Zhong Chao (NASDAQ: ZCMD – Get a rating) and Adtalem Global Education (NYSE:ATGE – Get a rating) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better company? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and risk.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity, and return on assets of Zhongchao and Adtalem Global Education.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Zhongchao||N / A||N / A||N / A|
|Adtalem Global Education||23.34%||10.99%||4.20%|
Benefits and evaluation
This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share, and valuation of Zhongchao and Adtalem Global Education.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Zhongchao||$16.30 million||1.38||$240,000.00||N / A||N / A|
|Adtalem Global Education||$1.11 billion||1.57||$76.91 million||$6.46||6.00|
Adtalem Global Education has higher revenue and profit than Zhongchao.
This is a breakdown of the current recommendations for Zhongchao and Adtalem Global Education, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Zhongchao||0||0||0||0||N / A|
|Adtalem Global Education||0||1||1||0||2.50|
Adtalem Global Education has a consensus price target of $41.00, suggesting a potential upside of 5.75%. Given Adtalem Global Education’s likely higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Adtalem Global Education is more favorable than Zhongchao.
Risk and Volatility
Zhongchao has a beta of 0.5, indicating its stock price is 50% less volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Adtalem Global Education has a beta of 0.99, indicating its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and insider ownership
0.2% of Zhongchao shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 98.6% of Adtalem Global Education shares are held by institutional investors. 2.8% of Adtalem Global Education shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large money managers, endowments, and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Adtalem Global Education beats Zhongchao on 11 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Zhongchao Inc. provides health care information, education and training services in the People’s Republic of China. The Company provides online and on-site health information services, health care education programs and health care training products, including clinical practice training, open courses on popular medical topics, interactive case studies, academic lectures and workshops, continuing education courses, and articles and short videos with health education content. It also offers personalized medical courses and medical training services; and patient management services through an online platform under the Zhongxun brand. The company operates through its mdmooc.org online platform under the MDMOOC brand; and Sunshine Health Forums, a Wechat subscription account and a mobile app. It serves businesses, nonprofits, and medical journals, as well as medical professionals, nurses, doctors, and other healthcare workers. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Shanghai, China.
About Adtalem Global Education
Adtalem Global Education Inc. provides workforce solutions worldwide. It operates through two segments, Medical and Healthcare; and Financial Services. The Medical and Healthcare segment offers degree and non-degree programs in the medical and healthcare post-secondary education sector. This segment operates Chamberlain University, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. The Financial Services segment offers test preps, certifications, conferences, seminars, memberships and subscriptions to business professionals in the fields of accounting, anti-money laundering, banking and mortgage loans. He operates the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Becker Professional Education, OnCourse Learning and EduPristine. The company was formerly known as DeVry Education Group Inc. and changed its name to Adtalem Global Education Inc. in May 2017. Adtalem Global Education Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
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