Bioceres Crop Solutions (NASDAQ:BIOX – Get Free Report) is one of 13 publicly-traded companies in the “Agricultural chemicals” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Bioceres Crop Solutions to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and dividends.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
13.4% of Bioceres Crop Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 31.7% of shares of all “Agricultural chemicals” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of Bioceres Crop Solutions shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 9.4% of shares of all “Agricultural chemicals” companies are held 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.
Volatility & Risk
Bioceres Crop Solutions has a beta of 0.41, suggesting that its share price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bioceres Crop Solutions’ competitors have a beta of 0.89, suggesting that their average share price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Bioceres Crop Solutions||$415.93 million||-$7.20 million||60.30|
|Bioceres Crop Solutions Competitors||$5.52 billion||$1.25 billion||3.91|
Bioceres Crop Solutions’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Bioceres Crop Solutions. Bioceres Crop Solutions 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.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Bioceres Crop Solutions and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Bioceres Crop Solutions||0||0||3||0||3.00|
|Bioceres Crop Solutions Competitors||226||463||511||60||2.32|
Bioceres Crop Solutions presently has a consensus price target of $25.33, suggesting a potential upside of 110.06%. As a group, “Agricultural chemicals” companies have a potential upside of 22.87%. Given Bioceres Crop Solutions’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Bioceres Crop Solutions is more favorable than its competitors.
This table compares Bioceres Crop Solutions and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Bioceres Crop Solutions||3.56%||5.37%||1.98%|
|Bioceres Crop Solutions Competitors||-178.23%||-23.45%||-21.03%|
Bioceres Crop Solutions beats its competitors on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
About Bioceres Crop Solutions
Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp., together with its subsidiaries, provides crop productivity solutions. It operates in three segments: Seed and Integrated Products, Crop Protection, and Crop Nutrition. The Seed and Integrated Products segment provides seed traits, germplasms, and seed treatment packs for healthier and higher yielding crops. The Crop Protection segment develops, produces, and markets Rizoderma, adjuvants, therapies, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, and baits. The Crop Nutrition segment develops, produces, commercializes, and sells inoculants, bio-inductors, and biological and microgranulated fertilizers. The company also offers HB4, a drought tolerant seed technology program. It operates in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, the United States, Paraguay, South Africa, France, Uruguay, and internationally. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Rosario, Argentina.
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