Delcath Systems (OTCMKTS: DCTHD) and Wright Medical Group N.V. (NASDAQ:WMGI) are both medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation and profitability.

Volatility & Risk

Delcath Systems has a beta of -0.17, indicating that its share price is 117% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Wright Medical Group N.V. has a beta of 0.64, indicating that its share price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Delcath Systems and Wright Medical Group N.V., as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Delcath Systems 0 0 0 0 N/A
Wright Medical Group N.V. 0 4 8 0 2.67

Wright Medical Group N.V. has a consensus price target of $32.22, indicating a potential upside of 36.07%. Given Wright Medical Group N.V.’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Wright Medical Group N.V. is more favorable than Delcath Systems.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Delcath Systems and Wright Medical Group N.V.’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio NetIncome Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Delcath Systems $1.99 million 1.05 -$17.97 million ($1,772.41) 0.00
Wright Medical Group N.V. $690.36 million 3.60 -$432.37 million ($2.65) -8.94

Delcath Systems has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Wright Medical Group N.V.. Wright Medical Group N.V. is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Delcath Systems, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Delcath Systems and Wright Medical Group N.V.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Delcath Systems -933.80% -3,960.73% -106.30%
Wright Medical Group N.V. -38.40% -6.27% -1.71%

Summary

Wright Medical Group N.V. beats Delcath Systems on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Delcath Systems

Delcath Systems, Inc. is a late-stage clinical development company with early commercial activity in Europe focused on cancers of the liver. The Company is a specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company developing its product, Melphalan Hydrochloride for Injection for use with the Delcath Hepatic Delivery System (Melphalan/HDS). The Company’s system delivers and filters melphalan hydrochloride, which is marketed as a device under the trade name Delcath Hepatic CHEMOSAT Delivery System for Melphalan (CHEMOSAT). The Company’s focus is on the execution of the clinical development program (CDP) in ocular melanoma liver metastases (mOM), intrahepatic cholangiocarncinoma (ICC), hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC or primary liver) and other cancers that are metastatic to the liver.

About Wright Medical Group N.V.

Wright Medical Group, Inc. is a global specialty orthopaedic company. The Company through Wright Medical Technology, Inc. (WMT) and other subsidiaries provides extremity and biologic solutions that enable clinicians to alleviate pain and restore the patients’ lifestyles. The Company operates through three segments: U.S., International and BioMimetic. The Company’s business includes products that are used in foot and ankle repair, upper extremity products and biologics products, which are used to replace damaged or diseased bone, to stimulate bone growth and to provide other biological solutions for surgeons and patients. The Company’s products include extremity hardware, foot and ankle hardware, upper extremity hardware and biologics.

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