TherapeuticsMD (NASDAQ: TXMD) is one of 19 public companies in the “Specialty & Advanced Pharmaceuticals” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare TherapeuticsMD to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
76.8% of TherapeuticsMD shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.5% of shares of all “Specialty & Advanced Pharmaceuticals” companies are held by institutional investors. 23.9% of TherapeuticsMD shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.7% of shares of all “Specialty & Advanced Pharmaceuticals” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares TherapeuticsMD and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for TherapeuticsMD and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
TherapeuticsMD currently has a consensus target price of $14.72, indicating a potential upside of 151.66%. As a group, “Specialty & Advanced Pharmaceuticals” companies have a potential upside of 20.33%. Given TherapeuticsMD’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe TherapeuticsMD is more favorable than its competitors.
Volatility & Risk
TherapeuticsMD has a beta of 1.22, indicating that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, TherapeuticsMD’s competitors have a beta of 1.24, indicating that their average stock price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares TherapeuticsMD and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|TherapeuticsMD||$19.36 million||-$89.87 million||-14.62|
|TherapeuticsMD Competitors||$3.02 billion||$642.98 million||-30.13|
TherapeuticsMD’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than TherapeuticsMD. TherapeuticsMD is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
TherapeuticsMD Company Profile
TherapeuticsMD, Inc. is a women’s healthcare company engaged in creating and commercializing products for women. The Company is focused on pursuing regulatory approvals and pre-commercialization activities necessary for commercialization of its hormone therapy pharmaceutical products. Its drug candidates used in clinical trials are designed to alleviate symptoms of and reduce health risks resulting from menopause-related hormone deficiencies, including hot flashes, osteoporosis and vaginal discomfort. With its SYMBODA technology, it is developing hormone therapy pharmaceutical products to enable delivery of bio-identical hormones through dosage forms and administration routes. Its product line includes vitaTrue, vitaPearl, vitaMedMD Plus, vitaMedMD One Prenatal Multivitamin, vitaMedMD Plus Rx Prenatal Multivitamin, vitaMedMD One Rx Prenatal Multivitamin, vitaMedMD Iron 21/7, vitaMedMD Vitamin D3 50,000 IU, BocaGreenMD Prena1 Pearl and BocaGreenMD Prena1 Chew.
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