Cellular Biomedicine Group (NASDAQ: NSTG) and NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, risk and analyst recommendations.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
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8.3% of Cellular Biomedicine Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.3% of NanoString Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.3% of Cellular Biomedicine Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 20.9% of NanoString Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
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