Contrasting Titan Pharmaceuticals (TTNP) & Its Peers

Titan Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: TTNP) is one of 105 public companies in the “Biological products, except diagnostic” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Titan Pharmaceuticals to related companies based on the strength of its risk, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

Risk & Volatility

Titan Pharmaceuticals has a beta of -0.13, suggesting that its share price is 113% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Titan Pharmaceuticals’ competitors have a beta of 1.64, suggesting that their average share price is 64% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

12.2% of Titan Pharmaceuticals shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.3% of shares of all “Biological products, except diagnostic” companies are owned by institutional investors. 19.5% of Titan Pharmaceuticals shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.5% of shares of all “Biological products, except diagnostic” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Titan Pharmaceuticals and its competitors, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Titan Pharmaceuticals 0 1 0 0 2.00
Titan Pharmaceuticals Competitors 634 2202 5364 217 2.61

Titan Pharmaceuticals currently has a consensus target price of $2.00, suggesting a potential upside of 365.12%. As a group, “Biological products, except diagnostic” companies have a potential upside of 35.15%. Given Titan Pharmaceuticals’ higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Titan Pharmaceuticals is more favorable than its competitors.


This table compares Titan Pharmaceuticals and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Titan Pharmaceuticals -295.69% -1,659.34% -143.63%
Titan Pharmaceuticals Competitors -8,241.29% -76.03% -24.43%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Titan Pharmaceuticals and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Titan Pharmaceuticals $220,000.00 -$14.30 million -0.61
Titan Pharmaceuticals Competitors $1.02 billion $93.10 million -4.93

Titan Pharmaceuticals’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Titan Pharmaceuticals. Titan Pharmaceuticals is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.


Titan Pharmaceuticals competitors beat Titan Pharmaceuticals on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

Titan Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, develops proprietary therapeutics for the treatment of serious medical disorders. It develops products based on ProNeura, a proprietary long-term drug delivery platform that focuses primarily on treatments for chronic diseases. The company offers Probuphine, a product candidate for maintenance treatment of opioid dependence, which maintains a stable, around the clock blood level of the drug buprenorphine in patients for six months following a single treatment. It also develops ProNeura-Ropinirole, an implant to provide delivery of ropinirole, a dopamine agonist for the treatment of Parkinson's disease; and triiodothyronine, an implant for the treatment of hypothyroidism. The company has a collaboration with Nevada Center for Behavioral Health to evaluate a medication-assisted treatment program utilizing Probuphine (buprenorphine) implant for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) patients. Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is based in South San Francisco, California.

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