Hansen Medical (NASDAQ: HNSN) is one of 77 public companies in the “Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Hansen Medical to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and risk.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
52.3% of shares of all “Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology” companies are held by institutional investors. 18.0% of shares of all “Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Hansen Medical and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Hansen Medical Competitors||-150.96%||-21.25%||-7.90%|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Hansen Medical and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Hansen Medical Competitors||$2.19 billion||$239.22 million||-63.93|
Hansen Medical’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Hansen Medical. Hansen Medical 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.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Hansen Medical and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Hansen Medical Competitors||327||1978||3478||112||2.57|
As a group, “Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology” companies have a potential downside of 4.79%. Given Hansen Medical’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Hansen Medical has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Hansen Medical competitors beat Hansen Medical on 6 of the 8 factors compared.
Hansen Medical Company Profile
Hansen Medical, Inc. is engaged in the development and marketing of medical devices. The Company develops, manufactures and sells a range of medical robotics designed for positioning, manipulation and stable control of catheters and catheter-based technologies. Its products include Sensei Robotic Catheter System (Sensei system), Artisan Extend Control Catheter, CoHesion 3D Visualization Module and Magellan System. Its Sensei system allows physicians to navigate catheters in interventional procedures within the atrial heart chambers. Its disposable Artisan Extend catheter assembly consists of a telescoping set of control catheters. Its CoHesion 3D Visualization Module is a software interface between its Sensei system and the St. Jude Medical EnSite System for Electro-Physiology procedures. The Magellan System controls the Magellan Robotic Catheter, which is a telescoping, steerable catheter designed to facilitate remote catheter navigation and vessel cannulation.
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