Head-To-Head Contrast: Innoviva (INVA) vs. Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals (TTPH)
Innoviva (NASDAQ: INVA) and Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TTPH) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Innoviva and Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
74.4% of Innoviva shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.2% of Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of Innoviva shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.5% of Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Volatility and Risk
Innoviva has a beta of 2.52, suggesting that its share price is 152% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals has a beta of 2.51, suggesting that its share price is 151% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Innoviva and Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Innoviva and Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Innoviva||$133.57 million||11.76||$59.53 million||$0.87||16.71|
|Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals||$5.14 million||65.13||-$77.48 million||($2.86)||-2.28|
Innoviva has higher revenue and earnings than Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals. Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Innoviva, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Innoviva beats Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
Innoviva Company Profile
Innoviva, Inc., formerly Theravance, Inc., is engaged in the development, commercialization and financial management of bio-pharmaceuticals. It focuses on the respiratory assets partnered with Glaxo Group Limited (GSK), including RELVAR/BREO ELLIPTA (fluticasone furoate (FF)/vilanterol (VI)) and ANORO ELLIPTA (umeclidinium bromide/vilanterol (UMEC/VI)). Under the Long-Acting Beta2 Agonist (LABA) Collaboration Agreement and the Strategic Alliance Agreement with GSK, the Company is eligible to receive the annual royalties from GSK on sales of RELVAR/BREO ELLIPTA. For other products combined with a LABA from the LABA collaboration, such as ANORO ELLIPTA, royalties are upward tiering and range from 6.5% to 10%. RELVAR/BREO is a once-a-day combination inhaled respiratory medicine consisting of a LABA (VI) and an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS), FF. ANORO ELLIPTA a once-daily medicine combining a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA), umeclidinium bromide (UMEC), with a LABA.
Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Company Profile
Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company uses its chemistry technology to create antibiotics for multidrug-resistant infections. The Company is developing its lead product candidate, eravacycline, a fully synthetic tetracycline derivative, as a spectrum intravenous (IV) and oral antibiotic for use as a first-line empiric monotherapy for the treatment of multidrug-resistant infections, including multidrug-resistant gram-negative infections. The Company also develops TP-6076 for multidrug-resistant gram-negative infections. Eravacycline is a fluorocycline antibiotic. The Company is conducting a global Phase III clinical program for eravacycline called Investigating Gram-Negative Infections Treated with Eravacycline (IGNITE). TP-271 is a fully synthetic fluorocycline being developed for respiratory disease caused by bacterial biothreat pathogens in healthy volunteers.
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