Omnicare (NYSE: OCR) and Capital Senior Living Corporation (NYSE:CSU) are both healthcare companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitabiliy, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Omnicare and Capital Senior Living Corporation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Omnicare 1.96% 5.37% 2.20%
Capital Senior Living Corporation -9.66% -4.35% -0.45%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Omnicare and Capital Senior Living Corporation, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Omnicare 0 0 0 0 N/A
Capital Senior Living Corporation 0 2 1 0 2.33

Capital Senior Living Corporation has a consensus price target of $21.00, indicating a potential upside of 40.09%. Given Capital Senior Living Corporation’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Capital Senior Living Corporation is more favorable than Omnicare.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

98.2% of Capital Senior Living Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. 7.1% of Capital Senior Living Corporation shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Omnicare and Capital Senior Living Corporation’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Omnicare N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Capital Senior Living Corporation $452.54 million 0.96 $77.27 million ($1.50) -9.99

Capital Senior Living Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Omnicare.

Summary

Capital Senior Living Corporation beats Omnicare on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Omnicare Company Profile

Omnicare, Inc. is a healthcare services company that specializes in the management of complex pharmaceutical care. The Company operates two primary businesses, Long-Term Care Group (LTC) and Specialty Care Group (SCG), each serving different customer populations. Through LTC, the Company is a provider of pharmaceuticals and related pharmacy and ancillary services to long-term care facilities, as well as chronic care facilities and other settings. As of December 31, 2014, LTC provided pharmacy services in the United States in 47 states and the District of Columbia. The Specialty Care Group (SCG) operates across a spectrum of the healthcare continuum, serving the needs of biopharmaceutical manufacturers, physicians, nurses, caregivers and patients. Its SCG services are primarily focused on the specialty pharmaceutical market and incorporate four platforms: brand support services, supply chain solutions, patient support services and specialty pharmacy.

Capital Senior Living Corporation Company Profile

Capital Senior Living Corporation is an operator of senior housing communities in the United States. The Company provides senior living services to the elderly, including independent living and assisted living services, and provides home care services at one of its communities. Its continuum of care integrates independent living and assisted living and is bridged by home care through independent home care agencies or its home care agency, sustains residents’ autonomy and independence based on their physical and mental abilities. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 129 senior housing communities in 23 states with an aggregate capacity of approximately 16,500 residents, including 79 senior housing communities, which it owned and 50 senior housing communities it leased. As of December 31, 2016, it also operated one home care agency. It offers assisted living care and services, including personal care services, around the clock staffing, support services and supplemental services.

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