Comparing Surgery Partners (SGRY) and Its Peers

Surgery Partners (NASDAQ: SGRY) is one of 15 public companies in the “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Surgery Partners to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Risk & Volatility

Surgery Partners has a beta of 1.92, meaning that its stock price is 92% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Surgery Partners’ rivals have a beta of 1.58, meaning that their average stock price is 58% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

37.1% of Surgery Partners shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.6% of shares of all “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 7.6% of Surgery Partners shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.8% of shares of all “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Surgery Partners and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Surgery Partners $1.15 billion $9.45 million -17.83
Surgery Partners Competitors $1.06 billion -$22.56 million 765.16

Surgery Partners has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. Surgery Partners is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Surgery Partners and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Surgery Partners 1 3 4 0 2.38
Surgery Partners Competitors 57 322 503 9 2.52

Surgery Partners currently has a consensus price target of $18.00, suggesting a potential upside of 119.51%. As a group, “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies have a potential upside of 16.57%. Given Surgery Partners’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Surgery Partners is more favorable than its rivals.

Profitability

This table compares Surgery Partners and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Surgery Partners -0.33% 1.03% 0.20%
Surgery Partners Competitors 4.56% 4.29% 4.73%

Summary

Surgery Partners rivals beat Surgery Partners on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

Surgery Partners Company Profile

Surgery Partners, Inc. is a healthcare services company. The Company operates in three lines of business across the United States: Surgical Facility Services, Ancillary Services and Optical Services. The Company’s Surgical Facility Services segment consists of the operation of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and surgical hospitals, which include its anesthesia services. The Company’s surgical facilities primarily provide non-emergency surgical procedures across a range of specialties, which include gastrointestinal (GI), general surgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics and pain management. The Company’s Ancillary Services segment consists of a diagnostic laboratory, a specialty pharmacy and multi-specialty physician practices. The Company’s physician practices include its owned and operated physician practices pursuant to long-term management service agreements. The Company’s Optical Services segment consists of an optical laboratory, an optical products group purchasing organization.

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