Invacare (NYSE:IVCRQ – Get Rating) is one of 50 publicly-traded companies in the “Surgical appliances & supplies” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Invacare to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and earnings.
This table compares Invacare and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Invacare and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Invacare||$872.46 million||-$45.56 million||-0.01|
|Invacare Competitors||$1.21 billion||$110.89 million||7.64|
Risk & Volatility
Invacare has a beta of 0.55, indicating that its share price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Invacare’s rivals have a beta of 0.85, indicating that their average share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
59.9% of Invacare shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.6% of shares of all “Surgical appliances & supplies” companies are owned by institutional investors. 6.9% of Invacare shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 11.9% of shares of all “Surgical appliances & supplies” companies are owned by 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.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Invacare and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “Surgical appliances & supplies” companies have a potential upside of 26.39%. Given Invacare’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Invacare has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Invacare rivals beat Invacare on 6 of the 10 factors compared.
Invacare Company Profile
Invacare Corp. engages in the manufacture and distribution of medical equipment used in non-acute care settings. It focuses on medical device solutions for congenital, acquired, and degenerative ailments. The firm operates through the following segments: North America and Europe. The company was founded by Aaron Malachi Mixon III in 1979 and is headquartered in Elyria, OH.
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