LDR Holding Corp (NASDAQ: LDRH) is one of 84 publicly-traded companies in the “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare LDR Holding Corp to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares LDR Holding Corp and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
LDR Holding Corp -18.02% -16.37% -13.65%
LDR Holding Corp Competitors -128.72% -37.35% -10.53%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for LDR Holding Corp and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
LDR Holding Corp 0 0 0 0 N/A
LDR Holding Corp Competitors 321 1474 2583 105 2.55

As a group, “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” companies have a potential upside of 4.99%. Given LDR Holding Corp’s peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe LDR Holding Corp has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares LDR Holding Corp and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
LDR Holding Corp N/A N/A -52.08
LDR Holding Corp Competitors $827.05 million $159.46 million 33.06

LDR Holding Corp’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than LDR Holding Corp. LDR Holding Corp 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.

Volatility and Risk

LDR Holding Corp has a beta of 1.11, indicating that its stock price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LDR Holding Corp’s peers have a beta of 1.08, indicating that their average stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

63.4% of shares of all “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” companies are held by institutional investors. 12.9% of shares of all “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” companies are held by 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.

Summary

LDR Holding Corp peers beat LDR Holding Corp on 5 of the 8 factors compared.

About LDR Holding Corp

LDR Holding Corporation is a medical device company. The Company focuses on designing and commercializing surgical technologies for the treatment of patients suffering from spine disorders. The Company’s primary products are based on its VerteBRIDGE fusion and Mobi non-fusion platforms, both of which are designed for applications in the cervical and lumbar spine. The Company’s VerteBRIDGE products are designed around its plating technology that enables surgeons to implant VerteBRIDGE devices with direct visualization of the disc and to affix the devices to the vertebrae from inside the spinal disc space. The Company’s Mobi non-fusion platform is underlined by Mobi-C, a cervical disc replacement device with a mobile bearing core that is designed to replicate the natural anatomical movement of the spine by facilitating independent bending and twisting similar to a healthy disc. The Company’s traditional fusion products include Easyspine, MC+, ROI, ROI-T, SpineTune and C-Plate.

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