Critical Comparison: UpHealth (NYSE:UPH) & Sharecare (NASDAQ:SHCR)

UpHealth (NYSE:UPH) and Sharecare (NASDAQ:SHCR) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability and earnings.

Risk & Volatility

UpHealth has a beta of -0.16, indicating that its share price is 116% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sharecare has a beta of -1.64, indicating that its share price is 264% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares UpHealth and Sharecare’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
UpHealth N/A N/A -$4.13 million N/A N/A
Sharecare N/A N/A -$17.38 million N/A N/A

Insider & Institutional Ownership

5.8% of UpHealth shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 16.4% of Sharecare shares are held by institutional investors. 20.8% of UpHealth shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for UpHealth and Sharecare, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
UpHealth 0 0 5 0 3.00
Sharecare 0 0 1 0 3.00

UpHealth presently has a consensus target price of $11.75, indicating a potential upside of 397.88%. Sharecare has a consensus target price of $15.00, indicating a potential upside of 317.83%. Given UpHealth’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe UpHealth is more favorable than Sharecare.

Profitability

This table compares UpHealth and Sharecare’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
UpHealth N/A -15.34% -8.98%
Sharecare N/A N/A N/A

Summary

UpHealth beats Sharecare on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

UpHealth Company Profile

UpHealth, Inc. operates as a digital health services company. The company provides patient-centric digital health platform and tech-enabled services to manage health and integrate care. It serves empowering providers, health systems, health plans and governments, employers, and educational institutions. The company is based in Delray Beach, Florida.

Sharecare Company Profile

Sharecare, Inc. operates as a digital health company. Its virtual health platform is designed to help people, providers, employers, health plans, government organizations, and communities optimize individual and population-wide well-being by driving positive behavior change. The company was founded in 2010 and sis based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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