Sinovac Biotech (NASDAQ: SVA) is one of 50 public companies in the “Biopharmaceuticals” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Sinovac Biotech to related companies based on the strength of its risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, earnings and valuation.

Volatility & Risk

Sinovac Biotech has a beta of 0.1, suggesting that its stock price is 90% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sinovac Biotech’s competitors have a beta of 0.99, suggesting that their average stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Sinovac Biotech and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Sinovac Biotech $67.41 million -$1.07 million -90.24
Sinovac Biotech Competitors $604.20 million $110.82 million 53.42

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

Profitability

This table compares Sinovac Biotech and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sinovac Biotech N/A N/A N/A
Sinovac Biotech Competitors -12,884.93% -99.10% -21.99%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

30.7% of Sinovac Biotech shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.9% of shares of all “Biopharmaceuticals” companies are held by institutional investors. 14.9% of shares of all “Biopharmaceuticals” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Sinovac Biotech and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sinovac Biotech 0 0 0 0 N/A
Sinovac Biotech Competitors 125 791 1727 59 2.64

As a group, “Biopharmaceuticals” companies have a potential upside of 12.73%. Given Sinovac Biotech’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Sinovac Biotech has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Summary

Sinovac Biotech competitors beat Sinovac Biotech on 6 of the 9 factors compared.

Sinovac Biotech Company Profile

Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Sinovac) is a holding company. The Company is a biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the research, development, manufacturing and commercialization of vaccines that protect against human infectious diseases, including hepatitis A, hepatitis B, seasonal influenza, Haemagglutinase5 Neuraminidase1 (H5N1) and Influenza A (H1N1) pandemic influenza and mumps. The Company’s pipeline consists of vaccine candidates in the clinical and pre-clinical development Phases in China. The Company is engaged in the sales, marketing, manufacturing and development of vaccines for infectious disease. The Company develops various products, including Healive, Bilive, Anflu, Panflu Whole Viron Pandemic Influenza Vaccine, Split Viron Pandemic Influenza Vaccine, Panflu.1, RabEnd, Mumps Vaccine, Enterovirus 71 (EV71) Vaccine, Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine, Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine, Rubella Vaccine, Varicella Vaccine and Sabin Inactivated Polio Vaccine.

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