Horizon Therapeutics (NASDAQ: HPTX) is one of 48 public companies in the “Biopharmaceuticals” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Horizon Therapeutics to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings and risk.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
42.7% of shares of all “Biopharmaceuticals” companies are owned by institutional investors. 15.3% of shares of all “Biopharmaceuticals” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Horizon Therapeutics and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Horizon Therapeutics Competitors||158||826||1814||61||2.62|
As a group, “Biopharmaceuticals” companies have a potential upside of 2.05%. Given Horizon Therapeutics’ competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Horizon Therapeutics has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Horizon Therapeutics and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Horizon Therapeutics Competitors||$584.27 million||$101.79 million||64.68|
Horizon Therapeutics’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Horizon Therapeutics. Horizon Therapeutics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Horizon Therapeutics and its competitors’ 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 competitors beat Horizon Therapeutics on 5 of the 8 factors compared.
About Horizon Therapeutics
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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