Head to Head Comparison: AdaptHealth (NASDAQ:AHCO) vs. Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives (NASDAQ:IEA)
AdaptHealth (NASDAQ:AHCO) and Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives (NASDAQ:IEA) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and earnings.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for AdaptHealth and Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives||0||1||0||0||2.00|
Risk and Volatility
AdaptHealth has a beta of 0.18, meaning that its share price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives has a beta of 0.18, meaning that its share price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares AdaptHealth and Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives||0.57%||-15.21%||3.32%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
62.3% of AdaptHealth shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 13.8% of Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.0% of Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares AdaptHealth and Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives||$779.34 million||0.10||$4.24 million||($0.80)||-4.41|
Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives has higher revenue and earnings than AdaptHealth. Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than AdaptHealth, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
AdaptHealth, LLC distributes home medical equipment. The Company offers mobility products, respiratory therapy, non- invasive ventilation, nutrition supplies, ocean home health products, sleep therapy supplies, bed lifts, seat lift chairs, and bath aids. AdaptHealth, LLC was founded in 2012 and is based in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.
About Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives
Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc., a diversified infrastructure construction company, provides engineering, procurement, and construction services for the renewable energy, traditional power, and civil infrastructure industries in the United States. It offers design, site development, construction, installation, and restoration of infrastructure services. The company was founded in 1947 is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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