Atlas Air Worldwide (NASDAQ: AAWW) is one of 42 publicly-traded companies in the “TRANSPORT-AIR” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Atlas Air Worldwide to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, dividends and profitability.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Atlas Air Worldwide and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Atlas Air Worldwide||$2.16 billion||$223.47 million||12.26|
|Atlas Air Worldwide Competitors||$13.55 billion||$896.19 million||12.03|
This table compares Atlas Air Worldwide and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Atlas Air Worldwide||10.36%||8.27%||2.85%|
|Atlas Air Worldwide Competitors||6.26%||32.39%||5.06%|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
69.7% of shares of all “TRANSPORT-AIR” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.5% of Atlas Air Worldwide shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.4% of shares of all “TRANSPORT-AIR” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Atlas Air Worldwide and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Atlas Air Worldwide||0||0||4||0||3.00|
|Atlas Air Worldwide Competitors||370||1525||2310||166||2.52|
Atlas Air Worldwide currently has a consensus target price of $79.50, suggesting a potential upside of 31.51%. As a group, “TRANSPORT-AIR” companies have a potential upside of 11.40%. Given Atlas Air Worldwide’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Atlas Air Worldwide is more favorable than its peers.
Volatility & Risk
Atlas Air Worldwide has a beta of 1.17, meaning that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Atlas Air Worldwide’s peers have a beta of 1.17, meaning that their average stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Atlas Air Worldwide peers beat Atlas Air Worldwide on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
Atlas Air Worldwide Company Profile
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. is a holding company. The Company provides outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services throughout the world, serving Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America through contractual service arrangements, including those through which it provides aircraft to customers and value-added services, including crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI), as well as those through which it provides crew, maintenance and insurance, but not the aircraft (CMI); cargo and passenger charter services (Charter), and dry leasing aircraft and engines (Dry Leasing). The Company’s segments include ACMI, Charter and Dry Leasing. As of December 31, 2016, the Company operated fleet of 747 freighters and provided customers a range of 747, 777, 767, 757 and 737 aircraft for domestic, regional and international cargo and passenger applications. Its subsidiaries include Atlas Air, Inc. (Atlas) and Southern Air, Inc. (Southern Air).
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