SANUWAVE Health (OTCMKTS: SNWV) is one of 116 publicly-traded companies in the “Surgical & medical instruments” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare SANUWAVE Health to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for SANUWAVE Health and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SANUWAVE Health 0 0 0 0 N/A
SANUWAVE Health Competitors 658 2428 4583 222 2.55

As a group, “Surgical & medical instruments” companies have a potential upside of 378.35%. Given SANUWAVE Health’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe SANUWAVE Health has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.4% of SANUWAVE Health shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.6% of shares of all “Surgical & medical instruments” companies are owned by institutional investors. 23.4% of SANUWAVE Health shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.0% of shares of all “Surgical & medical instruments” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares SANUWAVE Health and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SANUWAVE Health -970.43% N/A -935.22%
SANUWAVE Health Competitors -36.98% -83.33% -18.07%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares SANUWAVE Health and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
SANUWAVE Health $740,000.00 -$5.53 million -4.50
SANUWAVE Health Competitors $1.51 billion $108.83 million -188.74

SANUWAVE Health’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than SANUWAVE Health. SANUWAVE Health is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Volatility & Risk

SANUWAVE Health has a beta of -2.39, indicating that its stock price is 339% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SANUWAVE Health’s rivals have a beta of 1.00, indicating that their average stock price is 0% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

SANUWAVE Health rivals beat SANUWAVE Health on 7 of the 10 factors compared.

SANUWAVE Health Company Profile

SANUWAVE Health, Inc., a shock wave technology company, focuses on the development and commercialization of noninvasive, high-energy, and acoustic shock waves for regenerative medicine and other applications worldwide. Its shockwaves are used to produce a biological response resulting in the body healing itself through the repair and regeneration of tissue, and musculoskeletal and vascular structures. The company's lead product candidate is the dermaPACE device, which has completed its initial Phase III, IDE clinical trial for treating diabetic foot ulcers. Its portfolio of healthcare products and product candidates activate biologic signaling and angiogenic responses, including new vascularization and microcirculatory improvement, which helps to restore the body's normal healing processes and regeneration. The company also focuses on applying its Pulsed Acoustic Cellular Expression technology in wound healing, orthopedic, plastic/cosmetic, and cardiac conditions. It markets and sells its devices and accessories. SANUWAVE Health, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is based in Suwanee, Georgia.

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