Samsara (NYSE:IOT) & Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ:MDRX) Critical Survey

Samsara (NYSE:IOTGet Rating) and Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ:MDRXGet Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.


This table compares Samsara and Allscripts Healthcare Solutions’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Samsara N/A N/A N/A
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions 5.90% 10.62% 6.31%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Samsara and Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Samsara 0 2 7 0 2.78
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions 0 3 2 0 2.40

Samsara currently has a consensus price target of $25.33, indicating a potential upside of 98.07%. Allscripts Healthcare Solutions has a consensus price target of $22.00, indicating a potential upside of 32.29%. Given Samsara’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Samsara is more favorable than Allscripts Healthcare Solutions.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

23.7% of Samsara shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 99.8% of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Samsara $428.35 million 15.19 -$355.02 million N/A N/A
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions $1.50 billion 1.23 $134.44 million $0.43 38.67

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions has higher revenue and earnings than Samsara.


Allscripts Healthcare Solutions beats Samsara on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Samsara

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Samsara Inc. provides solutions that connect physical operations data to its Connected Operations Cloud in the United States and internationally. The company's Connected Operations Cloud includes Data Platform, which ingests, aggregates, and enriches data from its IoT devices and has embedded capabilities for AI, workflows and analytics, alerts, API connections, and data security and privacy; and applications for video-based safety, vehicle telematics, apps and driver workflows, equipment monitoring, and site visibility. It serves customers across a range of industries, including transportation and logistics, construction, field services, utilities and energy, government, healthcare and education, manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade, and food and beverage. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in San Francisco, California.

About Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

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Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides information technology solutions and services to healthcare organizations in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It offers electronic health records (EHR), information connectivity, private cloud hosting, outsourcing, analytics, patient access, and population health management solutions. The company operates through two segments, Hospitals and Large Physician Practices, and Veradigm. The Hospitals and Large Physician Practices segment provides integrated clinical and financial management solutions, which primarily include EHR-related software; and related installation, support and maintenance, outsourcing, private cloud hosting, and revenue cycle management services. The Veradigm segment offers payer and life sciences solutions, which are primarily targeted at payers, life sciences companies, and other healthcare stakeholders; and software applications for patient engagement and EHR software to single-specialty, and small and mid-sized physician practices, including related clinical, financial, administrative, and operational solutions. Its solutions enable clients to transition, analyze, and coordinate care, and enhance the healthcare delivery across the care community. The company serves physicians, hospitals, governments and militaries, health systems, health plans, life-sciences companies, retail clinics, surgery centers, retail pharmacies, pharmacy benefit managers, insurance companies, employer wellness clinics, consumers, lab companies, urgent care facilities, and venture capital firms, as well as post-acute organizations, such as home health and hospice agencies. Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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