Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ:SGEN) versus Oncobiologics (NASDAQ:ONS) Financial Contrast

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

Profitability

This table compares Seattle Genetics and Oncobiologics’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Seattle Genetics -36.94% -17.16% -14.39%
Oncobiologics -464.47% N/A -93.28%



Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Seattle Genetics and Oncobiologics, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Seattle Genetics 1 2 10 0 2.69
Oncobiologics 0 0 0 0 N/A

Seattle Genetics currently has a consensus price target of $85.60, indicating a potential upside of 7.82%.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

98.2% of Seattle Genetics shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 7.2% of Oncobiologics shares are held by institutional investors. 33.8% of Seattle Genetics shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.5% of Oncobiologics shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Seattle Genetics and Oncobiologics’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Seattle Genetics $654.70 million 19.61 -$222.69 million ($1.65) -48.12
Oncobiologics $3.81 million 0.00 -$38.84 million N/A N/A

Oncobiologics has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Seattle Genetics.

Risk & Volatility

Seattle Genetics has a beta of 2.04, suggesting that its stock price is 104% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Oncobiologics has a beta of -0.27, suggesting that its stock price is 127% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Seattle Genetics beats Oncobiologics on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Seattle Genetics

Seattle Genetics, Inc., a biotechnology company, develops and commercializes therapies for the treatment of cancer in the United States and internationally. The company markets ADCETRIS, an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) for the treatment of patients with Hodgkin lymphoma or CD30-positive T-cell lymphomas. It also conducts various clinical trials to evaluate the combination of ADCETRIS and nivolumab to treat patients with relapsed or refractory, or transplant-ineligible, advanced classical Hodgkin lymphoma; relapsed or refractory B-cell and T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas; second-line Hodgkin lymphoma; and relapsed/refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma, as well as to treat Hodgkin lymphoma in patients with age 60 years or older. In addition, the company develops Enfortumab vedotin, ADC composed of an anti-Nectin-4 monoclonal antibody to treat bladder cancer, and ovarian and lung cancers; Tucatinib, an oral tyrosine kinase inhibitor for HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer; and Tisotumab Vedotin, an ADC composed of a human antibody that binds to tissue factor to treat various solid tumors, including cervical, ovarian, prostate, and bladder. Further, it develops early-stage clinical product candidates comprising ladiratuzumab vedotin, an ADC targeting LIV-1 and metastatic triple-negative breast cancer; SGN-CD48A; SEA-BCMA for patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma; and SGN-2FF for patients with advanced solid tumors. It has collaborations for its ADC technology with various biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, including AbbVie Biotechnology Ltd.; Bayer Pharma AG; Celldex Therapeutics, Inc.; Genentech, Inc.; GlaxoSmithKline LLC; Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Unum Therapeutics, Inc.; Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Pieris Pharmaceuticals AG; Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited; Astellas Pharma, Inc.; and Agensys, Inc. Seattle Genetics, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Bothell, Washington.

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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