Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) is one of 11 publicly-traded companies in the “Travel Agents” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Orbitz Worldwide to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.
This table compares Orbitz Worldwide and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Orbitz Worldwide Competitors||-14.75%||-46.52%||-7.12%|
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Orbitz Worldwide and its peers, as provided 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 14.97%. Given Orbitz Worldwide’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Orbitz Worldwide has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Orbitz Worldwide and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Orbitz Worldwide Competitors||$3.16 billion||$214.58 million||16.35|
Orbitz Worldwide’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Orbitz Worldwide. Orbitz Worldwide is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
75.2% of shares of all “Travel Agents” companies are owned by institutional investors. 14.5% of shares of all “Travel Agents” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Orbitz Worldwide peers beat Orbitz Worldwide on 5 of the 8 factors compared.
Orbitz Worldwide Company Profile
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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