Reviewing Diversicare Healthcare Services (OTCMKTS:DVCR) & Genesis Healthcare (OTCMKTS:GENN)

Genesis Healthcare (OTCMKTS:GENN) and Diversicare Healthcare Services (OTCMKTS:DVCR) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk.

Risk and Volatility

Genesis Healthcare has a beta of 1.07, meaning that its stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Diversicare Healthcare Services has a beta of 0.54, meaning that its stock price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Genesis Healthcare and Diversicare Healthcare Services, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Genesis Healthcare 0 0 0 0 N/A
Diversicare Healthcare Services 0 0 0 0 N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Genesis Healthcare and Diversicare Healthcare Services’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Genesis Healthcare $3.91 billion 0.01 -$58.96 million N/A N/A
Diversicare Healthcare Services $475.72 million 0.05 $5.16 million N/A N/A

Diversicare Healthcare Services has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Genesis Healthcare.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

2.3% of Genesis Healthcare shares are owned by institutional investors. 36.6% of Genesis Healthcare shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 35.1% of Diversicare Healthcare Services shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Genesis Healthcare and Diversicare Healthcare Services’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Genesis Healthcare -1.51% N/A -1.41%
Diversicare Healthcare Services 1.66% -29.08% 2.16%

About Genesis Healthcare

Genesis Healthcare, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates skilled nursing facilities and assisted/senior living facilities in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Inpatient Services; Rehabilitation Therapy Services; and Other Services. It also provides a range of rehabilitation therapy services, including speech-language pathology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and respiratory therapy. In addition, the company offers other specialty medical services, such as physician, staffing, and other healthcare related services. As of December 31, 2020, it provided inpatient services through a network of approximately 341 skilled nursing facilities and assisted/senior living communities in 24 states; and supplied rehabilitation and respiratory therapy to approximately 1,400 healthcare locations in 42 states, the District of Columbia and China. The company was formerly known as FC-GEN Operations Investment, LLC and changed its name to Genesis HealthCare, Inc. in February 2015. Genesis HealthCare, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.

About Diversicare Healthcare Services

Diversicare Healthcare Services, Inc. provides post-acute care services. The firm offers services to patients and residents including skilled nursing, ancillary health care services and assisted living. It also provides long-term care centres and rehabilitative, nutritional, respiratory and other specialized ancillary services. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Brentwood, TN.

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