BetterLife Pharma (OTCMKTS:BETRF – Get Rating) and Adicet Bio (NASDAQ:ACET – Get Rating) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and profitability.
Risk & Volatility
BetterLife Pharma has a beta of 1.59, indicating that its stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Adicet Bio has a beta of 2.35, indicating that its stock price is 135% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for BetterLife Pharma and Adicet Bio, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares BetterLife Pharma and Adicet Bio’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|BetterLife Pharma||N/A||N/A||-$9.71 million||($0.11)||-0.55|
|Adicet Bio||$24.99 million||12.74||-$62.00 million||($1.71)||-4.35|
BetterLife Pharma has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Adicet Bio. Adicet Bio is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than BetterLife Pharma, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This table compares BetterLife Pharma and Adicet Bio’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Adicet Bio beats BetterLife Pharma on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About BetterLife Pharma
BetterLife Pharma Inc., a biotechnology company, engages in the development and commercialization of compounds for the treatment of neurological disorders in Canada and internationally. It is involved in refining and developing drug candidates from a set of complementary interferon-based technologies that have the potential to engage the immune system to fight virus infections. The company's pipeline products include BETR-001 for the treatment of major depressive disorder, treatment resistance depression, cluster headaches, and post-traumatic stress disorder; and BETR-002 to treat benzodiazepine dependency, anxiety, and spasticity. It is also developing MM-003 for treatment of COVID-19 and other respiratory viral infections; MM-001, a topical cream for local intravaginal use to treat HPV-induced cervical intraepithelial neoplasia; and AP-002 for the treatment of cancer. BetterLife Pharma Inc. has a research agreement with the University of California San Diego for preclinical behavioral pharmacology studies of TD-0148A, a lysergic acid diethylamide derivative solution. The company was formerly known as Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc. and changed its name to BetterLife Pharma Inc. in December 2019. BetterLife Pharma Inc. was incorporated in 2002 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
About Adicet Bio
Adicet Bio, Inc. is a biotechnology company, which engages in the design and development of off-the-shelf allogeneic gamma delta T cell therapies for cancer and other diseases. The company was founded by Aya Jakobovits in November 2014 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.
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