Contrasting Nutriband (OTCMKTS:NTRB) & Zimmer Biomet (NYSE:ZBH)

Nutriband (OTCMKTS:NTRB) and Zimmer Biomet (NYSE:ZBH) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability.


This table compares Nutriband and Zimmer Biomet’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nutriband N/A N/A N/A
Zimmer Biomet 0.52% 10.07% 4.93%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

87.2% of Zimmer Biomet shares are owned by institutional investors. 46.1% of Nutriband shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Zimmer Biomet shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Nutriband and Zimmer Biomet, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nutriband 0 0 0 0 N/A
Zimmer Biomet 1 5 16 2 2.79

Zimmer Biomet has a consensus target price of $152.57, suggesting a potential upside of 4.54%. Given Zimmer Biomet’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Zimmer Biomet is more favorable than Nutriband.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Nutriband and Zimmer Biomet’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Nutriband $370,000.00 190.57 -$2.27 million ($0.37) -31.11
Zimmer Biomet $7.98 billion 3.79 $1.13 billion $7.87 18.54

Zimmer Biomet has higher revenue and earnings than Nutriband. Nutriband is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Zimmer Biomet, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


Zimmer Biomet beats Nutriband on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nutriband Company Profile

Nutriband Inc. develops a portfolio of transdermal pharmaceutical products. The company's lead product in development is abuse deterrent fentanyl transdermal system that provides clinicians and patients with an extended-release transdermal fentanyl product for use in managing chronic pain. Its product line consists of an energy patch line; a weight management patch line; a multivitamin patch line; a children's multivitamin patch line; an amino acid patch line; an anti-wrinkle patch line; an insect repellant patch line; a detox patch line; a PMS patch line; a sleep patch line; and a nausea and motion sickness patch line. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.

Zimmer Biomet Company Profile

Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets musculoskeletal healthcare products and solutions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It operates in four segments: Spine, less Asia Pacific; Office Based Technologies; Craniomaxillofacial and Thoracic; and Dental. The company provides orthopaedic reconstructive products, such as knee and hip replacement products; S.E.T. products, including surgical, sports medicine, biologics, foot and ankle, extremities, and trauma products; spine products comprising medical devices and surgical instruments; and face and skull reconstruction products, as well as products that fixate and stabilize the bones of the chest to facilitate healing or reconstruction after open heart surgery, trauma, or for deformities of the chest. It also offers dental products that include dental reconstructive implants, and dental prosthetic and regenerative products; and bone cement and office based technology products. The company's products and solutions are used to treat patients suffering from disorders of, or injuries to, bones, joints, or supporting soft tissues. It serves orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, oral surgeons, dentists, hospitals, stocking distributors, healthcare dealers, and other specialists, as well as agents, healthcare purchasing organizations, or buying groups. The company was formerly known as Zimmer Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. in June 2015. Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana.

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