Astra Space (ASTR) versus Its Rivals Head to Head Contrast

Astra Space (NASDAQ:ASTRGet Rating) is one of 31 publicly-traded companies in the “Transportation services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Astra Space to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Astra Space and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Astra Space N/A -$257.78 million -2.49
Astra Space Competitors $3.48 billion $133.10 million 19.05

Astra Space’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Astra Space. Astra Space is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Volatility & Risk

Astra Space has a beta of 1.29, meaning that its stock price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Astra Space’s peers have a beta of 3.34, meaning that their average stock price is 234% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Astra Space and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Astra Space N/A -46.21% -38.89%
Astra Space Competitors -2,284.50% -105.26% -7.14%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Astra Space and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Astra Space 1 0 1 0 2.00
Astra Space Competitors 198 1025 1720 44 2.54

Astra Space currently has a consensus target price of $5.00, indicating a potential upside of 89.39%. As a group, “Transportation services” companies have a potential upside of 36.51%. Given Astra Space’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Astra Space is more favorable than its peers.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

48.2% of Astra Space shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.9% of shares of all “Transportation services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 36.6% of Astra Space shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 20.3% of shares of all “Transportation services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Astra Space peers beat Astra Space on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

Astra Space Company Profile (Get Rating)

Astra Space, Inc. designs, tests, manufactures, launches, and operates space products and services. The company also designs, tests, manufactures, and operates propulsion modules to enable satellites to orbit in space. Its customers primarily include satellite operators, satellite manufacturers, government agencies, and defense prime contractors. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in Alameda, California.

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