Fang (NYSE:SFUN) and Change Healthcare (NYSE:CHNG) Critical Contrast

Fang (NYSE:SFUN) and Change Healthcare (NASDAQ:CHNG) 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 dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Fang and Change Healthcare’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Fang -9.92% -2.44% -0.82%
Change Healthcare N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Fang and Change Healthcare, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Fang 2 0 0 0 1.00
Change Healthcare 0 1 16 0 2.94

Fang presently has a consensus target price of $7.78, suggesting a potential upside of 294.67%. Change Healthcare has a consensus target price of $18.77, suggesting a potential upside of 56.91%. Given Fang’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Fang is more favorable than Change Healthcare.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Fang and Change Healthcare’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Fang $303.02 million 0.58 -$114.91 million $0.50 3.94
Change Healthcare N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Change Healthcare has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Fang.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

88.7% of Change Healthcare shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Change Healthcare beats Fang on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Fang Company Profile

Fang Holdings Limited operates a real estate Internet portal in the People's Republic of China. The company's portal offers listing, marketing, e-commerce, financial, and other value-added services. It supports active online communities and networks of users seeking information on, and services for, the real estate and home-related sectors. The company was formerly known as SouFun Holdings Limited and changed its name to Fang Holdings Limited in September 2016. Fang Holdings Limited was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

Change Healthcare Company Profile

Change Healthcare Inc., an independent healthcare technology platform, provides data and analytics-driven solutions to improve clinical, financial, and patient engagement outcomes in the United States healthcare system. It operates in three segments: Software and Analytics, Network Solutions, and Technology-Enabled Services. The Software and Analytics segment provides software and analytics solutions for financial performance, payment accuracy, clinical decision management, value-based payment, provider and consumer engagement, and imaging and clinical workflow. The Network Solutions segment enables financial, administrative, and clinical transactions; electronic business-to-business and consumer-to-business payments; and aggregation and analytics of clinical and financial data. The Technology-Enabled Services segment provides solutions for financial and administrative management, value-based care, communication and payment, pharmacy benefits administration, and healthcare consulting. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. Change Healthcare Inc.(NasdaqGS:CHNG) operates independently of McKesson Corporation as of June 26, 2019.

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