SkillSoft (NASDAQ:SKIL) and CareCloud (NASDAQ:MTBC) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation and dividends.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares SkillSoft and CareCloud’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|CareCloud||$105.12 million||1.07||-$8.81 million||($1.79)||-4.36|
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for SkillSoft and CareCloud, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
SkillSoft presently has a consensus price target of $13.00, suggesting a potential upside of 23.69%. CareCloud has a consensus price target of $18.33, suggesting a potential upside of 134.74%. Given CareCloud’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe CareCloud is more favorable than SkillSoft.
Volatility & Risk
SkillSoft has a beta of 0.21, suggesting that its stock price is 79% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CareCloud has a beta of 0.85, suggesting that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
36.3% of SkillSoft shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 24.3% of CareCloud shares are owned by institutional investors. 37.1% of CareCloud shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares SkillSoft and CareCloud’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
CareCloud beats SkillSoft on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
Skillsoft Corp. provides corporate digital learning services in the United States and internationally. The company offers enterprise learning solutions to prepare organizations for the future of work, as well as enable them to overcome critical skill gaps, drive demonstrable behavior-change, and unlock the potential in their greatest assets. It provides comprehensive suite of content, including library of authorized technology and developer curricula, and multiple learning modalities that dramatically increase learner engagement and retention. The company is based in Nashua, New Hampshire.
CareCloud, Inc. brings disciplined innovation to the business of healthcare. Our suite of technology-enabled solutions helps clients increase financial and operational performance, streamline clinical workflows, and make better business and care decisions. More than 40,000 providers across the United States count on CareCloud to help them improve patient care while reducing administrative burdens and operating costs. Services and solutions include revenue cycle management (RCM), practice management (PM), electronic health record (EHR), business intelligence, telehealth, and patient experience management (PXM). CareCloud is headquartered in Somerset, NJ.
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