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QQQ   445.61
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This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
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Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
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Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
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This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
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Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
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What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway

Mesa Air Group (MESA) Competitors

$0.95
+0.05 (+5.58%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

MESA vs. CTRM, BEST, GLBS, AIRT, PXS, BANL, IMPP, RAIL, USEA, and JYD

Should you be buying Mesa Air Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Mesa Air Group include Castor Maritime (CTRM), BEST (BEST), Globus Maritime (GLBS), Air T (AIRT), Pyxis Tankers (PXS), CBL International (BANL), Imperial Petroleum (IMPP), FreightCar America (RAIL), United Maritime (USEA), and Jayud Global Logistics (JYD). These companies are all part of the "transportation" sector.

Mesa Air Group vs.

Mesa Air Group (NASDAQ:MESA) and Castor Maritime (NASDAQ:CTRM) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, profitability, risk and media sentiment.

Mesa Air Group has a beta of 2.98, suggesting that its stock price is 198% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Castor Maritime has a beta of 0.86, suggesting that its stock price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Castor Maritime has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Mesa Air Group. Mesa Air Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Castor Maritime, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mesa Air Group$498.07M0.08-$120.12M-$2.99-0.32
Castor Maritime$97.52M0.44$38.64M$0.251.82

In the previous week, Mesa Air Group had 2 more articles in the media than Castor Maritime. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for Mesa Air Group and 3 mentions for Castor Maritime. Castor Maritime's average media sentiment score of 0.96 beat Mesa Air Group's score of 0.47 indicating that Castor Maritime is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Mesa Air Group
0 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Castor Maritime
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mesa Air Group
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
Castor Maritime
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Mesa Air Group received 178 more outperform votes than Castor Maritime when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 87.50% of users gave Castor Maritime an outperform vote while only 57.14% of users gave Mesa Air Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Mesa Air GroupOutperform Votes
192
57.14%
Underperform Votes
144
42.86%
Castor MaritimeOutperform Votes
14
87.50%
Underperform Votes
2
12.50%

37.4% of Mesa Air Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.1% of Castor Maritime shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.9% of Mesa Air Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Castor Maritime has a net margin of 39.63% compared to Mesa Air Group's net margin of -24.12%. Castor Maritime's return on equity of 6.39% beat Mesa Air Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mesa Air Group-24.12% -31.58% -7.77%
Castor Maritime 39.63%6.39%4.84%

Summary

Castor Maritime beats Mesa Air Group on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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MESA vs. The Competition

MetricMesa Air GroupAir transportation, scheduled IndustryTransportation SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$38.72M$19.78B$9.39B$7.64B
Dividend YieldN/A2.70%4.30%3.87%
P/E Ratio-0.3215.5915.6214.93
Price / Sales0.081.7024.0877.06
Price / CashN/A35.8417.2755.48
Price / Book0.191.822.004.53
Net Income-$120.12M$515.28M$697.62M$211.55M
7 Day Performance1.98%-0.89%0.31%3.36%
1 Month Performance3.11%1.63%1.01%6.70%
1 Year Performance-71.93%-1.74%2.04%7.44%

Mesa Air Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CTRM
Castor Maritime
0 of 5 stars
$0.42
-4.6%
N/A-64.6%$39.36M$97.52M1.661Short Interest ↓
BEST
BEST
0 of 5 stars
$2.09
-5.9%
N/A-20.0%$41.55M$1.12B-0.303,628Short Interest ↑
Positive News
Gap Down
GLBS
Globus Maritime
0 of 5 stars
$2.20
-0.5%
N/A+93.1%$45.28M$61.76M24.4524Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
AIRT
Air T
0 of 5 stars
$16.35
+4.8%
N/A-16.8%$46.11M$247.32M-3.29584Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
PXS
Pyxis Tankers
0 of 5 stars
$4.37
-3.1%
N/A-24.0%$46.37M$58.34M2.53N/APositive News
BANL
CBL International
0 of 5 stars
$1.30
-2.3%
N/AN/A$31.95M$462.91M0.0032Short Interest ↑
Gap Up
IMPP
Imperial Petroleum
0 of 5 stars
$3.05
-5.3%
N/A+3.0%$52.12M$191.76M0.9574Positive News
RAIL
FreightCar America
3.1052 of 5 stars
$2.95
-2.0%
$4.25
+44.1%
-18.9%$52.81M$364.75M-2.231,435
USEA
United Maritime
1.4559 of 5 stars
2.60
-8.8%
N/A-15.2%$23.11M$22.78M0.753Short Interest ↓
High Trading Volume
JYD
Jayud Global Logistics
0 of 5 stars
$1.07
-3.6%
N/AN/A$22.74M$93.61M0.00182Short Interest ↓
Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:MESA) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff