Contrasting Everyday Health (EVDY) & Elevate Credit (ELVT)

Everyday Health (NYSE: EVDY) and Elevate Credit (NYSE:ELVT) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Everyday Health and Elevate Credit’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Everyday Health N/A N/A N/A ($0.70) -15.00
Elevate Credit $673.13 million 0.46 -$6.92 million ($0.14) -52.71

Everyday Health has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Elevate Credit. Elevate Credit is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Everyday Health, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Everyday Health and Elevate Credit, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Everyday Health 0 0 0 0 N/A
Elevate Credit 0 3 6 0 2.67

Elevate Credit has a consensus price target of $10.31, suggesting a potential upside of 39.74%. Given Elevate Credit’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Elevate Credit is more favorable than Everyday Health.


This table compares Everyday Health and Elevate Credit’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Everyday Health -9.73% -14.40% -6.75%
Elevate Credit -1.03% 7.30% 0.90%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

73.1% of Everyday Health shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.3% of Elevate Credit shares are held by institutional investors. 19.8% of Everyday Health shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Elevate Credit beats Everyday Health on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Everyday Health Company Profile

Everyday Health, Inc., formerly Waterfront Media Inc., operates a digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare marketers that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. The Company’s platform combines content from brands, data and analytics. The Company’s segment is providing digital health marketing and communications solutions. The Company’s flagship brand, Everyday Health, is a health information portal that provides consumers with actionable health information intended to empower users to manage their health and wellness. The Company’s flagship professional property, MedPage Today, includes a team of approximately 30 journalists, including editors, reporters and videographers, and provides clinical news based on research findings published in peer-reviewed medical journals, as well as research reported at various medical conferences around the world.

Elevate Credit Company Profile

Elevate Credit, Inc. provides online credit solutions to non-prime consumers, typically defined as those with credit scores of less than 700. The Company uses advanced technology risk analytics to provide financial options to its customers, who are not well-served by either banks or legacy non-prime lenders. It offers online installment loans and lines of credit in the United States, and the United Kingdom. Its products, Rise, Elastic and Sunny, provide customers with access to priced credit and services while helping them with credit building and financial wellness features. Its products include credit building and financial wellness programs, such as credit reporting, free credit monitoring (in the United States) and online financial literacy videos and tools. Rise is an installment loan product. As of March 31, 2016, Rise was available in 15 states in the United States. Sunny is the Company’s United Kingdom installment loan product.

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