Analyzing Gamida Cell (GMDA) and The Competition

Gamida Cell (NASDAQ: GMDA) is one of 255 publicly-traded companies in the “Biotechnology” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Gamida Cell to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Gamida Cell and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Gamida Cell N/A -$52.93 million -1.09
Gamida Cell Competitors $47.41 million -$65.11 million -21.74

Gamida Cell’s peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Gamida Cell. Gamida Cell is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Gamida Cell and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Gamida Cell 0 0 5 0 3.00
Gamida Cell Competitors 372 1484 3800 83 2.63

Gamida Cell currently has a consensus target price of $19.40, indicating a potential upside of 68.70%. As a group, “Biotechnology” companies have a potential upside of 2.98%. Given Gamida Cell’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Gamida Cell is more favorable than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares Gamida Cell and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Gamida Cell N/A N/A N/A
Gamida Cell Competitors -4,789.27% -257.83% -37.30%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

1.7% of Gamida Cell shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.7% of shares of all “Biotechnology” companies are owned by institutional investors. 21.5% of shares of all “Biotechnology” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Gamida Cell beats its peers on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About Gamida Cell

Gamida Cell Ltd., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing cell therapies to cure cancer, and rare and serious hematologic diseases in the United States, the European Union, and internationally. The company's lead product candidate is NiCord, a nicotinamide (NAM)-expanded cord blood cell therapy that is in Phase III studies in a patients with high-risk blood cancers, as well as in Phase I/II studies in patients with severe aplastic anemia. It is also developing NAM-NK, an innate immunotherapy, which is in Phase I studies for the treatment of relapsed or refractory non-Hodgkin lymphoma and multiple myeloma. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Jerusalem, Israel.

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