Reviewing MakeMyTrip (MMYT) & Its Competitors

MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ: MMYT) is one of 17 public companies in the “Transportation services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare MakeMyTrip to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for MakeMyTrip and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
MakeMyTrip 1 0 1 0 2.00
MakeMyTrip Competitors 211 827 1365 55 2.51

MakeMyTrip presently has a consensus price target of $29.50, indicating a potential upside of 92.81%. As a group, “Transportation services” companies have a potential upside of 10.45%. Given MakeMyTrip’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe MakeMyTrip is more favorable than its rivals.

Profitability

This table compares MakeMyTrip and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
MakeMyTrip -28.39% -11.55% -9.62%
MakeMyTrip Competitors -21.58% -19.95% -7.30%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares MakeMyTrip and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
MakeMyTrip $486.01 million -$167.76 million -9.50
MakeMyTrip Competitors $4.39 billion $410.32 million 23.79

MakeMyTrip’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than MakeMyTrip. MakeMyTrip is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

40.9% of MakeMyTrip shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.2% of shares of all “Transportation services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 24.0% of shares of all “Transportation services” 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.

Volatility and Risk

MakeMyTrip has a beta of 1.11, suggesting that its stock price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MakeMyTrip’s rivals have a beta of 1.33, suggesting that their average stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

MakeMyTrip rivals beat MakeMyTrip on 11 of the 13 factors compared.

About MakeMyTrip

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.

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