Contrasting MSP Recovery (NASDAQ:LIFW) and NantHealth (NASDAQ:NH)

NantHealth (NASDAQ:NHGet Free Report) and MSP Recovery (NASDAQ:LIFWGet Free Report) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

4.5% of NantHealth shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 3.8% of MSP Recovery shares are owned by institutional investors. 61.3% of NantHealth shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 19.4% of MSP Recovery shares are owned by company 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.

Profitability

This table compares NantHealth and MSP Recovery’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NantHealth -94.67% N/A -39.82%
MSP Recovery -731.32% -12.92% -6.63%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for NantHealth and MSP Recovery, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
NantHealth 0 0 0 0 N/A
MSP Recovery 0 0 0 0 N/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares NantHealth and MSP Recovery’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
NantHealth $67.68 million 0.11 -$67.78 million ($7.65) -0.13
MSP Recovery $7.70 million 14.69 -$56.35 million N/A N/A

MSP Recovery has lower revenue, but higher earnings than NantHealth.

Risk and Volatility

NantHealth has a beta of 1.82, meaning that its share price is 82% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MSP Recovery has a beta of -2.21, meaning that its share price is 321% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

NantHealth beats MSP Recovery on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About NantHealth

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NantHealth, Inc. engages in the provision of enterprise solutions that help businesses transform complex data into actionable insights. It is also involved in marketing solutions as a comprehensive integrated solution that includes clinical decision support, payer engagement solutions, data analysis, and network monitoring and management. The company was founded by Patrick Soon-Shiong on July 7, 2010 and is headquartered in Morrisville, NC.

About MSP Recovery

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MSP Recovery, Inc., doing business as LifeWallet, operates as a healthcare recoveries and data analytics company in the United States and Puerto Rico. The company offers claims recovery services, including services to related parties or third parties to assist entities with pursuit of claims recovery rights. It is also developing LifeWallet, a platform for real-time analytics at the point of care which helps in identifying the primary insurer and assisting providers in receiving customary rates for accident-related treatment. MSP Recovery, Inc. was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida.

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