Head-To-Head Survey: Ocular Therapeutix (OCUL) & Its Rivals
Ocular Therapeutix (NASDAQ: OCUL) is one of 90 public companies in the “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Ocular Therapeutix to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.
This table compares Ocular Therapeutix and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Ocular Therapeutix Competitors||-126.36%||-36.43%||-9.72%|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Ocular Therapeutix and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Ocular Therapeutix||$1.89 million||-$44.70 million||-2.87|
|Ocular Therapeutix Competitors||$1.07 billion||$132.73 million||213.94|
Ocular Therapeutix’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Ocular Therapeutix. Ocular Therapeutix is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Volatility & Risk
Ocular Therapeutix has a beta of 1.53, meaning that its stock price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ocular Therapeutix’s peers have a beta of 1.10, meaning that their average stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Ocular Therapeutix and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Ocular Therapeutix Competitors||194||1198||2605||82||2.63|
Ocular Therapeutix presently has a consensus target price of $22.29, indicating a potential upside of 264.74%. As a group, “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” companies have a potential upside of 6.82%. Given Ocular Therapeutix’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Ocular Therapeutix is more favorable than its peers.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
53.1% of Ocular Therapeutix shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.7% of shares of all “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” companies are held by institutional investors. 26.1% of Ocular Therapeutix shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.0% of shares of all “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Ocular Therapeutix peers beat Ocular Therapeutix on 7 of the 12 factors compared.
Ocular Therapeutix Company Profile
Ocular Therapeutix, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of therapies for diseases and conditions of the eye using its proprietary hydrogel platform technology. Its lead product candidate, DEXTENZA (dexamethasone insert) for intracanalicular use, has completed Phase III clinical development for the treatment of ocular pain and inflammation following ophthalmic surgery. OTX-TP (travoprost insert) is in Phase III clinical development for glaucoma and ocular hypertension. Its earlier stage assets include OTX-TIC, a sustained release travoprost intracameral injection for the treatment of moderate to severe glaucoma and ocular hypertension, as well as sustained release intravitreal injections for the treatment of retinal diseases. These injections include the development of OTX-TKI, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, and, in collaboration with Regeneron an extended release protein-based anti-vascular endothelial growth factor trap.
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