SANUWAVE Health (OTCMKTS: SNWV) is one of 116 public companies in the “Surgical & medical instruments” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare SANUWAVE Health to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and valuation.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
0.4% of SANUWAVE Health shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.6% of shares of all “Surgical & medical instruments” companies are owned by institutional investors. 23.4% of SANUWAVE Health shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 16.0% of shares of all “Surgical & medical instruments” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
SANUWAVE Health has a beta of -2.39, suggesting that its share price is 339% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SANUWAVE Health’s rivals have a beta of 1.00, suggesting that their average share price is 0% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for SANUWAVE Health and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|SANUWAVE Health Competitors||658||2428||4581||222||2.55|
As a group, “Surgical & medical instruments” companies have a potential upside of 378.36%. Given SANUWAVE Health’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe SANUWAVE Health has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
This table compares SANUWAVE Health and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|SANUWAVE Health Competitors||-36.98%||-83.33%||-18.07%|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares SANUWAVE Health and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|SANUWAVE Health||$740,000.00||-$5.53 million||-4.50|
|SANUWAVE Health Competitors||$1.51 billion||$108.83 million||-188.74|
SANUWAVE Health’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than SANUWAVE Health. SANUWAVE Health is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
SANUWAVE Health rivals beat SANUWAVE Health on 7 of the 9 factors compared.
About SANUWAVE Health
SANUWAVE Health, Inc., a shock wave technology company, focuses on the development and commercialization of noninvasive, high-energy, and acoustic shock waves for regenerative medicine and other applications worldwide. Its shockwaves are used to produce a biological response resulting in the body healing itself through the repair and regeneration of tissue, and musculoskeletal and vascular structures. The company's lead product candidate is the dermaPACE device, which has completed its initial Phase III, IDE clinical trial for treating diabetic foot ulcers. Its portfolio of healthcare products and product candidates activate biologic signaling and angiogenic responses, including new vascularization and microcirculatory improvement, which helps to restore the body's normal healing processes and regeneration. The company also focuses on applying its Pulsed Acoustic Cellular Expression technology in wound healing, orthopedic, plastic/cosmetic, and cardiac conditions. It markets and sells its devices and accessories. SANUWAVE Health, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is based in Suwanee, Georgia.
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