Financial Analysis: MediWound (MDWD) vs. Its Peers
MediWound (NASDAQ: MDWD) is one of 45 publicly-traded companies in the “Biopharmaceuticals” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare MediWound to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
19.6% of MediWound shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.2% of shares of all “Biopharmaceuticals” companies are owned by institutional investors. 14.9% of shares of all “Biopharmaceuticals” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Volatility and Risk
MediWound has a beta of 0.06, indicating that its stock price is 94% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MediWound’s peers have a beta of 1.28, indicating that their average stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for MediWound and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
MediWound currently has a consensus price target of $10.00, suggesting a potential upside of 104.08%. As a group, “Biopharmaceuticals” companies have a potential upside of 5.14%. Given MediWound’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe MediWound is more favorable than its peers.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares MediWound and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|MediWound||$2.17 million||-$16.18 million||-6.53|
|MediWound Competitors||$579.30 million||$241.72 million||-6.58|
MediWound’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than MediWound. MediWound 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.
This table compares MediWound and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
MediWound peers beat MediWound on 8 of the 12 factors compared.
MediWound Company Profile
MediWound Ltd. is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company focuses on developing, manufacturing and commercializing therapeutics products in the fields of severe burns, chronic and other hard-to-heal wounds, connective tissue disorders and other indications. The Company’s product, NexoBrid, is indicated for the removal of dead or damaged tissue, known as eschar, in adults with deep partial- and full-thickness thermal burns, also referred to as severe burns. The Company sells NexoBrid in Europe and Israel. NexoBrid is a topically-applied product that removes eschar in four hours without harming the surrounding healthy tissues. Its product, EscharEx, is a topical biological drug, which is being developed for debridement of chronic and other hard-to-heal wounds. NexoBrid and EscharEx are based on its proteolytic enzyme technology. The Company is also developing an injectable product based on its proteolytic enzyme technology for connective tissue pathologies and indications.
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