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Koninklijke Philips (PHG) Competitors

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Should you be buying Koninklijke Philips stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Koninklijke Philips include GE HealthCare Technologies (GEHC), Hologic (HOLX), Nano-X Imaging (NNOX), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), HCA Healthcare (HCA), Zoetis (ZTS), GSK (GSK), McKesson (MCK), and Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX).

Koninklijke Philips vs.

GE HealthCare Technologies (NASDAQ:GEHC) and Koninklijke Philips (NYSE:PHG) are both large-cap medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, community ranking, risk, valuation, dividends and media sentiment.

Koninklijke Philips received 360 more outperform votes than GE HealthCare Technologies when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 56.73% of users gave Koninklijke Philips an outperform vote while only 51.72% of users gave GE HealthCare Technologies an outperform vote.

GE HealthCare TechnologiesOutperform Votes
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Koninklijke PhilipsOutperform Votes
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82.1% of GE HealthCare Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 13.7% of Koninklijke Philips shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of GE HealthCare Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

GE HealthCare Technologies has a net margin of 8.05% compared to GE HealthCare Technologies' net margin of -4.41%. Koninklijke Philips' return on equity of 25.32% beat GE HealthCare Technologies' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GE HealthCare Technologies8.05% 25.32% 5.64%
Koninklijke Philips -4.41%9.82%4.04%

GE HealthCare Technologies has a beta of 1.2, indicating that its share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Koninklijke Philips has a beta of 0.72, indicating that its share price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500.

GE HealthCare Technologies presently has a consensus target price of $94.09, suggesting a potential upside of 14.09%. Given Koninklijke Philips' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe GE HealthCare Technologies is more favorable than Koninklijke Philips.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GE HealthCare Technologies
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Koninklijke Philips
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

In the previous week, GE HealthCare Technologies and GE HealthCare Technologies both had 9 articles in the media. Koninklijke Philips' average media sentiment score of 1.40 beat GE HealthCare Technologies' score of 0.29 indicating that GE HealthCare Technologies is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
GE HealthCare Technologies
7 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Koninklijke Philips
3 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

GE HealthCare Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Koninklijke Philips pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. GE HealthCare Technologies pays out 3.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Koninklijke Philips pays out -95.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Koninklijke Philips is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

GE HealthCare Technologies has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Koninklijke Philips. Koninklijke Philips is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than GE HealthCare Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
GE HealthCare Technologies$19.50B1.93$1.57B$3.4224.11
Koninklijke Philips$19.66B1.23-$503.27M-$0.96-26.85


GE HealthCare Technologies beats Koninklijke Philips on 14 of the 19 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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PHG vs. The Competition

MetricKoninklijke PhilipsX IndustryMedical SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$24.42B$252.85M$5.27B$18.57B
Dividend Yield3.52%N/A2.81%3.49%
P/E Ratio-26.85N/A164.0525.22
Price / Sales1.233.842,092.9916.80
Price / Cash9.00N/A34.9520.28
Price / Book1.791.134.975.14
Net Income-$503.27M-$133.70M$110.56M$974.76M
7 Day Performance-3.52%23.57%2.76%2.97%
1 Month Performance-0.17%31.84%9.38%6.48%
1 Year Performance12.11%-49.90%5.79%9.05%

Koninklijke Philips Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
GE HealthCare Technologies
3.3328 of 5 stars
3.33 / 5 stars
+1.6%$37.62B$19.50B24.1051,000Positive News
4.3353 of 5 stars
4.34 / 5 stars
-0.1%$18.42B$4.03B40.276,990Positive News
Nano-X Imaging
1.3534 of 5 stars
1.35 / 5 stars
-45.3%$491.13M$9.90M-7.94164Gap Down
Gilead Sciences
4.9128 of 5 stars
4.91 / 5 stars
Bristol-Myers Squibb
4.7936 of 5 stars
4.79 / 5 stars
-30.2%$87.19B$45.53B-13.8734,100Options Volume
Analyst Revision
HCA Healthcare
4.8952 of 5 stars
4.90 / 5 stars
+10.7%$84.71B$64.97B16.12310,000Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
4.5854 of 5 stars
4.59 / 5 stars
4.4883 of 5 stars
4.49 / 5 stars
+15.4%$82.51B$37.71B14.4270,200Positive News
4.791 of 5 stars
4.79 / 5 stars
Becton, Dickinson and Company
4.7812 of 5 stars
4.78 / 5 stars
-8.8%$67.50B$19.72B51.4573,000Analyst Upgrade
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This page (NYSE:PHG) was last updated on 7/18/2024 by Staff

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