Head to Head Survey: HeartWare International (HTWR) and The Competition
HeartWare International (NASDAQ: HTWR) is one of 19 public companies in the “Medical Devices & Implants” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare HeartWare International to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and dividends.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares HeartWare International and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|HeartWare International Competitors||$1.67 billion||$207.76 million||56.90|
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for HeartWare International and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|HeartWare International Competitors||130||742||1046||10||2.49|
As a group, “Medical Devices & Implants” companies have a potential upside of 37.96%. Given HeartWare International’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe HeartWare International has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
54.3% of shares of all “Medical Devices & Implants” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.9% of shares of all “Medical Devices & Implants” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares HeartWare International and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|HeartWare International Competitors||-100.14%||-92.44%||-29.75%|
HeartWare International rivals beat HeartWare International on 5 of the 8 factors compared.
HeartWare International Company Profile
Heartware International, Inc. is a medical device company. The Company develops and manufactures miniaturized implantable heart pumps or ventricular assist devices to treat patients suffering from advanced heart failure. The Company operates in the segment of design and manufacture of medical devices. The HeartWare Ventricular Assist System (HVAD System), which includes a ventricular assist device (VAD) or blood pump, patient accessories and surgical tools, provides circulatory support for patients in the advanced stage of heart failure. The HVAD System is designed to be implanted adjacent to the heart, avoiding abdominal surgery. The HVAD System features the centrifugal pump designed to be implanted in the chest, directly adjacent to the heart. It develops MVAD System, a miniaturized device. The CircuLite Surgical System is designed to be implanted through a right, mini-thoracotomy procedure and does not require a sternotomy or cardiopulmonary bypass.
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