Apollo Medical (NASDAQ: AMEH) is one of 29 public companies in the “Management consulting services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Apollo Medical to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Apollo Medical and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Apollo Medical 0 0 1 0 3.00
Apollo Medical Competitors 160 489 665 40 2.43

Apollo Medical currently has a consensus price target of $25.00, suggesting a potential upside of 30.89%. As a group, “Management consulting services” companies have a potential upside of 16.15%. Given Apollo Medical’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Apollo Medical is more favorable than its peers.

Risk & Volatility

Apollo Medical has a beta of -1.17, suggesting that its stock price is 217% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Apollo Medical’s peers have a beta of 1.08, suggesting that their average stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Apollo Medical and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Apollo Medical $519.91 million $10.84 million 65.86
Apollo Medical Competitors $1.71 billion $120.52 million 26.75

Apollo Medical’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Apollo Medical. Apollo Medical is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Apollo Medical and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Apollo Medical 2.08% 6.00% 2.06%
Apollo Medical Competitors -20.25% -9.46% -10.88%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

6.7% of Apollo Medical shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.2% of shares of all “Management consulting services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 20.5% of Apollo Medical shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 13.6% of shares of all “Management consulting services” companies are owned 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.

Summary

Apollo Medical beats its peers on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

Apollo Medical Company Profile

Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc., an integrated health care delivery and management company, provides medical care services. The company offers care coordination services to principal constituents of the healthcare delivery system, including patients, families, primary care physicians, specialists, acute care hospitals, alternative sites of inpatient care, physician groups, and health plans. Its physician network consists of primary care physicians, specialist physicians, and hospitalists. The company serves the patients, primarily covered by private or public insurance, such as Medicare, Medicaid, and health maintenance organizations; and non-insured patients in California. Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. is based in Alhambra, California.

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