Digirad Corp.: Strong price momentum but will it sustain?

Digirad Corp. relative valuation is NEUTRAL and it has a fundamental analysis score of 44.

Our analysis is based on comparing Digirad Corp. with the following peers – RadNet, Inc., American Shared Hospital Services, Fonar Corporation, Community Health Systems, Inc., Tenet Healthcare Corporation, Concord Medical Services Holding Ltd. ADR and iCAD, Inc. (RDNT-US, AMS-US, FONR-US, CYH-US, THC-US, CCM-US and ICAD-US).

Digirad Corp. has shown underwhelming performance overall, both over the last one year as well as over the last month. While, in what appears to be a redeeming aspect, Digirad Corp.’s price momentum over the last month, at -27.94% has been better than that over the last year, which was -43.02%, Digirad Corp. has actually lagged its peer group.

Company Snapshot

  • Considering peers, relative underperformance over the last year and the last month suggest a lagging position.
  • It’s current Price/Book of 0.96 is about median in its peer group.
  • We classify DRAD-US as Challenged because of its below median returns and the market’s relatively low growth expectations.
  • DRAD-US has relatively low net profit margins while its asset efficiency is relatively high.
  • Changes in annual revenues (relative to peers) are better than the change in its earnings (relative to peers), implying the company is focused more on revenues.
  • Over the last five years, DRAD-US’s return on assets has eroded from above median to below median among its peers suggesting declining relative operating performance.
  • The company’s relatively low gross and pre-tax margins suggest a non-differentiated product portfolio and not much control on operating costs relative to peers.
  • While DRAD-US’s revenue growth in recent years has been above the peer median, the stock’s P/E ratio is less than the peer median suggesting that the company’s earnings may be peaking and the market expects a decline in its growth expectations.
  • The company’s level of capital investment seems appropriate to support the company’s growth.
  • DRAD-US’s operating performance may not allow it to raise additional debt.
  • Our analysis rates Digirad Corp. as NEUTRAL relative to its peers.

Share Price Performance

Considering peers, relative underperformance over the last year and the last month suggest a lagging position.

DRAD-US’s share price performance of -43.02% for the last 12 months is below its peer median. The 30-day trend in its share price performance of -27.94% is also below the peer median implying that the company’s stock performance is lagging its peers.

Share Price Performance

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Relative Valuation

Relative Valuation
Fundamental Score

Digirad Corp. is currently neutrally valued, as its previous close of USD 2.45 lies within the CapitalCube estimate range of USD 1.906 to USD 3.76. Over the last 52 week period, Digirad Corp. has fluctuated between USD 1.90 and USD 5.68.

Valuation & Peer Metrics

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Company Profile

Digirad Corp. engages in the design and development of diagnostic imaging solutions. It operates through the Imaging Solutions and Diagnostic Imaging segments. The Imaging Solutions segment offers in-office nuclear cardiology imaging and ultrasound services to physician practices, hospitals, and imaging centers. The Diagnostic Imaging segment sells medical diagnostic imaging systems, such as gamma cameras for nuclear cardiology and general nuclear medicine applications. The company founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Suwanee, GA.


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