Contrasting Immunomedics (IMMU) & The Competition

Immunomedics (NASDAQ: IMMU) is one of 188 publicly-traded companies in the “Biotechnology & Medical Research” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Immunomedics to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

76.3% of Immunomedics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.1% of shares of all “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies are owned by institutional investors. 6.6% of Immunomedics shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 14.5% of shares of all “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Immunomedics and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Immunomedics $3.09 million -$153.20 million -7.02
Immunomedics Competitors $217.40 million -$39.57 million -63.63

Immunomedics’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Immunomedics. Immunomedics is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Immunomedics and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Immunomedics 0 0 3 0 3.00
Immunomedics Competitors 560 2521 6780 133 2.65

Immunomedics presently has a consensus price target of $15.50, suggesting a potential downside of 1.40%. As a group, “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies have a potential upside of 13.73%. Given Immunomedics’ rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Immunomedics has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Profitability

This table compares Immunomedics and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Immunomedics -8,412.93% N/A -83.13%
Immunomedics Competitors -4,613.27% -472.68% -42.83%

Risk and Volatility

Immunomedics has a beta of 1.48, suggesting that its stock price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Immunomedics’ rivals have a beta of 1.48, suggesting that their average stock price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Immunomedics rivals beat Immunomedics on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

Immunomedics Company Profile

Immunomedics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in developing monoclonal antibody-based products for the targeted treatment of cancer, autoimmune disorders and other serious diseases. Its geographic segments include United States and Europe. Its technologies allow it to create humanized antibodies that can be used either alone in unlabeled or naked form, or conjugated with radioactive isotopes, chemotherapeutics, cytokines or toxins. It has a pipeline of eight clinical-stage product candidates. Its portfolio of investigational products includes antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) that are designed to deliver a payload of a chemotherapeutic directly to the tumor, while the managing overall toxic effects that are found with conventional administration of these chemotherapy agents. Its ADCs are sacituzumab govitecan (IMMU-132) and labetuzumab govitecan (IMMU-130), which are in Phase II trials.

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