Direct comparison between Toast (NYSE: TOST) and NantHealth (NASDAQ: NH)

Toast (NYSE:TOST – Get Rating) and NantHealth (NASDAQ:NH – Get Rating) are both IT and technology companies, but which company is better? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, earnings and profitability.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Toast and NantHealth.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Toast N / A N / A N / A
NantHealth -93.56% N / A -23.71%

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Toast and NantHealth.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Toast $1.71 billion 4.88 -$487.00 million N / A N / A
NantHealth $62.65 million 0.96 -$58.26 million ($0.50) -1.04

NantHealth has lower revenue, but higher revenue than Toast.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

38.9% of Toast’s shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 5.3% of NantHealth shares are held by institutional investors. 60.8% of NantHealth stock is held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that endowments, large fund managers, and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent valuations and target prices for Toast and NantHealth, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Toast 1 5 8 0 2.50
NantHealth 0 0 1 0 3.00

Toast currently has a consensus target price of $29.00, suggesting a potential upside of 78.57%. Given Toast’s higher possible upside, stock analysts clearly believe that Toast is more favorable than NantHealth.


Toast beats NantHealth on 7 out of 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Toast (Get a rating)

Toast, Inc. operates a digital and cloud-based technology platform for the restaurant industry in the United States and Ireland. The Company offers Toast Point of Sale (POS), a hardware product; Toast Order & Pay, which allows customers to order and pay from their mobile devices; Toast Flex which is used for ordering and payment at the counter, as well as a server station, guest kiosk, kitchen display system or order processing station; Toast Go, a portable point-of-sale device that improves table turn times with table ordering and payment acceptance; and Toast Tap, a card reader. It also provides kitchen display system software that connects front of house with kitchen staff; multi-site management software, which allows customers to manage and standardize their operations and configure menus; xtraCHEF which provides back-office tools; and Toast Flex for Kitchen, a larger mountable piece of hardware that can be used as a kitchen screen. Additionally, the Company offers the Toast Online Ordering & Toast TakeOut app, a software platform that allows restaurants to take offsite orders directly through their branded website; First-party delivery services for restaurants to manage a fleet of drivers and customize delivery times, zones, fees, and minimum ticket sizes; Toast Delivery Services, which allows restaurants to use a network of delivery driver partners; and Toast Delivery Partners services. Additionally, it offers loyalty programs and gift cards; payroll and team management products; business owners insurance policy and restaurant-specific supplements; payment processing solutions; loans granted to restaurants; purchase financing; reporting and analytics solutions; Toast Partner Connect which allows customers to discover, select and connect their restaurant to its partners; and bi-directional APIs. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

About NantHealth (Get a rating)

NantHealth, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a healthcare information technology company in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. It offers Eviti, a software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based clinical decision support solution that centralizes clinical content and treatment cost data from Medicare reimbursements and treatment toxicity data ; Eviti Connect, which uses the platform to offer pre-authorization automation that helps payers and providers navigate the complexities of cancer care; and the Eviti Advisor product that gives physicians access to the Eviti Platform’s comprehensive library of evidence-based treatment standards and protocols to inform treatment decisions. The company also provides NaviNet, a suite of SaaS solutions that enable payers and providers to streamline communication and consolidate information; NaviNet Open, a payer-provider collaboration platform for communication between health plans and providers; NaviNet AllPayer which provides eligibility, benefits, and claim status information to provider offices for commercial and government plans and CMS for Medicare beneficiaries through the NaviNet portal; and OpenNMS is an open source network monitoring solution for enterprise networks. Additionally, it offers Quadris, a data solution that includes multi-data analysis, reporting, and professional services. The company was formerly known as Nant Health, LLC and changed its name to NantHealth, Inc. in June 2016. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is headquartered in Morrisville, North Carolina. NantHealth, Inc. is a subsidiary of NantWorks, LLC.

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