Windtree Therapeutics (OTCMKTS: WINT) and Trillium Therapeutics (NASDAQ:TRIL) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Windtree Therapeutics and Trillium Therapeutics, as reported by MarketBeat.
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Insider & Institutional Ownership
0.3% of Windtree Therapeutics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.2% of Trillium Therapeutics shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of Windtree Therapeutics shares are owned by company 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 table compares Windtree Therapeutics and Trillium Therapeutics’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Volatility & Risk
Windtree Therapeutics has a beta of 1.75, indicating that its stock price is 75% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Trillium Therapeutics has a beta of 13.72, indicating that its stock price is 1,272% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Windtree Therapeutics and Trillium Therapeutics’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Windtree Therapeutics||$2.04 million||119.29||-$39.49 million||($71.83)||-0.05|
|Trillium Therapeutics||N/A||N/A||-$23.96 million||($2.57)||-2.90|
Trillium Therapeutics has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Windtree Therapeutics. Trillium Therapeutics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Windtree Therapeutics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Trillium Therapeutics beats Windtree Therapeutics on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Windtree Therapeutics Company Profile
Windtree Therapeutics, Inc., formerly Discovery Laboratories, Inc., is a biotechnology company. The Company is focused on developing KL4 surfactant therapies for respiratory diseases and other potential applications. The Company operates through the research and development of products focused on surfactant therapies for respiratory disorders and diseases, and the manufacture and commercial sales of approved products segment. The Company’s technology platform includes a synthetic, peptide-containing surfactant (KL4 surfactant) that is structurally similar to endogenous pulmonary surfactant, and drug delivery technologies being developed to enable non-invasive administration of aerosolized KL4 surfactant. The Company’s core development program, AEROSURF (lucinactant for inhalation), is focused on improving the management of respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in premature infants, a respiratory condition that can result in long-term respiratory problems, developmental delay and death.
Trillium Therapeutics Company Profile
Trillium Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company, develops therapies for the treatment of cancer. The companys lead program is TTI-621, a SIRPaFc fusion protein that acts a soluble decoy receptor preventing CD47 from delivering its inhibitory signal, which is in Phase I clinical trial for advanced hematologic malignancies and solid tumors therapy. Its product candidates also include TTI-622, an IgG4 SIRPaFc protein for combination therapy; bromodomain inhibitor; and epidermal growth factor receptor antagonist, which are in preclinical development stage, as well as undisclosed immuno-oncology targets that are in the discovery Phase. The company was formerly known as Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp. and changed its name to Trillium Therapeutics Inc. in June 2014. Trillium Therapeutics Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Mississauga, Canada.
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