Everyday Health (NYSE: EVDY) and IHS (NYSE:IHS) are both industrials companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
73.1% of Everyday Health shares are owned by institutional investors. 19.8% of Everyday Health shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Everyday Health and IHS, as reported by MarketBeat.
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Everyday Health presently has a consensus price target of $10.63, indicating a potential upside of 1.19%. IHS has a consensus price target of $44.67, indicating a potential downside of 61.90%. Given Everyday Health’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Everyday Health is more favorable than IHS.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Everyday Health and IHS’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
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Everyday Health is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than IHS, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Volatility & Risk
Everyday Health has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IHS has a beta of 0.96, indicating that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Everyday Health and IHS’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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IHS beats Everyday Health on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Everyday Health
Everyday Health, Inc., formerly Waterfront Media Inc., operates a digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare marketers that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. The Company’s platform combines content from brands, data and analytics. The Company’s segment is providing digital health marketing and communications solutions. The Company’s flagship brand, Everyday Health, is a health information portal that provides consumers with actionable health information intended to empower users to manage their health and wellness. The Company’s flagship professional property, MedPage Today, includes a team of approximately 30 journalists, including editors, reporters and videographers, and provides clinical news based on research findings published in peer-reviewed medical journals, as well as research reported at various medical conferences around the world.
IHS Inc. develops source of information, insight and analytics in different areas of business. The Company’s segments include Resources, Transportation and Consolidated Markets & Solutions. The Company’s Resources segment includes its Energy and Chemicals product offerings. Its Transportation segment includes its Automotive; Maritime & Trade, and Aerospace, Defense & Security product offerings. Its Consolidated Markets & Solutions segment includes its Product Design; Technology, Media & Telecom, and Economics & Country Risk product offerings. It provides authoritative analysis and forecasts of sales and production for light vehicles, medium and heavy commercial vehicles, powertrain, components and technology systems across various markets. Its product design offerings include content and analysis on various engineering and technical standards, codes, reference books, journals, and other scientific and technical documents, as well as software-based engineering decision engines.
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