Reviewing Apollo Medical (AMEH) and Its Peers

Apollo Medical (NASDAQ: AMEH) is one of 29 public companies in the “Management consulting services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Apollo Medical to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Apollo Medical and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Apollo Medical 0 0 1 0 3.00
Apollo Medical Competitors 158 487 664 40 2.43

Apollo Medical presently has a consensus target price of $25.00, suggesting a potential upside of 29.13%. As a group, “Management consulting services” companies have a potential upside of 15.20%. Given Apollo Medical’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Apollo Medical is more favorable than its rivals.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Apollo Medical and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Apollo Medical $519.91 million $10.84 million 66.76
Apollo Medical Competitors $1.71 billion $120.52 million 27.02

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

Volatility & Risk

Apollo Medical has a beta of -1.17, suggesting that its share price is 217% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Apollo Medical’s rivals have a beta of 1.08, suggesting that their average share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Apollo Medical 2.08% 6.00% 2.06%
Apollo Medical Competitors -20.27% -9.55% -10.93%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

6.7% of Apollo Medical shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.2% of shares of all “Management consulting services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 20.5% of Apollo Medical shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 13.7% of shares of all “Management consulting services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Apollo Medical beats its rivals on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

Apollo Medical Company Profile

Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc., an integrated health care delivery and management company, provides medical care services. The company offers care coordination services to principal constituents of the healthcare delivery system, including patients, families, primary care physicians, specialists, acute care hospitals, alternative sites of inpatient care, physician groups, and health plans. Its physician network consists of primary care physicians, specialist physicians, and hospitalists. The company serves the patients, primarily covered by private or public insurance, such as Medicare, Medicaid, and health maintenance organizations; and non-insured patients in California. Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. is based in Alhambra, California.

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