Analyzing Absci (ABSI) and Its Competitors

Absci (NASDAQ:ABSIGet Rating) is one of 39 publicly-traded companies in the “Commercial physical research” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Absci to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

40.0% of Absci shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.5% of shares of all “Commercial physical research” companies are owned by institutional investors. 11.4% of shares of all “Commercial physical research” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Absci and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Absci $4.78 million -$100.96 million -1.05
Absci Competitors $2.80 billion $101.15 million 12.14

Absci’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Absci. Absci 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 Absci and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Absci -2,633.14% -36.19% -22.99%
Absci Competitors -260.35% -8.17% -2.92%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Absci and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Absci 1 3 3 0 2.29
Absci Competitors 105 763 1300 30 2.57

Absci presently has a consensus target price of $24.00, suggesting a potential upside of 585.71%. As a group, “Commercial physical research” companies have a potential upside of 48.09%. Given Absci’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Absci is more favorable than its rivals.

Summary

Absci rivals beat Absci on 11 of the 12 factors compared.

About Absci (Get Rating)

Absci Corporation, a drug and target discovery company, provides biologic drug candidates and production cell lines using integrated drug creation platform for partners in the United States. Its integrated drug creation platform enables the creation of biologics by unifying the drug discovery and cell line development processes into one process. Absci Corporation was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington.

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