DexCom (NASDAQ: DXCM) is one of 89 publicly-traded companies in the “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare DexCom to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings and dividends.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares DexCom and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
DexCom’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than DexCom. DexCom 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.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for DexCom and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.
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DexCom presently has a consensus target price of $70.69, indicating a potential upside of 39.33%. As a group, “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” companies have a potential upside of 5.09%. Given DexCom’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe DexCom is more favorable than its competitors.
Risk and Volatility
DexCom has a beta of 0.2, suggesting that its stock price is 80% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DexCom’s competitors have a beta of 1.11, suggesting that their average stock price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
67.3% of shares of all “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of DexCom shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 11.7% of shares of all “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares DexCom and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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DexCom competitors beat DexCom on 7 of the 12 factors compared.
DexCom Company Profile
Dexcom, Inc. (Dexcom) is a medical device company. The Company is focused on the design, development and commercialization of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems for ambulatory use by people with diabetes and for use by healthcare providers. The Company’s products consist of DexCom G4 PLATINUM and DexCom G5 Mobile. The Company is commercializing its fifth generation CGM system. The Company’s markets DexCom G4 PLATINUM under a Conformite Europeenne Marking (CE Mark), in the European Union, Australia, New Zealand and the countries in Asia and Latin America, and in the United States with approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The DexCom G4 PLATINUM with Share remote monitoring system uses a wireless connection between a patient’s receiver and an application on the patient’s iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad to transmit glucose information to applications on the mobile devices of designated recipients (followers).
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