Mednax (NYSE: MD) and TeamHealth Holdings (NYSE:TMH) are both medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, profitabiliy, analyst recommendations, dividends and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Mednax and TeamHealth Holdings’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Mednax $3.27 billion 1.65 $648.78 million $3.36 17.29
TeamHealth Holdings N/A N/A N/A $0.61 71.31

Mednax has higher revenue and earnings than TeamHealth Holdings. Mednax is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than TeamHealth Holdings, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Mednax and TeamHealth Holdings’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mednax 9.54% 12.81% 6.60%
TeamHealth Holdings 0.92% 5.98% 0.99%

Risk & Volatility

Mednax has a beta of 0.44, indicating that its stock price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, TeamHealth Holdings has a beta of 0.84, indicating that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Mednax and TeamHealth Holdings, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mednax 1 8 1 0 2.00
TeamHealth Holdings 0 11 2 0 2.15

Mednax presently has a consensus target price of $64.50, suggesting a potential upside of 11.02%. TeamHealth Holdings has a consensus target price of $42.50, suggesting a potential downside of 2.30%. Given Mednax’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Mednax is more favorable than TeamHealth Holdings.

Summary

Mednax beats TeamHealth Holdings on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Mednax

MEDNAX, Inc. is a provider of physician services, including newborn, anesthesia, maternal-fetal, teleradiology, pediatric cardiology and other pediatric subspecialty care. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s national network consisted of over 3,600 affiliated physicians, including over 1,130 physicians providing neonatal clinical care, in 35 states and Puerto Rico, primarily within hospital-based neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), to babies born prematurely or with medical complications. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had over 1,390 affiliated physicians providing anesthesia care to patients in connection with surgical and other procedures, as well as pain management. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had 270 affiliated physicians providing maternal-fetal and obstetrical medical care to expectant mothers experiencing complicated pregnancies primarily in areas where its affiliated neonatal physicians practice.

About TeamHealth Holdings

Team Health Holdings, Inc. is a United States-based physician services company. The Company supplies outsourced healthcare professional staffing and administrative services to hospitals and other healthcare providers in the United States. It operates through four segments: Hospital Based Services, IPC Healthcare, Specialty Services and Other Services. The Hospital Based Services segment provides healthcare service programs to users of healthcare services on a fee for service, and on a cost plus or contract basis. The IPC Healthcare segment provides acute hospital medicine and post-acute provider service programs to users of healthcare services. The Specialty Services segment provides healthcare service programs to users of healthcare services in an outpatient setting or in a non-hospital-based environment. The Other Services segment is an aggregation of locums staffing, scribes, and billing, collection and consulting services that provides a range of other healthcare services.

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