Cibus (CBUS) and The Competition Financial Comparison

Cibus (NASDAQ:CBUSGet Free Report) is one of 17 publicly-traded companies in the “Agricultural chemicals” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Cibus to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

21.7% of Cibus shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 36.8% of shares of all “Agricultural chemicals” companies are held by institutional investors. 4.4% of Cibus shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 8.2% of shares of all “Agricultural chemicals” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Cibus and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Cibus $160,000.00 -$16.89 million -0.83
Cibus Competitors $5.88 billion $1.24 billion 3.35

Cibus’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Cibus. Cibus is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.


This table compares Cibus and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cibus -10,176.78% -26.34% -14.99%
Cibus Competitors -1,018.01% -25.94% -23.11%

Volatility & Risk

Cibus has a beta of 1.87, suggesting that its stock price is 87% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cibus’ peers have a beta of 1.03, suggesting that their average stock price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Cibus and its peers, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cibus 0 0 0 0 N/A
Cibus Competitors 267 705 729 63 2.33

As a group, “Agricultural chemicals” companies have a potential upside of 25.44%. Given Cibus’ peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Cibus has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


Cibus peers beat Cibus on 8 of the 10 factors compared.

Cibus Company Profile

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Cibus, Inc., a agricultural technology company, develops and licenses plant traits to seed companies for royalties. The company primarily focus on trait productivity in two areas, including productivity traits that enable farmers to have higher yields and reduce the use of the crop protection chemicals and fertilizers; and sustainable ingredients that enable corporations to replace ingredients that are fossil fuel based or whose production results in increased greenhouse gases. The company is based in San Diego, California.

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