Comparing Aeon Global Health (AGHC) and Its Peers

Aeon Global Health (OTCMKTS: AGHC) is one of 23 publicly-traded companies in the “Medical laboratories” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Aeon Global Health to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

51.5% of shares of all “Medical laboratories” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.5% of Aeon Global Health shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 17.5% of shares of all “Medical laboratories” companies 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.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Aeon Global Health and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Aeon Global Health $16.30 million -$8.00 million -0.71
Aeon Global Health Competitors $1.13 billion $90.54 million 442.82

Aeon Global Health’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Aeon Global Health. Aeon Global Health 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Aeon Global Health and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Aeon Global Health 0 0 1 0 3.00
Aeon Global Health Competitors 130 549 653 36 2.43

As a group, “Medical laboratories” companies have a potential downside of 1.43%. Given Aeon Global Health’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Aeon Global Health has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Volatility and Risk

Aeon Global Health has a beta of 0.53, suggesting that its share price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Aeon Global Health’s competitors have a beta of 1.37, suggesting that their average share price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Aeon Global Health and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Aeon Global Health -50.13% -236.70% -63.13%
Aeon Global Health Competitors -95.71% -120.87% -36.36%

Summary

Aeon Global Health competitors beat Aeon Global Health on 10 of the 13 factors compared.

About Aeon Global Health

AEON Global Health Corp., together with its subsidiaries, provides various clinical laboratory testing services in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Laboratory Testing Services and Web-Based Software. Its laboratory testing services include the testing of an individual's blood, urine, or saliva for the presence of drugs or chemicals, as well as the patient's DNA profile. The company primarily offers medical toxicology, DNA pharmacogenomics, cancer genetic testing, and molecular biology tests. It also provides Web-based services as software as a service for Web-based revenue cycle management applications; and telehealth products and services that enable healthcare organizations to coordinate care for patients, and enhance related administrative and clinical workflows, and compliance with regulatory requirements. In addition, AEON Global Health Corp. offers post contract customer support services. The company was formerly known as Authentidate Holding Corp. and changed its name to AEON Global Health Corp. in January 2018. AEON Global Health Corp. is based in Gainesville, Georgia.

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