CRA International (NASDAQ:CRAI) and Quantum Medical Transport (OTCMKTS:DRWN) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends and earnings.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

85.2% of CRA International shares are held by institutional investors. 4.7% of CRA International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 19.1% of Quantum Medical Transport 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.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares CRA International and Quantum Medical Transport’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
CRA International $451.37 million 0.69 $20.75 million $3.01 13.31
Quantum Medical Transport N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

CRA International has higher revenue and earnings than Quantum Medical Transport.

Volatility and Risk

CRA International has a beta of 1.49, meaning that its stock price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Quantum Medical Transport has a beta of 3.02, meaning that its stock price is 202% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for CRA International and Quantum Medical Transport, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CRA International 0 1 1 0 2.50
Quantum Medical Transport 0 0 0 0 N/A

CRA International presently has a consensus price target of $59.00, suggesting a potential upside of 47.32%. Given CRA International’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe CRA International is more favorable than Quantum Medical Transport.

Profitability

This table compares CRA International and Quantum Medical Transport’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CRA International 4.73% 13.81% 5.10%
Quantum Medical Transport N/A N/A N/A

Summary

CRA International beats Quantum Medical Transport on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

CRA International Company Profile

CRA International, Inc., a consulting company, provides economic, financial, and management consulting services in the United States, the United Kingdom, and internationally. It advises clients on economic and financial matters pertaining to litigation and regulatory proceedings; and guides corporations through business strategy and performance-related issues. The company also offers consulting services, including research and analysis, expert testimony, and support in litigation and regulatory proceedings in the areas of finance, accounting, economics, insurance, and forensic accounting and investigations to corporate clients and attorneys. In addition, it offers management consulting services comprising strategy development, performance improvement, corporate strategy and portfolio analysis, estimation of market demand, new product pricing strategies, valuation of intellectual property and other assets, assessment of competitors' actions, and analysis of new sources of supply. The company serves various industries, including agriculture, banking and capital markets, chemicals, communications and media, consumer products, energy, entertainment, financial services, health care, insurance, life sciences, manufacturing, oil and gas, real estate, retail, sports, telecommunications, transportation, and technology, as well as metals, mining, and materials. CRA International, Inc. has a strategic alliance with Tanium Inc. to help companies address the challenges of securing and managing remote workforces. The company was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

Quantum Medical Transport Company Profile

Quantum Medical Transport, Inc., doing business as Quantum Medical Data Services, operates as a medical blockchain data services company. It is developing a medical blockchain technology for secure data storage and data transfer. The company was formerly known as A Clean Slate, Inc. and changed its name to Quantum Medical Transport, Inc. in August 2015. Quantum Medical Transport, Inc. is based in Sugar Land, Texas.

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