Head to Head Contrast: Celularity (CELU) vs. Its Competitors

Celularity (NASDAQ:CELUGet Rating) is one of 938 public companies in the “Pharmaceutical preparations” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Celularity to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability and earnings.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

12.1% of Celularity shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.3% of shares of all “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies are held by institutional investors. 14.9% of shares of all “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Celularity and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Celularity $21.33 million -$100.12 million -2.90
Celularity Competitors $1.86 billion $249.40 million -1.48

Celularity’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Celularity. Celularity is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Volatility & Risk

Celularity has a beta of -0.4, meaning that its share price is 140% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Celularity’s peers have a beta of 1.12, meaning that their average share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Celularity and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Celularity -330.93% -136.80% -22.86%
Celularity Competitors -3,160.81% -1,570.80% -9.07%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Celularity and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Celularity 0 2 1 0 2.33
Celularity Competitors 6461 21157 43403 871 2.54

Celularity presently has a consensus target price of $9.67, suggesting a potential upside of 17.60%. As a group, “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies have a potential upside of 129.77%. Given Celularity’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Celularity has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Summary

Celularity peers beat Celularity on 11 of the 13 factors compared.

Celularity Company Profile (Get Rating)

Celularity Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company, develops off-the-shelf placental-derived allogeneic cell therapies for the treatment of cancer, immune, and infectious diseases. It operates through three segments: Cell Therapy, Degenerative Disease, and BioBanking. The company's lead therapeutic programs include CYCART-19, a placental-derived CAR-T therapy, which is in Phase 1 clinical trial for the treatment of B-cell malignancies; CYNK-001, placental-derived unmodified natural killer (NK) cell that is in Phase 1 clinical trial to treat acute myeloid leukemia, as well as in Phase 1/2a clinical trial for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme and COVID-19; CYNK-101, an allogeneic genetically modified NK cell, which is in Phase 1 clinical trial to treat HER2+ gastric and gastroesophageal cancers; APPL-001, a placenta-derived mesenchymal-like adherent stromal cell that is in a pre-clinical stage for the treatment of Crohn's disease; and PDA-002, a placenta-derived mesenchymal-like adherent stromal cell, which is in pre-clinical stage for the treatment of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy. It also sells and licenses products that are used in surgical and wound care markets, such as Biovance and Interfyl; collects stem cells from umbilical cords and placentas; and provides cells storage under the LifebankUSA brand. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey.

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