Reviewing A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S (AMKBY) & Its Peers

A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S (OTCMKTS: AMKBY) is one of 323 publicly-traded companies in the “Private households” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

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This table compares A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S $30.95 billion -$1.21 billion 94.88
A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S Competitors $13.04 billion $1.05 billion 18.34

A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its competitors. A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Volatility and Risk

A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S has a beta of 0.56, indicating that its share price is 44% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S’s competitors have a beta of 0.92, indicating that their average share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.1% of A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.1% of shares of all “Private households” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of shares of all “Private households” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S -3.43% 0.80% 0.43%
A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S Competitors 9.97% 11.27% 4.90%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S 0 0 0 0 N/A
A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S Competitors 713 2106 1756 78 2.26

As a group, “Private households” companies have a potential downside of 0.26%. Given A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Summary

A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S competitors beat A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S on 8 of the 10 factors compared.

About A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S

A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S operates as a shipping company worldwide. The company’s Maersk Line segment provides container shipping services. Its APM Terminals segment engages in container terminal activities and inland transportation services. The company’s Damco segment provides freight forwarding and supply chain management services. Its Svitzer segment engages in towing and related marine activities. The company’s Maersk Oil segment is involved in oil and gas production and exploration activities. Its Maersk Drilling segment is involved in offshore drilling activities and land-rig operations. The company’s Maersk Supply Service segment offers marine services. Its Maersk Tankers segment is involved in the tanker shipping of oil products. A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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