Analyzing MyMD Pharmaceuticals (MYMD) and The Competition

MyMD Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:MYMDGet Rating) is one of 40 public companies in the “Diagnostic substances” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare MyMD Pharmaceuticals to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

12.4% of MyMD Pharmaceuticals shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.2% of shares of all “Diagnostic substances” companies are owned by institutional investors. 11.3% of MyMD Pharmaceuticals shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.9% of shares of all “Diagnostic substances” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for MyMD Pharmaceuticals and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
MyMD Pharmaceuticals 0 0 0 0 N/A
MyMD Pharmaceuticals Competitors 199 545 1145 18 2.51

As a group, “Diagnostic substances” companies have a potential upside of 73.33%. Given MyMD Pharmaceuticals’ competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe MyMD Pharmaceuticals has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Risk and Volatility

MyMD Pharmaceuticals has a beta of 1.34, meaning that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MyMD Pharmaceuticals’ competitors have a beta of 1.40, meaning that their average stock price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
MyMD Pharmaceuticals $1.58 million -$29.89 million -5.98
MyMD Pharmaceuticals Competitors $411.38 million $32.43 million -65.52

MyMD Pharmaceuticals’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than MyMD Pharmaceuticals. MyMD Pharmaceuticals 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.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
MyMD Pharmaceuticals N/A -77.76% -69.92%
MyMD Pharmaceuticals Competitors -2,615.40% -73.84% -34.36%

Summary

MyMD Pharmaceuticals competitors beat MyMD Pharmaceuticals on 7 of the 10 factors compared.

About MyMD Pharmaceuticals

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MyMD Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical development stage pharmaceutical company, focuses on developing various therapeutic platforms to treat the causes of disease. The company is developing MYMD-1, a drug platform based on a clinical stage small molecule that regulates the immune system to control TNF-a, which drives chronic inflammation, and other pro-inflammatory cell signaling cytokines; and to delay aging and increase longevity, as well as treat autoimmune diseases and COVID-19-associated depression. It is also developing Supera-CBD, a synthetic derivative of cannabidiol for treating chronic pain, addiction, and epilepsy. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.

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