Streamline Health Solutions (NASDAQ:STRM) and Pareteum (NASDAQ:TEUM) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
41.8% of Streamline Health Solutions shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 25.1% of Pareteum shares are owned by institutional investors. 24.3% of Streamline Health Solutions shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.0% of Pareteum shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Streamline Health Solutions and Pareteum’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Streamline Health Solutions||$22.36 million||1.06||-$5.86 million||N/A||N/A|
|Pareteum||$32.44 million||4.33||-$12.98 million||$0.09||13.67|
Streamline Health Solutions has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Pareteum.
Risk & Volatility
Streamline Health Solutions has a beta of 0.06, suggesting that its share price is 94% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pareteum has a beta of 0.98, suggesting that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Streamline Health Solutions and Pareteum’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Streamline Health Solutions||-19.40%||-10.16%||-2.25%|
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Streamline Health Solutions and Pareteum, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Streamline Health Solutions||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Pareteum has a consensus price target of $7.00, suggesting a potential upside of 469.11%. Given Pareteum’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Pareteum is more favorable than Streamline Health Solutions.
Pareteum beats Streamline Health Solutions on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Streamline Health Solutions
Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. provides health information technology solutions and services for hospitals and health systems in the United States and Canada. It provides software-based solutions and auditing services, which captures, aggregates, and translates structured and unstructured data to deliver predictive insights to its clients. The company offers health information management, coding, and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) solutions, which include cloud-based software solutions, such as content management, release of information, computer-assisted coding, CDI, abstracting, and physician query; and eValuator, a cloud-based software as a service coding analysis platform. It also provides financial management solutions, including accounts receivable management, denials management, claims processing, spend management, and audit management; patient care solutions that enable healthcare providers to enhance their patient care; and custom integration, training, electronic image conversion, audit, and database monitoring services. The company sells its solutions and services through direct sales force and reseller partnerships. Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Pareteum Corporation operates a communications cloud services platform in Europe and internationally. Its platform provides mobility, messaging, and security services and applications, with a single-sign-on, application program interface (API), and software development suite. The company's platform hosts integrated IT/back office and core network functionality for mobile network operators, as well as for enterprises to implement and leverage mobile communications solutions on a Software as a Service (Saas), PaaS, or IaaS basis. It also offers operational support system for channel partners with APIs for integration with third party systems, workflows for complex application orchestration, and customer support with branded portals and plug-ins for various other applications. In addition, the company provides software solutions, which layer over disparate fixed, mobile, and IP networks to enable the deployment of converged communication services and applications for enterprise communications and core telecommunications markets; and Wi-Fi access on mobile devices through its SaaS platform. Pareteum Corporation serves the markets of Internet of Things, mobile virtual network operators, smart cities, and application developers. The company was formerly known as Elephant Talk Communications Corp. and changed its name to Pareteum Corporation in November 2016. Pareteum Corporation is based in New York, New York.
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