TESARO (NASDAQ: TSRO) is one of 286 public companies in the “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare TESARO to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and risk.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

49.9% of shares of all “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” companies are owned by institutional investors. 34.6% of TESARO shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.9% of shares of all “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” 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.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares TESARO and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
TESARO $44.82 million -$387.47 million -9.51
TESARO Competitors $284.49 million $34.10 million 67.35

TESARO’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than TESARO. TESARO 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.

Profitability

This table compares TESARO and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
TESARO -251.22% -93.39% -61.53%
TESARO Competitors -5,226.85% -213.68% -38.94%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for TESARO and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
TESARO 0 9 14 0 2.61
TESARO Competitors 884 3271 11759 235 2.70

TESARO currently has a consensus target price of $155.04, suggesting a potential upside of 93.18%. As a group, “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” companies have a potential upside of 42.48%. Given TESARO’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe TESARO is more favorable than its rivals.

Volatility and Risk

TESARO has a beta of 1.52, suggesting that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, TESARO’s rivals have a beta of 8.25, suggesting that their average stock price is 725% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

TESARO rivals beat TESARO on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

About TESARO

TESARO, Inc. is an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company. The Company operates through the business of developing and commercializing of oncology-focused therapeutics segment. It is developing oncology-related product candidates, including rolapitant, niraparib and the product candidates under its immuno-oncology platform. Rolapitant is a potent and long-acting neurokinin-1 receptor antagonist for the prevention of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting. Niraparib is an orally active and potent poly (adenosine diphosphate (ADP)-ribose) polymerase inhibitor. It has various ongoing clinical trials evaluating niraparib for the treatment of ovarian or breast cancers. It has initiated a Phase I, dose escalation study for its first immuno-oncology antibody, TSR-042, which targets Programmed cell death protein 1. It has commenced pre-clinical research for its antibody candidate targeting Lymphocyte-activation gene-3 andTSR-033. It has commenced a Phase I clinical trial of TSR-042.

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