Contrasting Cytokinetics (CYTK) and Its Peers
Cytokinetics (NASDAQ: CYTK) is one of 286 publicly-traded companies in the “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Cytokinetics to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Cytokinetics and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Cytokinetics and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Cytokinetics||$106.41 million||$16.45 million||-4.76|
|Cytokinetics Competitors||$284.28 million||$33.78 million||84.27|
Cytokinetics’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Cytokinetics. Cytokinetics 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 Cytokinetics and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Volatility and Risk
Cytokinetics has a beta of 1.61, suggesting that its stock price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cytokinetics’ rivals have a beta of 6.08, suggesting that their average stock price is 508% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
73.7% of Cytokinetics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 50.2% of shares of all “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” companies are owned by institutional investors. 7.2% of Cytokinetics shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 16.6% of shares of all “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Cytokinetics beats its rivals on 7 of the 12 factors compared.
Cytokinetics Company Profile
Cytokinetics, Incorporated is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on discovering, developing and commercializing first-in-class muscle activators as potential treatments for debilitating diseases in which muscle performance is compromised and/or declining. It is focused on the discovery and development of small molecule therapeutics that modulate muscle function for the treatment of serious diseases and medical conditions. Its drug candidates, which are in clinical development include tirasemtiv, CK-2127107 and omecamtiv mecarbil. Its tirasemtiv and CK-2127107 are skeletal muscle troponin activators. It is developing tirasemtiv drug candidate for the treatment of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The Company is developing CK-2127107 for the potential treatment of spinal muscular atrophy, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and ALS. The Omecamtiv mecarbil is a cardiac muscle myosin activator, which is being evaluated for the treatment of heart failure.
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