Reviewing ClearPoint Neuro (NASDAQ:CLPT) & OrthoPediatrics (NASDAQ:KIDS)

ClearPoint Neuro (NASDAQ:CLPTGet Free Report) and OrthoPediatrics (NASDAQ:KIDSGet Free Report) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation and dividends.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ClearPoint Neuro and OrthoPediatrics’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ClearPoint Neuro $20.55 million 6.21 -$16.43 million ($0.85) -6.09
OrthoPediatrics $122.29 million 4.47 $1.26 million $0.09 260.00

OrthoPediatrics has higher revenue and earnings than ClearPoint Neuro. ClearPoint Neuro is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than OrthoPediatrics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

34.0% of ClearPoint Neuro shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.4% of OrthoPediatrics shares are held by institutional investors. 5.8% of ClearPoint Neuro shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 32.6% of OrthoPediatrics shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

ClearPoint Neuro has a beta of 1.23, suggesting that its stock price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, OrthoPediatrics has a beta of 0.89, suggesting that its stock price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for ClearPoint Neuro and OrthoPediatrics, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ClearPoint Neuro 0 0 3 0 3.00
OrthoPediatrics 0 0 5 0 3.00

ClearPoint Neuro presently has a consensus price target of $12.33, indicating a potential upside of 138.10%. OrthoPediatrics has a consensus price target of $53.33, indicating a potential upside of 127.92%. Given ClearPoint Neuro’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe ClearPoint Neuro is more favorable than OrthoPediatrics.


This table compares ClearPoint Neuro and OrthoPediatrics’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ClearPoint Neuro -96.00% -60.94% -39.47%
OrthoPediatrics 0.73% -5.03% -4.43%


OrthoPediatrics beats ClearPoint Neuro on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About ClearPoint Neuro

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ClearPoint Neuro, Inc. operates as a medical device company primarily in the United States. The company develops and commercializes platforms for performing minimally invasive surgical procedures in the brain under direct, and intra-procedural magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guidance. It offers ClearPoint system for the insertion of deep brain stimulation electrodes and biopsy needles, and the infusion of pharmaceuticals and laser catheters into the brain. It has license and collaboration agreements with Clinical Laserthermia Systems AB, Koninklijke Philips N.V., Blackrock Neurotech, and University of California and San Francisco. The company was formerly known as MRI Interventions, Inc. and changed its name to ClearPoint Neuro, Inc. in February 2020. ClearPoint Neuro, Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Solana Beach, California.

About OrthoPediatrics

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OrthoPediatrics Corp., a medical device company, designs, develops, and markets anatomically appropriate implants and devices for the treatment of children with orthopedic conditions in the United States and internationally. The company offers trauma and deformity correction products; scoliosis procedures for the treatment of spinal deformity; and sports medicine and other products. Its products comprise PediLoc, PediPlates, cannulated screws, PediFlex nail, PediNail, PediLoc tibia, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction systems, locking cannulated blades, locking proximal femurs, Spica Tables, RESPONSE Spine systems, Bandloc, Pediguard, Pediatric Nailing Platform, Femur system, Orthex, QuickPack, and ApiFix Mid-C system. The company serves pediatric orthopedic market, as well as pediatric orthopedic surgeons and caregivers. OrthoPediatrics Corp. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana.

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