Celcuity (CELC) vs. Its Peers Head-To-Head Analysis
Celcuity (NASDAQ: CELC) is one of 23 public companies in the “Medical laboratories” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Celcuity to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings and risk.
This table compares Celcuity and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This table compares Celcuity and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Celcuity Competitors||$1.13 billion||$90.54 million||442.99|
Celcuity’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Celcuity. Celcuity 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.
Risk and Volatility
Celcuity has a beta of 0.11, suggesting that its stock price is 89% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Celcuity’s peers have a beta of 1.33, suggesting that their average stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Celcuity and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Celcuity presently has a consensus price target of $35.50, indicating a potential upside of 48.23%. As a group, “Medical laboratories” companies have a potential upside of 14.81%. Given Celcuity’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Celcuity is more favorable than its peers.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
15.2% of Celcuity shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 50.1% of shares of all “Medical laboratories” companies are held by institutional investors. 43.5% of Celcuity shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.6% of shares of all “Medical laboratories” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Celcuity beats its peers on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
Celcuity Inc., a cellular analysis company, discovers cancer sub-types and commercializes diagnostic tests to enhance the response rates of cancer patients treated with targeted therapies in the United States. The company is developing CELx tests to diagnose two new sub-types of HER2-negative breast cancer. It is also developing CELx tests to diagnose 14 new potential cancer sub-types in breast, lung, colon, ovarian, kidney, bladder, and hematological cancers. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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