GTx (NASDAQ: GTXI) is one of 196 public companies in the “Biotechnology & Medical Research” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare GTx to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, dividends, risk and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for GTx and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GTx 0 0 0 0 N/A
GTx Competitors 788 2943 6433 144 2.58

As a group, “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies have a potential upside of 8.80%. Given GTx’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe GTx has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares GTx and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GTx N/A -192.51% -145.17%
GTx Competitors -3,681.65% -417.73% -48.89%

Risk and Volatility

GTx has a beta of 1.61, suggesting that its stock price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GTx’s competitors have a beta of 1.67, suggesting that their average stock price is 67% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

9.1% of GTx shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.9% of shares of all “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies are owned by institutional investors. 41.2% of GTx shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.0% of shares of all “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares GTx and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
GTx N/A -$26.47 million -5.06
GTx Competitors $207.54 million -$2.40 million 0.00

GTx’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than GTx. GTx is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

GTx competitors beat GTx on 6 of the 9 factors compared.

GTx Company Profile

GTx, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of small molecules for the treatment of cancer, including treatments for breast and prostate cancer, and other medical conditions. The Company is engaged in the development of selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMs). Its lead product candidate, enobosarm (GTx-024), had been evaluated in over 24 completed or ongoing clinical trials, including in approximately six Phase II and two Phase III clinical trials. The Company is also engaged in the development of GTx-758 (Capesaris), an oral nonsteroidal selective estrogen receptor alpha agonist, for secondary hormonal therapy in men with metastatic and high-risk non-metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). Its product candidate, Enobosarm, for the treatment of women with advanced androgen receptor (AR) positive triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), is in Phase II clinical development-stage.

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