Baxalta (NYSE: BXLT) is one of 48 public companies in the “Biopharmaceuticals” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Baxalta to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, profitability, earnings, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Baxalta and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
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As a group, “Biopharmaceuticals” companies have a potential upside of 4.14%. Given Baxalta’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Baxalta has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Baxalta pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Baxalta pays out 23.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Biopharmaceuticals” companies pay a dividend yield of 0.6% and pay out 23.5% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
43.1% of shares of all “Biopharmaceuticals” companies are owned by institutional investors. 15.3% of shares of all “Biopharmaceuticals” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Baxalta and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
Baxalta’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Baxalta. Baxalta is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Baxalta and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Baxalta peers beat Baxalta on 5 of the 8 factors compared.
Baxalta Company Profile
Baxalta Incorporated (Baxalta) is a biopharmaceutical company with a portfolio of differentiated therapies that seek to address medical needs across various disease areas, including hemophilia, immunology and oncology. Baxalta’s categories of products include Hemophilia products, such as Advate, Adynovate, Recombinate, Hemofil M, Immunate, Immunine, Rixubis and Prothromplex Total; Inhibitor Therapies products, including FEIBA and OBIZUR; Immunoglobulin Therapies products, which include GAMMAGARD LIQUID/KIOVIG, HYQVIA, GAMMAGARD S/D and SUBCUVIA; BioTherapeutics products, including FLEXBUMIN, BUMINATE, ARALAST NP, GLASSIA NP and CEPROTIN, and Oncology product, such as ONCASPAR. Baxalta Company develops, manufactures and markets a portfolio of treatments for hemophilia and other bleeding disorders, immune deficiencies, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, burns and shock, and other chronic and acute medical conditions, as well as oncology treatments for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
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