SCYNEXIS (SCYX) vs. The Competition Head-To-Head Survey
SCYNEXIS (NASDAQ: SCYX) is one of 103 publicly-traded companies in the “Pharmaceuticals” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare SCYNEXIS to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and risk.
This table compares SCYNEXIS and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares SCYNEXIS and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|SCYNEXIS Competitors||$8.17 billion||$1.09 billion||156.89|
SCYNEXIS’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than SCYNEXIS.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
30.9% of SCYNEXIS shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.9% of shares of all “Pharmaceuticals” companies are owned by institutional investors. 4.0% of SCYNEXIS shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 11.3% of shares of all “Pharmaceuticals” 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 is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for SCYNEXIS and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
SCYNEXIS currently has a consensus target price of $9.50, suggesting a potential upside of 316.67%. As a group, “Pharmaceuticals” companies have a potential upside of 18.77%. Given SCYNEXIS’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe SCYNEXIS is more favorable than its rivals.
Risk & Volatility
SCYNEXIS has a beta of 0.35, meaning that its stock price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SCYNEXIS’s rivals have a beta of 35.05, meaning that their average stock price is 3,405% more volatile than the S&P 500.
SCYNEXIS rivals beat SCYNEXIS on 8 of the 12 factors compared.
SCYNEXIS Company Profile
SCYNEXIS, Inc. is engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of anti-infectives. The Company is developing its lead product candidate, SCY-078, as an oral and intravenous (IV) drug for the treatment of several fungal infections, including serious invasive fungal infections. SCY-078 is a structurally distinct glucan synthase inhibitor that has been shown to be effective in vitro and in vivo in animal studies against a range of Candida and Aspergillus species, including drug-resistant strains. The Company also conducts additional in vitro and in vivo studies to further characterize the spectrum of activity of SCY-078. The Company has completed multiple Phase I studies with the oral formulation of SCY-078 and is conducting its first Phase I study with the IV formulation of SCY-078. The Company has also developed a platform for cyclophilin inhibitors, which has two clinical stage compounds, such as SCY-635 and SCY-641.
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