Cyanotech Corporation (CYAN) and Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:NEPT) Comparison side by side

As Biotechnology companies, Cyanotech Corporation (NASDAQ:CYAN) and Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:NEPT) are our subject to contrast. And more specifically their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Cyanotech Corporation 32.24M 0.58 3.18M -0.21 0.00
Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. N/A 0.00 N/A -0.07 0.00

Table 1 shows top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation of the two companies.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cyanotech Corporation -9.86% -4.3% -2.5%
Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. 0.00% 0% 0%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Cyanotech Corporation and Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. has shares held by institutional investors as follows: 28.1% and 17.69%. About 15% of Cyanotech Corporation’s share are held by insiders. Competitively, Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. has 23.43% of it’s share held by insiders.


In this table we show 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)
Cyanotech Corporation 6.67% 24.22% 20.36% 8.75% -23.65% 32.45%
Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. -4.63% 3.86% 8.36% -14.63% 43.44% 37.8%

For the past year Cyanotech Corporation was less bullish than Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc.


Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. beats on 6 of the 9 factors Cyanotech Corporation.

Cyanotech Corporation engages in the cultivation, production, and sale of natural products derived from microalgae for the health and human nutrition market worldwide. The companyÂ’s products include Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica, a nutrient-rich dietary supplement that is used for extra energy, a strengthened immune system, cardiovascular benefits, and as a source of antioxidant carotenoids; and Hawaiian BioAstin natural astaxanthin, a dietary antioxidant, which is used as a human nutraceutical and functional food ingredient to support and maintain the bodyÂ’s natural inflammatory response, enhance skin, and support eye and joint health. Cyanotech Corporation sells its products in bulk quantities to manufacturers, formulators, and distributors in the health foods and nutritional supplements markets; and as packaged consumer products to distributors, retailers, and direct consumers. The company also sells its products online at Cyanotech Corporation was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc., a nutrition products company, focuses on providing nutrition solutions, including specialty ingredients and consumer brands. The company develops solutions available in various delivery forms. It also offers various specialty ingredients, including premium krill oil and other marine oils, as well as seed oils. The company sells its premium krill oil under the OCEANO3 brand directly to consumers through in Canada and the United States. In addition, Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. is pursuing opportunities in the prescription drug markets, through its subsidiary, Acasti Pharma Inc., that focuses on the research, development, and commercialization of new krill oil-based forms of omega-3 phospholipid therapies for the treatment of severe hypertriglyceridemia. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Laval, Canada.

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