Mindray Medical International (NYSE: MR) and Invuity (NASDAQ:IVTY) are both healthcare companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitabiliy, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Mindray Medical International and Invuity’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mindray Medical International N/A N/A N/A
Invuity -140.08% -119.36% -69.85%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

66.5% of Invuity shares are owned by institutional investors. 13.8% of Invuity shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Mindray Medical International and Invuity’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Mindray Medical International N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Invuity $35.08 million 3.48 -$35.41 million ($2.98) -2.42

Mindray Medical International has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Invuity.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Mindray Medical International and Invuity, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mindray Medical International 0 0 0 0 N/A
Invuity 0 0 7 0 3.00

Invuity has a consensus price target of $15.50, indicating a potential upside of 115.28%. Given Invuity’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Invuity is more favorable than Mindray Medical International.

Summary

Invuity beats Mindray Medical International on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Mindray Medical International

Mindray Medical International Limited is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices across the world. The Company operates in three segments: patient monitoring and life support products, in-vitro diagnostic products and medical imaging systems. Its patient monitoring devices track the physiological parameters of patients, such as heart rate, blood pressure, respiration and temperature. It offers patient monitoring devices that are suitable for adult, pediatric and neonatal patients and are used principally in hospital intensive care units, operating rooms and emergency rooms. Its life support products provide operation room or intensive care unit solutions for the end users in the operating room. Its in-vitro diagnostic products provide data and analysis on blood, urine and other bodily fluid samples for clinical diagnosis and treatment. Its medical imaging systems segment includes ultrasound systems, digital radiography systems and a magnetic resonance imaging system.

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