AST SpaceMobile (NASDAQ:ASTS – Get Rating) is one of 41 publicly-traded companies in the “Communication services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare AST SpaceMobile to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and earnings.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares AST SpaceMobile and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|AST SpaceMobile||$12.40 million||-$18.97 million||-13.44|
|AST SpaceMobile Competitors||$3.29 billion||$356.18 million||1.53|
Risk and Volatility
AST SpaceMobile has a beta of 0.62, meaning that its stock price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AST SpaceMobile’s peers have a beta of 1.29, meaning that their average stock price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
24.8% of AST SpaceMobile shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 53.6% of shares of all “Communication services, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 19.4% of shares of all “Communication services, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares AST SpaceMobile and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|AST SpaceMobile Competitors||-91.28%||-63.89%||-12.35%|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for AST SpaceMobile and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|AST SpaceMobile Competitors||249||699||746||36||2.33|
AST SpaceMobile currently has a consensus target price of $30.00, indicating a potential upside of 278.31%. As a group, “Communication services, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 49.19%. Given AST SpaceMobile’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe AST SpaceMobile is more favorable than its peers.
AST SpaceMobile peers beat AST SpaceMobile on 8 of the 12 factors compared.
AST SpaceMobile Company Profile (Get Rating)
AST SpaceMobile, Inc. operates space-based cellular broadband network for mobile phones. Its SpaceMobile service provides mobile broadband services for users traveling in and out of areas without terrestrial mobile services on land, at sea, or in flight. The company is headquartered in Midland, Texas.
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