CASI Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CASI) & Oncobiologics (NASDAQ:ONS) Financial Analysis

CASI Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CASI) and Oncobiologics (NASDAQ:ONS) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares CASI Pharmaceuticals and Oncobiologics’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CASI Pharmaceuticals N/A -31.22% -28.32%
Oncobiologics -464.47% N/A -93.28%



Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for CASI Pharmaceuticals and Oncobiologics, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CASI Pharmaceuticals 0 0 1 0 3.00
Oncobiologics 0 0 0 0 N/A

CASI Pharmaceuticals currently has a consensus price target of $7.00, indicating a potential upside of 134.11%.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

12.0% of CASI Pharmaceuticals shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 7.2% of Oncobiologics shares are owned by institutional investors. 24.3% of CASI Pharmaceuticals shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.5% of Oncobiologics shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

CASI Pharmaceuticals has a beta of 1.17, meaning that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Oncobiologics has a beta of -0.27, meaning that its stock price is 127% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares CASI Pharmaceuticals and Oncobiologics’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
CASI Pharmaceuticals N/A N/A -$27.47 million ($0.32) -9.34
Oncobiologics $3.81 million 0.00 -$38.84 million N/A N/A

CASI Pharmaceuticals has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Oncobiologics.

Summary

CASI Pharmaceuticals beats Oncobiologics on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About CASI Pharmaceuticals

CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, develops pharmaceutical products and various therapeutics in China, the United States, and internationally. The company's product pipeline includes EVOMELA, a melphalan hydrochloride for injection primarily for use as a high-dose conditioning treatment prior to hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation in patients with multiple myeloma. Its product pipeline also comprises ZEVALIN, an ibritumomab tiuxetan injection for intravenous use indicated for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory, low-grade, or follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, as well as for the treatment of patients with previously untreated follicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; and MARQIBO, a microtubule inhibitor to treat adult patients with Philadelphia chromosome-negative acute lymphoblastic leukemia. In addition, the company engages in the development of a portfolio of 26 FDA-approved abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs), including entecavir and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate indicated for hepatitis B virus; and 4 pipeline ANDAs that are pending FDA approval. Further, it is involved in developing ENMD-2076, an Aurora A/angiogenic kinase inhibitor that has completed Phase II studies for solid tumors, as well as various proprietary early-stage immune-oncological potential candidates in preclinical development. The company was formerly known as EntreMed, Inc. and changed its name to CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in June 2014. CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland.

About Oncobiologics

Oncobiologics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on identifying, developing, manufacturing, and commercializing complex biosimilar therapeutics in immunology and oncology disease areas. Its advanced product candidate is ONS-3010, an adalimumab biosimilar that is in a Phase 1 clinical trial, which targets the tumor necrosis factor alpha. The company also develops ONS-1045, a bevacizumab biosimilar, which is in a Phase 1 clinical trial that interferes with tumor growth by binding to vascular endothelial growth factor, a protein that stimulates the formation of new blood vessels. Its advanced preclinical product candidate is ONS-1050, a trastuzumab biosimilar, interferes with the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2, a protein that stimulates cell proliferation. Oncobiologics, Inc. has collaboration and license agreements with Selexis SA; IPCA Laboratories Limited; Laboratories Liomont, S.A. de C.V.; and Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Cranbury, New Jersey.

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