Dougherty’s Pharmacy (OTCMKTS:MYDP) and HealthWarehouse.com (OTCMKTS:HEWA) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, valuation and dividends.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Dougherty’s Pharmacy and HealthWarehouse.com’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Dougherty’s Pharmacy $40.21 million 0.02 -$2.10 million N/A N/A
HealthWarehouse.com $14.85 million 0.86 $370,000.00 N/A N/A

HealthWarehouse.com has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Dougherty’s Pharmacy.

Risk & Volatility

Dougherty’s Pharmacy has a beta of -0.58, meaning that its share price is 158% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HealthWarehouse.com has a beta of -3.73, meaning that its share price is 473% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Dougherty’s Pharmacy and HealthWarehouse.com, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Dougherty’s Pharmacy 0 0 0 0 N/A
HealthWarehouse.com 0 0 0 0 N/A

Profitability

This table compares Dougherty’s Pharmacy and HealthWarehouse.com’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Dougherty’s Pharmacy -6.05% -79.29% -10.64%
HealthWarehouse.com -5.16% N/A N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.5% of Dougherty’s Pharmacy shares are owned by institutional investors. 27.3% of Dougherty’s Pharmacy shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 24.5% of HealthWarehouse.com shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

HealthWarehouse.com beats Dougherty’s Pharmacy on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Dougherty’s Pharmacy

Dougherty's Pharmacy, Inc., an investment firm, focuses on acquiring, managing, and growing community based pharmacies in the Southwest Region of the United States. Its flagship store is Dougherty's Pharmacy, a turn-key multi-service pharmacy located in Dallas, Texas. The company was formerly known as Ascendant Solutions, Inc. and changed its name to Dougherty's Pharmacy, Inc. in May 2017. Dougherty's Pharmacy, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

About HealthWarehouse.com

HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. operates an online mail order pharmacy. The company markets a range of generic, brand name, and pet prescription medicines, as well as over-the-counter (OTC) medications and products. It sells its products in 50 states and the District of Columbia in the United States to focus on the out-of-pocket prescription drug market. The company sells prescription medications and OTC products to individual consumers over the Internet. HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. is headquartered in Florence, Kentucky.

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