Financial Contrast: Oak Street Health (OSH) versus The Competition

Oak Street Health (NYSE:OSHGet Rating) is one of 33 public companies in the “Health services” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Oak Street Health to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and valuation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

91.3% of Oak Street Health shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.6% of shares of all “Health services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 11.4% of Oak Street Health shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 21.6% of shares of all “Health services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Oak Street Health and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Oak Street Health $1.43 billion -$409.40 million -8.47
Oak Street Health Competitors $1.36 billion -$98.47 million 29.16

Oak Street Health has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its rivals. Oak Street Health is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Oak Street Health and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Oak Street Health 1 6 6 0 2.38
Oak Street Health Competitors 7 130 274 0 2.65

Oak Street Health currently has a consensus target price of $30.87, indicating a potential upside of 60.60%. As a group, “Health services” companies have a potential upside of 126.57%. Given Oak Street Health’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Oak Street Health has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.


This table compares Oak Street Health and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Oak Street Health -26.04% -1,883.59% -26.05%
Oak Street Health Competitors -325.87% -481.74% -38.64%

Risk & Volatility

Oak Street Health has a beta of 2.32, suggesting that its stock price is 132% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Oak Street Health’s rivals have a beta of 1.48, suggesting that their average stock price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Oak Street Health rivals beat Oak Street Health on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About Oak Street Health

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Oak Street Health, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, offers healthcare services to the patients in the United States. The company operates primary care centers for Medicare beneficiaries. As of December 31, 2021, it operated 129 centers in 19 states, including Illinois, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Texas. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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