Reviewing Endologix (ELGX) and Its Rivals
Endologix (NASDAQ: ELGX) is one of 19 publicly-traded companies in the “Medical Devices & Implants” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Endologix to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
54.8% of shares of all “Medical Devices & Implants” companies are held by institutional investors. 3.9% of Endologix shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.3% of shares of all “Medical Devices & Implants” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Endologix and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Endologix||$192.93 million||-$154.67 million||-6.10|
|Endologix Competitors||$1.67 billion||$207.58 million||81.26|
Endologix’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Endologix. Endologix 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.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Endologix and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Endologix presently has a consensus price target of $5.36, indicating a potential downside of 5.52%. As a group, “Medical Devices & Implants” companies have a potential upside of 36.53%. Given Endologix’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Endologix has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
This table compares Endologix and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Risk & Volatility
Endologix has a beta of 0.72, suggesting that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Endologix’s peers have a beta of 0.47, suggesting that their average stock price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Endologix peers beat Endologix on 8 of the 12 factors compared.
Endologix Company Profile
Endologix, Inc. is engaged in developing, manufacturing, marketing and selling medical devices for the treatment of aortic disorders. The Company’s products are intended for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). The AAA products are built on one of two platforms, including traditional minimally invasive endovascular repair (EVAR) or endovascular sealing (EVAS), its solution for sealing the aneurysm sac while maintaining blood flow through two blood flow lumens. The EVAR products include the Endologix AFX Endovascular AAA System (AFX), the VELA Proximal Endograft (VELA) and the Endologix Powerlink with Intuitrak Delivery System (Intuitrak). The EVAS product is the Nellix EndoVascular Aneurysm Sealing System (Nellix EVAS System). It offers accessories to facilitate the optimal delivery of its EVAR products, including compatible guidewires, snares, and catheter introducer sheaths.
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