Comparing CytomX Therapeutics (CTMX) & The Competition

CytomX Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CTMX) is one of 286 publicly-traded companies in the “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare CytomX Therapeutics to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for CytomX Therapeutics and its competitors, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CytomX Therapeutics 1 2 7 0 2.60
CytomX Therapeutics Competitors 919 3337 11841 237 2.70

CytomX Therapeutics presently has a consensus price target of $33.00, suggesting a potential upside of 44.29%. As a group, “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” companies have a potential upside of 40.63%. Given CytomX Therapeutics’ higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe CytomX Therapeutics is more favorable than its competitors.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

63.1% of CytomX Therapeutics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.7% of shares of all “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” companies are owned by institutional investors. 4.7% of CytomX Therapeutics shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 17.5% of shares of all “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” companies are owned by company 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 CytomX Therapeutics and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
CytomX Therapeutics $15.04 million -$58.90 million -14.57
CytomX Therapeutics Competitors $290.27 million $35.99 million 56.27

CytomX Therapeutics’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than CytomX Therapeutics. CytomX Therapeutics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CytomX Therapeutics -113.64% -92.42% -20.70%
CytomX Therapeutics Competitors -5,189.81% -162.78% -35.24%


CytomX Therapeutics competitors beat CytomX Therapeutics on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About CytomX Therapeutics

CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage, oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company. The Company uses its Probody technology platform to create cancer immunotherapies against clinically validated targets, as well as to develop cancer therapeutics against difficult-to-drug targets. Its pipeline is focused on the development of therapies in a set of modalities: Probody cancer immunotherapies, Probody drug conjugates, T-cell engaging Probody bispecifics and ProCAR-NK cell therapies. Its product candidates include CX-072, CX-2009, CX-2029, Cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated protein 4 (CTLA-4) and CX-188. Its Probody platform utilizes active proteases in tumor tissue to allow monoclonal antibody-based therapies. Its investigational Probody therapeutics address clinically validated cancer targets in immuno-oncology, such as programmed death-ligand 1, against which CX-072 is directed, as well as targets, such as cluster of differentiation 166, against, which CX-2009 is directed.

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