Analyzing Virgin Galactic (NYSE:SPCE) and Mondee (NASDAQ:MOND)

Virgin Galactic (NYSE:SPCEGet Rating) and Mondee (NASDAQ:MONDGet Rating) are both small-cap aerospace companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Virgin Galactic and Mondee, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Virgin Galactic 6 4 0 0 1.40
Mondee 0 0 2 0 3.00

Virgin Galactic presently has a consensus target price of $7.58, indicating a potential upside of 47.54%. Mondee has a consensus target price of $13.50, indicating a potential upside of 56.98%. Given Mondee’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Mondee is more favorable than Virgin Galactic.

Profitability

This table compares Virgin Galactic and Mondee’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Virgin Galactic -27,154.61% -59.12% -34.77%
Mondee N/A -34.45% -1.12%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

33.9% of Virgin Galactic shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Virgin Galactic shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 69.9% of Mondee shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Virgin Galactic and Mondee’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Virgin Galactic $3.29 million 428.95 -$352.90 million ($1.65) -3.12
Mondee N/A N/A $3.31 million N/A N/A

Mondee has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Virgin Galactic.

Summary

Mondee beats Virgin Galactic on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Virgin Galactic

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Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. focuses on the development, manufacture, and operation of spaceships and related technologies for conducting commercial human spaceflight and flying commercial research and development payloads into space. It is also involved in the ground and flight testing, and post-flight maintenance of its spaceflight system vehicles. The company serves private individuals, researchers, and government agencies. Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2017 is headquartered in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. was a former subsidiary of Virgin Orbit Holdings, Inc.

About Mondee

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Mondee Holdings, Inc. operates as a travel technology, service, and content company in the leisure and corporate travel markets. It delivers a technology platform of SaaS, mobile, and cloud products and services to a global customer base. The company is connecting a network of 50,000 leisure travel advisors and gig economy workers to 500 airlines and approximately 1 million hotel and vacation rentals, packaged solutions, and ancillary offerings. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas with 17 offices in the U.S. and Canada, and operations in India, Thailand, and Ireland.

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