Virgin Orbit (NASDAQ:VORB – Get Rating) is one of 17 publicly-traded companies in the “Search & navigation equipment” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Virgin Orbit to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability.
This table compares Virgin Orbit and its peers’ 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 summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Virgin Orbit and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Virgin Orbit Competitors||74||492||569||19||2.46|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Virgin Orbit and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Virgin Orbit||$7.39 million||-$157.29 million||-5.29|
|Virgin Orbit Competitors||$5.50 billion||$842.29 million||16.90|
Virgin Orbit’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Virgin Orbit. Virgin Orbit 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.
Insider and Institutional 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 company insiders. Comparatively, 10.3% of shares of all “Search & navigation equipment” 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.
Risk and Volatility
Virgin Orbit has a beta of 0.73, meaning that its share price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Virgin Orbit’s peers have a beta of 1.02, meaning that their average share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Virgin Orbit peers 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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