Healthcare Services Group (NASDAQ:HCSG) and Deerfield Healthcare Technology Acquisitions (NASDAQ:DFHT) are both business services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability.
This table compares Healthcare Services Group and Deerfield Healthcare Technology Acquisitions’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Healthcare Services Group||6.00%||21.85%||13.49%|
|Deerfield Healthcare Technology Acquisitions||N/A||N/A||N/A|
89.5% of Deerfield Healthcare Technology Acquisitions shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of Healthcare Services Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Healthcare Services Group and Deerfield Healthcare Technology Acquisitions’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Healthcare Services Group||$1.76 billion||1.30||$98.68 million||$1.32||23.28|
|Deerfield Healthcare Technology Acquisitions||N/A||N/A||-$21.51 million||N/A||N/A|
Healthcare Services Group has higher revenue and earnings than Deerfield Healthcare Technology Acquisitions.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Healthcare Services Group and Deerfield Healthcare Technology Acquisitions, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Healthcare Services Group||0||5||0||0||2.00|
|Deerfield Healthcare Technology Acquisitions||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Healthcare Services Group presently has a consensus price target of $30.75, indicating a potential upside of 0.07%. Given Healthcare Services Group’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Healthcare Services Group is more favorable than Deerfield Healthcare Technology Acquisitions.
Healthcare Services Group beats Deerfield Healthcare Technology Acquisitions on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Healthcare Services Group
Healthcare Services Group, Inc. provides management, administrative, and operating services to the housekeeping, laundry, linen, facility maintenance, and dietary service departments of nursing homes, retirement complexes, rehabilitation centers, and hospitals in the United States. It operates through two segments, Housekeeping and Dietary. The Housekeeping segment engages in the cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing of resident rooms and common areas of client's facility, as well as laundering and processing of the bed linens, uniforms, resident personal clothing, and other assorted linen items utilized at a client's facility. The Dietary segment provides food purchasing, meal preparation, and professional dietitian services, which include the development of menus that meet the dietary needs of residents. This segment also offers clinical consulting services to facilities. As of December 31, 2020, the company provided its services to approximately 3,000 facilities. Healthcare Services Group, Inc. was incorporated in 1976 and is based in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.
About Deerfield Healthcare Technology Acquisitions
Deerfield Healthcare Technology Acquisitions Corp. does not have significant operations. It intends to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses in the healthcare or healthcare-related industries in the United States and other developed countries. The company was incorporated in 2020 and is based in New York, New York.
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