Head to Head Analysis: Horizon Therapeutics (HPTX) and The Competition
Horizon Therapeutics (NASDAQ: HPTX) is one of 48 public companies in the “Biopharmaceuticals” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Horizon Therapeutics to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Horizon Therapeutics and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Horizon Therapeutics Competitors||$584.27 million||$101.79 million||68.98|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
42.9% of shares of all “Biopharmaceuticals” companies are held by institutional investors. 15.4% of shares of all “Biopharmaceuticals” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of current ratings for Horizon Therapeutics and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Horizon Therapeutics Competitors||144||807||1788||60||2.63|
As a group, “Biopharmaceuticals” companies have a potential upside of 7.83%. Given Horizon Therapeutics’ peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Horizon Therapeutics has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
This table compares Horizon Therapeutics and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Horizon Therapeutics Competitors||-13,486.12%||-54.03%||-24.46%|
Horizon Therapeutics peers beat Horizon Therapeutics on 5 of the 8 factors compared.
Horizon Therapeutics Company Profile
Horizon Therapeutics, Inc., formerly Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc., is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the development and commercialization of therapeutics to treat disorders in the areas of orphan diseases. The Company’s products include RAVICTI (glycerol phenylbutyrate) oral liquid, BUPHENYL and AMMONAPS (sodium phenylbutyrate) tablets and powder. The Company’s products are used to lower ammonia in the blood. RAVICTI is used to treat urea cycle disorders (UCD). BUPHENYL is indicated as an adjunctive therapy in the chronic management of patients with UCDs involving deficiencies of carbamylphosphate synthetase (CPS), ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC), or argininosuccinic acid synthetase (AS). The Company sells BUPHENYL under the brand name AMMONAPS in Europe and the Middle East.
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