Lombard Medical (EVARF) & The Competition Critical Contrast

Lombard Medical (OTCMKTS: EVARF) is one of 79 public companies in the “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Lombard Medical to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Lombard Medical and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lombard Medical N/A N/A N/A
Lombard Medical Competitors -440.93% -44.84% -13.04%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Lombard Medical and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Lombard Medical $12.17 million -$31.03 million -0.13
Lombard Medical Competitors $975.11 million $120.37 million 225.73

Lombard Medical’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Lombard Medical. Lombard Medical is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Risk and Volatility

Lombard Medical has a beta of 0.85, meaning that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lombard Medical’s peers have a beta of 0.94, meaning that their average share price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

40.0% of Lombard Medical shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.6% of shares of all “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” companies are held by institutional investors. 12.0% of shares of all “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” companies are held 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Lombard Medical and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lombard Medical 0 0 0 0 N/A
Lombard Medical Competitors 212 1225 2704 86 2.63

As a group, “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” companies have a potential upside of 7.45%. Given Lombard Medical’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Lombard Medical has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Summary

Lombard Medical peers beat Lombard Medical on 6 of the 9 factors compared.

Lombard Medical Company Profile

Lombard Medical, Inc. is a medical technology company. The Company specializes in developing, manufacturing, and marketing endovascular stent-grafts that address medical needs in the repair of aortic aneurysms. The Company’s Aorfix is an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) stent-graft for the treatment of AAAs with angulation at the neck of the aneurysm of over 90 degrees. The Company supplies Aorfix pre-loaded into a delivery system, Aorflex, which is designed for accurate placement of Aorfix in the abdominal aorta. Once Aorfix is properly placed within the abdominal aorta, it provides a conduit for blood flow, thereby relieving pressure within the weakened or aneurysmal section of the vessel wall, which reduces the potential for the AAA to rupture. It also offers IntelliFlex, which is a delivery system technology created for Aorfix AAA stent graft, and Altura Endovascular Stent Graft System that offers a simple and predictable solution to the treatment of standard AAA anatomies.

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