Endologix (NASDAQ: ELGX) is one of 19 publicly-traded companies in the “Medical Devices & Implants” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Endologix to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, profitability and valuation.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Endologix and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
Endologix’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Endologix. Endologix is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
54.4% of shares of all “Medical Devices & Implants” companies are owned by institutional investors. 3.9% of Endologix shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.3% of shares of all “Medical Devices & Implants” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Endologix and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Endologix and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
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Endologix currently has a consensus price target of $5.36, suggesting a potential upside of 16.71%. As a group, “Medical Devices & Implants” companies have a potential upside of 40.63%. Given Endologix’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Endologix has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Risk and Volatility
Endologix has a beta of 0.72, suggesting that its share price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Endologix’s rivals have a beta of 0.95, suggesting that their average share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Endologix rivals beat Endologix on 9 of the 12 factors compared.
Endologix Company Profile
Endologix, Inc. is engaged in developing, manufacturing, marketing and selling medical devices for the treatment of aortic disorders. The Company’s products are intended for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). The AAA products are built on one of two platforms, including traditional minimally invasive endovascular repair (EVAR) or endovascular sealing (EVAS), its solution for sealing the aneurysm sac while maintaining blood flow through two blood flow lumens. The EVAR products include the Endologix AFX Endovascular AAA System (AFX), the VELA Proximal Endograft (VELA) and the Endologix Powerlink with Intuitrak Delivery System (Intuitrak). The EVAS product is the Nellix EndoVascular Aneurysm Sealing System (Nellix EVAS System). It offers accessories to facilitate the optimal delivery of its EVAR products, including compatible guidewires, snares, and catheter introducer sheaths.
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