MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ:MMYT) and National Express Group (OTCMKTS:NXPGF) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.
This table compares MakeMyTrip and National Express Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|National Express Group||N/A||N/A||N/A|
MakeMyTrip has a beta of 0.02, indicating that its stock price is 98% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, National Express Group has a beta of 0.21, indicating that its stock price is 79% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for MakeMyTrip and National Express Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|National Express Group||0||1||0||0||2.00|
MakeMyTrip currently has a consensus price target of $31.96, indicating a potential upside of 27.89%. Given MakeMyTrip’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe MakeMyTrip is more favorable than National Express Group.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
44.3% of MakeMyTrip shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares MakeMyTrip and National Express Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|MakeMyTrip||$675.26 million||3.77||-$218.41 million||($2.18)||-11.46|
|National Express Group||$2.85 billion||0.94||N/A||N/A||N/A|
National Express Group has higher revenue and earnings than MakeMyTrip.
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.
National Express Group Company Profile
National Express Group PLC provides public transport services in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America, and the Middle East. The company operates through UK, German Rail, ALSA, and North America segments. It owns and leases buses, coaches, and trains to deliver local, regional, national, and international transportation services. The company also operates urban bus and transit operations; scheduled coach services linking approximately 900 destinations across the United Kingdom; and offers private hire and commuter coach travel services in London and the south of England. In addition, the company operates service areas and other transport-related businesses, such as fuel distribution; and offers student transportation services. National Express Group PLC was incorporated in 1991 and is based in Birmingham, the United Kingdom.
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