RTI Surgical (NASDAQ:RTIX) and Allied Healthcare Products (NASDAQ:AHPI) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and risk.
This table compares RTI Surgical and Allied Healthcare Products’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Allied Healthcare Products||-9.38%||-23.07%||-17.49%|
This table compares RTI Surgical and Allied Healthcare Products’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|RTI Surgical||$280.86 million||1.45||-$1.25 million||N/A||N/A|
|Allied Healthcare Products||$33.76 million||0.20||-$2.19 million||N/A||N/A|
RTI Surgical has higher revenue and earnings than Allied Healthcare Products.
Risk and Volatility
RTI Surgical has a beta of 1.28, suggesting that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Allied Healthcare Products has a beta of 0.17, suggesting that its stock price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
59.9% of RTI Surgical shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 11.2% of Allied Healthcare Products shares are held by institutional investors. 3.7% of RTI Surgical shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 45.0% of Allied Healthcare Products shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for RTI Surgical and Allied Healthcare Products, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Allied Healthcare Products||0||0||0||0||N/A|
RTI Surgical currently has a consensus price target of $8.00, indicating a potential upside of 44.93%. Given RTI Surgical’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe RTI Surgical is more favorable than Allied Healthcare Products.
RTI Surgical beats Allied Healthcare Products on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
RTI Surgical Company Profile
RTI Surgical Holdings, Inc., a surgical implant company, designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes biologic, metal, and synthetic implants worldwide. It processes donated human musculoskeletal and other tissues, as well as bovine and porcine animal tissues to produce allograft and xenograft implants by using its proprietary BIOCLEANSE, TUTOPLAST, and CANCELLE SP sterilization processes. The company's implants are used in the fields of orthopedic, spine, sports medicine, general surgery, trauma and other surgical procedures to repair and promote the natural healing of human bone and other human tissues; and to enhance surgical outcomes. It markets its products through its direct distribution force, as well as through a network of independent distributors. RTI Surgical Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.
Allied Healthcare Products Company Profile
Allied Healthcare Products, Inc. manufactures and markets respiratory products for use in the health care industry in a range of hospitals and alternate site settings worldwide. The company's respiratory care/anesthesia products comprise air compressors, calibration equipment, humidifiers, croup tents, and equipment dryers, as well as respiratory disposable products, such as oxygen tubing products, facemasks, cannulas, and ventilator circuits; and home respiratory care products include aluminum oxygen cylinders, oxygen regulators, pneumatic nebulizers, and portable suction equipment. It also provides medical gas equipment, which comprise construction products consisting of in-wall medical system components, central station pumps and compressors, and headwalls; regulation devices and suction equipment comprising flowmeters, vacuum regulators, and pressure regulators, as well as related adapters, fittings, and hoses that measure, regulate, monitor, and transfer medical gases from walled piping or equipment to patients; and disposable oxygen cylinders to provide oxygen for short periods. In addition, the company offers medical products that include respiratory/resuscitation products comprising demand resuscitation valves, portable resuscitation systems, bag masks and related products, emergency transport ventilators, precision oxygen regulators, minilators, multilators, and humidifiers; and trauma and patient handling products, such as spine immobilization products, pneumatic anti-shock garments, and trauma burn kits. It serves hospitals, hospital equipment dealers, hospital construction contractors, home health care dealers, emergency medical products dealers, and others. Allied Healthcare Products, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.
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