Elevation Oncology (NASDAQ:ELEV – Get Rating) and Ginkgo Bioworks (NYSE:DNA – Get Rating) are both medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.
Risk and Volatility
Elevation Oncology has a beta of 0.88, meaning that its stock price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ginkgo Bioworks has a beta of 0.88, meaning that its stock price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Elevation Oncology and Ginkgo Bioworks’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
This is a summary of current ratings for Elevation Oncology and Ginkgo Bioworks, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Elevation Oncology currently has a consensus price target of $4.50, indicating a potential downside of 10.36%. Ginkgo Bioworks has a consensus price target of $4.67, indicating a potential upside of 207.24%. Given Ginkgo Bioworks’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Ginkgo Bioworks is more favorable than Elevation Oncology.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Elevation Oncology and Ginkgo Bioworks’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Elevation Oncology||N/A||N/A||-$95.08 million||($7.34)||-0.68|
|Ginkgo Bioworks||$390.00 million||8.13||-$2.10 billion||($1.03)||-1.48|
Elevation Oncology has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Ginkgo Bioworks. Ginkgo Bioworks is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Elevation Oncology, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Ginkgo Bioworks beats Elevation Oncology on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Elevation Oncology
Elevation Oncology, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer in genomically defined patient populations in the United States. The company's lead program is the seribantumab, an anti-HER3 monoclonal antibody that is in Phase II CRESTONE trial for the treatment of advanced solid tumors harboring a neuregulin-1 fusion. Elevation Oncology, Inc. was incorporated in 2019 and is based in New York, New York.
About Ginkgo Bioworks
Ginkgo Bioworks Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops platform for cell programming. Its platform is used to program cells to enable biological production of products, such as novel therapeutics, food ingredients, and chemicals derived from petroleum. The company serves various end markets, including specialty chemicals, agriculture, food, consumer products, and pharmaceuticals. Ginkgo Bioworks has a partnership with Selecta Biosciences, Inc. to develop ImmTOR technology platform. Ginkgo Bioworks Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
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