Head to Head Contrast: Erytech Pharma (NASDAQ:ERYP) & Its Competitors

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

Profitability

This table compares Erytech Pharma and its peers’ 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 -8,316.86% -75.40% -24.08%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

25.7% of Erytech Pharma shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 50.4% of shares of all “Biological products, except diagnostic” companies are owned by institutional investors. 16.3% of shares of all “Biological products, except diagnostic” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Erytech Pharma and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Erytech Pharma N/A -$37.89 million -2.32
Erytech Pharma Competitors $1.02 billion $93.10 million -4.69

Erytech Pharma’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Erytech Pharma. Erytech Pharma 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 current recommendations for Erytech Pharma and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Erytech Pharma 0 0 2 0 3.00
Erytech Pharma Competitors 641 2219 5389 219 2.61

Erytech Pharma presently has a consensus price target of $43.00, indicating a potential upside of 457.72%. As a group, “Biological products, except diagnostic” companies have a potential upside of 33.96%. Given Erytech Pharma’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Erytech Pharma is more favorable than its peers.

Summary

Erytech Pharma beats its peers 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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