Immune Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: IMNP) is one of 104 public companies in the “Pharmaceuticals” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Immune Pharmaceuticals to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

1.6% of Immune Pharmaceuticals shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.5% of shares of all “Pharmaceuticals” companies are owned by institutional investors. 6.7% of Immune Pharmaceuticals shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 11.4% of shares of all “Pharmaceuticals” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Immune Pharmaceuticals and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Immune Pharmaceuticals 0 0 0 0 N/A
Immune Pharmaceuticals Competitors 881 3826 6812 181 2.54

As a group, “Pharmaceuticals” companies have a potential upside of 18.97%. Given Immune Pharmaceuticals’ peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Immune Pharmaceuticals has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Volatility and Risk

Immune Pharmaceuticals has a beta of 2.6, indicating that its stock price is 160% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Immune Pharmaceuticals’ peers have a beta of 34.63, indicating that their average stock price is 3,363% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Immune Pharmaceuticals and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Immune Pharmaceuticals N/A -1,443.76% -117.17%
Immune Pharmaceuticals Competitors -2,435.82% -69.61% -7.41%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Immune Pharmaceuticals and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Immune Pharmaceuticals N/A -$32.66 million -0.24
Immune Pharmaceuticals Competitors $8.17 billion $1.09 billion 151.85

Immune Pharmaceuticals’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Immune Pharmaceuticals. Immune Pharmaceuticals is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Immune Pharmaceuticals peers beat Immune Pharmaceuticals on 8 of the 9 factors compared.

About Immune Pharmaceuticals

Immune Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the development and commercialization of targeted therapeutics in the fields of immuno-inflammation and immuno-oncology. The Company’s segment is acquiring, developing and commercializing prescription drug products. Its Immuno-inflammation product pipeline includes bertilimumab, a fully human antibody targeting eotaxin-1, a regulator of immuno-inflammation; a portfolio of immune oncology products, and NanoCyclo, a topical nanocapsule formulation of cyclosporine-A, for the treatment of atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. Its immuno-oncology pipeline includes Ceplene, a small molecule targeting the Histamine-2 Receptor to overcome immunosuppression in Acute Myeloid Leukemia and other malignancies. Azixa and crolibulin are vascular disrupting agents. NanomAbs is a technology platform that allows the targeted delivery of chemotherapeutics into cancer cells.

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