Streamline Health Solutions (NASDAQ: STRM) and Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited (NYSE:CCM) are both small-cap healthcare facilities & services – nec companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Streamline Health Solutions and Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Streamline Health Solutions -24.50% -56.04% -15.49%
Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited N/A N/A N/A

Institutional and Insider Ownership

37.9% of Streamline Health Solutions shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 12.6% of Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited shares are owned by institutional investors. 26.1% of Streamline Health Solutions shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Streamline Health Solutions has a beta of 0.15, suggesting that its stock price is 85% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited has a beta of 0.87, suggesting that its stock price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Streamline Health Solutions and Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio NetIncome Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Streamline Health Solutions $27.06 million 1.15 -$5.16 million ($0.31) -5.03
Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited $65.54 million 2.55 -$37.71 million N/A N/A

Streamline Health Solutions has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Streamline Health Solutions and Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Streamline Health Solutions 0 0 0 0 N/A
Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited 0 0 0 0 N/A

Summary

Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited beats Streamline Health Solutions on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Streamline Health Solutions

Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. is engaged in providing healthcare information technology through the licensing of its Electronic Health Information Management, Patient Financial, Coding and Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI), and other Workflow software applications, and the use of such applications by software as a service. The Company also provides implementation and consulting services to complement its software solutions. The Company provides computer software-based solutions through its Looking Glass platform. The Company sells its solutions and services in North America to hospitals and health systems, including physician practices, through its direct sales force and its reseller partnerships. The Company’s software and services allow hospitals and integrated healthcare delivery systems in the United States and Canada to capture, store, manage, route, retrieve and process patient clinical, financial and other healthcare provider information.

About Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited

Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited is engaged in the leasing of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging equipment, the provision of management services to hospitals. The Company is also engaged in hospital operations. The Company’s segments are network and premium cancer hospital. The Company operates a network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China. Its network consists of approximately 130 cooperative centers based in over 70 hospitals, spanning approximately 60 cities across 25 provinces and administrative regions in China. Its network includes approximately 60 radiotherapy centers and over 60 diagnostic imaging centers and approximately seven centers. The Company’s cooperative centers are equipped with a primary unit of medical equipment, such as a linear accelerator, head gamma knife system, body gamma knife system, positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) scanner or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner.

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