Astra Space (ASTR) and Its Peers Head to Head Review

Astra Space (NASDAQ:ASTRGet Rating) is one of 31 publicly-traded companies in the “Transportation services” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Astra Space to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Astra Space and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Astra Space N/A -$257.78 million -2.49
Astra Space Competitors $3.49 billion $133.55 million 19.38

Astra Space’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Astra Space. Astra Space 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Astra Space and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Astra Space 1 0 1 0 2.00
Astra Space Competitors 199 1032 1726 45 2.54

Astra Space currently has a consensus price target of $5.00, suggesting a potential upside of 89.39%. As a group, “Transportation services” companies have a potential upside of 30.53%. Given Astra Space’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Astra Space is more favorable than its rivals.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Astra Space N/A -46.21% -38.89%
Astra Space Competitors -2,284.25% -105.32% -6.99%

Volatility and Risk

Astra Space has a beta of 1.29, indicating that its stock price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Astra Space’s rivals have a beta of 3.34, indicating that their average stock price is 234% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

48.2% of Astra Space shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.9% of shares of all “Transportation services” companies are held by institutional investors. 36.6% of Astra Space shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 19.3% of shares of all “Transportation services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Astra Space rivals beat Astra Space on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

Astra Space Company Profile (Get Rating)

Astra Space, Inc. designs, tests, manufactures, launches, and operates space products and services. The company also designs, tests, manufactures, and operates propulsion modules to enable satellites to orbit in space. Its customers primarily include satellite operators, satellite manufacturers, government agencies, and defense prime contractors. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in Alameda, California.

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