Head-To-Head Contrast: Addus HomeCare (NASDAQ:ADUS) and BrightSpring Health Services (NASDAQ:BTSG)

Addus HomeCare (NASDAQ:ADUSGet Free Report) and BrightSpring Health Services (NASDAQ:BTSGGet Free Report) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.


This table compares Addus HomeCare and BrightSpring Health Services’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Addus HomeCare 5.91% 9.70% 6.70%
BrightSpring Health Services N/A N/A N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.3% of Addus HomeCare shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.4% of Addus HomeCare shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Addus HomeCare and BrightSpring Health Services’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Addus HomeCare $1.06 billion 1.55 $62.52 million $3.84 26.38
BrightSpring Health Services $8.83 billion 0.18 N/A N/A N/A

Addus HomeCare has higher earnings, but lower revenue than BrightSpring Health Services.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Addus HomeCare and BrightSpring Health Services, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Addus HomeCare 0 1 6 0 2.86
BrightSpring Health Services 0 0 11 0 3.00

Addus HomeCare presently has a consensus price target of $103.83, indicating a potential upside of 2.50%. BrightSpring Health Services has a consensus price target of $15.75, indicating a potential upside of 68.45%. Given BrightSpring Health Services’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe BrightSpring Health Services is more favorable than Addus HomeCare.


Addus HomeCare beats BrightSpring Health Services on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Addus HomeCare

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Addus HomeCare Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides personal care services to elderly, chronically ill, disabled persons, and individuals who are at risk of hospitalization or institutionalization in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Personal Care, Hospice, and Home Health. The Personal Care segment provides non-medical assistance with activities of daily living. This segment offers services that include assistance with bathing, grooming, oral care, feeding and dressing, medication reminders, meal planning and preparation, housekeeping, and transportation services. The Hospice segment provides palliative nursing care, social work, spiritual counseling, homemaker, and bereavement counseling services for people who are terminally ill, as well as related services for their families. The Home Health segment offers skilled nursing and physical, occupational, and speech therapy for the individuals who requires assistance during an illness or after hospitalization. The company's payor clients include federal, state, and local governmental agencies; managed care organizations; commercial insurers; and private individuals. Addus HomeCare Corporation was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Frisco, Texas.

About BrightSpring Health Services

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BrightSpring Health Services, Inc. operates a home and community-based healthcare services platform in the United States. The company's platform focuses on delivering pharmacy and provider services, including clinical and supportive care in home and community settings to Medicare, Medicaid, and insured populations. It serves patients through clinical providers and pharmacists. BrightSpring Health Services, Inc. was formerly known as Phoenix Parent Holdings Inc. and changed its name to BrightSpring Health Services, Inc. in May 2021. The company was founded in 1974 and is based in Louisville, Kentucky.

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