Contrasting Endologix (ELGX) and Its Competitors
Endologix (NASDAQ: ELGX) is one of 19 publicly-traded companies in the “Medical Devices & Implants” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Endologix to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Endologix and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Endologix||$192.93 million||-$154.67 million||-6.10|
|Endologix Competitors||$1.67 billion||$207.58 million||81.40|
Endologix’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Endologix. Endologix 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 Endologix and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Risk & Volatility
Endologix has a beta of 0.72, suggesting that its share price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Endologix’s competitors have a beta of 0.47, suggesting that their average share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Endologix and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Endologix currently has a consensus target price of $5.36, indicating a potential downside of 5.52%. As a group, “Medical Devices & Implants” companies have a potential upside of 36.40%. Given Endologix’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Endologix has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
54.8% of shares of all “Medical Devices & Implants” companies are held by institutional investors. 3.9% of Endologix shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.3% of shares of all “Medical Devices & Implants” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Endologix competitors beat Endologix on 8 of the 12 factors compared.
Endologix Company Profile
Endologix, Inc. is engaged in developing, manufacturing, marketing and selling medical devices for the treatment of aortic disorders. The Company’s products are intended for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). The AAA products are built on one of two platforms, including traditional minimally invasive endovascular repair (EVAR) or endovascular sealing (EVAS), its solution for sealing the aneurysm sac while maintaining blood flow through two blood flow lumens. The EVAR products include the Endologix AFX Endovascular AAA System (AFX), the VELA Proximal Endograft (VELA) and the Endologix Powerlink with Intuitrak Delivery System (Intuitrak). The EVAS product is the Nellix EndoVascular Aneurysm Sealing System (Nellix EVAS System). It offers accessories to facilitate the optimal delivery of its EVAR products, including compatible guidewires, snares, and catheter introducer sheaths.
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