athenahealth (NASDAQ:ATHN) and Hydrophi Technologies Group (OTCMKTS:HPTG) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.
Volatility & Risk
athenahealth has a beta of 0.75, indicating that its stock price is 25% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hydrophi Technologies Group has a beta of -4.81, indicating that its stock price is 581% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
94.3% of athenahealth shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.9% of athenahealth shares are owned by…