Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH) and Advanzeon Solutions (OTCMKTS:CHCR) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Molina Healthcare and Advanzeon Solutions, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Molina Healthcare 1 7 7 0 2.40
Advanzeon Solutions 0 0 0 0 N/A

Molina Healthcare presently has a consensus target price of $140.67, suggesting a potential upside of 0.91%. Given Molina Healthcare’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Molina Healthcare is more favorable than Advanzeon Solutions.

Volatility and Risk

Molina Healthcare has a beta of 1.67, suggesting that its share price is 67% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Advanzeon Solutions has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Molina Healthcare and Advanzeon Solutions’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Molina Healthcare 3.74% 45.70% 8.86%
Advanzeon Solutions N/A N/A N/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Molina Healthcare and Advanzeon Solutions’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Molina Healthcare $18.89 billion 0.46 $707.00 million $11.08 12.58
Advanzeon Solutions $560,000.00 11.53 -$5.89 million N/A N/A

Molina Healthcare has higher revenue and earnings than Advanzeon Solutions.

Summary

Molina Healthcare beats Advanzeon Solutions on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Molina Healthcare Company Profile

Molina Healthcare, Inc. provides Medicaid-related solutions to meet the health care needs of low-income families and individuals; and to assist state agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program in the United States. It operates through three segments: Health Plans, Molina Medicaid Solutions, and Other. The Health Plans segment operates health plans in 12 states. As of December 31, 2017, this segment served approximately 4.5 million members who were eligible for Medicaid, Medicare, and other government-sponsored health care programs. The Molina Medicaid Solutions segment offers business process, information technology development, and administrative services to Medicaid agencies in Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, New Jersey, and West Virginia, as well as the U.S. Virgin Islands; and drug rebate administration services in Florida. The Other segment provides behavioral health and social services. The company offers health care services for its members through contracts with physicians, hospitals, and other providers. Molina Healthcare, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Long Beach, California.

Advanzeon Solutions Company Profile

Advanzeon Solutions, Inc. through its subsidiary, Pharmacy Value Management Solutions, Inc., administers and operates a program known as SleepMaster Solutions. The company was formerly known as Comprehensive Care Corporation and changed its name to Advanzeon Solutions, Inc. in January 2014. Advanzeon Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is based in Tampa, Florida.

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