Financial Contrast: Aeon Global Health (AGHC) & Its Peers

Aeon Global Health (OTCMKTS: AGHC) is one of 23 publicly-traded companies in the “Medical laboratories” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Aeon Global Health to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and profitability.

Risk and Volatility

Aeon Global Health has a beta of 0.4, meaning that its stock price is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Aeon Global Health’s peers have a beta of 1.35, meaning that their average stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

50.1% of shares of all “Medical laboratories” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.5% of Aeon Global Health shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.7% of shares of all “Medical laboratories” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Aeon Global Health and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Aeon Global Health -43.04% -337.14% -61.39%
Aeon Global Health Competitors -103.54% -222.38% -36.27%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Aeon Global Health and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Aeon Global Health $16.30 million -$8.00 million -0.52
Aeon Global Health Competitors $1.13 billion $90.54 million 456.17

Aeon Global Health’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Aeon Global Health. Aeon Global Health is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Aeon Global Health and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Aeon Global Health 0 0 1 0 3.00
Aeon Global Health Competitors 137 571 677 36 2.43

As a group, “Medical laboratories” companies have a potential upside of 13.47%. Given Aeon Global Health’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Aeon Global Health has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Summary

Aeon Global Health peers beat Aeon Global Health on 10 of the 13 factors compared.

About Aeon Global Health

AEON Global Health Corp., together with its subsidiaries, provides various clinical laboratory testing services in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Laboratory Testing Services and Web-Based Software. Its laboratory testing services include the testing of an individual's blood, urine, or saliva for the presence of drugs or chemicals, as well as the patient's DNA profile. The company primarily offers medical toxicology, DNA pharmacogenomics, cancer genetic testing, and molecular biology tests. It also provides Web-based services as software as a service for Web-based revenue cycle management applications; and telehealth products and services that enable healthcare organizations to coordinate care for patients, and enhance related administrative and clinical workflows, and compliance with regulatory requirements. In addition, AEON Global Health Corp. offers post contract customer support services. The company was formerly known as Authentidate Holding Corp. and changed its name to AEON Global Health Corp. in January 2018. AEON Global Health Corp. is based in Gainesville, Georgia.

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