Progyny (NASDAQ:PGNY) versus Emmaus Life Sciences (NASDAQ:EMMA) Critical Survey

Progyny (NASDAQ:PGNY) and Emmaus Life Sciences (NASDAQ:EMMA) are both medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, risk and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.1% of Emmaus Life Sciences shares are held by institutional investors. 36.9% of Emmaus Life Sciences shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Progyny and Emmaus Life Sciences, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Progyny 0 0 6 0 3.00
Emmaus Life Sciences 0 1 0 0 2.00

Progyny currently has a consensus price target of $29.67, indicating a potential upside of 6.48%. Given Progyny’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Progyny is more favorable than Emmaus Life Sciences.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Progyny and Emmaus Life Sciences’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Progyny $105.40 million 21.72 $660,000.00 N/A N/A
Emmaus Life Sciences $1.32 million 73.07 -$9.59 million ($11.16) -0.18

Progyny has higher revenue and earnings than Emmaus Life Sciences.

Profitability

This table compares Progyny and Emmaus Life Sciences’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Progyny N/A N/A N/A
Emmaus Life Sciences -489.28% -511.05% -209.39%

Summary

Progyny beats Emmaus Life Sciences on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Progyny Company Profile

Progyny, Inc., a benefits management company, specializes in fertility and family building benefits solutions for employers in the United States. Its fertility benefits solution includes differentiated benefits plan design, personalized concierge-style member support services, and selective network of fertility specialists. The company also offers Progyny Rx, an integrated pharmacy benefits solution that provides its members with access to the medications needed during their treatment. In addition, it provides surrogacy and adoption expenses for clients and their employees. The company was formerly known as Auxogyn, Inc. and changed its name to Progyny, Inc. in 2015. Progyny, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Emmaus Life Sciences Company Profile

Emmaus Life Sciences, Inc. engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of treatments and therapies primarily for rare and orphan diseases in the United States and internationally. It provides Endari, which is L-glutamine oral powder to reduce the acute complications of sickle cell disease in adult and pediatric patients five years of age and older; NutreStore L-glutamine powder; and AminoPure, a nutritional supplement. The company also develops therapeutic products based on cell sheet technology for the treatment of corneal diseases. In addition, it focuses on developing pharmaceutical-grade L-glutamine oral powder for diverticulosis. The company was formerly known as Emmaus Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Emmaus Life Sciences, Inc. in September 2011. Emmaus Life Sciences, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Torrance, California.

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