Adtalem Global Education (NYSE:ATGE) and Eos International (OTCMKTS:EOSI) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability and dividends.
This table compares Adtalem Global Education and Eos International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Adtalem Global Education||8.70%||11.41%||7.45%|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Adtalem Global Education and Eos International’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Adtalem Global Education||$1.23 billion||2.17||$33.76 million||$2.78||16.66|
Adtalem Global Education has higher revenue and earnings than Eos International.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Adtalem Global Education and Eos International, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Adtalem Global Education||0||1||4||0||2.80|
Adtalem Global Education currently has a consensus target price of $58.60, suggesting a potential upside of 26.51%. Given Adtalem Global Education’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Adtalem Global Education is more favorable than Eos International.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
96.2% of Adtalem Global Education shares are held by institutional investors. 1.9% of Adtalem Global Education shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 44.8% of Eos International shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Adtalem Global Education beats Eos International on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Adtalem Global Education Company Profile
Adtalem Global Education Inc. provides educational services worldwide. It operates through three segments: Medical and Healthcare, Professional Education, and Technology and Business. The Medical and Healthcare segment operates Chamberlain University, which provides a pre-licensure bachelor’s degree in nursing at 21 campus locations and post-licensure bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degree programs in nursing through its online platform; and operates medical and veterinary schools, including American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Ross University School of Medicine, and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. The Professional Education segment operates an Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, which provides membership services, certified anti-money laundering specialist certification, conferences, risk assessment, training, and publications; and Becker Professional Education that prepares candidates for the Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, and U.S. Medical Licensing Examination certification examinations, as well as professional education programs and seminars in accounting and finance. This segment also offers professional education in the areas of finance, accounting, analytics, marketing, and healthcare. The Technology and Business segment operates approximately 15 institutions, which offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the areas of business, management, medical, healthcare, law, and engineering; and provides legal bar exam review courses. The company was formerly known as DeVry Education Group Inc. and changed its name to Adtalem Global Education Inc. in May 2017. Adtalem Global Education Inc. was founded in 1931 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
Eos International Company Profile
EOS International, Inc. provides library automation and knowledge management solutions for libraries worldwide. The company offers EOS.Web?integrated library system, including academic, association, corporate, digital, government, legal, medical, small, and special library software. It also provides various services, such as data conversion, data hosting, implementation, support, and training services. EOS International, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, California. EOS International, Inc. is a subsidiary of Sirsi Corporation.
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