Financial Comparison: Coventry Health Care (CVH) and Molina Healthcare (MOH)
Coventry Health Care (NYSE: CVH) and Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH) are both healthcare companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Coventry Health Care and Molina Healthcare, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Coventry Health Care||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Coventry Health Care and Molina Healthcare’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||NetIncome||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Coventry Health Care||N/A||N/A||N/A||$3.29||N/A|
|Molina Healthcare||$17.71 billion||0.24||$52.00 million||($5.27)||-14.25|
Molina Healthcare has higher revenue and earnings than Coventry Health Care. Molina Healthcare is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Coventry Health Care, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This table compares Coventry Health Care and Molina Healthcare’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Coventry Health Care||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
98.0% of Molina Healthcare shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.2% of Molina Healthcare shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Molina Healthcare beats Coventry Health Care on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care, Inc. (Coventry) is a diversified national managed healthcare company based in Bethesda, Maryland. Coventry operates health plans, insurance companies, network rental and workers’ compensation services companies. The Company operates in three segments: Health Plan and Medical Services, Specialized Managed Care, and Workers’ Compensation. On January 1, 2012 the Company completed its acquisition of Children’s Mercy’s Family Health Partners, a Medicaid health plan. In May 2013, Aetna Inc announced it has completed its acquisition of Coventry Health Care, Inc.
About Molina Healthcare
Molina Healthcare, Inc. offers Medicaid-related solutions for low-income families and individuals, and assists government agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program. The Company operates through three segments: Health Plans, Molina Medicaid Solutions and Other, which includes its Pathways Health and Community Support LLC (Pathways) business. It arranges healthcare services for persons served by Medicaid, Medicare, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and the Marketplace, and products to assist government agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s Health Plans segment consisted of health plans in 12 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and its direct delivery business. The Molina Medicaid Solutions segment provides support to state government agencies in the administration of their Medicaid programs, including business processing, information technology development, and administrative services.
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