Analyzing Entasis Therapeutics (ETTX) and Its Competitors

Entasis Therapeutics (NASDAQ: ETTX) is one of 553 public companies in the “Pharmaceutical preparations” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Entasis Therapeutics to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

65.6% of Entasis Therapeutics shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.8% of shares of all “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies are held by institutional investors. 15.6% of shares of all “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Entasis Therapeutics and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Entasis Therapeutics N/A N/A N/A
Entasis Therapeutics Competitors -1,792.52% -96.00% -28.06%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Entasis Therapeutics and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Entasis Therapeutics 0 0 4 0 3.00
Entasis Therapeutics Competitors 4706 13351 28117 1015 2.54

Entasis Therapeutics presently has a consensus target price of $18.75, indicating a potential upside of 172.13%. As a group, “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies have a potential upside of 62.63%. Given Entasis Therapeutics’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Entasis Therapeutics is more favorable than its rivals.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Entasis Therapeutics and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Entasis Therapeutics $5.00 million -$32.95 million -0.56
Entasis Therapeutics Competitors $2.14 billion $226.59 million -3.91

Entasis Therapeutics’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Entasis Therapeutics. Entasis Therapeutics 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.

Summary

Entasis Therapeutics beats its rivals on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

Entasis Therapeutics Company Profile

Entasis Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. operates as a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company. It focuses on the discovery and development of novel antibacterial products. The firm develops a portfolio of innovative cures for serious drug-resistant bacterial infections. Its anti-infective discovery platform has produced a pipeline of differentiated programs, which is bacterial infections, including ETX2514SUL (targeting Acinetobacter baumannii infections), ETX0282CPDP (targeting Enterobacteriaceae infections), Non-Beta-lactam PBP inhibitor, and Zoliflodacin. Entasis Therapeutics Holdings was founded in March 2018 and is headquartered in Waltham, MA.

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