Entellus Medical (NASDAQ: ENTL) and Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ:MASI) are both medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Entellus Medical and Masimo Corporation, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Entellus Medical 1 2 4 0 2.43
Masimo Corporation 0 3 3 0 2.50

Entellus Medical currently has a consensus price target of $22.00, suggesting a potential upside of 30.49%. Masimo Corporation has a consensus price target of $96.25, suggesting a potential upside of 15.16%. Given Entellus Medical’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Entellus Medical is more favorable than Masimo Corporation.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Entellus Medical and Masimo Corporation’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Entellus Medical $80.80 million 4.57 -$26.99 million ($1.66) -10.16
Masimo Corporation $730.06 million 5.95 $182.11 million $6.14 13.61

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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

76.8% of Entellus Medical shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.4% of Masimo Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. 9.1% of Entellus Medical shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.6% of Masimo Corporation shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

Entellus Medical has a beta of 0.04, suggesting that its stock price is 96% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Masimo Corporation has a beta of 0.8, suggesting that its stock price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Entellus Medical -41.11% -60.34% -36.76%
Masimo Corporation 45.90% 23.45% 16.22%

Summary

Masimo Corporation beats Entellus Medical on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Entellus Medical

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.

About Masimo Corporation

Masimo Corporation is a medical technology company that develops, manufactures and markets a range of non-invasive patient monitoring technologies. The Company’s business is Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry monitoring, known as Masimo Signal Extraction Technology (SET) pulse oximetry. Its product offerings include non-invasive monitoring of blood constituents with an optical signature, optical organ oximetry monitoring, electrical, brain function monitoring, acoustic respiration monitoring and exhaled gas monitoring. In addition, the Company has developed the Root patient monitoring and connectivity platform, the Radical-7 bedside and portable patient monitor, and the Radius-7 wearable wireless patient monitor. It offers Patient SafetyNet remote patient surveillance monitoring system, which allows patients to be monitored through a personal computer-based monitor or by care providers through their pagers, voice-over-Internet Protocol (IP) phones or smartphones.

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