Reviewing Sharecare (SHCR) and Its Peers

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

Insider & Institutional Ownership

25.4% of Sharecare shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.6% of shares of all “Health services” companies are held by institutional investors. 30.4% of Sharecare shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 21.6% of shares of all “Health services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Sharecare and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sharecare 0 2 3 0 2.60
Sharecare Competitors 7 130 274 0 2.65

Sharecare currently has a consensus price target of $3.12, indicating a potential upside of 75.28%. As a group, “Health services” companies have a potential upside of 119.26%. Given Sharecare’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Sharecare has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sharecare -19.41% -18.36% -14.00%
Sharecare Competitors -325.87% -481.74% -38.64%

Volatility & Risk

Sharecare has a beta of -0.26, suggesting that its share price is 126% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sharecare’s competitors have a beta of 1.48, suggesting that their average share price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Sharecare and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Sharecare $412.82 million -$85.00 million -7.12
Sharecare Competitors $1.36 billion -$98.47 million 29.16

Sharecare’s competitors have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Sharecare. Sharecare 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.

Summary

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

About Sharecare

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Sharecare, Inc. operates as a digital healthcare platform company. Its Sharecare platform connects people, patients, providers, employers, health plans, government organizations, and communities that optimize individual and population-wide well-being. The company offers enterprise solutions based on a software-as-a-service model that allows enterprise clients to message, motivate, and manage their populations, as well as measure their population progress; a suite of data and information-driven solutions; and life sciences solutions, which provides members with personalized information, programs, and resources to enhance their health and well-being. It also operates RealAge, a platform for health assessment to assess behaviors and existing conditions of its members and provide metric for their physical health. In addition, the company provides secure, automated release of information, audit, and business consulting services to streamline the medical records process for medical facilities. It sells its solutions through direct sales organization and partner relationships. Sharecare, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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