MTBC Inc. (MTBC)’s Financial Results Comparing With Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN)

As Healthcare Information Services companies, MTBC Inc. (NASDAQ:MTBC) and Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) are our subject to contrast. And more specifically their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
MTBC Inc. 42.33M 1.31 5.57M -0.23 0.00
Cerner Corporation 5.37B 3.50 630.06M 1.89 29.31

Table 1 shows the top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation for MTBC Inc. and Cerner Corporation.


Table 2 demonstrates the return on equity, return on assets and net margins of MTBC Inc. and Cerner Corporation.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
MTBC Inc. -13.16% -22.9% -18.3%
Cerner Corporation 11.73% 12.7% 9.5%

Risk and Volatility

MTBC Inc. is 71.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 because the company has a beta of 1.71. Cerner Corporation has a 0.98 beta and it is 2.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500.


MTBC Inc.’s Current Ratio is 1.7 while its Quick Ratio is 1.6. On the competitive side is, Cerner Corporation which has a 2.4 Current Ratio and a 2.4 Quick Ratio. Cerner Corporation is better positioned to pay off short and long-term obligations compared to MTBC Inc.

Analyst Recommendations

MTBC Inc. and Cerner Corporation Ratings and Recommendations are available in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
MTBC Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
Cerner Corporation 1 2 3 2.50

Cerner Corporation on the other hand boasts of a $62.2 average target price and a 7.41% potential upside.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

The shares of both MTBC Inc. and Cerner Corporation are owned by institutional investors at 6.3% and 84.6% respectively. MTBC Inc.’s share owned by insiders are 51.4%. Insiders Competitively, owned 0.4% of Cerner Corporation shares.


In this table we show 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)
MTBC Inc. -0.9% 7.04% -10.91% -4.13% 20.49% 16.05%
Cerner Corporation -2.84% 0.84% -5.19% -15.8% -11.22% 5.59%

For the past year MTBC Inc.’s stock price has bigger growth than Cerner Corporation.


Cerner Corporation beats on 11 of the 12 factors MTBC Inc.

Cerner Corporation designs, develops, markets, installs, hosts, and supports health care information technology, health care devices, hardware, and content solutions for health care organizations and consumers in the United States and internationally. The company offers Cerner Millennium architecture, which includes clinical, financial, and management information systems that allow providers to access an individualÂ’s electronic health record at the point of care, and organizes and delivers information for physicians, nurses, laboratory technicians, pharmacists, front- and back-office professionals, and consumers. It also provides HealtheIntent platform, a cloud-based platform that enables organizations to aggregate, transform, and reconcile data across the continuum of care, as well as assists to enhance outcomes and lower costs. In addition, the company offers a portfolio of clinical and financial health care information technology solutions, as well as departmental, connectivity, population health, and care coordination solutions; and various complementary services, including support, hosting, managed, implementation, and strategic consulting services. Further, it provides various services, such as implementation and training, remote hosting, operational management, revenue cycle, support and maintenance, health care data analysis, clinical process optimization, transaction processing, employer health centers, employee wellness programs, and third party administrator services for employer-based health plans; and complementary hardware and devices for third parties. It serves integrated delivery networks, physician groups and networks, managed care organizations, hospitals, medical centers, reference laboratories, home health agencies, blood banks, imaging centers, pharmacies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, employers, governments, and public health organizations. Cerner Corporation was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in North Kansas City, Missouri.