Astra Space (ASTR) & The Competition Financial Comparison

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

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Astra Space and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Astra Space N/A -$257.78 million -2.44
Astra Space Competitors $3.48 billion $133.10 million 18.46

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

Profitability

This table compares Astra Space and its competitors’ 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%

Institutional and Insider 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 insiders. Comparatively, 20.3% of shares of all “Transportation services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Astra Space and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Astra Space 1 0 1 0 2.00
Astra Space Competitors 198 1026 1720 44 2.54

Astra Space presently has a consensus price target of $5.00, indicating a potential upside of 92.31%. As a group, “Transportation services” companies have a potential upside of 40.37%. Given Astra Space’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Astra Space is more favorable than its competitors.

Summary

Astra Space competitors 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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