BRAINSWAY LTD/S (NASDAQ:BWAY) and Utah Medical Products (NASDAQ:UTMD) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.
Utah Medical Products pays an annual dividend of $1.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. BRAINSWAY LTD/S does not pay a dividend. Utah Medical Products has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years.
73.7% of Utah Medical Products shares are held by institutional investors. 7.3% of Utah Medical Products shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares BRAINSWAY LTD/S and Utah Medical Products’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Utah Medical Products||$42.00 million||7.72||$18.56 million||N/A||N/A|
Utah Medical Products has higher revenue and earnings than BRAINSWAY LTD/S.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for BRAINSWAY LTD/S and Utah Medical Products, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Utah Medical Products||0||0||0||0||N/A|
BRAINSWAY LTD/S presently has a consensus target price of $16.75, suggesting a potential upside of 65.02%. Given BRAINSWAY LTD/S’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe BRAINSWAY LTD/S is more favorable than Utah Medical Products.
This table compares BRAINSWAY LTD/S and Utah Medical Products’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Utah Medical Products||42.07%||16.47%||14.51%|
Utah Medical Products beats BRAINSWAY LTD/S on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About BRAINSWAY LTD/S
Brainsway Ltd. engages in the development and provision of technology solutions for non-invasive treatment of brain disorders in Israel and internationally. It offers deep transcranial magnetic stimulation systems for treating various conditions, including autism, Alzheimer's disease, bipolar disorders, chronic pains, depressive disorders, Parkinson's diseases, schizophrenia, smoking cessation, post-traumatic stress disorders, multiple sclerosis, obsessive compulsive disorders, and stroke rehabilitation. Brainsway Ltd. was founded in 2003 and is based in Jerusalem, Israel.
About Utah Medical Products
Utah Medical Products, Inc. develops, manufactures, and distributes medical devices for the healthcare industry in the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company offers fetal monitoring accessories, vacuum-assisted delivery systems, and other labor and delivery tools; DISPOSA-HOOD, an infant respiratory hood; and DELTRAN PLUS, a blood pressure monitoring system. It also provides umbilical vessel catheters; DIALY-NATE, a disposable peritoneal dialysis set; PALA-NATE, a silicone oral protection device; URI-CATH, a urinary drainage system; MYELO-NATE, a lumbar sampling kit; and HEMO-NATE, a disposable filter. In addition, the company offers LETZ system to excise cervical intraepithelial neoplasia; FINESSE+ generators; loop, ball, and needle electrodes; FILTRESSE evacuators; other specialty electrodes and supplies, and gynecologic tools; Femcare trocars and cannulae; Femcare laparoscopic instruments and accessories; and EPITOME, an electrosurgical scalpel. Further, it provides FILSHIE CLIP system, a female surgical contraception; PATHFINDER PLUS, an endoscopic irrigation device; suprapubic catheterization; LIBERTY system to treat and control urinary incontinence in women; ENDOCURETTE, a curette for uterine endometrial tissue sampling; TVUS/HSG-Cath to assess abnormal or dysfunctional uterine bleeding and other suspected abnormalities of the uterus; and LUMIN to manipulate the uterus in laparoscopic procedures. Additionally, the company offers DELTRAN, a disposable pressure transducer; and pressure monitoring accessories, components, and other molded parts. It markets its products to neonatal intensive care unit, labor and delivery department, women's health center in hospitals, outpatient clinics, and physician's offices. The company sells its products through customer service and sales force, independent consultants, and independent manufacturer representatives. Utah Medical Products, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Midvale, Utah.
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