Financial Comparison: Erytech Pharma (ERYP) and The Competition

Erytech Pharma (NASDAQ: ERYP) is one of 106 public companies in the “Biological products, except diagnostic” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Erytech Pharma to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings and dividends.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

25.7% of Erytech Pharma shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 50.4% of shares of all “Biological products, except diagnostic” companies are held by institutional investors. 16.3% of shares of all “Biological products, except diagnostic” companies are held 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.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Erytech Pharma and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Erytech Pharma N/A -$37.89 million -2.35
Erytech Pharma Competitors $1.02 billion $93.10 million -5.16

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Erytech Pharma and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Erytech Pharma 0 0 2 0 3.00
Erytech Pharma Competitors 638 2212 5379 218 2.61

Erytech Pharma currently has a consensus target price of $43.00, suggesting a potential upside of 449.87%. As a group, “Biological products, except diagnostic” companies have a potential upside of 31.07%. Given Erytech Pharma’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Erytech Pharma is more favorable than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Erytech Pharma and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Erytech Pharma N/A N/A N/A
Erytech Pharma Competitors -8,318.61% -76.36% -24.32%

Summary

Erytech Pharma beats its competitors on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

Erytech Pharma Company Profile

ERYTECH Pharma S.A., a biopharmaceutical company, develops therapies for severe forms of cancer and orphan diseases. It is developing a pipeline of product candidates targeting solid and liquid tumors for patients with high unmet medical needs. The company's lead product candidate is eryaspase, which is used for the treatment of severe solid tumors, including pancreatic cancer and in acute lymphoblastic leukemia. It is preparing for the launch of a pivotal Phase III clinical trial of eryaspase in the United States and Europe. ERYTECH Pharma S.A. has research collaborations with the Fox Chase Cancer Center to advance the preclinical development of erymethionase for the treatment of homocystinuria and with Queen's University of Canada to advance the preclinical development of eryminase for the treatment of arginase-1-deficiency. ERYTECH Pharma S.A. was founded in 2004 and is based in Lyon, France.

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