Analyzing Envision Healthcare (AMSG) & Its Competitors

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

Profitability

This table compares Envision Healthcare and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Envision Healthcare 5.34% 3.18% 2.43%
Envision Healthcare Competitors 3.52% 3.52% 4.31%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Envision Healthcare and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Envision Healthcare N/A N/A -147.28
Envision Healthcare Competitors $1.06 billion -$22.56 million 748.59

Envision Healthcare’s competitors have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Envision Healthcare. Envision Healthcare is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

98.7% of Envision Healthcare shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.6% of shares of all “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of Envision Healthcare shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.4% of shares of all “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Envision Healthcare and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Envision Healthcare 0 0 0 0 N/A
Envision Healthcare Competitors 57 326 509 9 2.52

As a group, “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies have a potential upside of 21.46%. Given Envision Healthcare’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Envision Healthcare has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Summary

Envision Healthcare competitors beat Envision Healthcare on 5 of the 7 factors compared.

About Envision Healthcare

Envision Healthcare Corporation is a provider of healthcare services. The Company offers a range clinical solutions, including physician-led services, medical transportation, ambulatory services and post-acute services. The Company operates through three segments: physician services, medical transportation and ambulatory services. The physician services segment includes the Company’s hospital-based and non-hospital-based physician services business. The medical transportation segment includes the Company’s community-based medical transportation services, including emergency 911, non-emergency, managed transportation, air ambulance and disaster response services. The ambulatory services segment includes the Company’s ambulatory surgery business, which acquires, develops, owns and operates ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and surgical hospitals in partnership with physicians and health systems.

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