Endo International (NASDAQ:ENDP) & BIOFRONTERA AG/ADR (NASDAQ:BFRA) Head to Head Contrast

Endo International (NASDAQ:ENDP) and BIOFRONTERA AG/ADR (NASDAQ:BFRA) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and dividends.


This table compares Endo International and BIOFRONTERA AG/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Endo International -16.89% -99.08% 5.58%
BIOFRONTERA AG/ADR 4.48% 6.82% 2.35%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Endo International and BIOFRONTERA AG/ADR, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Endo International 2 9 2 0 2.00

Endo International currently has a consensus price target of $7.42, indicating a potential upside of 71.29%. BIOFRONTERA AG/ADR has a consensus price target of $11.00, indicating a potential downside of 3.08%. Given Endo International’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Endo International is more favorable than BIOFRONTERA AG/ADR.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

95.2% of Endo International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of BIOFRONTERA AG/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.5% of Endo International shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

Endo International has a beta of 1.41, meaning that its stock price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BIOFRONTERA AG/ADR has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Endo International and BIOFRONTERA AG/ADR’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Endo International $2.95 billion 0.33 -$1.03 billion $2.89 1.50
BIOFRONTERA AG/ADR $24.93 million 10.16 -$10.48 million N/A N/A

BIOFRONTERA AG/ADR has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Endo International.


Endo International beats BIOFRONTERA AG/ADR on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Endo International

Endo International plc, a specialty pharmaceutical company, manufactures and sells generic and branded pharmaceuticals in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: U.S. Generic Pharmaceuticals, U.S. Branded Pharmaceuticals, and International Pharmaceuticals. The U.S. Generic Pharmaceuticals segment offers solid oral extended-release, solid oral immediate-release, abuse-deterrent products, liquids, semi-solids, patches, powders, ophthalmics, sprays, and sterile injectables, as well as products for the pain management, urology, central nervous system disorders, immunosuppression, oncology, women's health, and cardiovascular disease markets. The U.S. Branded Pharmaceuticals segment provides XIAFLEX for the treatment of Dupuytren's contracture and Peyronie's diseases; SUPPRELIN LA for central precocious puberty treatment; TESTOPEL, a long-acting implantable pellet for the treatment of central precocious puberty; NASCOBAL, a nasal spray to treat vitamin B12 deficiency; and AVEED for the treatment of hypogonadism. This segment also offers pain management products, such as PERCOCET, VOLTAREN Gel, and LIDODERM; TESTIM Gel for the treatment of endogenous testosterone; and FORTESTA Gel for hypogonadism treatment. The International Pharmaceuticals segment offers specialty pharmaceutical products in various therapeutic areas comprising attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, pain, women's health, and oncology. It sells its branded pharmaceuticals and generics directly to specialty physicians, retailers, clinics, government agencies, doctors, retail and specialty pharmacies, and specialty distributors, as well as through wholesale drug distributors. Endo International plc was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.


Biofrontera AG, a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the development and commercialization pharmaceutical products for the treatment of dermatological conditions and diseases caused primarily by exposure to sunlight that result in sun damage to the skin. Its principal product is Ameluz, a prescription drug for the treatment of actinic keratosis. The company also offers BF-RhodoLED lamp, a photodynamic therapy for lesion-directed and field-directed treatment of actinic keratosis; and Belixos over-the-counter line of skin care cosmetics products. In addition, it is developing Ameluz for the treatment of basal cell carcinoma; BF-derm1 for the treatment of chronic and antihistamine-resistant urticaria; and BF-1 for the prophylactic treatment of migraine. The company offers its products primarily in the United States and Europe. Biofrontera AG has a collaboration and partnership agreement with Maruho Co., Ltd. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Leverkusen, Germany.

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