Analyzing resTORbio (TORC) & Its Competitors

resTORbio (NASDAQ: TORC) is one of 494 public companies in the “Pharmaceutical preparations” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare resTORbio to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

40.2% of resTORbio shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.9% 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 endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares resTORbio and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
resTORbio N/A -$33.77 million -1.16
resTORbio Competitors $2.01 billion $135.76 million -3.44

resTORbio’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than resTORbio. resTORbio 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 summary of recent ratings for resTORbio and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
resTORbio 0 0 4 0 3.00
resTORbio Competitors 3056 9267 22268 657 2.58

resTORbio presently has a consensus price target of $29.25, indicating a potential upside of 198.47%. As a group, “Pharmaceutical preparations” companies have a potential upside of 38.02%. Given resTORbio’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe resTORbio is more favorable than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares resTORbio and its peers’ 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 -2,975.49% -158.64% -30.56%

Summary

resTORbio beats its peers 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.

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