Tivity Health (NASDAQ: TVTY) is one of 15 public companies in the “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Tivity Health to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, valuation and earnings.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Tivity Health and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Tivity Health $501.00 million -$129.11 million 24.12
Tivity Health Competitors $1.06 billion -$22.56 million 765.45

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Tivity Health and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tivity Health 0 1 5 0 2.83
Tivity Health Competitors 59 327 512 9 2.52

Tivity Health presently has a consensus target price of $45.83, indicating a potential upside of 28.38%. As a group, “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies have a potential upside of 17.57%. Given Tivity Health’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Tivity Health is more favorable than its peers.

Volatility and Risk

Tivity Health has a beta of 0.18, indicating that its share price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tivity Health’s peers have a beta of 1.43, indicating that their average share price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Tivity Health and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tivity Health 11.45% 30.23% 11.10%
Tivity Health Competitors 3.45% 3.46% 4.28%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

69.6% of shares of all “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 8.4% of Tivity Health shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.8% of shares of all “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Tivity Health peers beat Tivity Health on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About Tivity Health

Tivity Health, Inc., formerly Healthways, Inc., is focused targeted population health for those aged 50 and older. The Company offers three programs: SilverSneakers senior fitness, Prime fitness and WholeHealth Living. The SilverSneakers senior fitness program is offered to members of Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, and Group Retiree plans. The Company also offers Prime fitness, a fitness facility access program, through commercial health plans, employers and insurance exchanges. Its national network of fitness centers delivers both SilverSneakers and Prime fitness. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s fitness networks encompassed approximately 16,000 participating locations and more than 1,000 alternative locations that provide classes outside of traditional fitness centers. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s WholeHealth Living network included over 88,000 complementary, alternative, and physical medicine practitioners to serve individuals through health plans.

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