Rosetta Genomics (NASDAQ: ROSG) is one of 189 publicly-traded companies in the “Biotechnology & Medical Research” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Rosetta Genomics to related companies based on the strength of its risk, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Rosetta Genomics and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rosetta Genomics 0 0 1 0 3.00
Rosetta Genomics Competitors 539 2455 6647 125 2.65

Rosetta Genomics presently has a consensus target price of $3.50, suggesting a potential upside of 422.39%. As a group, “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies have a potential upside of 18.56%. Given Rosetta Genomics’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Rosetta Genomics is more favorable than its peers.

Risk & Volatility

Rosetta Genomics has a beta of 0.31, suggesting that its stock price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rosetta Genomics’ peers have a beta of 1.56, suggesting that their average stock price is 56% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

8.3% of Rosetta Genomics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.0% of shares of all “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies are owned by institutional investors. 14.5% of shares of all “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Rosetta Genomics and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Rosetta Genomics $9.23 million -$16.23 million -0.06
Rosetta Genomics Competitors $217.29 million -$39.39 million -66.90

Rosetta Genomics’ peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Rosetta Genomics. Rosetta Genomics 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.

Profitability

This table compares Rosetta Genomics and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rosetta Genomics N/A N/A N/A
Rosetta Genomics Competitors -3,262.37% -525.69% -39.22%

Summary

Rosetta Genomics beats its peers on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About Rosetta Genomics

Rosetta Genomics Ltd. is engaged in developing and commercializing new diagnostic tests based on various genomics markers, including deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), micro ribonucleic acid (microRNA) and protein biomarkers and using various technologies, including, Quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR), microarrays, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) and Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH). It is marketing and selling over four diagnostic tests based on its microRNA technologies, which include RosettaGX Cancer Origin, mi-LUNG, mi-KIDNEY and RosettaGX Reveal. Its therapeutic pipeline consists of the projects, which include Rimonim Consortium and Magneton Project. It focuses on developing diagnostic assay, RosettaGX Reveal V2. It is also focusing on developing Bladder cancer risk stratification. Its PersonalizeDx is focused on the detection of genomic changes through FISH technology, which helps to detect cancer.

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