lastminute.com (OTCMKTS:LSMNF – Get Free Report) and MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ:MMYT – Get Free Report) are both consumer cyclical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership.
This table compares lastminute.com and MakeMyTrip’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for lastminute.com and MakeMyTrip, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares lastminute.com and MakeMyTrip’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|MakeMyTrip||$684.47 million||6.14||-$11.32 million||$0.24||164.92|
lastminute.com has higher earnings, but lower revenue than MakeMyTrip.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
44.0% of MakeMyTrip shares are held by institutional investors. 10.3% of MakeMyTrip shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
MakeMyTrip beats lastminute.com on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
lastminute.com N.V. operates in the online travel industry in Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and internationally. It operates through Online Travel Agency (OTA), Meta-search, and Other segments. The company provides mobile apps and websites in approximately 17 languages and 40 countries, which enable travelers to search, compare, and book flights, vacation packages and cruises, hotel accommodations, car rentals, and other travel products and services. It also directs traffic from its websites to the sites of the OTAs, airlines, hotel providers, and other direct providers. In addition, the company operates as a seller of web-based advertising spaces and media contents primarily on OTA platforms, web sites, and third-party partners available spaces. Its primary brands include lastminute.com, weg.de, Jetcost, Volagratis, Rumbo, Bravofly, Hotelscan, Crocierissime, and Forward, as well as Madfish, HolidayiQ, Wayn, and Pigi Shipping. The company was formerly known as Bravofly Rumbo Group N.V. and changed its name to lastminute.com N.V. in May 2015. lastminute.com N.V. was founded in 2004 and is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
MakeMyTrip Limited, an online travel company, sells travel products and solutions in India, the United States, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, Peru, Colombia, Vietnam, and Indonesia. The company operates through three segments: Air Ticketing, Hotels and Packages, and Bus Ticketing. Its services and products include air tickets; hotels and packages; rail tickets; bus tickets; and car hire, as well as ancillary travel requirements, such as visa processing and facilitating access to travel insurance. The company allows travelers to research, plan, book, and purchase travel services and products through its websites, such as makemytrip.com, goibibo.com, redbus.in, makemytrip.com.sg, and makemytrip.ae; and other technology-enhanced distribution channels, such as call centers, travel stores, and travel agents network, as well as mobile service platform. The company serves leisure and corporate travelers. MakeMyTrip Limited was incorporated in 2000 and is based in Gurugram, India.
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