ConforMIS (NASDAQ: CFMS) is one of 19 public companies in the “Medical Devices & Implants” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare ConforMIS to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ConforMIS -72.70% -76.88% -51.42%
ConforMIS Competitors -100.97% -92.66% -30.28%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares ConforMIS and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
ConforMIS $79.90 million -$57.58 million -1.98
ConforMIS Competitors $1.67 billion $207.58 million 69.65

ConforMIS’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than ConforMIS. ConforMIS 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.

Risk & Volatility

ConforMIS has a beta of 2.21, meaning that its share price is 121% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ConforMIS’s competitors have a beta of 0.41, meaning that their average share price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for ConforMIS and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ConforMIS 0 3 2 0 2.40
ConforMIS Competitors 111 728 1026 10 2.50

ConforMIS currently has a consensus price target of $6.13, indicating a potential upside of 131.13%. As a group, “Medical Devices & Implants” companies have a potential upside of 36.14%. Given ConforMIS’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe ConforMIS is more favorable than its competitors.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

36.1% of ConforMIS shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.8% of shares of all “Medical Devices & Implants” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.6% of ConforMIS shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.9% of shares of all “Medical Devices & Implants” companies are owned 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.

Summary

ConforMIS competitors beat ConforMIS on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

ConforMIS Company Profile

ConforMIS, Inc. is a medical technology company. The Company uses its iFit Image-to-Implant technology platform to develop, manufacture and sell joint replacement implants, which are individually sized and shaped, to fit each patient’s anatomy. The Company’s iFit technology platform is applicable to various joints. It offers a line of customized knee implants designed to restore the natural shape of a patient’s knee. It offers iTotal CR, which is a total knee replacement implant. Its iFit technology platform consists of three elements, including iFit Design, its algorithms and computer software that is used to design customized implants and associated single-use patient-specific instrumentation referred to as iJigs, based on computed tomography scans of the patient and to prepare a surgical plan customized for the patient (iView); iFit Printing, which is a three-dimensional printing technology used to manufacture iJigs, and iFit Just-in-Time manufacturing and delivery capabilities.

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