Acasti Pharma Inc. (ACST) and scPharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SCPH) Comparison side by side

As Biotechnology companies, Acasti Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:ACST) and scPharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SCPH) are our subject to compare. And more specifically their institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Acasti Pharma Inc. 1 0.00 N/A -1.22 0.00
scPharmaceuticals Inc. 4 0.00 N/A -1.59 0.00

Table 1 shows the top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation for Acasti Pharma Inc. and scPharmaceuticals Inc.

Profitability

Table 2 shows us the return on assets, net margins and return on equity of both companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Acasti Pharma Inc. 0.00% 0% 0%
scPharmaceuticals Inc. 0.00% -36.7% -30.6%

Analyst Recommendations

Acasti Pharma Inc. and scPharmaceuticals Inc. Ratings and Recommendations are available in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Acasti Pharma Inc. 0 0 1 3.00
scPharmaceuticals Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

Acasti Pharma Inc.’s upside potential is 262.15% at a $7.75 consensus target price.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

The shares of both Acasti Pharma Inc. and scPharmaceuticals Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 4.02% and 60.3% respectively. About 13.28% of Acasti Pharma Inc.’s share are held by insiders. Comparatively, scPharmaceuticals Inc. has 0.1% of it’s share held by insiders.

Performance

In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Acasti Pharma Inc. 2.99% 107.76% 181.87% 129.52% 338.18% 189.7%
scPharmaceuticals Inc. 10.06% 79.01% 80.12% 54.67% 25% 54.26%

For the past year Acasti Pharma Inc.’s stock price has bigger growth than scPharmaceuticals Inc.

Summary

Acasti Pharma Inc. beats scPharmaceuticals Inc. on 5 of the 7 factors.

Acasti Pharma Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the research, development, and commercialization of prescription drugs for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. The company's lead product candidate is CaPre, an omega-3 phospholipid for the treatment of hypertriglyceridemia. Acasti Pharma Inc. was incorporated in 2002 and is based in Laval, Canada.

scPharmaceuticals Inc., biopharmaceutical company, engages in the development and commercialization of transformative pharmaceutical products. The company's under development products are for heart failure and infectious diseases that include Furoscix that is for treatment of worsening or decompensated heart failure outside of the inpatient setting. scPharmaceuticals Inc. formerly known as scPharmaceuticals LLC. and changed its name to scPharmaceuticals Inc. in March 2014. The company was founded 2013 and is based in Burlington, Massachusetts.

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