Critical Survey: Pear Therapeutics (PEAR) vs. Its Peers

Pear Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PEARGet Rating) is one of 33 public companies in the “Health services” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Pear Therapeutics to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Pear Therapeutics and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Pear Therapeutics 0 1 5 0 2.83
Pear Therapeutics Competitors 7 130 274 0 2.65

Pear Therapeutics currently has a consensus price target of $6.25, indicating a potential upside of 215.66%. As a group, “Health services” companies have a potential upside of 117.59%. Given Pear Therapeutics’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Pear Therapeutics is more favorable than its competitors.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

55.4% of Pear Therapeutics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.6% of shares of all “Health services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 30.7% of Pear Therapeutics shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 21.6% of shares of all “Health services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Pear Therapeutics and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Pear Therapeutics $4.21 million -$65.14 million -9.00
Pear Therapeutics Competitors $1.36 billion -$98.47 million 29.16

Pear Therapeutics’ competitors have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Pear Therapeutics. Pear 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.

Volatility and Risk

Pear Therapeutics has a beta of 0.93, suggesting that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pear Therapeutics’ competitors have a beta of 1.48, suggesting that their average share price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Pear Therapeutics -265.26% -185.33% -85.47%
Pear Therapeutics Competitors -325.87% -481.74% -38.64%

Summary

Pear Therapeutics beats its competitors on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About Pear Therapeutics

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Pear Therapeutics, Inc., a commercial-stage healthcare company, develops and sells software-based medicines. Its commercial products are reSET for the treatment of substance use disorder related to alcohol, cannabis, cocaine, and stimulants; reSET-O for the treatment of opioid use disorder in combination with buprenorphine; and Somryst, a software-based treatment for chronic insomnia. The company is also developing a pipeline of 14 product candidates focusing on psychiatry, neurology, and outside of central nervous system therapeutic areas, such as gastrointestinal, oncology, and cardiovascular. Pear Therapeutics, Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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