Genesis Healthcare (NYSE: SKH) and Genesis Healthcare (NYSE:GEN) are both healthcare companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends and profitabiliy.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Genesis Healthcare and Genesis Healthcare, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Genesis Healthcare 0 0 0 0 N/A
Genesis Healthcare 1 1 1 0 2.00

Genesis Healthcare has a consensus price target of $2.65, indicating a potential upside of 87.94%. Given Genesis Healthcare’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Genesis Healthcare is more favorable than Genesis Healthcare.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

14.4% of Genesis Healthcare shares are held by institutional investors. 57.6% of Genesis Healthcare shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Genesis Healthcare and Genesis Healthcare’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Genesis Healthcare -6.02% N/A -5.85%
Genesis Healthcare -1.27% -0.81% -0.34%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Genesis Healthcare and Genesis Healthcare’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Genesis Healthcare N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Genesis Healthcare $5.54 billion 0.02 $503.52 million N/A N/A

Genesis Healthcare has higher revenue and earnings than Genesis Healthcare.

Summary

Genesis Healthcare beats Genesis Healthcare on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Genesis Healthcare Company Profile

Genesis Healthcare, Inc. is a holding company that provides post-acute care. The Company operates through three segments: inpatient services, which includes the operation of skilled nursing facilities and assisted or senior living facilities; rehabilitation therapy services, which includes its integrated and third-party rehabilitation and respiratory therapy services, and all other services. As of December 31, 2016, the Company offered inpatient services through its network of 499 skilled nursing and assisted/senior living facilities across 34 states, consisting of 473 skilled nursing facilities and 26 stand-alone assisted/senior living facilities. Its services focus primarily on the medical and physical issues facing elderly patients and are provided by its skilled nursing companies, assisted or senior living communities, integrated and third-party rehabilitation therapy business, and other ancillary services.

Genesis Healthcare Company Profile

Genesis Healthcare, Inc. is a holding company that provides post-acute care. The Company operates through three segments: inpatient services, which includes the operation of skilled nursing facilities and assisted or senior living facilities; rehabilitation therapy services, which includes its integrated and third-party rehabilitation and respiratory therapy services, and all other services. As of December 31, 2016, the Company offered inpatient services through its network of 499 skilled nursing and assisted/senior living facilities across 34 states, consisting of 473 skilled nursing facilities and 26 stand-alone assisted/senior living facilities. Its services focus primarily on the medical and physical issues facing elderly patients and are provided by its skilled nursing companies, assisted or senior living communities, integrated and third-party rehabilitation therapy business, and other ancillary services.

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