Abeona Therapeutics (ABEO) versus The Competition Head to Head Review

Abeona Therapeutics (NASDAQ: ABEO) is one of 196 publicly-traded companies in the “Biotechnology & Medical Research” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Abeona Therapeutics to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Abeona Therapeutics and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Abeona Therapeutics $842,999.00 -$23.80 million -31.72
Abeona Therapeutics Competitors $207.83 million -$2.34 million 0.16

Abeona Therapeutics’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Abeona Therapeutics. Abeona Therapeutics 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.

Profitability

This table compares Abeona Therapeutics and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Abeona Therapeutics -2,746.38% -26.66% -23.94%
Abeona Therapeutics Competitors -3,989.23% -119.42% -44.20%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Abeona Therapeutics and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Abeona Therapeutics 0 0 8 0 3.00
Abeona Therapeutics Competitors 468 2234 6126 117 2.66

Abeona Therapeutics currently has a consensus target price of $22.88, suggesting a potential upside of 18.22%. As a group, “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies have a potential upside of 0.57%. Given Abeona Therapeutics’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Abeona Therapeutics is more favorable than its peers.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

38.4% of Abeona Therapeutics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.6% of shares of all “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies are owned by institutional investors. 6.8% of Abeona Therapeutics shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 13.8% of shares of all “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

Abeona Therapeutics has a beta of 2.43, indicating that its stock price is 143% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Abeona Therapeutics’ peers have a beta of 1.63, indicating that their average stock price is 63% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Abeona Therapeutics beats its peers on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About Abeona Therapeutics

Abeona Therapeutics Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel gene therapies for life-threatening rare genetic diseases. The Company’s lead programs include ABO-102 (AAV-SGSH), an adeno-associated virus (AAV) based gene therapy for Sanfilippo syndrome type A (MPS IIIA) and EB-101 (gene-corrected skin grafts) for recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB). It is also developing ABO-101 (AAV-NAGLU) for Sanfilippo syndrome type B (MPS IIIB), ABO-201 (AAV-CLN3) gene therapy for juvenile Batten disease (JNCL), ABO-202 (AAV-CLN1) for treatment of infantile Batten disease (INCL), EB-201 for epidermolysis bullosa, ABO-301 (AAV-FANCC) for Fanconi anemia disorder and ABO-302 using a novel CRISPR/Cas9-based gene editing approach to gene therapy for rare blood diseases. The Company also has a plasma-based protein therapy pipeline, including alpha-1 protease inhibitor (SDF Alpha) for inherited COPD, using its proprietary Salt Diafiltration ethanol-free process.

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