CompuMed (OTCMKTS:CMPD – Get Rating) and Ooma (NYSE:OOMA – Get Rating) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare both the companies based on their valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.
This table compares the Net Margin, Return on Equity and Return on Assets of Compumed and OMA.
|net margin||Dividend||return on assets|
Here’s a breakdown of the current ratings and price targets for CompuMed and Ooma, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|sell rating||keep rating||buy rating||strong buy rating||rating score|
Oma’s consensus price target is $22.40, indicating a potential upside of 45.93%. Given the high potential upside of OMA, analysts clearly believe OMA is more favorable than Computed.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
80.7% of Oma’s shares are owned by institutional investors. 22.0% of CompuMed shares are owned by insiders. By comparison, 8.5% of Ooma’s shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is a sign that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe the stock is poised for long-term growth.
risk and volatility
CompuMed’s beta is 1.17, meaning that its share price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. By comparison, Ooma’s beta is 0.76, meaning its share price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares CompuMed and Ooma’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross revenue||Price / Sales Ratio||Net income||earnings per share||price earnings ratio|
|compumed||$6.32 million||0.64||$1.07 million||$0.32||10.70|
|uma||$192.29 million||1.94||-$1.75 million||($0.03)||-511.67|
CompuMed has higher earnings but lower revenue than Ooma. Ooma is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CompuMed, indicating that it’s currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
CompuMed outperformed Ooma on 8 of the 13 factors the two stocks were compared.
CompuMed, Inc., an enterprise telemedicine solutions company, provides clinical care services to patients and medical facilities. It provides telecardiology and teleradiology services that provide real-time access to US board-certified specialists through cloud-based technology and integrated medical devices to medical facilities around the world. The company also provides enterprise telemedicine solutions; a suite of telecardiology services and clinical exam interpretations for pediatric and adult patients, including electrocardiogram (ECG) equipment, echocardiogram, ECG, vascular, Holter, nuclear and video consultations; and reading, transcription, reporting, storage, and video consultation in the areas of Viscan, X-ray, ultrasound, mammography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and radiologist video consultation. It also offers Osteogram software that works in conjunction with standard or digital X-ray equipment to support osteoporosis screening, diagnosis and medical monitoring. In addition, the company provides mobile ECG and ultrasound solutions that give patients immediate access to its board-certified specialists; and medical equipment. It serves the organ procurement organizations, rural healthcare and correctional healthcare industries. CompuMed, Inc. was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
Ooma, Inc. Provides communications services and related technologies to businesses and consumers in the United States and Canada. The company’s products and services include Ooma Office, a cloud-based multi-user communication system for small and medium-sized businesses; Ooma Office Pro, which provides a variety of services including HD video meetings, call recording, enhanced call blocking, and voicemail transcription; Ooma Connect, which provides fixed wireless Internet connectivity; Ooma Managed Wi-Fi, a plug-and-play enterprise-grade Wi-Fi solution; and Ooma Enterprise, a unified-communications-as-a-service solution. It also offers Ooma AirDial, a plain old telephone service; Oma Telo Basic which offers unlimited personal calling within the United States; Ooma Premier, a suite of advanced calling features based on a monthly or annual subscription; PureVoice HD, a residential phone service; Ooma Telo, a home communications solution designed to serve as the primary phone line in a home; and the Ooma Telo 4G, which combines the Ooma Telo base station with the Ooma 4G cellular adapter and battery back-up. In addition, the company offers the Ooma Mobile HD app which allows users to make and receive phone calls and access Ooma features and settings; Ooma Telo Air, a wireless Ooma Telo with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth; Ooma Smart Security, a security and monitoring platform; and the Talkatone mobile app. It offers its products through direct sales, distributors, retailers and resellers as well as online. Ooma, Inc. was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
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