Virgin Orbit (NASDAQ:VORB – Get Rating) is one of 17 public companies in the “Search & navigation equipment” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Virgin Orbit to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability and earnings.
This table compares Virgin Orbit and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Virgin Orbit Competitors||-280.20%||-7.26%||-5.31%|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Virgin Orbit and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Virgin Orbit Competitors||74||491||569||19||2.46|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
11.4% of Virgin Orbit shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.4% of shares of all “Search & navigation equipment” companies are owned by institutional investors. 5.0% of Virgin Orbit shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.3% of shares of all “Search & navigation equipment” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Virgin Orbit and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Virgin Orbit||$7.39 million||-$157.29 million||-5.37|
|Virgin Orbit Competitors||$5.50 billion||$842.29 million||16.46|
Virgin Orbit’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Virgin Orbit. Virgin Orbit 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.
Risk and Volatility
Virgin Orbit has a beta of 0.73, suggesting that its share price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Virgin Orbit’s competitors have a beta of 1.02, suggesting that their average share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Virgin Orbit competitors beat Virgin Orbit on 11 of the 13 factors compared.
About Virgin Orbit
Virgin Orbit Holdings, Inc., a vertically integrated aerospace company, designs and develops commercial space orbital air pad launch solutions for small satellites across government, research, and education industries. It offers launch services for national security and defense; rideshare satellite launch services; civil spaceports; and space solutions. The company is headquartered in Long Beach, California.
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