Financial Survey: Absci (ABSI) vs. The Competition

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

Profitability

This table compares Absci and its competitors’ 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%

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Absci $4.78 million -$100.96 million -1.16
Absci Competitors $2.80 billion $101.15 million 13.55

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Absci and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Absci 1 3 3 0 2.29
Absci Competitors 105 771 1306 30 2.57

Absci currently has a consensus target price of $24.00, suggesting a potential upside of 521.76%. As a group, “Commercial physical research” companies have a potential upside of 40.00%. Given Absci’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Absci is more favorable than its competitors.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

40.0% of Absci shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.5% of shares of all “Commercial physical research” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.4% of shares of all “Commercial physical research” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

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

Absci Company Profile (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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