Reviewing Atrion Corporation (ATRI)’s and Sientra Inc. (NASDAQ:SIEN)’s results

Both Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRI) and Sientra Inc. (NASDAQ:SIEN) are Medical Instruments & Supplies companies, competing one another. We will compare their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Atrion Corporation 152.45M 9.76 34.26M 17.07 46.32
Sientra Inc. 60.17M 5.37 75.83M -1.58 0.00

In table 1 we can see Atrion Corporation and Sientra Inc.’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.


Table 2 has Atrion Corporation and Sientra Inc.’s return on equity, return on assets and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Atrion Corporation 22.47% 0% 0%
Sientra Inc. -126.03% -132.8% -54.8%

Risk and Volatility

Atrion Corporation has a 0.43 beta, while its volatility is 57.00% which is less volatile than S&P 500. In other hand, Sientra Inc. has beta of -0.07 which is 107.00% less volatile than S&P 500.


The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of Atrion Corporation are 12 and 8.7 respectively. Its competitor Sientra Inc.’s Current Ratio is 2.8 and its Quick Ratio is 2.3. Atrion Corporation can pay off short and long-term obligations better than Sientra Inc.


Atrion Corporation pays out a $5.1 per share dividend on a yearly basis and it also offers 0.63% dividend yield. Sientra Inc. does not pay a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

In next table is shown Atrion Corporation and Sientra Inc.’s ratings and recommendations.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Atrion Corporation 0 0 0 0.00
Sientra Inc. 0 0 2 3.00

Competitively the consensus price target of Sientra Inc. is $22.5, which is potential 99.29% upside.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Atrion Corporation and Sientra Inc. has shares held by institutional investors as follows: 62.4% and 0%. Insiders held 0.9% of Atrion Corporation shares. Competitively, insiders own roughly 1.6% of Sientra Inc.’s shares.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Atrion Corporation -2.13% 6% 0.79% 21.74% 36.41% 6.68%
Sientra Inc. 4.49% 0.36% -34.89% -53.56% 16.01% -12.2%

For the past year Atrion Corporation had bullish trend while Sientra Inc. had bearish trend.


On 12 of the 13 factors Atrion Corporation beats Sientra Inc.

Atrion Corporation develops, manufactures, and sells fluid delivery devices, and ophthalmic and cardiovascular products worldwide. The companyÂ’s fluid delivery products include valves that promote infection control and needle safety, as well as for use in intubation, intravenous, catheter, and other applications in the fields of anesthesia and oncology. Its cardiovascular products comprise MPS2 myocardial protection system that delivers fluids and medications, and mixes drugs, as well as controls temperature, pressure, and other variables; cardiac surgery vacuum relief valves; silicone vessel loops for retracting and occluding vessels; and inflation devices for balloon catheter dilation, stent deployment, and fluid dispensing, as well as products that are used in heart bypass surgery. The companyÂ’s ophthalmic products include specialized medical devices that disinfect contact lenses; and a line of balloon catheters, which are used for the treatment of nasolacrimal duct obstruction in children and adults. It also manufactures instrumentation and associated disposables that measures the activated clotting time of blood; and a line of products designed for safe needle and scalpel blade containment. In addition, the company produces pressure relief valves and inflation systems, principally for use in aviation and marine industries; components used in survival products, such as life vests, life rafts, escape slides, inflatable boats, and other inflatable structures; and one-way and two-way pressure relief valves that protect sensitive electronics and munitions during transportation, as well as pressure relief valves for use in other medical and non-medical applications. Atrion Corporation sells its products to physicians, hospitals, clinics, and other treatment centers, as well as other equipment manufacturers through direct sales personnel, independent sales representatives, and distributors. The company was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in Allen, Texas.

Sientra, Inc., a medical aesthetics company, develops and sells medical aesthetics products to plastic surgeons in the United States. The company offers silicone gel breast implants for use in breast augmentation and breast reconstruction procedures; and breast tissue expanders. It also provides body contouring products; facial and nasal implants; scar management products under the bioCorneum and Silishield brand names; saline-filled breast implant sizers to identify the correct style and size of implants; and non-breast tissue expanders for expanding tissue and skin surface area for burn care and other reconstructive use. The company was formerly known as Juliet Medical, Inc. and changed its name to Sientra, Inc. in April 2007. Sientra, Inc. was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California.

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