Financial Survey: Cotiviti Holdings (COTV) vs. The Competition

Cotiviti Holdings (NASDAQ: COTV) is one of 21 publicly-traded companies in the “Medical Software & Technology Services” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Cotiviti Holdings to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Cotiviti Holdings and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cotiviti Holdings 0 3 6 0 2.67
Cotiviti Holdings Competitors 84 432 816 13 2.56

Cotiviti Holdings presently has a consensus price target of $41.29, suggesting a potential upside of 28.86%. As a group, “Medical Software & Technology Services” companies have a potential upside of 21.20%. Given Cotiviti Holdings’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Cotiviti Holdings is more favorable than its peers.


This table compares Cotiviti Holdings and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cotiviti Holdings 11.18% 7.68% 3.80%
Cotiviti Holdings Competitors -17.29% -10.97% -1.59%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

64.6% of shares of all “Medical Software & Technology Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 21.9% of shares of all “Medical Software & Technology Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Cotiviti Holdings and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Cotiviti Holdings N/A N/A 32.69
Cotiviti Holdings Competitors $422.43 million -$16.79 million 371.47

Cotiviti Holdings’ peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Cotiviti Holdings. Cotiviti Holdings is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.


Cotiviti Holdings beats its peers on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

About Cotiviti Holdings

Cotiviti Holdings, Inc. is a provider of analytics-driven payment accuracy solutions. The Company focuses primarily on the healthcare sector. The Company operates through two segments: Healthcare, and Global Retail and Other. Through its Healthcare segment, the Company offers prospective and retrospective claims accuracy solutions to healthcare payers in the United States. The Company also provides analytics-based solutions unrelated to its healthcare payment accuracy solutions in the United States. Through its Global Retail and Other segment, the Company provides retrospective claims accuracy solutions to retailers primarily in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, as well as solutions that manage payment networks for a range of clients. The Company leverages its technology platform, configurable analytics, information assets and expertise in healthcare reimbursement to help its clients develop their claims payment accuracy.

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