Press Ganey Holdings (NYSE: PGND) is one of 18 public companies in the “Medical Software & Technology Services” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Press Ganey Holdings to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Press Ganey Holdings and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Press Ganey Holdings 8.69% 5.46% 3.34%
Press Ganey Holdings Competitors -18.37% -12.09% -2.31%

Volatility & Risk

Press Ganey Holdings has a beta of 0.99, meaning that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Press Ganey Holdings’ peers have a beta of 1.33, meaning that their average stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Press Ganey Holdings and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Press Ganey Holdings N/A N/A 79.41
Press Ganey Holdings Competitors $376.15 million $34.64 million 9.08

Press Ganey Holdings’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Press Ganey Holdings. Press Ganey Holdings is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Press Ganey Holdings and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Press Ganey Holdings 0 2 0 0 2.00
Press Ganey Holdings Competitors 113 479 787 16 2.51

As a group, “Medical Software & Technology Services” companies have a potential upside of 16.72%. Given Press Ganey Holdings’ peers stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Press Ganey Holdings has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

91.9% of Press Ganey Holdings shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.2% of shares of all “Medical Software & Technology Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 5.1% of Press Ganey Holdings shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 24.4% of shares of all “Medical Software & Technology Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Press Ganey Holdings peers beat Press Ganey Holdings on 7 of the 11 factors compared.

About Press Ganey Holdings

Press Ganey Holdings, Inc. is a provider of patient experience and caregiver measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for healthcare organizations. The Company provides its clients with a digital platform that captures the perspectives of patients, physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees and enables its clients to benchmark, analyze and manage the patient and caregiver experience. Its solutions include Patient Experience Solutions, which include Patient experience measurement, insights and advisory services; Caregiver Engagement Solutions, which include Physician, nurse and employee engagement measurement, insights and advisory services; Clinical and Quality Solutions, which include nursing quality indicators, patient reported outcome measures, core measures and eMeasures, and Consulting Solutions, which include patient safety and care reliability, patient experience improvement, process flow, advanced analytics and insights and cultural alignment.

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