Financial Review: Molina Healthcare (MOH) & Advanzeon Solutions (CHCR)

Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH) and Advanzeon Solutions (OTCMKTS:CHCR) are both medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Molina Healthcare and Advanzeon Solutions, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Molina Healthcare 1 6 7 0 2.43
Advanzeon Solutions 0 0 0 0 N/A

Molina Healthcare currently has a consensus target price of $140.00, suggesting a potential upside of 2.26%. Given Molina Healthcare’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Molina Healthcare is more favorable than Advanzeon Solutions.

Risk and Volatility

Molina Healthcare has a beta of 1.67, meaning that its share price is 67% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Advanzeon Solutions has a beta of 1.34, meaning that its share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Molina Healthcare and Advanzeon Solutions’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Molina Healthcare $19.88 billion 0.43 -$512.00 million $0.56 244.46
Advanzeon Solutions $560,000.00 10.12 -$5.89 million N/A N/A

Advanzeon Solutions has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Molina Healthcare.

Profitability

This table compares Molina Healthcare and Advanzeon Solutions’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Molina Healthcare 1.27% 30.50% 5.41%
Advanzeon Solutions N/A N/A N/A

Summary

Molina Healthcare beats Advanzeon Solutions on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Molina Healthcare

Molina Healthcare, Inc. provides Medicaid-related solutions to meet the health care needs of low-income families and individuals; and to assist state agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program in the United States. It operates through three segments: Health Plans, Molina Medicaid Solutions, and Other. The Health Plans segment operates health plans in 12 states. As of December 31, 2017, this segment served approximately 4.5 million members who were eligible for Medicaid, Medicare, and other government-sponsored health care programs. The Molina Medicaid Solutions segment offers business process, information technology development, and administrative services to Medicaid agencies in Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, New Jersey, and West Virginia, as well as the U.S. Virgin Islands; and drug rebate administration services in Florida. The Other segment provides behavioral health and social services. The company offers health care services for its members through contracts with physicians, hospitals, and other providers. Molina Healthcare, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Long Beach, California.

About Advanzeon Solutions

Advanzeon Solutions, Inc. provides managed care services in the behavioral health, substance abuse, and pharmacy management fields in 47 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The company's managed care operations include administrative service agreements, fee-for-service agreements, and capitation contracts. Its programs and services comprise integrated behavioral healthcare and pharmacy management services; management of prescription drugs on an at-risk basis; analytic services for medical and pharmacy claims; case management/utilization review services; administrative services management; preferred provider network development; management and physician advisor reviews; and overall care management services. The company also offers outpatient programs, such as counseling or therapy; intermediate care programs, such as intensive outpatient programs and partial hospitalization services; inpatient programs; and crisis intervention services through psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, other licensed healthcare professionals, psychiatric hospitals, general medical facilities, residential treatment centers, and other treatment facilities. It serves commercial, Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Program health plans, as well as self-insured companies and unions. The company was formerly known as Comprehensive Care Corporation and changed its name to Advanzeon Solutions, Inc. in January 2014. Advanzeon Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.

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