Analyzing Nyxoah (NASDAQ:NYXH) and Penumbra (NYSE:PEN)

Nyxoah (NASDAQ:NYXHGet Rating) and Penumbra (NYSE:PENGet Rating) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

10.8% of Nyxoah shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.4% of Penumbra shares are held by institutional investors. 7.5% of Penumbra shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Nyxoah and Penumbra, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nyxoah 0 1 4 0 2.80
Penumbra 0 1 5 0 2.83

Nyxoah presently has a consensus target price of $34.25, suggesting a potential upside of 80.26%. Penumbra has a consensus target price of $286.17, suggesting a potential upside of 44.72%. Given Nyxoah’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Nyxoah is more favorable than Penumbra.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Nyxoah and Penumbra’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Nyxoah $1.01 million 469.17 -$32.68 million N/A N/A
Penumbra $747.59 million 9.96 $5.28 million $0.15 1,318.35

Penumbra has higher revenue and earnings than Nyxoah.


This table compares Nyxoah and Penumbra’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nyxoah N/A N/A N/A
Penumbra 0.71% 3.57% 2.67%


Penumbra beats Nyxoah on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Nyxoah (Get Rating)

Nyxoah S.A., a health-technology company, focuses on the development and commercialization of solutions and services to treat sleep disordered breathing conditions. It offers Genio system, a CE-Mark validated, user-centered, bilateral neurostimulation therapy to treast moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium.

About Penumbra (Get Rating)

Penumbra, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices in the United States and internationally. The company offers aspiration based thrombectomy systems and accessory devices, including revascularization device for mechanical thrombectomy, such as Penumbra System under the Penumbra RED, JET, ACE, 3D Revascularization Device, and Penumbra ENGINE brands, as well as components and accessories; neurovascular embolization coiling systems to treat patients with various sizes of aneurysms and other neurovascular lesions under the Penumbra Coil 400, POD400, PAC400, and Penumbra SMART Coil brand names; and neurovascular access systems designed to provide intracranial access for use in a range of neurovascular therapies under the Neuron, Neuron MAX, Select, BENCHMARK, BMX96, DDC, and PX SLIM brands. It also provides neurosurgical aspiration tools for the removal of tissue and fluids under the Artemis Neuro Evacuation Device brand; aspiration-based thrombectomy systems for vascular applications under the Indigo System brand; and detachable embolic coil systems for peripheral embolization under the Ruby Coil and Ruby LP brand names. In addition, the company offers microcatheter for the delivery of detachable coils and occlusion devices under the LANTERN brand; and detachable, microcatheter-deliverable occlusion devices designed primarily to occlude peripheral vessels under the POD (Penumbra Occlusion Device) brand, as well as immersive computer-based technologies and immersive therapeutics to promote health, motor function, and cognition under the Real Immersive System brand; and a complementary device for use with Ruby Coil and POD for vessel occlusion under the Packing Coil and Packing Coil LP brands. The company sells its products through direct sales organizations and distributors. Penumbra, Inc. was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Alameda, California.

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