Reviewing Uroplasty (UPI) and Its Peers
Uroplasty (NASDAQ: UPI) is one of 19 public companies in the “Medical Devices & Implants” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Uroplasty to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, risk and institutional ownership.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
54.8% of shares of all “Medical Devices & Implants” companies are owned by institutional investors. 11.9% of shares of all “Medical Devices & Implants” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Uroplasty has a beta of -1.26, suggesting that its share price is 226% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Uroplasty’s rivals have a beta of 0.21, suggesting that their average share price is 79% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Uroplasty and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “Medical Devices & Implants” companies have a potential upside of 36.22%. Given Uroplasty’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Uroplasty has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Uroplasty and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Uroplasty Competitors||$1.67 billion||$207.58 million||69.77|
Uroplasty’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Uroplasty. Uroplasty 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.
This table compares Uroplasty and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Uroplasty rivals beat Uroplasty on 6 of the 8 factors compared.
Uroplasty Company Profile
Cogentix Medical, Inc. (Cogentix Medical) is a medical device company. The Company is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of products for endoscopy with its product lines featuring a visualization system and sterile disposable microbial barrier, known as EndoSheath technology, providing users with endoscope turnover. The Company’s products include Urgent PC Neuromodulation System, Macroplastique Bulking Agent, Endoscopy Systems and EndoSheath Technology. The Company is also engaged in the commercialization of the Urgent PC Neuromodulation System, a device which delivers percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) for the office-based treatment of overactive bladder (OAB). Its Macroplastique is an injectable soft-tissue bulking agent used to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) due to intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD). The Company offers 5000 and 7000 series of endoscopes, which are video endoscopy systems.
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