Unity Biotechnology (NASDAQ:UBX – Get Rating) is one of 976 publicly-traded companies in the “Pharmaceutical preparations” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Unity Biotechnology to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Unity Biotechnology and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Unity Biotechnology||$4.78 million||-$60.72 million||-0.53|
|Unity Biotechnology Competitors||$1.82 billion||$246.33 million||-6.63|
Unity Biotechnology’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Unity Biotechnology. Unity Biotechnology 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 and Risk
Insider and Institutional Ownership
40.7% of shares of all “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies are owned by institutional investors. 3.6% of Unity Biotechnology shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 15.7% of shares of all “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Unity Biotechnology and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Unity Biotechnology Competitors||3740||14297||40388||681||2.64|
Unity Biotechnology presently has a consensus target price of $34.00, indicating a potential upside of 721.26%. As a group, “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies have a potential upside of 107.90%. Given Unity Biotechnology’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Unity Biotechnology is more favorable than its rivals.
This table compares Unity Biotechnology and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Unity Biotechnology Competitors||-3,334.66%||-179.78%||-35.60%|
Unity Biotechnology rivals beat Unity Biotechnology on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
Unity Biotechnology Company Profile
Unity Biotechnology, Inc. operates as a biotechnology company. The firm is developing a portfolio of programs like biological mechanisms implicated in diseases of aging, and also senolytic programs in ophthalmologic and neurologic disorders. The company was founded by Nathaniel Eames David, Jan van Deursen, Judith Campisi, and Daohong Zhou on March 30, 2009 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, CA.
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