Cosmo Pharmaceuticals (OTC:CMOPF) & GSK (NYSE:GSK) Financial Review

GSK (NYSE:GSKGet Free Report) and Cosmo Pharmaceuticals (OTC:CMOPFGet Free Report) are both medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for GSK and Cosmo Pharmaceuticals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GSK 4 1 4 0 2.00
Cosmo Pharmaceuticals 0 1 1 0 2.50

GSK presently has a consensus target price of $37.27, suggesting a potential upside of 1.98%. Given GSK’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe GSK is more favorable than Cosmo Pharmaceuticals.


This table compares GSK and Cosmo Pharmaceuticals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GSK 50.26% 55.93% 9.94%
Cosmo Pharmaceuticals N/A N/A N/A

Institutional and Insider Ownership

13.5% of GSK shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.0% of GSK shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares GSK and Cosmo Pharmaceuticals’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
GSK $36.28 billion 2.06 $18.50 billion $8.76 4.17
Cosmo Pharmaceuticals N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

GSK has higher revenue and earnings than Cosmo Pharmaceuticals.


GSK beats Cosmo Pharmaceuticals on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About GSK

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GSK plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the research, development and manufacture of vaccines and specialty medicines to prevent and treat disease in the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceuticals R&D, Vaccines, and Consumer Healthcare. The company offers pharmaceutical products comprising medicines in the therapeutic areas, such as infectious disease, HIV, immunology and respiratory, and oncology. The company was formerly known as GlaxoSmithKline plc and changed its name to GSK plc in May 2022. GSK plc was founded in 1715 and is based in Brentford, the United Kingdom.

About Cosmo Pharmaceuticals

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Cosmo Pharmaceuticals N.V., a specialty pharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization products for gastroenterology, endoscopy, dermatology, and healthtech worldwide. The company offers Lialda/Mezavant/Mesavancol, a once-daily mesalamine tablet approved to help get active, mild to moderate ulcerative colitis into remission; Lumeblue (methylene blue MMX), a diagnostic drug to enhance pre-cancerous and cancerous detection of colorectal lesions during colonoscopy; Uceris/Cortiment, an oral tablet formulation which delivers budesonide directly to the lumen of the colon; Aemcolo/Relafalk, a GI antibiotic with MMX® technology and is approved for the treatment of travellers' diarrhoea; Winlevi, a prescription medicine used on the skin to treat acne vulgaris; Eleview, a medical device, which enables the safer and faster removal of colonic lesions; and GI Genius, a system that uses artificial intelligence to detect colorectal polyps during colonoscopy. It is also in the development of Breezula (clascoterone), a novel androgen receptor inhibitor that targets androgen receptors in the scalp, currently expecting phase III trials; Rifamycin SV MMX IBS-D, a formulation to treat colonic infections and irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea, currently completed phase II proof of concept clinical trials; CB-03-10 (cortexolone 17 -valerate-21-propionate), an oral androgen receptor antagonist for treatment solid tumors, currently under phase I studies; and CB-01-33 (colesevelam) for the treatment of bile acid diarrhea, currently under preclinical studies. The company has development, distribution, and licensing agreements with Bausch Health, Ferring, China Medical System Holdings Limited, Medtronic, Parmascience Inc., RedHill Biopharma Ltd., Dr. Falk Pharma, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., 3SBio, InfectoPharm, and Hyphens Pharma International Limited. Cosmo Pharmaceuticals N.V. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

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