Financial comparison between Rapid Micro Biosystems (RPID) and its competitors


Rapid microbiosystems (NASDAQ:RPIDGet a rating) is one of the 43 listed companies in the “Analytical Instruments” sector, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Rapid Micro Biosystems to related companies based on strength of profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Rapid Micro Biosystems and its competitors.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Rapid microbiosystems -296.26% -44.23% -25.78%
Rapid Micro Biosystems Competitors -250.85% 6.38% -11.11%

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of the current ratings and recommendations for Rapid Micro Biosystems and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Rapid microbiosystems 0 1 3 0 2.75
Rapid Micro Biosystems Competitors 329 1348 1834 59 2.45

Rapid Micro Biosystems currently has a consensus target price of $22.67, suggesting a potential upside of 499.65%. As a group, the “Analytical Instruments” companies have an upside potential of 37.85%. Given Rapid Micro Biosystems’ stronger consensus rating and higher likely upside, stock analysts clearly believe that Rapid Micro Biosystems is more favorable than its rivals.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

69.8% of Rapid Micro Biosystems shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 61.5% of the shares of all Analytical Instruments companies are held by institutional investors. 38.0% of the shares of Rapid Micro Biosystems are held by insiders of the company. By comparison, 13.6% of the shares of all Analytical Instruments companies are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, hedge funds, and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and benefits

This chart compares the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Rapid Micro Biosystems and its rivals.

Gross revenue Net revenue Price/earnings ratio
Rapid microbiosystems $23.23 million -73.52 million dollars -0.17
Rapid Micro Biosystems Competitors $1.16 billion $344.59 million -25.66

Rapid Micro Biosystems’ competitors have higher revenues and profits than Rapid Micro Biosystems. Rapid Micro Biosystems trades at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Rapid Micro Biosystems Company Profile (Get a rating)

Rapid Micro Biosystems, Inc., a life science technology company, provides products for the detection of microbial contamination in the manufacturing of pharmaceutical, medical and personal care products in North America, Europe and Asia. The company offers the Growth Direct platform, which includes the Growth Direct system, proprietary consumables, laboratory information management system connection software, and comprehensive customer support and validation services. Its platform automates and modernizes manual microbial quality control (MQC) testing workflows for therapeutic modalities, such as biologics, vaccines, cell and gene therapies, and sterile injectables. The company also provides installation and verification services, technical training and support. Its solutions are used in environmental monitoring, water analysis, bioburden and sterility release applications. The company was formerly known as Genomic Profiling Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Rapid Micro Biosystems, Inc. in January 2007. Rapid Micro Biosystems, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts.

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