Head-To-Head Contrast: MaxCyte (MXCT) & Its Peers

MaxCyte (NASDAQ:MXCTGet Rating) is one of 40 publicly-traded companies in the “Commercial physical research” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare MaxCyte to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and earnings.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

65.9% of MaxCyte shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.5% of shares of all “Commercial physical research” companies are held by institutional investors. 5.1% of MaxCyte shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 11.4% of shares of all “Commercial physical research” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares MaxCyte and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
MaxCyte $33.89 million -$19.08 million -27.47
MaxCyte Competitors $2.80 billion $97.54 million 13.51

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
MaxCyte -41.15% -7.39% -6.78%
MaxCyte Competitors -260.35% -8.17% -2.92%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for MaxCyte and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
MaxCyte 0 0 5 0 3.00
MaxCyte Competitors 105 773 1306 30 2.57

As a group, “Commercial physical research” companies have a potential upside of 40.84%. Given MaxCyte’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe MaxCyte has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Summary

MaxCyte rivals beat MaxCyte on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

MaxCyte Company Profile (Get Rating)

MaxCyte, Inc., a global life sciences company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of next-generation cell therapies. Its products include ExPERT ATx, a static electroporation instrument for small to medium scale transfection; ExPERT STx, a flow electroporation for protein production and drug development, as well as expression of therapeutic targets for cell-based assays; ExPERT GTx, a flow electroporation for large scale transfection in therapeutic applications; and ExPERT VLx for very large volume cell-engineering. The company also provides disposable processing assemblies (PAs) to process and electroporate cells; and accessories supporting PAs, such as electroporation buffer solution and software protocols. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

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