Head-To-Head Comparison: Synergetics USA (SURG) versus Its Competitors

Synergetics USA (NASDAQ: SURG) is one of 77 publicly-traded companies in the “Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Synergetics USA to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Synergetics USA and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Synergetics USA 7.35% 9.09% 6.45%
Synergetics USA Competitors -156.58% -23.57% -9.62%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

51.9% of shares of all “Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology” companies are owned by institutional investors. 18.4% of shares of all “Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Synergetics USA and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Synergetics USA 0 0 0 0 N/A
Synergetics USA Competitors 337 1913 3418 111 2.57

As a group, “Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology” companies have a potential downside of 2.89%.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Synergetics USA and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Synergetics USA N/A N/A N/A
Synergetics USA Competitors $2.15 billion $223.68 million -82.54

Synergetics USA’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Synergetics USA. Synergetics USA is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Synergetics USA beats its peers on 4 of the 7 factors compared.

Synergetics USA Company Profile

Synergetics USA, Inc., formerly Valley Forge Scientific Corp., is a supplier of precision surgical devices. The Company focuses on the surgical disciplines of ophthalmology and neurosurgery. It offers precision engineered disposable and reusable devices, surgical equipment and surgical procedural kits. It also delivers energy modalities for the performance of surgery, including laser energy, ultrasonic energy, radio frequency energy for electro surgery and lesion generation, visible light energy for illumination and simultaneous infusion (irrigation) of fluids into the operative field. Its products include VersaVIT 2.0 Vitrectomy System, Directional II Laser Probe and Pinnacle 360�. It offers its products under the brand names: VersaPACK, Core Essentials, Photon, Solitaire, Volk’s and Labtician’s, among others. It offers approximately 1,000 separate catalogue items in the vitreoretinal surgical market. It sells its products in approximately 60 countries outside the United States.

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