Cesca Therapeutics (NASDAQ: KOOL) is one of 45 public companies in the “Biopharmaceuticals” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Cesca Therapeutics to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.

Volatility & Risk

Cesca Therapeutics has a beta of -0.68, indicating that its share price is 168% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cesca Therapeutics’ competitors have a beta of 1.28, indicating that their average share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Cesca Therapeutics and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Cesca Therapeutics $14.52 million -$6.21 million -0.92
Cesca Therapeutics Competitors $579.41 million $241.76 million -6.54

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Cesca Therapeutics and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cesca Therapeutics 0 1 0 0 2.00
Cesca Therapeutics Competitors 121 766 1637 59 2.63

As a group, “Biopharmaceuticals” companies have a potential upside of 12.62%. Given Cesca Therapeutics’ competitors stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Cesca Therapeutics has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cesca Therapeutics -200.31% -26.27% -18.26%
Cesca Therapeutics Competitors -13,410.66% -123.67% -21.76%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

2.5% of Cesca Therapeutics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.2% of shares of all “Biopharmaceuticals” companies are owned by institutional investors. 3.9% of Cesca Therapeutics shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 14.9% of shares of all “Biopharmaceuticals” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Cesca Therapeutics competitors beat Cesca Therapeutics on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

About Cesca Therapeutics

Cesca Therapeutics Inc. is clinical-stage biotechnology company. The Company develops and markets integrated cellular therapies and delivery systems. The Company is engaged in developing and manufacturing of automated blood and bone marrow processing systems that enable the separation, processing and preservation of cell and tissue therapy products. The Company focuses on the business of research, development and commercialization of autologous cell-based therapeutics for use in the regenerative medicine industry. The Company’s therapeutic development initiatives focuses on the fields of cardiovascular medicine and orthopedic regeneration. The Company offers a range of products, such as SurgWerks System, CellWerks System, AutoXpress System (AXP), MarrowXpress System (MXP), BioArchive System, and manual bag sets for use in the processing and cryogenic storage of cord blood.

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