Contrasting Aevi Genomic Medicine (GNMX) and Its Peers

Aevi Genomic Medicine (NASDAQ: GNMX) is one of 95 public companies in the “Biotechnology” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Aevi Genomic Medicine to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

20.8% of Aevi Genomic Medicine shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 20.3% of shares of all “Biotechnology” companies are held by institutional investors. 15.2% of Aevi Genomic Medicine shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 19.6% of shares of all “Biotechnology” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Aevi Genomic Medicine and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Aevi Genomic Medicine N/A -125.94% -106.93%
Aevi Genomic Medicine Competitors -910.58% -183.99% -27.07%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Aevi Genomic Medicine and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Aevi Genomic Medicine 0 1 1 0 2.50
Aevi Genomic Medicine Competitors 123 467 1168 11 2.60

Aevi Genomic Medicine presently has a consensus price target of $4.25, suggesting a potential upside of 147.09%. As a group, “Biotechnology” companies have a potential upside of 68.59%. Given Aevi Genomic Medicine’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Aevi Genomic Medicine is more favorable than its competitors.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Aevi Genomic Medicine and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Aevi Genomic Medicine N/A -$37.80 million -1.69
Aevi Genomic Medicine Competitors $224.58 million $57.96 million -1.18

Aevi Genomic Medicine’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Aevi Genomic Medicine. Aevi Genomic Medicine is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Volatility & Risk

Aevi Genomic Medicine has a beta of 0.55, suggesting that its share price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Aevi Genomic Medicine’s competitors have a beta of 1.13, suggesting that their average share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Aevi Genomic Medicine competitors beat Aevi Genomic Medicine on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About Aevi Genomic Medicine

Aevi Genomic Medicine, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, researches and develops novel therapies for pediatric onset and life-altering diseases in the United States. Its lead product candidates include AEVI-001, a glutamatergic neuromodulator, which is in Phase II/III SAGA trial for a genetically-defined subset of adolescent attention deficit hyperactivity disorder patients with specific mutations in their metabotropic glutamate receptor gene network; and AEVI-002, an anti-light monoclonal antibody that is in Phase I clinical trial for use in severe pediatric onset crohn’s disease. The company was formerly known as Medgenics, Inc. and changed its name to Aevi Genomic Medicine, Inc. in December 2016. Aevi Genomic Medicine, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

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