Contrasting Caladrius Biosciences (CLBS) and The Competition
Caladrius Biosciences (NASDAQ: CLBS) is one of 186 public companies in the “Biotechnology & Medical Research” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Caladrius Biosciences to related companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Caladrius Biosciences and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Caladrius Biosciences Competitors||537||2404||6597||125||2.65|
This table compares Caladrius Biosciences and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Caladrius Biosciences Competitors||-3,313.51%||-538.79%||-39.59%|
Volatility and Risk
Caladrius Biosciences has a beta of 1.6, suggesting that its share price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Caladrius Biosciences’ peers have a beta of 1.55, suggesting that their average share price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Caladrius Biosciences and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Caladrius Biosciences||$35.28 million||-$32.65 million||1.64|
|Caladrius Biosciences Competitors||$217.29 million||-$39.39 million||-92.76|
Caladrius Biosciences’ peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Caladrius Biosciences. Caladrius Biosciences is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
6.4% of Caladrius Biosciences shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.3% of shares of all “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.1% of Caladrius Biosciences shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 14.7% of shares of all “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Caladrius Biosciences beats its peers on 7 of the 12 factors compared.
Caladrius Biosciences Company Profile
Caladrius Biosciences, Inc. is a cell therapy development company with product candidates in development based on multiple technology platforms and targeting autoimmune and cardiology indications. The Company’s lead product candidate, CLBS03, is a T regulatory cell (Treg) clinical Phase II therapy targeting adolescents with recent-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) using the patient’s own numerically and functionally enhanced Tregs. This therapy is based on a platform technology for immunomodulation. The Company is focused on commencing The Sanford Project: T-Rex Study, a Phase II prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial to evaluate its Treg product candidate, CLBS03, in adolescents with recent onset T1D. The Company plans to develop its product candidate, CLBS12, in Japan, which is an autologous therapy that derives its cells from peripheral blood through apheresis.
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