Streamline Health Solutions (NYSE: SAIC) and Science Applications International (NYSE:SAIC) are both medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and risk.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Streamline Health Solutions and Science Applications International’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Streamline Health Solutions $24.34 million 0.99 -$3.09 million ($0.16) -7.50
Science Applications International $4.45 billion 0.75 $179.00 million $3.53 22.24

Science Applications International has higher revenue and earnings than Streamline Health Solutions. Streamline Health Solutions is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Science Applications International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Science Applications International pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Streamline Health Solutions does not pay a dividend. Science Applications International pays out 35.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

37.5% of Streamline Health Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.0% of Science Applications International shares are held by institutional investors. 26.1% of Streamline Health Solutions shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.1% of Science Applications International shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Streamline Health Solutions and Science Applications International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Streamline Health Solutions -8.53% -20.21% -5.64%
Science Applications International 4.21% 57.27% 9.26%

Risk & Volatility

Streamline Health Solutions has a beta of -0.26, suggesting that its share price is 126% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Science Applications International has a beta of 1.4, suggesting that its share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Streamline Health Solutions and Science Applications International, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Streamline Health Solutions 0 0 0 0 N/A
Science Applications International 0 6 2 0 2.25

Science Applications International has a consensus target price of $84.50, suggesting a potential upside of 7.63%. Given Science Applications International’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Science Applications International is more favorable than Streamline Health Solutions.

Summary

Science Applications International beats Streamline Health Solutions on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Streamline Health Solutions

Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. provides health information technology solutions and services for hospitals and health systems in the United States and Canada. It provides software-based solutions and auditing services, which captures, aggregates, and translates structured and unstructured data to deliver predictive insights to its clients. The company offers health information management, coding, and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) solutions, which include cloud-based software solutions, such as content management, release of information, computer-assisted coding, CDI, abstracting, and physician query; and eValuator, a cloud-based software as a service coding analysis platform. It also provides financial management solutions, including accounts receivable management, denials management, claims processing, spend management, and audit management; patient care solutions that enable healthcare providers to enhance their patient care; and custom integration, training, electronic image conversion, audit, and database monitoring services. The company sells its solutions and services through direct sales force and reseller partnerships. Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

About Science Applications International

Science Applications International Corporation provides technical, engineering, and enterprise information technology (IT) services primarily in the United States. Its offerings include engineering; technology and equipment platform integration; maintenance of ground and maritime systems; logistics; training and simulation; operation and program support services; and end-to-end services, such as design, development, integration, deployment, management and operations, sustainment, and security of its customers' IT infrastructure. The company serves the U.S. military comprising Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard; the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency; the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; the U.S. Department of State; and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The company was formerly known as SAIC Gemini, Inc. and changed its name to Science Applications International Corporation in September 2013. Science Applications International Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

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