China Customer Relations Centers (NASDAQ:CCRC) and HMS (NASDAQ:HMSY) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, risk and earnings.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
3.0% of China Customer Relations Centers shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.2% of HMS shares are held by institutional investors. 4.5% of HMS shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Volatility & Risk
China Customer Relations Centers has a beta of -1.86, indicating that its share price is 286% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HMS has a beta of 1.2, indicating that its share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares China Customer Relations Centers and HMS’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
HMS has higher revenue and earnings than China Customer Relations Centers.
This table compares China Customer Relations Centers and HMS’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for China Customer Relations Centers and HMS, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
HMS has a consensus target price of $30.56, suggesting a potential downside of 3.24%. Given HMS’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe HMS is more favorable than China Customer Relations Centers.
HMS beats China Customer Relations Centers on 11 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
China Customer Relations Centers Company Profile
China Customer Relations Centers, Inc. provides business process outsourcing services for telecommunications companies in the People's Republic of China. It offers voice-based customer care services, including customer relationship management, technical support, sales, customer retention, marketing surveys, and research. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Tai'an, the People's Republic of China.
HMS Company Profile
HMS Holdings Corp., through its subsidiaries, provides cost containment solutions in the United States healthcare marketplace. It provides coordination of benefits services to government and commercial healthcare payers and sponsors to coordinate benefits for claims; and payment integrity services that ensure healthcare claims billed are accurate and appropriate, as well as offers care management and consumer engagement solutions. The company's services also enable customers to recover improper payments; prevent future improper payments; reduce fraud, waste, and abuse; improve outcomes and increase retention; and ensure regulatory compliance. It serves state Medicaid programs, commercial health plans, federal government health agencies, government and private employers, children's health insurance programs, and other healthcare payers and sponsors. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.