Viveve Medical (NASDAQ:VIVE) and InMode (NASDAQ:INMD) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Viveve Medical and InMode’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Viveve Medical||$18.52 million||0.07||-$49.32 million||($161.00)||-0.01|
|InMode||$100.16 million||14.17||$22.37 million||N/A||N/A|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
33.0% of Viveve Medical shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 11.7% of InMode shares are held by institutional investors. 5.2% of Viveve Medical shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Viveve Medical and InMode’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Viveve Medical and InMode, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Viveve Medical presently has a consensus price target of $2.24, suggesting a potential upside of 163.53%. InMode has a consensus price target of $37.00, suggesting a potential downside of 16.67%. Given Viveve Medical’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Viveve Medical is more favorable than InMode.
InMode beats Viveve Medical on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Viveve Medical Company Profile
Viveve Medical, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices for the non-invasive treatment of various post-partum conditions. The company offers Viveve System, a radio frequency generator, a reusable hand piece, and single-use treatment tip, as well as other consumable components. It markets its products through sales employees and distributors in the United States, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, and Canada. Viveve Medical, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.
InMode Company Profile
InMode Ltd. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets minimally-invasive aesthetic medical products based on its proprietary radio frequency assisted lipolysis and deep subdermal fractional radio frequency technologies. The company offers minimally-invasive aesthetic medical products for procedures, such as liposuction with simultaneous skin tightening, body and face contouring, and ablative skin rejuvenation treatments. It also designs, develops, manufactures, and markets non-invasive medical aesthetic products that target an array of procedures, including permanent hair reduction, facial skin rejuvenation, wrinkle reduction, cellulite treatment, skin appearance and texture, and superficial benign vascular and pigmented lesions. InMode Ltd. offers its products directly in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Spain, and India, as well as indirectly through third-party distributors internationally. The company was formerly known as Invasix Ltd. and changed its name to InMode Ltd. in November 2017. InMode Ltd. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Yokneam, Israel.
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