ReWalk Robotics (NASDAQ: RWLK) and Wright Medical Group N.V. (NASDAQ:WMGI) are both medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitabiliy, risk, dividends and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for ReWalk Robotics and Wright Medical Group N.V., as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ReWalk Robotics 1 0 3 0 2.50
Wright Medical Group N.V. 0 4 7 0 2.64

ReWalk Robotics presently has a consensus target price of $4.63, suggesting a potential upside of 198.39%. Wright Medical Group N.V. has a consensus target price of $32.25, suggesting a potential upside of 17.49%. Given ReWalk Robotics’ higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe ReWalk Robotics is more favorable than Wright Medical Group N.V..

Risk & Volatility

ReWalk Robotics has a beta of 0.88, suggesting that its stock price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Wright Medical Group N.V. has a beta of 0.72, suggesting that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

4.7% of ReWalk Robotics shares are owned by institutional investors. 13.7% of ReWalk Robotics shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of Wright Medical Group N.V. shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares ReWalk Robotics and Wright Medical Group N.V.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ReWalk Robotics -389.13% -528.26% -101.87%
Wright Medical Group N.V. -36.04% -6.08% -1.80%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares ReWalk Robotics and Wright Medical Group N.V.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ReWalk Robotics $6.31 million 4.10 -$28.97 million ($1.94) -0.80
Wright Medical Group N.V. $707.24 million 4.05 $79.35 million ($2.46) -11.16

Wright Medical Group N.V. has higher revenue and earnings than ReWalk Robotics. Wright Medical Group N.V. is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ReWalk Robotics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Wright Medical Group N.V. beats ReWalk Robotics on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

ReWalk Robotics Company Profile

ReWalk Robotics Ltd. is a medical device company. The Company is engaged in designing, developing and commercializing exoskeletons that allow individuals with mobility impairments or other medical conditions the ability to stand and walk once again. The Company offers ReWalk, which is an exoskeleton that uses its tilt-sensor technology and an on-board computer and motion sensors to drive motorized legs that power movement. ReWalk designs are intended for people with paraplegia, a spinal cord injury resulting in complete or incomplete paralysis of the legs, having the use of their upper bodies and arms. The Company offers two ReWalk products: ReWalk Personal and ReWalk Rehabilitation. ReWalk Personal is designed for everyday use by paraplegic individuals at home and in their communities, and is custom fitted for each user. ReWalk Rehabilitation is designed for use by paraplegia patients in the clinical rehabilitation environment, where it provides exercise and therapy.

Wright Medical Group N.V. Company Profile

Wright Medical Group, Inc. is a global specialty orthopaedic company. The Company through Wright Medical Technology, Inc. (WMT) and other subsidiaries provides extremity and biologic solutions that enable clinicians to alleviate pain and restore the patients’ lifestyles. The Company operates through three segments: U.S., International and BioMimetic. The Company’s business includes products that are used in foot and ankle repair, upper extremity products and biologics products, which are used to replace damaged or diseased bone, to stimulate bone growth and to provide other biological solutions for surgeons and patients. The Company’s products include extremity hardware, foot and ankle hardware, upper extremity hardware and biologics.

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