Analyzing PharmaCyte Biotech (NASDAQ:PMCB) & Titan Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TTNP)

PharmaCyte Biotech (NASDAQ:PMCBGet Free Report) and Titan Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TTNPGet Free Report) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for PharmaCyte Biotech and Titan Pharmaceuticals, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PharmaCyte Biotech 0 0 0 0 N/A
Titan Pharmaceuticals 0 0 0 0 N/A

Insider & Institutional Ownership

16.0% of PharmaCyte Biotech shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 31.5% of Titan Pharmaceuticals shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of PharmaCyte Biotech shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 27.9% of Titan Pharmaceuticals shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares PharmaCyte Biotech and Titan Pharmaceuticals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PharmaCyte Biotech N/A -8.71% -7.60%
Titan Pharmaceuticals -2,137.63% -949.26% -254.32%

Volatility and Risk

PharmaCyte Biotech has a beta of -0.01, suggesting that its share price is 101% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Titan Pharmaceuticals has a beta of 1.41, suggesting that its share price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares PharmaCyte Biotech and Titan Pharmaceuticals’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PharmaCyte Biotech N/A N/A -$4.32 million ($0.42) -4.83
Titan Pharmaceuticals $56,000.00 95.75 -$10.21 million N/A N/A

PharmaCyte Biotech has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Titan Pharmaceuticals.

About PharmaCyte Biotech

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PharmaCyte Biotech, Inc., a biotechnology company, focuses on developing and commercializing cellular therapies for cancer, diabetes, and malignant ascites in the United States. Its cellular therapies are developed based on Cell-in-a-Box, a proprietary cellulose-based live cell encapsulation technology used as a platform to treat various types of cancer, including advanced and inoperable pancreatic cancer, as well as diabetes. The company is developing therapies for pancreatic and other solid cancerous tumors; a therapy for Type 1 diabetes and insulin-dependent Type 2 diabetes, which include encapsulated genetically modified insulin-producing cells; and therapies for cancer based on the constituents of the cannabis plant. It has a research agreement with the University of Technology, Sydney to create a version of melligen cells to treat diabetes. The company was formerly known as Nuvilex, Inc. and changed its name to PharmaCyte Biotech, Inc. in January 2015. PharmaCyte Biotech, Inc. was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.

About Titan Pharmaceuticals

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Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, develops therapeutics for the treatment of chronic diseases. It develops products based on ProNeura, a proprietary long-term drug delivery platform. The company offers Probuphine implant for the maintenance treatment of opioid use disorder in clinically stable patients in the United States, Canada, and the European Union. It also develops TP-2021 in combination with ProNeura technology for the treatment of chronic pruritus, a severe and debilitating condition defined as itching of the skin lasting longer than six weeks; Nalmefene implant program for the prevention of opioid relapse following detoxification of patients suffering opioid use disorder; and other programs, including HIV preventative therapeutic and a contraceptive from a single ProNeura implant for women and adolescent girls. The company was incorporated in 1992 and is based in South San Francisco, California.

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