Aevi Genomic Medicine (NASDAQ: GNMX) is one of 95 public companies in the “Biotechnology” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Aevi Genomic Medicine to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, earnings and valuation.

Risk and Volatility

Aevi Genomic Medicine has a beta of 0.53, indicating that its stock price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Aevi Genomic Medicine’s rivals have a beta of 1.15, indicating that their average stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Aevi Genomic Medicine and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Aevi Genomic Medicine 0 1 1 0 2.50
Aevi Genomic Medicine Competitors 123 469 1175 11 2.60

Aevi Genomic Medicine currently has a consensus target price of $4.25, indicating a potential upside of 172.44%. As a group, “Biotechnology” companies have a potential upside of 54.44%. Given Aevi Genomic Medicine’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Aevi Genomic Medicine is more favorable than its rivals.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

20.8% of Aevi Genomic Medicine shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 21.5% of shares of all “Biotechnology” companies are owned by institutional investors. 15.2% of Aevi Genomic Medicine shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 17.9% of shares of all “Biotechnology” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Aevi Genomic Medicine and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Aevi Genomic Medicine N/A -$41.90 million -1.62
Aevi Genomic Medicine Competitors $399.82 million $59.34 million 1.36

Aevi Genomic Medicine’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Aevi Genomic Medicine. Aevi Genomic Medicine is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Aevi Genomic Medicine and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Aevi Genomic Medicine N/A -138.84% -115.22%
Aevi Genomic Medicine Competitors -910.58% -183.99% -27.07%

Summary

Aevi Genomic Medicine rivals beat Aevi Genomic Medicine on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

Aevi Genomic Medicine Company Profile

Aevi Genomic Medicine, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, researches and develops novel therapies for pediatric onset and life-altering diseases in the United States. Its lead product candidates include AEVI-001, a glutamatergic neuromodulator, which is in Phase II/III SAGA trial for a genetically-defined subset of adolescent attention deficit hyperactivity disorder patients with specific mutations in their metabotropic glutamate receptor gene network; and AEVI-002, an anti-light monoclonal antibody that is in Phase I clinical trial for use in severe pediatric onset crohnÂ’s disease. The company was formerly known as Medgenics, Inc. and changed its name to Aevi Genomic Medicine, Inc. in December 2016. Aevi Genomic Medicine, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

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