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easyJet (EZJ) Competitors

GBX 457.50
+0.90 (+0.20%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)

EZJ vs. WIZZ, IAG, RS1, IMI, ROR, BAB, IDS, WEIR, DPLM, and QQ

Should you be buying easyJet stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of easyJet include Wizz Air (WIZZ), International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG), RS Group (RS1), IMI (IMI), Rotork (ROR), Babcock International Group (BAB), International Distributions Services (IDS), The Weir Group (WEIR), Diploma (DPLM), and QinetiQ Group (QQ). These companies are all part of the "industrials" sector.

easyJet vs.

Wizz Air (LON:WIZZ) and easyJet (LON:EZJ) are both mid-cap industrials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, risk, community ranking, dividends, media sentiment, institutional ownership and valuation.

Wizz Air has a beta of 2.31, suggesting that its share price is 131% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, easyJet has a beta of 2.57, suggesting that its share price is 157% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Wizz Air currently has a consensus price target of GBX 2,500, suggesting a potential upside of 15.42%. easyJet has a consensus price target of GBX 655, suggesting a potential upside of 43.17%. Given Wizz Air's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe easyJet is more favorable than Wizz Air.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Wizz Air
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
easyJet
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

45.7% of Wizz Air shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.2% of easyJet shares are held by institutional investors. 25.7% of Wizz Air shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.6% of easyJet shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Wizz Air had 4 more articles in the media than easyJet. MarketBeat recorded 4 mentions for Wizz Air and 0 mentions for easyJet. easyJet's average media sentiment score of 0.32 beat Wizz Air's score of 0.00 indicating that Wizz Air is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Wizz Air Neutral
easyJet Neutral

easyJet has a net margin of 3.97% compared to easyJet's net margin of 2.15%. Wizz Air's return on equity of 12.18% beat easyJet's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Wizz Air2.15% N/A 0.15%
easyJet 3.97%12.18%2.88%

easyJet has higher revenue and earnings than Wizz Air. Wizz Air is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than easyJet, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Wizz Air£4.91B0.46£105.60M-£4.33-500.23
easyJet£8.17B0.42£324M£0.431,063.95

easyJet received 1026 more outperform votes than Wizz Air when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 76.35% of users gave Wizz Air an outperform vote while only 67.30% of users gave easyJet an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Wizz AirOutperform Votes
536
76.35%
Underperform Votes
166
23.65%
easyJetOutperform Votes
1562
67.30%
Underperform Votes
759
32.70%

Summary

easyJet beats Wizz Air on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding EZJ and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of LON and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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EZJ vs. The Competition

MetriceasyJetAirlines IndustryIndustrials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£3.45B£3.85B£4.57B£1.65B
Dividend Yield0.86%3.68%4.11%6.34%
P/E Ratio1,063.9557.69303.401,929.67
Price / Sales0.4217.99586.23338,578.45
Price / Cash0.784.3626.6325.42
Price / Book1.244.194.022.91
Net Income£324M£1.18B£229.21M£159.19M
7 Day Performance-6.78%-0.40%0.43%3.97%
1 Month Performance-14.17%1.19%3.19%12.34%
1 Year Performance-5.57%4.35%20.64%22.73%

easyJet Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
WIZZ
Wizz Air
0.3084 of 5 stars
GBX 2,210
+0.4%
GBX 2,500
+13.1%
-24.0%£2.28B£4.91B-506.887,389
IAG
International Consolidated Airlines Group
2.8174 of 5 stars
GBX 184.10
-1.3%
GBX 225
+22.2%
+9.9%£9.06B£29.45B418.4154,669
RS1
RS Group
0.9284 of 5 stars
GBX 820
+0.7%
GBX 1,013
+23.5%
-6.1%£3.89B£2.97B1,640.008,768Dividend Increase
Analyst Forecast
Insider Buying
IMI
IMI
0.3128 of 5 stars
GBX 1,884
+0.9%
GBX 1,983.33
+5.3%
+17.9%£4.89B£2.20B2,025.8110,000
ROR
Rotork
0.2575 of 5 stars
GBX 336.80
-0.7%
GBX 336.67
0.0%
+5.4%£2.89B£719.15M2,590.773,342Gap Down
BAB
Babcock International Group
0.1353 of 5 stars
GBX 519.50
+3.1%
GBX 559.80
+7.8%
+79.8%£2.63B£4.47B8,658.3326,115
IDS
International Distributions Services
0.5339 of 5 stars
GBX 271.40
-4.4%
GBX 277.67
+2.3%
+62.8%£2.60B£12.07B-258.48162,511Dividend Announcement
WEIR
The Weir Group
0.2579 of 5 stars
GBX 2,094
+0.3%
GBX 2,188.75
+4.5%
+24.1%£5.44B£2.64B2,379.5512,391Analyst Forecast
DPLM
Diploma
0.1513 of 5 stars
GBX 4,086
+0.6%
GBX 3,712.50
-9.1%
+45.1%£5.48B£1.20B4,490.113,319Dividend Increase
High Trading Volume
QQ
QinetiQ Group
0.6151 of 5 stars
GBX 364.80
-1.0%
GBX 443.40
+21.5%
+14.0%£2.08B£1.79B2,026.678,268Dividend Increase
Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
Gap Down
High Trading Volume

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This page (LON:EZJ) was last updated on 5/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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