Electrocore (NASDAQ: ECOR) is one of 47 publicly-traded companies in the “Electromedical equipment” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Electrocore to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Electrocore and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Electrocore N/A N/A N/A
Electrocore Competitors -126.75% -53.56% -20.00%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Electrocore and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Electrocore 0 0 3 0 3.00
Electrocore Competitors 217 639 1235 58 2.53

Electrocore currently has a consensus price target of $21.50, indicating a potential upside of 235.94%. As a group, “Electromedical equipment” companies have a potential upside of 30.56%. Given Electrocore’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Electrocore is more favorable than its rivals.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

14.5% of Electrocore shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.3% of shares of all “Electromedical equipment” companies are owned by institutional investors. 15.5% of shares of all “Electromedical equipment” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Electrocore and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Electrocore $990,000.00 -$55.82 million -5.38
Electrocore Competitors $1.19 billion $88.54 million 16.80

Electrocore’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Electrocore. Electrocore 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.

Electrocore Company Profile

electroCore, LLC, a bioelectronic medicine company, engages in developing a range of patient-administered non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation therapies for the treatment of various conditions in neurology, rheumatology, and other fields. It is developing gammaCore, a prescription-only vagus nerve stimulation therapy, for the acute treatment of pain associated with migraine and episodic cluster headache in adults. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.

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