Head to Head Contrast: Civitas Solutions (CIVI) vs. Brookdale Senior Living (BKD)
Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) and Civitas Solutions (NYSE:CIVI) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and profitabiliy.
This table compares Brookdale Senior Living and Civitas Solutions’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Brookdale Senior Living||-9.77%||13.22%||3.14%|
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Brookdale Senior Living and Civitas Solutions, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Brookdale Senior Living||1||0||5||0||2.67|
Brookdale Senior Living currently has a consensus price target of $19.33, indicating a potential upside of 35.96%. Civitas Solutions has a consensus price target of $25.00, indicating a potential upside of 44.93%. Given Civitas Solutions’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Civitas Solutions is more favorable than Brookdale Senior Living.
Volatility & Risk
Brookdale Senior Living has a beta of 1.76, suggesting that its stock price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Civitas Solutions has a beta of 0.44, suggesting that its stock price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Brookdale Senior Living and Civitas Solutions’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Brookdale Senior Living||$4.19 billion||0.63||$808.61 million||($2.60)||-5.47|
|Civitas Solutions||$1.44 billion||0.45||$147.66 million||$0.46||37.50|
Brookdale Senior Living has higher revenue and earnings than Civitas Solutions. Brookdale Senior Living is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Civitas Solutions, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
93.4% of Civitas Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of Brookdale Senior Living shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 5.3% of Civitas Solutions shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Brookdale Senior Living beats Civitas Solutions on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Brookdale Senior Living
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. operates senior living communities in the United States. The Company operates independent living, assisted living and dementia-care communities, and continuing care retirement centers (CCRCs). It operates through five segments: Retirement Centers; Assisted Living; CCRCs-Rental; Brookdale Ancillary Services and Management Services. The Retirement Centers segment includes owned or leased communities for middle to upper income seniors. The Assisted Living segment includes owned or leased communities that offer housing and round the clock assistance with activities of daily life to mid-acuity frail and elderly residents. The CCRCs-Rental segment includes leased communities that offer living arrangements to accommodate physical ability and health. The Brookdale Ancillary Services segment includes outpatient therapy, home health and hospice services, as well as education and wellness programs. The Management Services segment includes communities operated by it.
About Civitas Solutions
Civitas Solutions, Inc. is a provider of home- and community-based health and human services to individuals with intellectual, developmental, physical or behavioral disabilities and other special needs. The Company operates through two segments: Human Services and Post-Acute Specialty Rehabilitation Services (SRS). The Human Services segment provides home- and community-based human services to individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD), youth with emotional, behavioral and/or medically complex challenges or at-risk youth (ARY), and elders. The SRS segment delivers healthcare and community-based health and human services to individuals having suffered acquired brain injury, spinal injuries, and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses. Within its SRS segment, its NeuroRestorative business unit is focused on rehabilitation and transitional living services, and its CareMeridian business unit is focused on the medically-intensive post-acute care services.
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