Head-To-Head Analysis: Titan Pharmaceuticals (TTNP) versus The Competition

Titan Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: TTNP) is one of 109 public companies in the “Biological products, except diagnostic” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Titan Pharmaceuticals to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, earnings and risk.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Titan Pharmaceuticals and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Titan Pharmaceuticals $220,000.00 -$14.30 million -0.50
Titan Pharmaceuticals Competitors $1.03 billion $94.03 million -3.99

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Titan Pharmaceuticals and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Titan Pharmaceuticals 0 1 0 0 2.00
Titan Pharmaceuticals Competitors 654 2257 5437 220 2.61

Titan Pharmaceuticals presently has a consensus target price of $2.00, indicating a potential upside of 471.43%. As a group, “Biological products, except diagnostic” companies have a potential upside of 43.05%. Given Titan Pharmaceuticals’ higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Titan Pharmaceuticals is more favorable than its peers.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

12.6% of Titan Pharmaceuticals shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 50.2% of shares of all “Biological products, except diagnostic” companies are owned by institutional investors. 19.5% of Titan Pharmaceuticals shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.2% of shares of all “Biological products, except diagnostic” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Titan Pharmaceuticals and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Titan Pharmaceuticals -168.73% -878.37% -119.79%
Titan Pharmaceuticals Competitors -5,015.17% -63.04% -25.72%

Volatility & Risk

Titan Pharmaceuticals has a beta of -0.13, indicating that its share price is 113% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Titan Pharmaceuticals’ peers have a beta of 1.64, indicating that their average share price is 64% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Titan Pharmaceuticals peers beat Titan Pharmaceuticals on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

Titan Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, develops proprietary therapeutics for the treatment of serious medical disorders. It develops products based on ProNeura, a proprietary long-term drug delivery platform that focuses primarily on treatments for chronic diseases. The company offers Probuphine, a product candidate for maintenance treatment of opioid dependence, which maintains a stable, around the clock blood level of the drug buprenorphine in patients for six months following a single treatment. It also develops ProNeura-Ropinirole, an implant to provide delivery of ropinirole, a dopamine agonist for the treatment of Parkinson's disease; and triiodothyronine, an implant for the treatment of hypothyroidism. The company has a collaboration with Nevada Center for Behavioral Health to evaluate a medication-assisted treatment program utilizing Probuphine (buprenorphine) implant for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) patients. Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is based in South San Francisco, California.

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