TESARO (NASDAQ: TSRO) is one of 285 publicly-traded companies in the “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare TESARO to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and earnings.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
TESARO $44.82 million -$387.47 million -9.87
TESARO Competitors $284.28 million $34.29 million 79.77

TESARO’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than TESARO. TESARO 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.

Volatility and Risk

TESARO has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, TESARO’s competitors have a beta of 7.02, meaning that their average stock price is 602% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

50.2% of shares of all “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” companies are owned by institutional investors. 40.5% of TESARO shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 17.1% of shares of all “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
TESARO -251.22% -93.39% -61.53%
TESARO Competitors -5,311.45% -433.95% -39.53%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for TESARO and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
TESARO 0 9 14 0 2.61
TESARO Competitors 852 3199 11603 231 2.71

TESARO presently has a consensus price target of $158.57, suggesting a potential upside of 90.29%. As a group, “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” companies have a potential upside of 44.62%. Given TESARO’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe TESARO is more favorable than its competitors.

Summary

TESARO competitors beat TESARO on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

TESARO Company Profile

TESARO, Inc. is an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company. The Company operates through the business of developing and commercializing of oncology-focused therapeutics segment. It is developing oncology-related product candidates, including rolapitant, niraparib and the product candidates under its immuno-oncology platform. Rolapitant is a potent and long-acting neurokinin-1 receptor antagonist for the prevention of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting. Niraparib is an orally active and potent poly (adenosine diphosphate (ADP)-ribose) polymerase inhibitor. It has various ongoing clinical trials evaluating niraparib for the treatment of ovarian or breast cancers. It has initiated a Phase I, dose escalation study for its first immuno-oncology antibody, TSR-042, which targets Programmed cell death protein 1. It has commenced pre-clinical research for its antibody candidate targeting Lymphocyte-activation gene-3 andTSR-033. It has commenced a Phase I clinical trial of TSR-042.

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