Head to Head Survey: Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. (NASDAQ:MTBC) versus The Competition

Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. (NASDAQ: MTBC) is one of 18 public companies in the “Medical Software & Technology Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

7.4% of Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.2% of shares of all “Medical Software & Technology Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 53.5% of Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 26.7% of shares of all “Medical Software & Technology Services” companies are held 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.

Profitability

This table compares Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. -32.88% -59.52% -19.17%
Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. Competitors -18.24% -11.75% -2.07%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. $30.18 million -$2.56 million -2.58
Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. Competitors $376.98 million $34.79 million -7.59

Medical Transcription Billing, Corp.’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Medical Transcription Billing, Corp.. Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. 0 0 1 0 3.00
Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. Competitors 76 407 782 12 2.57

Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. currently has a consensus price target of $2.25, suggesting a potential downside of 19.35%. As a group, “Medical Software & Technology Services” companies have a potential upside of 8.52%. Given Medical Transcription Billing, Corp.’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Risk and Volatility

Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. has a beta of 1.39, meaning that its share price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Medical Transcription Billing, Corp.’s peers have a beta of 1.33, meaning that their average share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. peers beat Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. Company Profile

Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. is a healthcare information technology company that provides an integrated suite of Web-based solutions, together with related business services, to healthcare providers practicing in ambulatory care settings. The Company’s offering, PracticePro, allows healthcare practices with the core software and business services on Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform. PracticePro includes practice management software and related tools, which facilitate the day-to-day operation of a medical practice; electronic health records (EHR), which allow its customers to qualify for government incentives; revenue cycle management (RCM) services, which include medical billing, analytics and related services, and mobile Health (mHealth) solutions, including smartphone applications that assist patients and healthcare providers in the provision of healthcare services. The Company offers a clearinghouse service, which allows clients to track claim status.

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