Critical Review: MakeMyTrip (MMYT) & The Competition
MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ: MMYT) is one of 17 public companies in the “Transportation services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare MakeMyTrip to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, risk and profitability.
Risk and Volatility
MakeMyTrip has a beta of 1.11, suggesting that its share price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MakeMyTrip’s peers have a beta of 1.33, suggesting that their average share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares MakeMyTrip and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|MakeMyTrip||$486.01 million||-$167.76 million||-9.50|
|MakeMyTrip Competitors||$4.39 billion||$410.32 million||23.94|
MakeMyTrip’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than MakeMyTrip. MakeMyTrip 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.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
40.9% of MakeMyTrip shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.2% of shares of all “Transportation services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 24.0% 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 will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares MakeMyTrip and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of current ratings for MakeMyTrip and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
MakeMyTrip currently has a consensus price target of $29.50, indicating a potential upside of 92.81%. As a group, “Transportation services” companies have a potential upside of 10.17%. Given MakeMyTrip’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe MakeMyTrip is more favorable than its peers.
MakeMyTrip peers beat MakeMyTrip on 11 of the 13 factors compared.
MakeMyTrip Company Profile
MakeMyTrip Limited, an online travel company, engages in the business of selling travel products and solutions in India, the United States, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, China, Colombia, and Peru. It operates through two segments, Air Ticketing, and Hotels and Packages. The company's services and products include air tickets, hotels, packages, rail tickets, bus tickets, and car hire, as well as ancillary travel requirements, such as facilitating access to travel insurance and visa processing. It allows travelers to research, plan, book, and purchase a range of travel services and products through its Websites makemytrip.com, goibibo.com, makemytrip.ae, makemytrip.com.sg, us.makemytrip.com, and redbus.in; and other technology-enhanced distribution channels, including call centers, travel stores, and travel agents' network, as well as mobile service platform. As of March 31, 2018, the company had 14 company-owned travel stores and 30 approximately franchisee-owned travel stores. MakeMyTrip Limited serves leisure travelers and small businesses. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Gurgaon, India.
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