Lima, Peru and Guayaquil, Ecuador. The company also operates a PBRT system. American Shared Hospital Services was founded in 1980 and is based in San Francisco, California.
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