TeamHealth (NYSE:TMH) and iKang Healthcare Group (KANG) Critical Review

TeamHealth (NYSE: TMH) and iKang Healthcare Group (NASDAQ:KANG) are both healthcare companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

33.5% of iKang Healthcare Group shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of TeamHealth shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 30.2% of iKang Healthcare Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares TeamHealth and iKang Healthcare Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
TeamHealth N/A N/A N/A $0.26 N/A
iKang Healthcare Group $435.71 million 2.92 -$11.25 million $0.04 458.75

TeamHealth has higher earnings, but lower revenue than iKang Healthcare Group. TeamHealth is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than iKang Healthcare Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


This table compares TeamHealth and iKang Healthcare Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
TeamHealth 0.92% 5.98% 0.99%
iKang Healthcare Group 0.79% 1.30% 0.60%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for TeamHealth and iKang Healthcare Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
TeamHealth 0 0 0 0 N/A
iKang Healthcare Group 0 0 0 0 N/A

About TeamHealth

Team Health Holdings, Inc. is a United States-based physician services company. The Company supplies outsourced healthcare professional staffing and administrative services to hospitals and other healthcare providers in the United States. It operates through four segments: Hospital Based Services, IPC Healthcare, Specialty Services and Other Services. The Hospital Based Services segment provides healthcare service programs to users of healthcare services on a fee for service, and on a cost plus or contract basis. The IPC Healthcare segment provides acute hospital medicine and post-acute provider service programs to users of healthcare services. The Specialty Services segment provides healthcare service programs to users of healthcare services in an outpatient setting or in a non-hospital-based environment. The Other Services segment is an aggregation of locums staffing, scribes, and billing, collection and consulting services that provides a range of other healthcare services.

About iKang Healthcare Group

iKang Healthcare Group, Inc. provides preventive healthcare solutions, including a range of medical examinations services and value-added services, including disease screening, dental services and other services in China. The Company’s segments include medical examinations and other medical services, and dental services. The Company, through its integrated service platform, offers healthcare management solutions, including medical examinations, which cover basic examination items, such as internal, gynecology, ophthalmology, dental and X-ray, and value-added services at selected medical centers, including disease screening focusing on cancer screening, cardiovascular disease screening, certain chronic disease screening and functional medicine testing; dental care, including oral health, pediatric dentistry and cosmetic dentistry; outpatient services, such as acupuncture, obstetrics, gynecology and minor surgery, and on-site healthcare management or clinics at certain locations.

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