Arvinas (NASDAQ: ARVN) is one of 546 public companies in the “Pharmaceutical preparations” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Arvinas to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Arvinas and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Arvinas 0 1 2 0 2.67
Arvinas Competitors 4493 12897 27517 991 2.54

Arvinas presently has a consensus target price of $20.33, suggesting a potential upside of 0.91%. As a group, “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies have a potential upside of 47.73%. Given Arvinas’ competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Arvinas has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Arvinas N/A N/A N/A
Arvinas Competitors -1,776.01% -105.48% -28.48%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

41.1% of Arvinas shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.6% of shares of all “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies are held by institutional investors. 14.8% of shares of all “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Arvinas $14.32 million -$41.48 million -0.79
Arvinas Competitors $2.17 billion $229.91 million -4.04

Arvinas’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Arvinas. Arvinas 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.

About Arvinas

Arvinas Holding Company, LLC, a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapies to degrade disease-causing proteins. Its lead products include ARV-110, proteolysis targeting chimeras (PROTAC) targeting the androgen receptor (AR) protein for the treatment of men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer; and ARV-471, a PROTAC targeting the estrogen receptor protein for the treatment of women with metastatic ER+ breast cancer. The company is also developing other PROTACs for degrading AR and other clinically relevant AR point mutations; and various other products for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, including tauopathies. Arvinas Holding Company, LLC was founded in 2015 and is based in New Haven, Connecticut.

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