Comparison of Medidata Solutions Inc. (MDSO) and Change Healthcare Inc. (NASDAQ:CHNGU)

Both Medidata Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO) and Change Healthcare Inc. (NASDAQ:CHNGU) are Healthcare Information Services companies, competing one another. We will compare their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Medidata Solutions Inc. 92 0.00 N/A 0.70 131.28
Change Healthcare Inc. 51 0.00 N/A -87.06 0.00

Table 1 shows the top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation for Medidata Solutions Inc. and Change Healthcare Inc.

Profitability

Table 2 shows the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of the two firms.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Medidata Solutions Inc. 0.00% 8.6% 5.4%
Change Healthcare Inc. 0.00% 0% 0%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

Insiders held 3.8% of Medidata Solutions Inc. shares.

Performance

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)
Medidata Solutions Inc. 0.41% 0.62% 0.22% 32.52% 26.15% 35.52%
Change Healthcare Inc. -1.94% -3.61% 0% 0% 0% -4%

For the past year Medidata Solutions Inc. has 35.52% stronger performance while Change Healthcare Inc. has -4% weaker performance.

Summary

Medidata Solutions Inc. beats on 7 of the 7 factors Change Healthcare Inc.

Medidata Solutions, Inc. provides cloud-based solutions for life sciences worldwide. It offers Medidata Clinical Cloud that provides a software-as-a-service platform of technology and data analytics solutions to optimize activities across clinical development. The companyÂ’s platform solutions includes Plan Study that addresses the areas to ensure optimal study design, grant development and negotiation, and investigator payments; and Support Sites, which provides robust risk management, reduced source document verification, real-time monitoring, on-time, accurate payments. Its platform solutions also comprise Engage Patients that captures the voice of the patient in clinical studies; Medidata Patient Cloud, which enables sponsors to collect a dataset directly from the patient; Conduct Study that includes solutions for data capture and study management in the clinical trial research process; Medidata RaveX, an electronic data capture and management system solution; Study Management that enable clinical teams to manage, monitor, control, integrate, and report operational and clinical data from patients and sites; and Optimize Outcomes, which is designed to surface a range of embedded operational data across the clinical process. Additionally, it offers professional services. The company markets and sells its cloud-based solutions through a direct sales force, as well as through relationships with contract research organizations (CROs) and other strategic partners. It serves pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and diagnostics companies; academic research centers, government, and other non-profit organizations; and CROs and other entities engaged in clinical trials. Medidata Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in New York, New York.