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S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94
S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94
S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94
NYSE:MOH

Molina Healthcare Stock Competitors

$280.09
+0.05 (+0.02 %)
(As of 10/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$279.43
$283.65
50-Day Range
$247.54
$287.64
52-Week Range
$183.03
$290.81
Volume260,020 shs
Average Volume307,819 shs
Market Capitalization$16.36 billion
P/E Ratio26.15
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.7

Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH) Vs. UNH, ANTM, CI, HUM, CNC, BHG, TRUP, ALHC, OSCR, and CLOV

Should you be buying Molina Healthcare stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Molina Healthcare include UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Anthem (ANTM), Cigna (CI), Humana (HUM), Centene (CNC), Bright Health Group (BHG), Trupanion (TRUP), Alignment Healthcare (ALHC), Oscar Health (OSCR), and Clover Health Investments (CLOV). These companies are all part of the "managed health care" industry.These companies are all part of the "hospital & medical service plans" industry.These companies are all part of the "hospital & medical service plans" industry.

Molina Healthcare vs.

Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH) and Anthem (NYSE:ANTM) are both large-cap medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, media sentiment, valuation, community ranking and profitability.

Anthem has a net margin of 3.27% compared to Molina Healthcare's net margin of 2.68%. Molina Healthcare's return on equity of 28.54% beat Anthem's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Molina Healthcare 2.68% 28.54% 6.65%
Anthem 3.27% 15.24% 5.68%

Molina Healthcare has a beta of 0.7, meaning that its share price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Anthem has a beta of 1.03, meaning that its share price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Anthem had 10 more articles in the media than Molina Healthcare. MarketBeat recorded 15 mentions for Anthem and 5 mentions for Molina Healthcare. Molina Healthcare's average media sentiment score of 0.32 beat Anthem's score of 0.16 indicating that Molina Healthcare is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Molina Healthcare
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Anthem
1 Very Positive mention(s)
6 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

93.7% of Molina Healthcare shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.7% of Anthem shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.5% of Molina Healthcare shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Anthem shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Anthem received 277 more outperform votes than Molina Healthcare when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 67.19% of users gave Anthem an outperform vote while only 58.25% of users gave Molina Healthcare an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Molina HealthcareOutperform Votes
487
58.25%
Underperform Votes
349
41.75%
AnthemOutperform Votes
764
67.19%
Underperform Votes
373
32.81%

Anthem has higher revenue and earnings than Molina Healthcare. Anthem is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Molina Healthcare, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Molina Healthcare$19.42 billion0.84$673 million$10.6726.25
Anthem$121.87 billion0.79$4.57 billion$22.4817.48

Molina Healthcare presently has a consensus price target of $288.66, suggesting a potential upside of 3.06%. Anthem has a consensus price target of $421.60, suggesting a potential upside of 7.26%. Given Anthem's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Anthem is more favorable than Molina Healthcare.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Molina Healthcare
1 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.60
Anthem
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
17 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.85

Summary

Anthem beats Molina Healthcare on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH) vs. Its Competitors

TypeMolina HealthcareHospital & medical service plans IndustryMedical SectorNYSE Exchange
P/E Ratio26.1516.3428.4527.55
Net Margins2.68%2.17%-3,880.41%-85.88%

Molina Healthcare Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
UNH
UnitedHealth Group
3.3333 of 5 stars
$428.07
+1.8%
$460.75
+7.6%
+29.8%$403.63B$257.14B28.272,020Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
ANTM
Anthem
3.2664 of 5 stars
$393.05
+0.6%
$421.60
+7.3%
+32.4%$95.83B$121.87B23.0983,400Upcoming Earnings
CI
Cigna
3.782 of 5 stars
$206.19
+1.5%
$266.65
+29.3%
+15.9%$70.13B$160.40B9.0573,700Short Interest ↓
HUM
Humana
2.7334 of 5 stars
$441.00
+1.4%
$485.18
+10.0%
+0.7%$56.67B$77.16B23.3148,700High Trading Volume
CNC
Centene
2.7539 of 5 stars
$65.32
+3.2%
$82.81
+26.8%
-1.3%$38.08B$111.12B53.5471,300Insider Selling
Gap Down
BHG
Bright Health Group
2.6694 of 5 stars
$7.86
+0.3%
$17.88
+127.4%
N/A$4.95B$1.21B0.002,056Short Interest ↑
TRUP
Trupanion
2.2581 of 5 stars
$91.16
+3.4%
$127.50
+39.9%
-1.4%$3.67B$502.03M-130.23911Insider Selling
Gap Up
ALHC
Alignment Healthcare
2.2917 of 5 stars
$18.62
+2.3%
$27.00
+45.0%
N/A$3.49B$959.22M0.00775Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
OSCR
Oscar Health
2.475 of 5 stars
$15.85
+2.7%
$30.00
+89.3%
N/A$3.29B$462.80M0.001,839Gap Down
CLOV
Clover Health Investments
1.2115 of 5 stars
$7.91
+2.7%
$9.00
+13.8%
-25.9%$3.25BN/A0.00458Gap Up
This page was last updated on 10/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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