Surgery Partners (NASDAQ: SGRY) is one of 17 public companies in the “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Surgery Partners to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and dividends.
This table compares Surgery Partners and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Surgery Partners Competitors||5.01%||6.04%||5.07%|
This is a summary of recent ratings for Surgery Partners and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Surgery Partners Competitors||57||321||502||9||2.52|
Surgery Partners currently has a consensus target price of $18.00, suggesting a potential upside of 105.71%. As a group, “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies have a potential upside of 11.01%. Given Surgery Partners’ higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Surgery Partners is more favorable than its peers.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Surgery Partners and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Surgery Partners||$1.15 billion||$9.45 million||-97.22|
|Surgery Partners Competitors||$1.06 billion||-$22.56 million||521.87|
Surgery Partners has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. Surgery Partners 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.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
37.1% of Surgery Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.6% of shares of all “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 7.6% of Surgery Partners shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.4% of shares of all “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Surgery Partners peers beat Surgery Partners on 9 of the 12 factors compared.
About Surgery Partners
Surgery Partners, Inc. is a healthcare services company. The Company operates in three lines of business across the United States: Surgical Facility Services, Ancillary Services and Optical Services. The Company’s Surgical Facility Services segment consists of the operation of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and surgical hospitals, which include its anesthesia services. The Company’s surgical facilities primarily provide non-emergency surgical procedures across a range of specialties, which include gastrointestinal (GI), general surgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics and pain management. The Company’s Ancillary Services segment consists of a diagnostic laboratory, a specialty pharmacy and multi-specialty physician practices. The Company’s physician practices include its owned and operated physician practices pursuant to long-term management service agreements. The Company’s Optical Services segment consists of an optical laboratory, an optical products group purchasing organization.
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