Lisata Therapeutics (LSTA) versus Its Competitors Head-To-Head Review

Lisata Therapeutics (NASDAQ:LSTAGet Rating) is one of 19 publicly-traded companies in the “Miscellaneous health & allied services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Lisata Therapeutics to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and earnings.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

15.6% of Lisata Therapeutics shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.8% of shares of all “Miscellaneous health & allied services, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Lisata Therapeutics shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 23.9% of shares of all “Miscellaneous health & allied services, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Lisata Therapeutics has a beta of 1.04, meaning that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lisata Therapeutics’ competitors have a beta of 4.01, meaning that their average share price is 301% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Lisata Therapeutics and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lisata Therapeutics N/A -29.53% -27.96%
Lisata Therapeutics Competitors -2,169.68% -130.61% -26.39%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Lisata Therapeutics and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Lisata Therapeutics N/A -$27.47 million -0.30
Lisata Therapeutics Competitors $2.97 billion $132.19 million 10.38

Lisata Therapeutics’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Lisata Therapeutics. Lisata Therapeutics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Lisata Therapeutics and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lisata Therapeutics 0 0 2 0 3.00
Lisata Therapeutics Competitors 32 246 370 30 2.59

Lisata Therapeutics currently has a consensus price target of $15.00, suggesting a potential upside of 314.36%. As a group, “Miscellaneous health & allied services, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 81.75%. Given Lisata Therapeutics’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Lisata Therapeutics is more favorable than its competitors.

Summary

Lisata Therapeutics competitors beat Lisata Therapeutics on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

About Lisata Therapeutics

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Lisata Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and commercializing cellular therapies to reverse disease and/or promote the regeneration of damaged tissue. Its product candidates include HONEDRA, a recipient of SAKIGAKE designation that is in Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of critical limb ischemia; XOWNA that is in Phase IIb clinical trial for the treatment of coronary microvascular dysfunction; and CLBS201, a CD34+ cell therapy for the treatment of pre-dialysis patients with chronic kidney disease. The company was formerly known as NeoStem, Inc. and changed its name to Caladrius Biosciences, Inc. in June 2015. The company was formerly known as Caladrius Biosciences, Inc. and changed its name to Lisata Therapeutics, Inc. on September 15, 2022. Lisata Therapeutics, Inc. was incorporated in 1980 and is headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.

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