Head-To-Head Comparison: NextGen Healthcare (NASDAQ:NXGN) vs. Aurora… Leave a comment

NextGen Healthcare (NASDAQ:NXGNGet Rating) and Aurora Innovation (NASDAQ:AURGet Rating) are both medical companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares NextGen Healthcare and Aurora Innovation’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
NextGen Healthcare $596.35 million 2.01 $1.62 million $0.01 1,759.76
Aurora Innovation $82.54 million 35.36 -$755.45 million N/A N/A

NextGen Healthcare has higher revenue and earnings than Aurora Innovation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for NextGen Healthcare and Aurora Innovation, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
NextGen Healthcare 0 0 2 0 3.00
Aurora Innovation 0 1 1 0 2.50

NextGen Healthcare currently has a consensus target price of $24.00, indicating a potential upside of 36.52%. Aurora Innovation has a consensus target price of $9.13, indicating a potential upside of 260.67%. Given Aurora Innovation’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Aurora Innovation is more favorable than NextGen Healthcare.


This table compares NextGen Healthcare and Aurora Innovation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NextGen Healthcare -0.01% 8.20% 5.62%
Aurora Innovation N/A -22.07% -18.22%

Risk and Volatility

NextGen Healthcare has a beta of 1.07, meaning that its stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Aurora Innovation has a beta of 2.56, meaning that its stock price is 156% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

71.2% of NextGen Healthcare shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 22.4% of Aurora Innovation shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.5% of NextGen Healthcare shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 18.8% of Aurora Innovation shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


NextGen Healthcare beats Aurora Innovation on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About NextGen Healthcare

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NextGen Healthcare logoNextGen Healthcare, Inc. provides healthcare technology solutions in the United States. The company offers clinical care solutions, including NextGen Enterprise EHR; financial solutions, such as NextGen Enterprise PM; patient engagement solutions comprising NextGen Virtual Visits; integrated clinical care and financial solutions consisting of NextGen Office; interoperability solutions that include NextGen Share and Mirth Connect; data and analytics solutions, which comprise NextGen Health Data Hub; and value based care solutions, including NextGen Population Health Solutions. It also provides managed services, such as revenue cycle management services comprising billing and collections, electronic claims submission and denials management, electronic remittance and payment posting, and accounts receivable follow-up; and client and support services. Further, the company offers professional services consisting of training, project management, installation services, and application managed services; and consulting services that include physician, professional, and technical consulting; assisting clients to optimize their staffing and software solutions; enhancing financial and clinical outcomes; achieving regulatory requirements; and meeting the requirements of healthcare reform. It serves accountable care organizations, independent physician associations, managed service organizations, veterans service organizations, dental service organizations, ambulatory care centers, and community health centers through a direct sales force and reseller channel. The company was formerly known as Quality Systems, Inc. and changed its name to NextGen Healthcare, Inc. in September 2018. NextGen Healthcare, Inc. was incorporated in 1974 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

About Aurora Innovation

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Aurora Innovation logoAurora Innovation, Inc. operates as a self-driving technology company in the United States. It focuses on developing Aurora Driver, a platform that brings a suite of self-driving hardware, software, and data services together to adapt and interoperate passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles, and trucks. The company was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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