Cogentix Medical (NASDAQ: CGNT) and Mazor Robotics (NASDAQ:MZOR) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Cogentix Medical and Mazor Robotics, as provided by MarketBeat.
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Insider and Institutional Ownership
13.3% of Cogentix Medical shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 26.4% of Mazor Robotics shares are held by institutional investors. 62.7% of Cogentix Medical shares 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 table compares Cogentix Medical and Mazor Robotics’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Volatility & Risk
Cogentix Medical has a beta of 0.63, indicating that its share price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mazor Robotics has a beta of 1.16, indicating that its share price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Cogentix Medical and Mazor Robotics’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Cogentix Medical||$51.85 million||3.29||-$22.09 million||($0.41)||-6.83|
|Mazor Robotics||$36.38 million||43.00||-$18.66 million||($0.71)||-86.34|
Mazor Robotics has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Cogentix Medical. Mazor Robotics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cogentix Medical, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Cogentix Medical beats Mazor Robotics on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Cogentix Medical
Cogentix Medical, Inc. is a global medical device company. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and markets a line of fiber-optic and video endoscopy products under the PrimeSight brand that are used across various surgical specialties in diagnostic and treatment procedures. The Company also offers the Urgent PC Neuromodulation System (Urgent PC Systems), a device that delivers percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS), for the office-based treatment of overactive bladder (OAB). The Company also offers Macroplastique Implants, an injectable urethral bulking agent for the treatment of adult female stress urinary incontinence that is primarily due to intrinsic sphincter deficiency. The PrimeSight flexible endoscopes are used in conjunction with the sterile, single-use microbial barrier known as the EndoSheath Protective Barrier. The PrimeSight endoscopy line also includes rigid endoscopes and portable peripherals, such as the video system and stroboscopy unit.
About Mazor Robotics
Mazor Robotics Ltd is an Israel-based medical device company that develops and markets surgical guidance systems and complementary products. It develops computerized and imaging-based systems in the field of spine surgery. Its products include: Renaissance Surgical Guidance System, which enables surgeons to advance from freehand surgical procedures to guided procedures, as well as Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared and European Conformity (CE)-marked Renaissance System, used in spine surgeries, whether open or minimally invasive, for a number of clinical indications. Its Renaissance System and its predecessor are used in a number of spine surgeries, including fusion, correction of spinal deformities, biopsy collection, tumor excision and cement augmentations. Furthermore the Company developed the Renaissance Brain Module, an application of its Renaissance System that provides control over the insertion of surgical instruments during brain surgery.
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