Cibus (NASDAQ:CBUS – Get Free Report) is one of 20 public companies in the “Agricultural chemicals” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Cibus to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk and earnings.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Cibus and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Cibus Competitors||$5.33 billion||$1.09 billion||5.12|
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.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Cibus and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “Agricultural chemicals” companies have a potential upside of 26.62%. Given Cibus’ peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Cibus has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
21.7% of Cibus shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 39.7% of shares of all “Agricultural chemicals” companies are owned by institutional investors. 4.4% of Cibus shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.3% of shares of all “Agricultural chemicals” companies are owned by company 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.
Risk and Volatility
Cibus has a beta of 1.91, indicating that its share price is 91% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cibus’ peers have a beta of 1.16, indicating that their average share price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Cibus peers beat Cibus on 8 of the 10 factors compared.
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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