Retractable Technologies (RVP) & Its Peers Head-To-Head Comparison

Retractable Technologies (NYSE:RVPGet Rating) is one of 213 public companies in the “Surgical & medical instruments” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Retractable Technologies to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Retractable Technologies and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Retractable Technologies 0 0 0 0 N/A
Retractable Technologies Competitors 1262 4578 7980 221 2.51

As a group, “Surgical & medical instruments” companies have a potential upside of 58.06%. Given Retractable Technologies’ competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Retractable Technologies has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

23.7% of Retractable Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 50.7% of shares of all “Surgical & medical instruments” companies are held by institutional investors. 49.5% of Retractable Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.3% of shares of all “Surgical & medical instruments” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Retractable Technologies has a beta of 1.92, meaning that its share price is 92% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Retractable Technologies’ competitors have a beta of 1.13, meaning that their average share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Retractable Technologies and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Retractable Technologies $188.38 million $56.06 million 2.45
Retractable Technologies Competitors $1.15 billion $84.78 million -7.99

Retractable Technologies’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Retractable Technologies. Retractable Technologies 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.


This table compares Retractable Technologies and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Retractable Technologies 29.76% 70.02% 32.11%
Retractable Technologies Competitors -723.36% -64.51% -18.50%


Retractable Technologies beats its competitors on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

Retractable Technologies Company Profile (Get Rating)

Retractable Technologies, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets safety syringes and other safety medical products for the healthcare profession in the United States, rest of North and South America, and internationally. It offers VanishPoint insulin syringes; tuberculin, insulin, and allergy antigen syringes; small diameter tube adapters; blood collection tube holders; allergy trays; IV safety catheters; Patient Safe syringes and Luer Caps; VanishPoint blood collection sets; EasyPoint needles; and VanishPoint autodisable syringes. The company distributes its products through general line and specialty distributors, as well as through international distributors; and a direct marketing network. Retractable Technologies, Inc. was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Little Elm, Texas.

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