Contrasting Despegar.com (NYSE:DESP) and Mondee (NASDAQ:MOND)

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

Analyst Ratings

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

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Despegar.com 0 1 4 0 2.80
Mondee 0 0 1 0 3.00

Despegar.com currently has a consensus target price of $12.70, indicating a potential upside of 100.00%. Mondee has a consensus target price of $15.00, indicating a potential upside of 40.06%. Given Despegar.com’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Despegar.com is more favorable than Mondee.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Despegar.com and Mondee’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Despegar.com $322.84 million 1.40 -$104.63 million ($1.29) -4.92
Mondee N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Mondee has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Despegar.com.

Profitability

This table compares Despegar.com and Mondee’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Despegar.com -17.15% -1,941.11% -8.65%
Mondee N/A N/A N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

57.0% of Despegar.com shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

About Despegar.com

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Despegar.com, Corp., online travel company, provides a range of travel and travel-related products through its websites and mobile applications in Latin America. The company operates in two segments, Air; and Packages, Hotels and Other Travel Products. It offers airline tickets; and travel packages, hotel rooms, car rentals, bus tickets, cruise tickets, travel insurance, destination services, and other travel-related products, which enable consumers to find, compare, plan, and purchase travel products through its marketplace. The company also provides a technology platform for its travel suppliers to manage the distribution of their travel products and access to traveler customers. In addition, it offers travel products and services under the Despegar, Decolar, Best Day, BD Experience, and HotelDo brands. Further, the company operates Koin, an online payment and consumer lending services platform. Despegar.com, Corp. was founded in 1999 and is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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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