Allied Healthcare Products (NASDAQ:AHPI) and Bionik Laboratories (OTCMKTS:BNKL) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and profitability.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
11.7% of Allied Healthcare Products shares are owned by institutional investors. 45.0% of Allied Healthcare Products shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 45.9% of Bionik Laboratories shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Allied Healthcare Products and Bionik Laboratories’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Allied Healthcare Products||-5.49%||-18.57%||-13.97%|
Risk and Volatility
Allied Healthcare Products has a beta of 0.03, suggesting that its stock price is 97% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bionik Laboratories has a beta of -0.24, suggesting that its stock price is 124% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Allied Healthcare Products and Bionik Laboratories’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Allied Healthcare Products||$33.76 million||0.22||-$2.19 million||N/A||N/A|
|Bionik Laboratories||$990,000.00||7.47||-$14.62 million||N/A||N/A|
Allied Healthcare Products has higher revenue and earnings than Bionik Laboratories.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Allied Healthcare Products and Bionik Laboratories, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Allied Healthcare Products||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Allied Healthcare Products beats Bionik Laboratories on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
Allied Healthcare Products Company Profile
Allied Healthcare Products, Inc. manufactures and markets respiratory products for use in the health care industry in a range of hospitals and alternate site settings worldwide. The company's respiratory care/anesthesia products comprise air compressors, calibration equipment, humidifiers, croup tents, and equipment dryers, as well as respiratory disposable products, such as oxygen tubing products, facemasks, cannulas, and ventilator circuits; and home respiratory care products include aluminum oxygen cylinders, oxygen regulators, pneumatic nebulizers, and portable suction equipment. It also provides medical gas equipment, which comprise construction products consisting of in-wall medical system components, central station pumps and compressors, and headwalls; regulation devices and suction equipment comprising flowmeters, vacuum regulators, and pressure regulators, as well as related adapters, fittings, and hoses that measure, regulate, monitor, and transfer medical gases from walled piping or equipment to patients; and disposable oxygen cylinders to provide oxygen for short periods. In addition, the company offers medical products that include respiratory/resuscitation products comprising demand resuscitation valves, portable resuscitation systems, bag masks and related products, emergency transport ventilators, precision oxygen regulators, minilators, multilators, and humidifiers; and trauma and patient handling products, such as spine immobilization products, pneumatic anti-shock garments, and trauma burn kits. It serves hospitals, hospital equipment dealers, hospital construction contractors, home health care dealers, emergency medical products dealers, and others. Allied Healthcare Products, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.
Bionik Laboratories Company Profile
Bionik Laboratories Corp., a robotics company, focuses on providing rehabilitation and mobility solutions to individuals with neurological and mobility challenges from hospital to home. The company specializes in designing, developing, and commercializing physical rehabilitation technologies, prosthetics, and assisted robotic products. It offers InMotion Systems, which include the InMotion ARM that allows clinicians to deliver sensor motor therapy to the shoulder and elbow to develop new neural pathways; InMotion ARM/HAND, an add-on module to be used with the InMotion ARM; and InMotion WRIST, a rehabilitation device that enables clinicians to deliver optimum intensive sensor motor wrist and forearm therapy to patients with neurological conditions. The company is also developing InMotion HOME, an upper extremity product that allows patients to extend their therapy for as long as needed while rehabilitating at home; and ARKE, a robotic lower body exoskeleton designed for wheelchair bound individuals suffering from spinal cord injuries, stroke, and other mobility disabilities. Bionik Laboratories Corp. was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
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