New York Health Care (OTCMKTS:BBAL) and Civitas Solutions (NYSE:CIVI) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for New York Health Care and Civitas Solutions, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
New York Health Care 0 0 0 0 N/A
Civitas Solutions 0 0 5 0 3.00

Civitas Solutions has a consensus price target of $20.00, indicating a potential upside of 36.99%. Given Civitas Solutions’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Civitas Solutions is more favorable than New York Health Care.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares New York Health Care and Civitas Solutions’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
New York Health Care N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Civitas Solutions $1.47 billion 0.36 $6.33 million $0.71 20.56

Civitas Solutions has higher revenue and earnings than New York Health Care.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

90.0% of Civitas Solutions shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.7% of New York Health Care shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.3% of Civitas Solutions shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

New York Health Care has a beta of -2.09, suggesting that its share price is 309% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Civitas Solutions has a beta of 0.58, suggesting that its share price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares New York Health Care and Civitas Solutions’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
New York Health Care N/A N/A N/A
Civitas Solutions 0.37% 31.01% 4.73%

Summary

Civitas Solutions beats New York Health Care on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

New York Health Care Company Profile

New York Health Care, Inc. operates as a home care services agency primarily in New York. The company offers various home care services, such as companionship services, homemaker/housekeeper staff, professional and practical nurses, home health aides, care givers, geriatric care, and dementia and alzheimer care services. It also provides insurance services. The company was founded in 1983 and is based in Valley Stream, New York.

Civitas Solutions Company Profile

Civitas Solutions, Inc. provides home- and community-based health and human services to must-serve individuals with intellectual, developmental, behavioral, and/or medically complex disabilities and challenges in the United States. It operates through Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD), Post-Acute Specialty Rehabilitation Services (SRS), and At-Risk Youth (ARY) segments. The I/DD segment offers services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Its programs include residential support, day habilitation, vocational, case management, crisis intervention, and hourly support care. The SRS segment delivers services to individuals who have suffered acquired brain injury, spinal injuries, and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses. This segment's services range from sub-acute healthcare for individuals with intensive medical needs to day treatment programs; and include neurorehabilitation, neurobehavioral rehabilitation, specialized nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapies, supported living, outpatient treatment, and pre-vocational services. The ARY segment offers services to youth with emotional, behavioral, and/or medically complex challenges. This segment's programs include therapeutic foster care, family preservation, adoption services, early intervention, school-based services, and juvenile offender programs. The company also delivers elder services, such as case and medication management, nursing oversight, nutrition, daily living assistance, therapeutic services, and transportation. The company serves state, local, and other government payors and non-public payors. As of September 30, 2017, it served approximately 11,800 clients in residential settings and 18,600 clients in non-residential settings in 36 states. The company was formerly known as NMH Holdings, Inc. The company was founded in 1980 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts. Civitas Solutions, Inc. is a subsidiary of Vestar Capital Partners.

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