Contrasting Progyny (NASDAQ:PGNY) & Emmaus Life Sciences (NASDAQ:EMMA)

Progyny (NASDAQ:PGNY) and Emmaus Life Sciences (NASDAQ:EMMA) are both medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.1% of Emmaus Life Sciences shares are owned by institutional investors. 36.9% of Emmaus Life Sciences shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Progyny and Emmaus Life Sciences’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Progyny $105.40 million 20.77 N/A N/A N/A
Emmaus Life Sciences $1.32 million 86.29 -$9.59 million ($11.16) -0.21

Progyny has higher revenue and earnings than Emmaus Life Sciences.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Progyny and Emmaus Life Sciences, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Progyny 0 0 6 0 3.00
Emmaus Life Sciences 0 1 0 0 2.00

Progyny presently has a consensus target price of $29.67, suggesting a potential upside of 11.36%. Given Progyny’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Progyny is more favorable than Emmaus Life Sciences.


This table compares Progyny and Emmaus Life Sciences’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Progyny N/A N/A N/A
Emmaus Life Sciences -489.28% -511.05% -209.39%


Progyny beats Emmaus Life Sciences on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Progyny

Progyny, Inc., a benefits management company, specializes in fertility and family building benefits solutions for employers in the United States. Its fertility benefits solution includes differentiated benefits plan design, personalized concierge-style member support services, and selective network of fertility specialists. The company also offers Progyny Rx, an integrated pharmacy benefits solution that provides its members with access to the medications needed during their treatment. In addition, it provides surrogacy and adoption expenses for clients and their employees. The company was formerly known as Auxogyn, Inc. and changed its name to Progyny, Inc. in 2015. Progyny, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

About Emmaus Life Sciences

Emmaus Life Sciences, Inc. engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of treatments and therapies primarily for rare and orphan diseases in the United States and internationally. It provides Endari, which is L-glutamine oral powder to reduce the acute complications of sickle cell disease in adult and pediatric patients five years of age and older; NutreStore L-glutamine powder; and AminoPure, a nutritional supplement. The company also develops therapeutic products based on cell sheet technology for the treatment of corneal diseases. In addition, it focuses on developing pharmaceutical-grade L-glutamine oral powder for diverticulosis. The company was formerly known as Emmaus Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Emmaus Life Sciences, Inc. in September 2011. Emmaus Life Sciences, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Torrance, California.

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