Entellus Medical (NASDAQ: ENTL) and iRadimed Corporation (NASDAQ:IRMD) are both small-cap healthcare companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitabiliy, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings and dividends.

Volatility and Risk

Entellus Medical has a beta of 0.01, meaning that its share price is 99% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, iRadimed Corporation has a beta of 1.46, meaning that its share price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

75.8% of Entellus Medical shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 17.3% of iRadimed Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.1% of Entellus Medical shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 60.1% of iRadimed Corporation shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Entellus Medical and iRadimed Corporation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Entellus Medical -43.64% -60.59% -37.11%
iRadimed Corporation 16.38% 15.28% 13.20%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Entellus Medical and iRadimed Corporation, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Entellus Medical 1 2 4 0 2.43
iRadimed Corporation 0 1 0 0 2.00

Entellus Medical currently has a consensus target price of $22.00, suggesting a potential upside of 24.50%. iRadimed Corporation has a consensus target price of $11.50, suggesting a potential upside of 35.29%. Given iRadimed Corporation’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe iRadimed Corporation is more favorable than Entellus Medical.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Entellus Medical and iRadimed Corporation’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Entellus Medical $77.39 million 5.00 -$25.43 million ($1.56) -11.33
iRadimed Corporation $28.69 million 3.18 $7.47 million $0.40 21.25

iRadimed Corporation has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Entellus Medical. Entellus Medical is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than iRadimed Corporation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

iRadimed Corporation beats Entellus Medical on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Entellus Medical Company Profile

Entellus Medical, Inc. is a medical technology company. The Company is focused on delivering patient and physician experiences through products designed for the minimally invasive treatment of chronic and recurrent sinusitis in both adult and pediatric patients. Its three core product lines, XprESS Multi-Sinus Dilation Systems, MiniFESS Surgical Instruments, and FocESS Imaging & Navigation, are designed to enable ear, nose and throat (ENT), physicians to perform a range of procedures in the ENT physician office and to simplify operating room-based treatment. The Company’s XprESS Multi-Sinus Dilation family of products consists of its XprESS Pro device, its XprESS LoProfile device and its XprESS Ultra device. The MiniFESS family of surgical instruments includes eight devices designed to enable physicians to perform various surgical procedures. The Fiagon Image Guidance System (IGS) consists of a navigation unit, navigation sensor, software instruments and a patient localizer.

iRadimed Corporation Company Profile

IRADIMED CORPORATION (IRADIMED) develops, manufactures, markets and distributes Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) compatible products, and provides non-magnetic intravenous (IV) infusion pump systems. The Company operates through development, manufacture and sale of MRI compatible products and IV infusion pump systems for use by hospitals and acute care facilities during MRI procedures segment. Its MRidium MRI compatible IV infusion pump system has been designed with a non-magnetic ultrasonic motor, non-ferrous part and other features in order to deliver anesthesia and other IV fluids during various MRI procedures. MRI compatible IV infusion pump system includes the 3860+ MRI compatible IV infusion pump, single-use IV tubing sets, a non-magnetic pole and a lithium battery. In addition, it offers optional upgrade systems, including the 3865 Remote Display/Control, 3861 Side Car, Dose Error Reduction System (DERS) and SpO2 monitor.

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