iKang Healthcare Group (NASDAQ: KANG) is one of 45 public companies in the “Healthcare Facilities & Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare iKang Healthcare Group to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability and analyst recommendations.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares iKang Healthcare Group and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|iKang Healthcare Group||$435.71 million||-$11.25 million||401.25|
|iKang Healthcare Group Competitors||$6.63 billion||$198.10 million||385.33|
Volatility & Risk
iKang Healthcare Group has a beta of 0.3, suggesting that its share price is 70% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, iKang Healthcare Group’s peers have a beta of 0.71, suggesting that their average share price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for iKang Healthcare Group and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|iKang Healthcare Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|iKang Healthcare Group Competitors||242||1450||1930||38||2.48|
As a group, “Healthcare Facilities & Services” companies have a potential upside of 5.81%. Given iKang Healthcare Group’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe iKang Healthcare Group has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
32.4% of iKang Healthcare Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.9% of shares of all “Healthcare Facilities & Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 13.6% of shares of all “Healthcare Facilities & Services” companies are held 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.
This table compares iKang Healthcare Group and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|iKang Healthcare Group||0.79%||1.30%||0.60%|
|iKang Healthcare Group Competitors||12.77%||0.94%||1.62%|
iKang Healthcare Group peers beat iKang Healthcare Group on 9 of the 10 factors compared.
iKang Healthcare Group Company Profile
iKang Healthcare Group, Inc. provides preventive healthcare solutions, including a range of medical examinations services and value-added services, including disease screening, dental services and other services in China. The Company’s segments include medical examinations and other medical services, and dental services. The Company, through its integrated service platform, offers healthcare management solutions, including medical examinations, which cover basic examination items, such as internal, gynecology, ophthalmology, dental and X-ray, and value-added services at selected medical centers, including disease screening focusing on cancer screening, cardiovascular disease screening, certain chronic disease screening and functional medicine testing; dental care, including oral health, pediatric dentistry and cosmetic dentistry; outpatient services, such as acupuncture, obstetrics, gynecology and minor surgery, and on-site healthcare management or clinics at certain locations.
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