Genprex (NASDAQ:GNPX) vs. The Competition Head-To-Head Survey

Genprex (NASDAQ: GNPX) is one of 555 public companies in the “Pharmaceutical preparations” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Genprex to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Genprex and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Genprex 0 1 1 0 2.50
Genprex Competitors 4727 13406 28187 1020 2.54

Genprex presently has a consensus target price of $4.00, indicating a potential upside of 124.72%. As a group, “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies have a potential upside of 61.95%. Given Genprex’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Genprex is more favorable than its peers.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Genprex N/A -$12.37 million -1.98
Genprex Competitors $2.14 billion $224.95 million -3.93

Genprex’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Genprex. Genprex 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.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Genprex N/A -155.02% -143.06%
Genprex Competitors -1,566.06% -828.31% -27.99%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

7.0% of Genprex shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.6% of shares of all “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies are held by institutional investors. 24.0% of Genprex shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.6% of shares of all “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies are held 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.

Summary

Genprex peers beat Genprex on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

Genprex Company Profile

Genprex, Inc. operates as a clinical-stage gene therapy company. It engages in developing a new approach for treating cancer based on its novel proprietary technology platform, including initial product candidate, Oncoprex immunogene therapy. Oncoprex, which has a multimodal mechanism of action whereby it interrupts cell signaling pathways that cause replication and proliferation of cancer cells, re-establishes pathways for apoptosis in cancer cells, and modulates the immune response against cancer cells. Genprex, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

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