LeMaitre Vascular (NASDAQ: LMAT) is one of 82 publicly-traded companies in the “Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare LeMaitre Vascular to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.
LeMaitre Vascular pays an annual dividend of $0.22 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. LeMaitre Vascular pays out 31.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology” companies pay a dividend yield of 0.9% and pay out 26.3% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. LeMaitre Vascular lags its competitors as a dividend stock, given its lower dividend yield and higher payout ratio.
This table compares LeMaitre Vascular and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|LeMaitre Vascular Competitors||-327.99%||-35.84%||-12.54%|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
66.3% of LeMaitre Vascular shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.0% of shares of all “Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology” companies are owned by institutional investors. 23.7% of LeMaitre Vascular shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 18.6% of shares of all “Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility & Risk
LeMaitre Vascular has a beta of 0.67, indicating that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LeMaitre Vascular’s competitors have a beta of 0.89, indicating that their average stock price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares LeMaitre Vascular and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|LeMaitre Vascular||$96.40 million||$23.12 million||55.62|
|LeMaitre Vascular Competitors||$2.02 billion||$430.74 million||-67.18|
LeMaitre Vascular’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than LeMaitre Vascular. LeMaitre Vascular 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.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for LeMaitre Vascular and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|LeMaitre Vascular Competitors||257||1819||3265||105||2.59|
LeMaitre Vascular currently has a consensus price target of $30.50, indicating a potential downside of 20.52%. As a group, “Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology” companies have a potential downside of 5.58%. Given LeMaitre Vascular’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe LeMaitre Vascular has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
LeMaitre Vascular competitors beat LeMaitre Vascular on 9 of the 15 factors compared.
About LeMaitre Vascular
LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. is a provider of medical devices for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease. The Company develops, manufactures and markets medical devices and implants used primarily in the field of vascular surgery. It is engaged in the design, marketing, sales and technical support of medical devices and implants for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease industry segment. The Company’s product lines include valvulotomes, balloon catheters, carotid shunts, biologic vascular patches, radiopaque marking tape, anastomotic clips, remote endarterectomy devices, laparoscopic cholecystectomy devices, prosthetic vascular grafts, biologic vascular grafts and powered phlebectomy devices. Its portfolio of peripheral vascular devices consists of brand name products that are used in arteries and veins outside of the heart, including the Expandable LeMaitre Valvulotome, the Pruitt F3 Carotid Shunt, VascuTape Radiopaque Tape and the XenoSure biologic patch.
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