Asante Solutions (NASDAQ: PUMP) and SeaSpine (NASDAQ:SPNE) are both healthcare companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and valuation.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Asante Solutions and SeaSpine, as reported by MarketBeat.
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This table compares Asante Solutions and SeaSpine’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Institutional & Insider Ownership
43.7% of SeaSpine shares are owned by institutional investors. 14.6% of SeaSpine shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Asante Solutions and SeaSpine’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|SeaSpine||$128.86 million||1.07||-$43.21 million||($2.91)||-3.53|
Asante Solutions has higher earnings, but lower revenue than SeaSpine.
SeaSpine beats Asante Solutions on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
Asante Solutions Company Profile
Asante Solutions, Inc. is a medical device company. The Company is a manufacturer of Asante Snap Insulin Pump System (Snap system), which is a pump featuring a modular design with pre-filled insulin cartridges and disposable pump bodies, utilized in combination with a controller. The Snap system comprises four components: the Snap system controller, a disposable pump body, disposable pre-filled insulin cartridges and disposable infusion sets. The Snap system also incorporates a technology that allows for auto-priming, whereby, without user intervention, the infusion tubing is automatically filled with insulin every time a new cartridge is inserted. The disposable pump body, which contains a fresh battery, is designed to be used for a week. The Company markets the Snap system through distributors of medical equipment and supplies to individuals with diabetes.
SeaSpine Company Profile
SeaSpine Holdings Corporation is a medical technology company. The Company is focused on the design, development and commercialization of surgical solutions for the treatment of patients suffering from spinal disorders. The Company operates through the development, manufacture and marketing of orthobiologics and spinal fusion hardware segment. It has a portfolio of orthobiologics and spinal fusion hardware solutions to meet the varying combinations of products that neurosurgeons and orthopedic spine surgeons need to perform fusion procedures in the lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine. It offers a portfolio of orthobiologics and spinal fusion hardware products for the treatment of patients suffering from spinal and other orthopedic disorders. Its orthobiologics products consist of a range of bone graft substitutes that are designed to improve bone fusion rates following a range of orthopedic surgeries, including spine, hip and extremities procedures.
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