Analyzing Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH) & Bright Health Group (NYSE:BHG)

Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH) and Bright Health Group (NYSE:BHG) are both medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Molina Healthcare and Bright Health Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Molina Healthcare $19.42 billion 0.77 $673.00 million $10.67 24.04
Bright Health Group N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Molina Healthcare has higher revenue and earnings than Bright Health Group.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Molina Healthcare and Bright Health Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Molina Healthcare 1 4 8 0 2.54
Bright Health Group 0 4 4 0 2.50

Molina Healthcare currently has a consensus price target of $259.35, indicating a potential upside of 1.11%. Bright Health Group has a consensus price target of $19.71, indicating a potential upside of 59.24%. Given Bright Health Group’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Bright Health Group is more favorable than Molina Healthcare.

Profitability

This table compares Molina Healthcare and Bright Health Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Molina Healthcare 3.38% 33.87% 8.13%
Bright Health Group N/A N/A N/A

Institutional and Insider Ownership

93.9% of Molina Healthcare shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.5% of Molina Healthcare shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Molina Healthcare beats Bright Health Group on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Molina Healthcare Company Profile

Molina Healthcare, Inc. provides managed health care services to low-income families and individuals under the Medicaid and Medicare programs and through the state insurance marketplaces. The company operates in two segments, Health Plans and Other. As of December 31, 2020, it served approximately 4.0 million members eligible for Medicaid, Medicare, and other government-sponsored healthcare programs in 15 states. The company offers its health care services for its members through contracts with a network of providers, including independent physicians and physician groups, hospitals, ancillary providers, and pharmacies. Molina Healthcare, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Long Beach, California.

Bright Health Group Company Profile

Bright Health Group, Inc., an integrated care delivery company, engages in the delivery and financing of health insurance plans in the United States. It operates in two segments, NeueHealth and Bright HealthCare. The company offers individual and family, Medicare, and employers insurance plans. It also operates 28 managed and affiliated risk-bearing primary care clinics. The company was formerly known as Bright Health Inc. and changed its name to Bright Health Group, Inc. in February 2021. Bright Health Group, Inc. was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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