Financial Contrast: Mateon Therapeutics (MATN) and DNIB Unwind (BIND)

Mateon Therapeutics (NASDAQ: MATN) and DNIB Unwind (NASDAQ:BIND) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and profitability.

Risk and Volatility

Mateon Therapeutics has a beta of 1.53, suggesting that its stock price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DNIB Unwind has a beta of 2.79, suggesting that its stock price is 179% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Mateon Therapeutics and DNIB Unwind’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mateon Therapeutics N/A -224.38% -186.53%
DNIB Unwind -201.34% -3,980.56% -123.62%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

8.6% of Mateon Therapeutics shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.3% of Mateon Therapeutics shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Mateon Therapeutics and DNIB Unwind’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Mateon Therapeutics N/A N/A -$14.59 million ($0.54) -0.48
DNIB Unwind N/A N/A N/A ($1.98) -0.44

Mateon Therapeutics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than DNIB Unwind, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Mateon Therapeutics and DNIB Unwind, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mateon Therapeutics 0 1 3 0 2.75
DNIB Unwind 0 0 0 0 N/A

Mateon Therapeutics presently has a consensus price target of $2.00, indicating a potential upside of 669.23%. Given Mateon Therapeutics’ higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Mateon Therapeutics is more favorable than DNIB Unwind.

Summary

Mateon Therapeutics beats DNIB Unwind on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Mateon Therapeutics

Mateon Therapeutics, Inc., formerly OXiGENE, Inc., is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the development of vascular disrupting agents (VDAs) for the treatment of cancer. The Company is engaged in developing two clinical stage investigational drugs: VDAs-CA4P and OXi4503. Its lead compound is CA4P, which is also known as combretastatin A4-phosphate, fosbretabulin tromethamine, fosbretabulin and ZYBRESTAT. VDAs selectively targets the vasculature of cancer tumors and obstructs a tumor’s blood supply without disrupting the blood supply to normal tissues. VDAs are in a class of drugs called vascular targeted therapies (VTTs), which also includes anti-angiogenic agents (AAs). CA4P is a reversible tubulin binding agent that selectively targets the endothelial cells that make up the blood vessel walls in solid tumors. The Company is pursuing the development of a product candidate, OXi4503, which is a dual-mechanism VDA.

About DNIB Unwind

DNIB Unwind, Inc., formerly BIND Therapeutics, Inc. is a shell company. The Company was engaged in developing targeted therapeutics, primarily for the treatment of cancer. As of August 1, 2016, the Company sold all of its assets. The Company’s subsidiaries include BIND (RUS) LLC and DNIB Subsidiary Corporation.

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