Comparison of NantHealth Inc. (NH) and athenahealth Inc. (NASDAQ:ATHN)

NantHealth Inc. (NASDAQ:NH) and athenahealth Inc. (NASDAQ:ATHN), both competing one another are Healthcare Information Services companies. We will contrast their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
NantHealth Inc. 88.90M 0.74 163.77M -1.07 0.00
athenahealth Inc. 1.31B 4.24 125.50M 2.99 44.28

Table 1 shows gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of the two companies.


Table 2 demonstrates the return on equity, return on assets and net margins of NantHealth Inc. and athenahealth Inc.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NantHealth Inc. -184.22% -116.9% -40.9%
athenahealth Inc. 9.58% 13% 8.5%


The current Quick Ratio of NantHealth Inc. is 1.2 while its Current Ratio is 1.2. Meanwhile, athenahealth Inc. has a Current Ratio of 2.7 while its Quick Ratio is 2.7. athenahealth Inc. is better positioned to pay off its short-term and long-term debts than NantHealth Inc.

Analyst Ratings

The Recommendations and Ratings for NantHealth Inc. and athenahealth Inc. are featured in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
NantHealth Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
athenahealth Inc. 0 6 1 2.14

On the other hand, athenahealth Inc.’s potential upside is 0.75% and its average target price is $136.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

NantHealth Inc. and athenahealth Inc. has shares held by institutional investors as follows: 21.8% and 0%. 0.6% are NantHealth Inc.’s share held by insiders. Comparatively, athenahealth Inc. has 0.2% of it’s share held by insiders.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
NantHealth Inc. -15.21% -51.58% -52.49% -76.54% -74.99% -75.23%
athenahealth Inc. -0.45% 4.83% -9.64% -16.4% -2.25% -0.41%

For the past year NantHealth Inc.’s stock price has bigger decline than athenahealth Inc.


On 12 of the 12 factors athenahealth Inc. beats NantHealth Inc.

NantHealth, Inc. operates as an evidence-based personalized healthcare company. The company engages in converging science and technology through an integrated clinical platform to provide health information at the point of care for critical illnesses. It develops NantHealth solutions, an adaptive learning system, including molecular profiling solution, software, middleware, and hardware systems infrastructure that collects, indexes, analyzes, and interprets various molecular, clinical, operational, and financial data points derived from novel and traditional sources to enhance decision-making. The companyÂ’s products include Genomic Proteomic Spectrometry (GPS) Cancer molecular profile that integrates whole genome and transcriptome sequencing, and quantitative proteomics; GPS Cancer Report, a clinical cancer platform; and eviti, a decision support oncology solution. It also develops GPS in rare diseases and chronic illnesses. In addition, the company offers Nant Operating System (NantOS) and NantOS apps that include proprietary methods and algorithms, including patient portal and health heritage NantOS apps, care coordination and real-time connectivity NantOS apps, Provider Portal NantOS App, Care Coordination NantOS App Suite, Referral Management NantOS App, and Secure Messaging NantOS App, as well as cancer genome browser for healthcare providers and payors, self-insured employers, and biopharmaceutical companies. The company was formerly known as Nant Health, LLC and changed its name to NantHealth, Inc. in June 2016. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Culver City, California. NantHealth, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of NantWorks, LLC.

athenahealth, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides network-based medical record, revenue cycle, patient engagement, care coordination, and population health services for medical groups and health systems. It offers athenaCollector, a network-enabled billing and practice management solution; athenaClinicals, an electronic health record for electronic health record management to help manage patientÂ’s clinical documentation; athenaCommunicator, an engagement and communication solution that provides an automated communication service between patients and provider practices for interactions outside the exam room; and athenaCoordinator for order transmission and care coordination services. The company also provides athenahealth Population Health, a cloud-based population health service; and Epocrates service that include clinical information and decision support services in the areas of drug and disease information, medical calculator and tools, clinical guidelines, clinical messaging, and market research. In addition, it offers athenahealth Health Plan data exchange facilitates to exchange the data between providers and health plans for the healthcare operations of clients; athenaOne Analytics that includes an analytics and dashboard application, as well as provides visibility into the financial and operational health of an organization; and pre-certification processing and referral processing services. The company serves clients in the health care industry through its direct sales force and channel partners in the United States and internationally. athenahealth, Inc. was formerly known as, Inc. and changed its name to athenahealth, Inc. in November 2000. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts.