Oncobiologics (NASDAQ: ONS) is one of 189 public companies in the “Biotechnology & Medical Research” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Oncobiologics to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, valuation, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Oncobiologics and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Oncobiologics $2.98 million -$53.32 million -0.69
Oncobiologics Competitors $217.40 million -$39.57 million -60.90

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

18.5% of Oncobiologics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.1% of shares of all “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies are owned by institutional investors. 33.5% of Oncobiologics shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.5% of shares of all “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Oncobiologics and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Oncobiologics 0 1 1 0 2.50
Oncobiologics Competitors 560 2524 6784 133 2.65

Oncobiologics presently has a consensus price target of $9.00, indicating a potential upside of 675.86%. As a group, “Biotechnology & Medical Research” companies have a potential upside of 14.02%. Given Oncobiologics’ higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Oncobiologics is more favorable than its peers.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Oncobiologics -3,056.85% N/A -239.07%
Oncobiologics Competitors -4,574.92% -469.16% -42.79%

Summary

Oncobiologics peers beat Oncobiologics on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

Oncobiologics Company Profile

Oncobiologics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on identifying, developing, manufacturing and commercializing biosimilar therapeutics. It is focused on monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) in the disease areas of immunology and oncology. The Company offers BioSymphony Platform. The Company has identified approximately eight biosimilar product candidates, of which two product candidates are ONS-3010 and ONS-1045. ONS-3010 is an adalimumab (Humira) biosimilar. The Company has initiated Phase III preparatory activities for ONS-3010. Its second product candidate, ONS-1045, is a bevacizumab (Avastin) biosimilar. The Company’s other preclinical product candidate, ONS-1050, a trastuzumab (Herceptin) biosimilar, interferes with the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2). ONS-4010 is a biosimilar to denosumab (Prolia/Xgeva), which is a human mAb. Its other biosimilar product, ONS-1055, is a biosimilar to cetuximab (Erbitux).

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