Analyzing Century Therapeutics (NASDAQ:IPSC) and Abcam (NASDAQ:ABCM)

Century Therapeutics (NASDAQ:IPSCGet Free Report) and Abcam (NASDAQ:ABCMGet Free Report) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability, valuation and earnings.

Risk and Volatility

Century Therapeutics has a beta of 0.75, suggesting that its stock price is 25% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Abcam has a beta of 0.89, suggesting that its stock price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Century Therapeutics and Abcam, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Century Therapeutics 0 1 5 0 2.83
Abcam 0 5 1 0 2.17

Century Therapeutics currently has a consensus target price of $13.57, indicating a potential upside of 883.44%. Abcam has a consensus target price of $23.00, indicating a potential downside of 3.89%. Given Century Therapeutics’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Century Therapeutics is more favorable than Abcam.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Century Therapeutics and Abcam’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Century Therapeutics $5.20 million 15.88 -$130.93 million ($2.19) -0.63
Abcam $447.49 million 12.26 -$10.51 million N/A N/A

Abcam has higher revenue and earnings than Century Therapeutics.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

32.3% of Century Therapeutics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.5% of Abcam shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.6% of Century Therapeutics shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 6.7% of Abcam shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Century Therapeutics and Abcam’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Century Therapeutics -5,183.16% -49.28% -29.35%
Abcam N/A N/A N/A


Abcam beats Century Therapeutics on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Century Therapeutics

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Century Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company, develops transformative allogeneic cell therapies for the treatment of solid tumor and hematological malignancies. The company's lead product candidate is CNTY-101, an allogeneic, induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs)-derived chimeric antigen receptors (CAR)-iNK cell therapy targeting CD19 for relapsed, refractory B-cell lymphoma. It is also developing CNTY-102, a CAR-iT targeting CD19 + CD22 for relapsed, refractory B-cell lymphoma and other B-cell malignancies; CNTY-107, an iPSC-derived Nectin-4 CAR gamma delta T-cell therapy product candidate; CNTY-104, a CAR-iT or CAR-iNK multi-specific candidate for acute myeloid leukemia; and CNTY-106, a CAR-iNK or CAR-iT multi-specific candidate for multiple myeloma. Century Therapeutics, Inc. was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

About Abcam

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Abcam plc, a life science company, focuses on identifying, developing, and distributing reagents and tools for scientific research, diagnostics, and drug discovery. The company's principal products include primary and secondary antibodies; conjugated antibodies and conjugation kits; singleplex immunoassays; proteins and peptides that include cytokines; edited cell lines and lysates; and various other products, including cellular activity kits, biochemicals, and cell signaling pathway tools. It serves scientists and researchers in academic institutions and research institutes, as well as in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and diagnostics companies. The company has operations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, China, Japan, and rest of the Asia Pacific. It sells its products online. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, the United Kingdom.

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