Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) is one of 11 publicly-traded companies in the “Travel Agents” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Orbitz Worldwide to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability and institutional ownership.
This table compares Orbitz Worldwide and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Orbitz Worldwide Competitors||-18.70%||-60.07%||-9.98%|
75.2% of shares of all “Travel Agents” companies are owned by institutional investors. 17.5% of shares of all “Travel Agents” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Orbitz Worldwide and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Orbitz Worldwide Competitors||$3.16 billion||$214.58 million||15.87|
Orbitz Worldwide’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Orbitz Worldwide. Orbitz Worldwide is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a summary of current recommendations for Orbitz Worldwide and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Orbitz Worldwide Competitors||91||654||970||44||2.55|
As a group, “Travel Agents” companies have a potential upside of 16.23%. Given Orbitz Worldwide’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Orbitz Worldwide has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Orbitz Worldwide competitors beat Orbitz Worldwide on 5 of the 8 factors compared.
About Orbitz Worldwide
Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. is an online travel company. The Company offers leisure and business travelers to research, plan and book travel products and services, including hotels, flights, vacation packages, car rentals, cruises, travel insurance, destination services and event tickets. The Company’s brand portfolio includes Orbitz and CheapTickets in the United States, ebookers in Europe and HotelClub and RatesToGo (collectively HotelClub) in Asia Pacific region. Orbitz.com offers travel products and services, and mobile applications and solutions for its hotel transactions. CheapTickets is an online travel company. ebookers is a pan-European online travel agency. HotelClub is a hotel booking Website offering members a selection of hotel properties across more than 170 countries. It also owns and operates Orbitz for Business (OFB), a corporate travel management company, and the Orbitz Partner Network (OPN), which delivers private label travel solutions to a range of partners.
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