Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SEM) is one of 49 public companies in the “Healthcare Facilities & Services” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Select Medical Holdings Corporation to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Select Medical Holdings Corporation and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Select Medical Holdings Corporation 1.95% 9.61% 1.84%
Select Medical Holdings Corporation Competitors 6.93% 0.33% 0.51%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Select Medical Holdings Corporation and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Select Medical Holdings Corporation $4.26 billion $474.80 million 28.44
Select Medical Holdings Corporation Competitors $5.72 billion $906.68 million 37.19

Select Medical Holdings Corporation’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Select Medical Holdings Corporation. Select Medical Holdings Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

79.0% of Select Medical Holdings Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.6% of shares of all “Healthcare Facilities & Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 19.9% of Select Medical Holdings Corporation shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 15.2% of shares of all “Healthcare Facilities & Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Select Medical Holdings Corporation has a beta of 1.42, indicating that its share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Select Medical Holdings Corporation’s competitors have a beta of 1.01, indicating that their average share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Select Medical Holdings Corporation and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Select Medical Holdings Corporation 1 2 3 0 2.33
Select Medical Holdings Corporation Competitors 188 1272 1803 31 2.51

Select Medical Holdings Corporation presently has a consensus target price of $18.80, suggesting a potential upside of 3.30%. As a group, “Healthcare Facilities & Services” companies have a potential downside of 3.48%. Given Select Medical Holdings Corporation’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Select Medical Holdings Corporation is more favorable than its competitors.

Summary

Select Medical Holdings Corporation competitors beat Select Medical Holdings Corporation on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

Select Medical Holdings Corporation Company Profile

Select Medical Holdings Corporation is an operator of specialty hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation clinics and occupational medicine centers in the United States. The Company’s segments include specialty hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation, Concentra and Other. The specialty hospitals segment consists of hospitals designed to serve the needs of long term acute patients and hospitals designed to serve patients that require intensive medical rehabilitation care. The outpatient rehabilitation segment consists of clinics that provide physical, occupational, and speech rehabilitation services. The Concentra segment consists of medical centers and contract services provided at employer worksites and Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) that deliver occupational medicine, physical therapy, veteran’s healthcare, and consumer health services. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had operations in 46 states and the District of Columbia.

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