Analyzing NephroGenex (NASDAQ:NRX) & Mylan N.V. (MYL)
NephroGenex (NASDAQ: NRX) and Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) are both healthcare companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, profitabiliy, dividends and analyst recommendations.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
70.2% of Mylan N.V. shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Mylan N.V. shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares NephroGenex and Mylan N.V.’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Mylan N.V.||$11.61 billion||1.48||$3.80 billion||$1.00||32.00|
Mylan N.V. has higher revenue and earnings than NephroGenex.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for NephroGenex and Mylan N.V., as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
NephroGenex currently has a consensus target price of $17.50, indicating a potential upside of 12,391.08%. Mylan N.V. has a consensus target price of $50.05, indicating a potential upside of 56.41%. Given NephroGenex’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe NephroGenex is more favorable than Mylan N.V..
This table compares NephroGenex and Mylan N.V.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Mylan N.V. beats NephroGenex on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
NephroGenex Company Profile
NephroGenex, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the development of therapeutics to treat kidney disease. The Company has paused the clinical program of its product candidate, oral Pyridorin, for the treatment of diabetic nephropathy. The Company was primarily focused on the Phase III Pyridorin program, and other planned clinical and nonclinical studies and other work needed to submit Pyridorin for acute kidney injury (AKI), as well as the treatment of diabetic nephropathy in patients with Type II diabetes for regulatory approval in the United States and Europe. The Company has not generated any revenues.
Mylan N.V. Company Profile
Mylan N.V. is a global pharmaceutical company. The Company develops, licenses, manufactures, markets and distributes generic and branded generic products for resale by others; specialty pharmaceuticals, and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). It operates through two segments: Generics and Specialty. Its Generics segment primarily develops, manufactures, sells and distributes generic or branded generic pharmaceutical products in tablet, capsule, injectable, transdermal patch, gel, cream or ointment form, as well as API. Its Specialty segment is focused on respiratory and allergy therapies. The EpiPen Auto-Injector, which is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, is an epinephrine auto-injector. Its Perforomist Inhalation Solution is a long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist indicated for the maintenance treatment of bronchoconstriction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) patients. The Company also markets ULTIVA, which is an analgesic agent.
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