Head-To-Head Contrast: CVRx (CVRX) versus Its Peers

CVRx (NASDAQ:CVRXGet Rating) is one of 216 public companies in the “Surgical & medical instruments” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare CVRx to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for CVRx and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CVRx 0 0 3 0 3.00
CVRx Competitors 533 2946 7115 161 2.64

CVRx presently has a consensus target price of $20.84, suggesting a potential upside of 209.72%. As a group, “Surgical & medical instruments” companies have a potential upside of 56.32%. Given CVRx’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe CVRx is more favorable than its competitors.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

65.9% of CVRx shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.2% of shares of all “Surgical & medical instruments” companies are held by institutional investors. 14.4% of shares of all “Surgical & medical instruments” companies are held by company 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.


This table compares CVRx and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CVRx -311.83% -148.64% -33.31%
CVRx Competitors -748.20% -65.14% -19.63%

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
CVRx $13.04 million -$43.08 million -0.14
CVRx Competitors $1.15 billion $84.66 million -519.40

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

CVRx Company Profile (Get Rating)

CVRx, Inc., a commercial-stage medical device company, focuses on developing, manufacturing, and commercializing neuromodulation solutions for patients with cardiovascular diseases. It offers Barostim, a neuromodulation device indicated to improve symptoms for patients with heart failure (HF) with reduced ejection fraction or systolic HF. The company sells its products through direct sales force, as well as sales agents and independent distributors in the United States, Germany, rest of Europe, and internationally. CVRx, Inc. was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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