Renovacor (RCOR) vs. Its Peers Head-To-Head Review

Renovacor (NYSE:RCORGet Rating) is one of 270 public companies in the “Biological products, except diagnostic” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Renovacor to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and profitability.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Renovacor N/A -55.38% -43.63%
Renovacor Competitors -4,225.43% -197.53% -33.92%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Renovacor and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Renovacor 0 0 5 0 3.00
Renovacor Competitors 678 3568 10314 152 2.68

Renovacor currently has a consensus price target of $21.00, indicating a potential upside of 955.28%. As a group, “Biological products, except diagnostic” companies have a potential upside of 85.43%. Given Renovacor’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Renovacor is more favorable than its competitors.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Renovacor and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Renovacor N/A -$14.10 million -2.73
Renovacor Competitors $754.48 million $143.11 million 4.33

Renovacor’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Renovacor. Renovacor 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.

Risk and Volatility

Renovacor has a beta of 0.09, suggesting that its share price is 91% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Renovacor’s competitors have a beta of 0.69, suggesting that their average share price is 31% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

45.8% of Renovacor shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.3% of shares of all “Biological products, except diagnostic” companies are owned by institutional investors. 14.4% of Renovacor shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 16.8% of shares of all “Biological products, except diagnostic” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Renovacor competitors beat Renovacor on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

About Renovacor

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Renovacor, Inc., a biotechnology company, focuses on delivering various precision therapies to enhance the lives of patients and families battling genetically-driven cardiovascular and mechanistically-related diseases. It primarily focuses on the treatment of BCL2-associated athanogene 3 (BAG3) mutation-associated dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). The company's lead product candidate is REN-001, a recombinant adeno-associated virus 9-based gene therapy designed to deliver a functional BAG3 gene to augment BAG3 protein levels in cardiomyocytes, and slow or halt progression of BAG3 DCM. It is also developing a pipeline of BAG3-associated gene therapies for diseases with high unmet medical need associated with mutations in the BAG3 gene and mechanistically linked to BAG3's expression and function. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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