Contrasting Absci (ABSI) and Its Competitors

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

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%

Institutional and Insider 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 company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Absci and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Absci 1 3 3 0 2.29
Absci Competitors 39 574 1183 22 2.65

Absci currently has a consensus target price of $20.40, indicating a potential upside of 551.76%. As a group, “Commercial physical research” companies have a potential upside of 51.45%. Given Absci’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Absci is more favorable than its competitors.

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 -0.94
Absci Competitors $2.80 billion $97.54 million 13.43

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.

Summary

Absci competitors beat Absci on 10 of the 11 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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