LadRx (OTCMKTS:CYTR) versus Inhibrx (NASDAQ:INBX) Head-To-Head Review

LadRx (OTCMKTS:CYTRGet Rating) and Inhibrx (NASDAQ:INBXGet Rating) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for LadRx and Inhibrx, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
LadRx 0 0 0 0 N/A
Inhibrx 0 0 3 0 3.00

Inhibrx has a consensus price target of $47.00, indicating a potential upside of 124.88%.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares LadRx and Inhibrx’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
LadRx N/A N/A -$6.70 million ($0.15) N/A
Inhibrx $2.19 million 415.81 -$145.23 million ($3.62) -5.77

LadRx has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Inhibrx. Inhibrx is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than LadRx, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


This table compares LadRx and Inhibrx’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
LadRx N/A -67.61% -45.39%
Inhibrx -6,625.27% -1,278.54% -71.71%

Risk and Volatility

LadRx has a beta of 1.96, meaning that its stock price is 96% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Inhibrx has a beta of 2.96, meaning that its stock price is 196% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.1% of LadRx shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.8% of Inhibrx shares are held by institutional investors. 12.8% of LadRx shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 25.8% of Inhibrx shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


LadRx beats Inhibrx on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About LadRx

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LadRx Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery and development of therapeutics to treat patients with cancer. The company's advanced drug conjugate, aldoxorubicin that is in late-stage clinical trials is a version of anti-cancer drug doxorubicin. Its pre-clinical therapeutics comprise linker activated drug releases 7, 8, 9, and 10 targeted against cancer The company was formerly known as CytRx Corporation and changed its name to LadRx Corporation in September 2022. LadRx Corporation was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

About Inhibrx

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Inhibrx, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company, focuses on developing a pipeline of novel biologic therapeutic candidates. The company's therapeutic candidates include INBRX-109, a tetravalent agonist of death receptor 5, which is in Phase 2 clinical trials to treat cancers, such as chondrosarcoma, mesothelioma, and pancreatic adenocarcinoma; INBRX-105, a tetravalent conditional agonist of programmed death-ligand 1 and a conditional agonist of 4-1BB that is in Phase 1 clinical trials to treat patients with locally advanced or metastatic solid tumors; and INBRX-101, an alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT)-Fc fusion protein therapeutic candidate, which is in Phase 1 clinical trials for use in the treatment of patients with AAT deficiency. It also provides INBRX-106, a hexavalent agonist of OX40 for a range of oncology indications. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in La Jolla, California.

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