Reviewing resTORbio (TORC) and Its Peers

resTORbio (NASDAQ: TORC) is one of 488 publicly-traded companies in the “Pharmaceutical preparations” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare resTORbio to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares resTORbio and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
resTORbio N/A -$33.77 million -1.10
resTORbio Competitors $2.02 billion $136.99 million -3.71

resTORbio’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than resTORbio. resTORbio 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.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

3.8% of resTORbio shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.3% of shares of all “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies are held by institutional investors. 15.8% of shares of all “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for resTORbio and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
resTORbio 0 0 4 0 3.00
resTORbio Competitors 2975 9025 21943 616 2.58

resTORbio currently has a consensus price target of $29.25, indicating a potential upside of 216.56%. As a group, “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies have a potential upside of 38.30%. Given resTORbio’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe resTORbio is more favorable than its competitors.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
resTORbio N/A N/A N/A
resTORbio Competitors -2,969.94% -120.07% -30.69%

Summary

resTORbio beats its competitors on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

resTORbio Company Profile

resTORbio, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for the treatment of aging-related diseases. Its lead program is targeting the selective inhibition of TORC1, an evolutionary conserved pathway that contributes to the decline in function of multiple organ systems, including the immune, cardiac, and neurologic systems. The company's lead drug candidate RTB101 is a selective, orally administered, TORC1 inhibitor, which is being tested in a Phase 2b clinical trial as a first in-class immunotherapy for reducing the incidence of respiratory tract infections in the elderly by enhancing the function of the immune system. It also intends to develop RTB101 for additional aging-related indications, such as heart failure or neurodegenerative diseases. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts. resTORbio, Inc. is a subsidiary of PureTech Health plc.

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