Analyzing Imago BioSciences (IMGO) & Its Peers

Imago BioSciences (NASDAQ:IMGOGet Rating) is one of 942 public companies in the “Pharmaceutical preparations” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Imago BioSciences to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and dividends.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

88.3% of Imago BioSciences shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.2% of shares of all “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies are owned by institutional investors. 14.9% of Imago BioSciences shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.0% of shares of all “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Imago BioSciences and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Imago BioSciences N/A -$42.31 million -1.30
Imago BioSciences Competitors $1.86 billion $250.59 million -2.61

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Imago BioSciences and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Imago BioSciences 0 0 5 0 3.00
Imago BioSciences Competitors 2588 12275 38407 606 2.69

Imago BioSciences currently has a consensus price target of $34.75, suggesting a potential upside of 181.83%. As a group, “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies have a potential upside of 132.80%. Given Imago BioSciences’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Imago BioSciences is more favorable than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares Imago BioSciences and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Imago BioSciences N/A -36.94% -27.17%
Imago BioSciences Competitors -3,136.96% -1,455.34% -9.04%

Summary

Imago BioSciences beats its peers on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About Imago BioSciences (Get Rating)

Imago BioSciences, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, discovers and develops small molecule product candidates that target lysine-specific demethylase 1(LSD1), an enzyme that used in the production of blood cells in the bone marrow. Its lead product candidate is bomedemstat, which is in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of myeloproliferative neoplasms chronic cancers of the bone marrow, such as myelofibrosis, essential thrombocythemia, and polycythemia vera. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, California.

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