Contrasting UpHealth (UPH) and Its Peers

UpHealth (NYSE:UPHGet Rating) is one of 33 publicly-traded companies in the “Health services” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare UpHealth to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

Volatility & Risk

UpHealth has a beta of 0.29, meaning that its share price is 71% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, UpHealth’s competitors have a beta of 1.48, meaning that their average share price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

48.6% of shares of all “Health services” companies are held by institutional investors. 41.3% of UpHealth shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 21.6% of shares of all “Health services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for UpHealth and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
UpHealth 0 1 1 0 2.50
UpHealth Competitors 7 130 274 0 2.65

UpHealth presently has a consensus target price of $3.50, suggesting a potential upside of 856.28%. As a group, “Health services” companies have a potential upside of 117.12%. Given UpHealth’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe UpHealth is more favorable than its competitors.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares UpHealth and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
UpHealth $123.79 million -$340.90 million -0.16
UpHealth Competitors $1.36 billion -$98.47 million 29.16

UpHealth’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than UpHealth. UpHealth is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares UpHealth and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
UpHealth -204.99% -18.80% -11.75%
UpHealth Competitors -325.87% -481.74% -38.64%

Summary

UpHealth competitors beat UpHealth on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About UpHealth

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UpHealth, Inc. operates as a digital health services company. It provides a patient-centric digital health technologies and tech-enabled services to manage health and integrate care in the areas of integrated care management, virtual care infrastructure, and services. The company's solutions include Syntranet Core Platform, an integrated care management platform; Cloudbreak, a provider of unified telemedicine solutions and digital health tools; HelloLyf from Glocal, a platform that delivers primary care and specialty consultations; and MedQuest Pharmacy, a full-service retail and compounding licensed pharmacy that dispenses prescribed medications shipped directly to patients. UpHealth, Inc. is headquartered in Delray Beach, Florida.

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