Baxalta (BXLT) vs. Its Peers Financial Analysis

Baxalta (NYSE: BXLT) is one of 48 publicly-traded companies in the “Biopharmaceuticals” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Baxalta to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

43.1% of shares of all “Biopharmaceuticals” companies are held by institutional investors. 15.3% of shares of all “Biopharmaceuticals” companies 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.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Baxalta and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Baxalta N/A N/A 38.67
Baxalta Competitors $584.27 million $101.79 million 50.80

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

Profitability

This table compares Baxalta and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Baxalta 9.37% 14.28% 4.62%
Baxalta Competitors -13,486.12% -54.03% -24.46%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Baxalta and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Baxalta 0 0 0 0 N/A
Baxalta Competitors 145 812 1798 60 2.63

As a group, “Biopharmaceuticals” companies have a potential upside of 5.53%. Given Baxalta’s peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Baxalta has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Dividends

Baxalta pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Baxalta pays out 23.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Biopharmaceuticals” companies pay a dividend yield of 0.6% and pay out 23.5% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Baxalta has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Summary

Baxalta peers beat Baxalta on 5 of the 8 factors compared.

Baxalta Company Profile

Baxalta Incorporated (Baxalta) is a biopharmaceutical company with a portfolio of differentiated therapies that seek to address medical needs across various disease areas, including hemophilia, immunology and oncology. Baxalta’s categories of products include Hemophilia products, such as Advate, Adynovate, Recombinate, Hemofil M, Immunate, Immunine, Rixubis and Prothromplex Total; Inhibitor Therapies products, including FEIBA and OBIZUR; Immunoglobulin Therapies products, which include GAMMAGARD LIQUID/KIOVIG, HYQVIA, GAMMAGARD S/D and SUBCUVIA; BioTherapeutics products, including FLEXBUMIN, BUMINATE, ARALAST NP, GLASSIA NP and CEPROTIN, and Oncology product, such as ONCASPAR. Baxalta Company develops, manufactures and markets a portfolio of treatments for hemophilia and other bleeding disorders, immune deficiencies, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, burns and shock, and other chronic and acute medical conditions, as well as oncology treatments for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

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