OptiNose (NASDAQ: OPTN) is one of 186 publicly-traded companies in the “Biotechnology & Medical Research” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare OptiNose to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for OptiNose and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
OptiNose 0 0 4 0 3.00
OptiNose Competitors 536 2416 6620 125 2.65

OptiNose presently has a consensus price target of $29.00, indicating a potential upside of 55.41%. As a group, “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies have a potential upside of 16.26%. Given OptiNose’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe OptiNose is more favorable than its rivals.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
OptiNose N/A N/A N/A
OptiNose Competitors -3,363.80% -559.70% -41.02%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares OptiNose and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
OptiNose N/A N/A N/A
OptiNose Competitors $217.29 million -$39.39 million -68.01

OptiNose’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than OptiNose.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

49.3% of shares of all “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies are held by institutional investors. 14.7% of shares of all “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


OptiNose beats its rivals on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

About OptiNose

OptiNose, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the development and commercialization of products for patients treated by ear, nose and throat, or ENT, and allergy specialists. The Company’s products candidates include XHANCE (Nasal Polyps), XHANCE (Chornic Sinusitis) OPN-300, OPN-021, and other. The Company’s lead product, XHANCE (fluticasone propionate) nasal spray, utilizes breath powered exhalation delivery system (EDS), to deliver a topically acting and potent anti-inflammatory corticosteroid for the treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps. XHANCE has a differentiated clinical profile with the potential to become part of the standard of care for this disease because it is able to deliver medication to the primary site of inflammation.

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