Contrasting Allena Pharmaceuticals (ALNA) and The Competition

Allena Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ALNA) is one of 286 public companies in the “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Allena Pharmaceuticals to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Allena Pharmaceuticals and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Allena Pharmaceuticals 0 0 4 0 3.00
Allena Pharmaceuticals Competitors 882 3256 11746 235 2.70

Allena Pharmaceuticals currently has a consensus price target of $24.67, indicating a potential upside of 127.97%. As a group, “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” companies have a potential upside of 43.50%. Given Allena Pharmaceuticals’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Allena Pharmaceuticals is more favorable than its competitors.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

50.1% of shares of all “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” companies are held by institutional investors. 17.3% of shares of all “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Allena Pharmaceuticals and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Allena Pharmaceuticals N/A -$24.50 million -10.50
Allena Pharmaceuticals Competitors $284.49 million $34.10 million 69.48

Allena Pharmaceuticals’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Allena Pharmaceuticals. Allena Pharmaceuticals is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.


This table compares Allena Pharmaceuticals and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Allena Pharmaceuticals N/A N/A N/A
Allena Pharmaceuticals Competitors -5,342.22% -218.30% -39.92%

About Allena Pharmaceuticals

Allena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on developing and commercializing non-systemic oral protein therapeutics to treat metabolic and orphan diseases, with a particular focus on nephrologic and urologic conditions. Its lead product candidate, ALLN-177, is in an ongoing Phase II clinical trial and is being developed for the chronic management of hyperoxaluria and kidney stones. ALLN-177 is an orally administered, recombinant oxalate-degrading enzyme. ALLN-177 targets oxalate in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract to reduce the burden of both dietary and endogenously produced oxalate. ALLN-177 has the potential to decrease the oxalate available systemically for deposition as calcium oxalate crystals or stones in the kidneys, as well as to reduce the incidence of calcium oxalate related complications. Its technological approach enables the design and development of oral protein therapies that remain in the GI tract.

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