Repros Therapeutics (NASDAQ: RPRX) is one of 196 public companies in the “Biotechnology & Medical Research” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Repros Therapeutics to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and dividends.

Volatility and Risk

Repros Therapeutics has a beta of 0.44, suggesting that its share price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Repros Therapeutics’ rivals have a beta of 1.67, suggesting that their average share price is 67% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Repros Therapeutics and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Repros Therapeutics 0 1 1 0 2.50
Repros Therapeutics Competitors 782 2922 6376 144 2.58

Repros Therapeutics currently has a consensus target price of $1.50, suggesting a potential upside of 371.70%. As a group, “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies have a potential upside of 10.33%. Given Repros Therapeutics’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Repros Therapeutics is more favorable than its rivals.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Repros Therapeutics and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Repros Therapeutics N/A -$15.95 million -0.50
Repros Therapeutics Competitors $207.14 million -$2.51 million 0.26

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

Profitability

This table compares Repros Therapeutics and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Repros Therapeutics -56,062.07% -412.64% -212.24%
Repros Therapeutics Competitors -3,704.11% -400.91% -46.00%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

14.5% of Repros Therapeutics shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.6% of shares of all “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.5% of Repros Therapeutics shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 14.0% of shares of all “Biotechnology & Medical Research” 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.

Summary

Repros Therapeutics rivals beat Repros Therapeutics on 11 of the 12 factors compared.

About Repros Therapeutics

Repros Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of new drugs to treat hormonal and reproductive system disorders. The Company’s product candidates include enclomiphene, which is a single isomer of clomiphene citrate, an orally active small molecule compound, and Proellex, which is an orally administered selective blocker of the progesterone receptor in women, for the treatment of uterine fibroids and endometriosis. Enclomiphene is for the treatment of secondary hypogonadism in overweight men wishing to restore normal testicular function. The Company’s Proellex product candidate for female reproductive health is a chemical entity, which acts as a selective blocker of the progesterone receptor. It is being developed for the treatment of symptoms associated with uterine fibroids and endometriosis The Company has an active Investigational New Drug (IND) for the vaginal delivery of Proellex for the treatment of uterine fibroids.

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