China Dongsheng International (OTCMKTS:CDSG) versus Legend Biotech (NASDAQ:LEGN) Critical Review

Legend Biotech (NASDAQ:LEGNGet Rating) and China Dongsheng International (OTCMKTS:CDSGGet Rating) are both medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Legend Biotech and China Dongsheng International, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Legend Biotech 0 0 5 0 3.00
China Dongsheng International 0 0 0 0 N/A

Legend Biotech currently has a consensus price target of $62.25, indicating a potential upside of 55.04%. Given Legend Biotech’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Legend Biotech is more favorable than China Dongsheng International.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

25.7% of Legend Biotech shares are owned by institutional investors. 73.5% of China Dongsheng International shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Legend Biotech and China Dongsheng International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Legend Biotech -429.40% -131.45% -47.76%
China Dongsheng International N/A N/A N/A

Risk & Volatility

Legend Biotech has a beta of 0.16, suggesting that its stock price is 84% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, China Dongsheng International has a beta of 18.17, suggesting that its stock price is 1,717% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Legend Biotech and China Dongsheng International’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Legend Biotech $89.79 million 68.96 -$386.21 million ($1.36) -29.52
China Dongsheng International N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

China Dongsheng International has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Legend Biotech.

Summary

China Dongsheng International beats Legend Biotech on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Legend Biotech (Get Rating)

Legend Biotech Corporation, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the discovery and development of novel cell therapies for oncology and other indications in the United States, China, and internationally. Its lead product candidate, LCAR- B38M, is a chimeric antigen receptor for the treatment of multiple myeloma (MM), as well as a comparison of the treatment with standard triplet therapy in revlimid-refractory multiple myeloma. The company also has a portfolio of earlier-stage autologous product candidates, which are in Phase I clinical trials for the treatment of gastric cancer and T cell lymphoma. In addition, it is developing CAR-T product candidates targeting CD20/CD22/CD19 for the treatment of non-hodgkins lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, and acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Further, the company has product candidates in early preclinical and clinical development for the treatment of solid tumors as well as infectious diseases. It has collaboration and license agreement with Janssen Biotech, Inc. for the development and commercialization of ciltacabtagene autoleucel. Legend Biotech Corporation was founded in 2014 and is based in Somerset, New Jersey. Legend Biotech Corporation is a subsidiary of Genscript Biotech Corporation.

About China Dongsheng International (Get Rating)

China Dongsheng International, Inc. intends to acquire public and private companies that are engaged in the technology, natural resource, and various other sectors. China Dongsheng International, Inc. was founded in 2002 and based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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