NantHealth (NH) and Its Peers Financial Analysis

NantHealth (NASDAQ: NH) is one of 20 public companies in the “Medical Software & Technology Services” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare NantHealth to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, earnings and risk.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

7.1% of NantHealth shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.9% of shares of all “Medical Software & Technology Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 58.0% of NantHealth shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 24.5% of shares of all “Medical Software & Technology Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for NantHealth and its rivals, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
NantHealth 0 0 4 0 3.00
NantHealth Competitors 86 434 825 13 2.56

NantHealth presently has a consensus price target of $9.00, indicating a potential upside of 194.12%. As a group, “Medical Software & Technology Services” companies have a potential upside of 20.37%. Given NantHealth’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe NantHealth is more favorable than its rivals.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares NantHealth and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
NantHealth $100.38 million -$184.10 million -1.72
NantHealth Competitors $413.57 million -$24.55 million 398.06

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


This table compares NantHealth and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NantHealth -225.76% -46.09% -25.23%
NantHealth Competitors -14.57% -7.27% 0.22%

Risk & Volatility

NantHealth has a beta of -1.51, meaning that its stock price is 251% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NantHealth’s rivals have a beta of 1.15, meaning that their average stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.


NantHealth rivals beat NantHealth on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About NantHealth

NantHealth, Inc. is a healthcare cloud-based information technology (IT) company. The Company is engaged in converging science and technology through a single integrated clinical platform, to provide actionable health information at the point of care. The Company offers the Genomic Proteomic Spectrometry (GPS) Cancer test, a molecular test and decision support solution that measures the proteins present in the patient’s tumor tissue, combined with whole genomic and transcriptomic sequencing of tumor and normal samples. The Company also offers Nant Operating System (NantOS) and NantOS applications to healthcare providers and payors, self-insured employers and biopharmaceutical companies. It offers CLINICS, an integrated solution that includes GPS Cancer, NantOS and the NantOS applications. The CLINICS solution includes System Infrastructure, Knowledge Platform, Provider Platform and Payor Platform.

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