LDR Holding Corp (NASDAQ: LDRH) is one of 84 public companies in the “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare LDR Holding Corp to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares LDR Holding Corp and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
LDR Holding Corp N/A N/A -52.08
LDR Holding Corp Competitors $827.23 million $159.49 million 36.23

LDR Holding Corp’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than LDR Holding Corp. LDR Holding Corp 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.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

63.1% of shares of all “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” companies are held by institutional investors. 12.9% of shares of all “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

LDR Holding Corp has a beta of 1.11, indicating that its share price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LDR Holding Corp’s competitors have a beta of 1.06, indicating that their average share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for LDR Holding Corp and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
LDR Holding Corp 0 0 0 0 N/A
LDR Holding Corp Competitors 170 1121 2457 89 2.64

As a group, “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” companies have a potential upside of 9.37%. Given LDR Holding Corp’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe LDR Holding Corp has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares LDR Holding Corp and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
LDR Holding Corp -18.02% -16.37% -13.65%
LDR Holding Corp Competitors -127.09% -36.26% -10.19%

Summary

LDR Holding Corp competitors beat LDR Holding Corp on 5 of the 8 factors compared.

LDR Holding Corp Company Profile

LDR Holding Corporation is a medical device company. The Company focuses on designing and commercializing surgical technologies for the treatment of patients suffering from spine disorders. The Company’s primary products are based on its VerteBRIDGE fusion and Mobi non-fusion platforms, both of which are designed for applications in the cervical and lumbar spine. The Company’s VerteBRIDGE products are designed around its plating technology that enables surgeons to implant VerteBRIDGE devices with direct visualization of the disc and to affix the devices to the vertebrae from inside the spinal disc space. The Company’s Mobi non-fusion platform is underlined by Mobi-C, a cervical disc replacement device with a mobile bearing core that is designed to replicate the natural anatomical movement of the spine by facilitating independent bending and twisting similar to a healthy disc. The Company’s traditional fusion products include Easyspine, MC+, ROI, ROI-T, SpineTune and C-Plate.

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