Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, provider service network operator Metropolitan Health Networks
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Metropolitan Health's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Metropolitan Health facts
|Headquarters (Founded)||West Palm Beach, Fla. (1996)|
|Market Cap||$179.7 million|
|Industry||Managed health care|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$368.19 million|
Chairman/CEO Michael Earley
CFO Robert Sabo
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||35.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$49.55 million / $477.3 thousand|
Coventry Health Care
WellCare Health Plans
Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.
Just last month, k0stid0g004 brought Metropolitan Health's recent price slide to our community's attention: "Can't find any bad news ... so I'm thinking this is just oversold. P/E under 9 and shares are being accumulated by institutions."
In fact, Metropolitan Health even sports a cheapish forward P/E of 7. That represents a discount to listed rivals Continucare (11.8), Coventry (10.4), and WellCare (13.8).
CAPS member BuffettJunior1 elaborates on the bargain opportunity:
Great fundamentals and company!
Here we have a good, undervalued small cap. I didn't only pick this stock because it was dirt cheap, but because of its impressive return on capital. In the long run a company that can sustain a high return on capital will outperform the market significantly.
The company is also in a safe and growing industry. I have no doubts that this stock will do very good in the long run.
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