Reviewing Gamida Cell (GMDA) and Its Rivals

Gamida Cell (NASDAQ: GMDA) is one of 298 publicly-traded companies in the “Biotechnology” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Gamida Cell to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

1.7% of Gamida Cell shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.7% of shares of all “Biotechnology” companies are owned by institutional investors. 16.5% of shares of all “Biotechnology” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Gamida Cell and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Gamida Cell 0 0 5 0 3.00
Gamida Cell Competitors 722 2615 6961 211 2.63

Gamida Cell presently has a consensus price target of $19.40, suggesting a potential upside of 69.43%. As a group, “Biotechnology” companies have a potential upside of 6.52%. Given Gamida Cell’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Gamida Cell is more favorable than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Gamida Cell and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Gamida Cell N/A N/A N/A
Gamida Cell Competitors -3,005.03% -137.64% -34.91%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Gamida Cell and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Gamida Cell N/A -$52.93 million -1.09
Gamida Cell Competitors $586.75 million $105.75 million -14.95

Gamida Cell’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Gamida Cell. Gamida Cell is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Gamida Cell beats its competitors on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About Gamida Cell

Gamida Cell Ltd., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing cell therapies to cure cancer, and rare and serious hematologic diseases in the United States, the European Union, and internationally. The company's lead product candidate is NiCord, a nicotinamide (NAM)-expanded cord blood cell therapy that is in Phase III studies in a patients with high-risk blood cancers, as well as in Phase I/II studies in patients with severe aplastic anemia. It is also developing NAM-NK, an innate immunotherapy, which is in Phase I studies for the treatment of relapsed or refractory non-Hodgkin lymphoma and multiple myeloma. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Jerusalem, Israel.

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