Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SEM) is one of 50 publicly-traded companies in the “Healthcare Facilities & Services” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Select Medical Holdings Corporation to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

79.0% of Select Medical Holdings Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.7% of shares of all “Healthcare Facilities & Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 19.9% of Select Medical Holdings Corporation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 15.4% of shares of all “Healthcare Facilities & Services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Select Medical Holdings Corporation and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Select Medical Holdings Corporation 1 2 3 0 2.33
Select Medical Holdings Corporation Competitors 190 1292 1828 32 2.51

Select Medical Holdings Corporation presently has a consensus price target of $18.80, suggesting a potential upside of 5.62%. As a group, “Healthcare Facilities & Services” companies have a potential downside of 5.18%. Given Select Medical Holdings Corporation’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Select Medical Holdings Corporation is more favorable than its competitors.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Select Medical Holdings Corporation and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Select Medical Holdings Corporation $4.26 billion $474.80 million 27.81
Select Medical Holdings Corporation Competitors $5.43 billion $855.44 million 37.30

Select Medical Holdings Corporation’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Select Medical Holdings Corporation. Select Medical Holdings Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Risk and Volatility

Select Medical Holdings Corporation has a beta of 1.42, meaning that its stock price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Select Medical Holdings Corporation’s competitors have a beta of 1.01, meaning that their average stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Select Medical Holdings Corporation and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Select Medical Holdings Corporation 1.95% 9.61% 1.84%
Select Medical Holdings Corporation Competitors 6.83% 0.41% 0.52%

Summary

Select Medical Holdings Corporation competitors beat Select Medical Holdings Corporation on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

Select Medical Holdings Corporation Company Profile

Select Medical Holdings Corporation is an operator of specialty hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation clinics and occupational medicine centers in the United States. The Company’s segments include specialty hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation, Concentra and Other. The specialty hospitals segment consists of hospitals designed to serve the needs of long term acute patients and hospitals designed to serve patients that require intensive medical rehabilitation care. The outpatient rehabilitation segment consists of clinics that provide physical, occupational, and speech rehabilitation services. The Concentra segment consists of medical centers and contract services provided at employer worksites and Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) that deliver occupational medicine, physical therapy, veteran’s healthcare, and consumer health services. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had operations in 46 states and the District of Columbia.

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