Talkspace (OTCMKTS:TALK) & Mitesco (OTCMKTS:MITI) Critical Comparison

Talkspace (OTCMKTS:TALKGet Rating) and Mitesco (OTCMKTS:MITIGet Rating) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, valuation and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Talkspace and Mitesco’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Talkspace -60.31% -49.10% -40.27%
Mitesco -5,118.27% -4,559.69% -153.99%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Talkspace and Mitesco, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Talkspace 0 4 2 0 2.33
Mitesco 0 0 0 0 N/A

Talkspace presently has a consensus target price of $4.73, suggesting a potential upside of 203.42%. Given Talkspace’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Talkspace is more favorable than Mitesco.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Talkspace and Mitesco’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Talkspace $113.67 million 2.13 -$62.74 million ($1.41) -1.11
Mitesco $120,000.00 243.88 -$7.92 million ($0.06) -2.18

Mitesco has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Talkspace. Mitesco is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Talkspace, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Talkspace has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its share price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mitesco has a beta of -0.9, suggesting that its share price is 190% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

49.5% of Talkspace shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of Mitesco shares are held by institutional investors. 7.0% of Mitesco shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Talkspace beats Mitesco on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Talkspace Company Profile (Get Rating)

Talkspace, Inc. operates as a virtual behavior healthcare company. It delivers healthcare through encrypted web and mobile platform. The company offers treatment options for every need, including psychiatry or adolescent, individual, or couples therapy. The members can send text, video, and voice messages to their therapists and engage in live video sessions. Talkspace, Inc. is based in New York, New York.

Mitesco Company Profile (Get Rating)

Mitesco, Inc. operates medical clinics under the The Good Clinic name in North East Minneapolis, the United States. It offers wellness coaching, behavioral health care, episodic care, dermatologic services, and supplements. The company was formerly known as True Nature Holding, Inc. and changed its name to Mitesco, Inc. in April 2020. Mitesco, Inc. is based in Saint Louis Park, Minnesota.

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