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Ryanair (RYAAY) Competitors

$119.07
-3.37 (-2.75%)
(As of 11:21 AM ET)

RYAAY vs. DAL, UAL, LUV, AAL, ALK, CPA, SKYW, AZUL, JBLU, and ULCC

Should you be buying Ryanair stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Ryanair include Delta Air Lines (DAL), United Airlines (UAL), Southwest Airlines (LUV), American Airlines Group (AAL), Alaska Air Group (ALK), Copa (CPA), SkyWest (SKYW), Azul (AZUL), JetBlue Airways (JBLU), and Frontier Group (ULCC). These companies are all part of the "air transportation, scheduled" industry.

Ryanair vs.

Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) and Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) are both large-cap transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, media sentiment, earnings, dividends, community ranking and institutional ownership.

Ryanair presently has a consensus target price of $158.50, suggesting a potential upside of 29.45%. Delta Air Lines has a consensus target price of $59.25, suggesting a potential upside of 17.85%. Given Ryanair's higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Ryanair is more favorable than Delta Air Lines.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ryanair
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75
Delta Air Lines
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.08

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ryanair$14.59B1.91$2.08B$9.1213.43
Delta Air Lines$58.05B0.56$4.61B$7.786.46

Ryanair has a beta of 1.59, indicating that its share price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Delta Air Lines has a beta of 1.38, indicating that its share price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Ryanair pays an annual dividend of $0.93 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Delta Air Lines pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Ryanair pays out 10.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Delta Air Lines pays out 5.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Delta Air Lines is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Delta Air Lines received 638 more outperform votes than Ryanair when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 76.38% of users gave Delta Air Lines an outperform vote while only 69.78% of users gave Ryanair an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
RyanairOutperform Votes
591
69.78%
Underperform Votes
256
30.22%
Delta Air LinesOutperform Votes
1229
76.38%
Underperform Votes
380
23.62%

43.7% of Ryanair shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.9% of Delta Air Lines shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Delta Air Lines shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Ryanair has a net margin of 14.30% compared to Delta Air Lines' net margin of 8.48%. Delta Air Lines' return on equity of 41.89% beat Ryanair's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ryanair14.30% 25.59% 11.71%
Delta Air Lines 8.48%41.89%5.61%

In the previous week, Delta Air Lines had 10 more articles in the media than Ryanair. MarketBeat recorded 22 mentions for Delta Air Lines and 12 mentions for Ryanair. Delta Air Lines' average media sentiment score of 0.88 beat Ryanair's score of 0.58 indicating that Delta Air Lines is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Ryanair
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Delta Air Lines
15 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Delta Air Lines beats Ryanair on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding RYAAY 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 NASDAQ 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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RYAAY vs. The Competition

MetricRyanairAir transportation, scheduled IndustryTransportation SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$27.92B$18.50B$10.15B$8.09B
Dividend Yield0.76%2.95%3.64%3.96%
P/E Ratio13.4310.0621.8418.43
Price / Sales1.911.5922.9972.31
Price / Cash8.656.688.5928.77
Price / Book3.382.042.104.39
Net Income$2.08B$475.74M$645.58M$213.55M
7 Day Performance0.55%-3.25%-0.22%-0.80%
1 Month Performance-12.49%-3.36%5.44%3.42%
1 Year Performance14.96%-5.41%18.67%7.53%

Ryanair Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
DAL
Delta Air Lines
4.8736 of 5 stars
$50.28
-3.0%
$59.25
+17.8%
+40.1%$32.45B$58.05B6.46100,000Short Interest ↑
Gap Down
UAL
United Airlines
4.8752 of 5 stars
$50.64
-2.1%
$67.25
+32.8%
+7.2%$16.65B$53.72B6.2610,300Analyst Upgrade
Gap Down
LUV
Southwest Airlines
3.8662 of 5 stars
$26.52
-1.2%
$30.10
+13.5%
-10.6%$15.87B$26.09B42.0974,806Analyst Forecast
Gap Down
AAL
American Airlines Group
4.1675 of 5 stars
$13.44
-2.9%
$17.62
+31.1%
-6.3%$8.82B$52.79B22.40132,100Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
ALK
Alaska Air Group
4.8325 of 5 stars
$41.74
-2.2%
$56.60
+35.6%
-7.5%$5.30B$10.46B22.3226,043Positive News
Gap Down
CPA
Copa
4.8334 of 5 stars
$100.02
-0.6%
$154.43
+54.4%
-7.4%$3.94B$3.46B7.207,625Short Interest ↑
SKYW
SkyWest
3.5835 of 5 stars
$72.25
-3.7%
$62.25
-13.8%
+137.8%$2.91B$2.94B26.0813,121
AZUL
Azul
1.8651 of 5 stars
$5.58
-6.4%
$11.12
+99.2%
-41.9%$2.35B$3.74B-2.2916,017Short Interest ↓
Gap Down
JBLU
JetBlue Airways
2.8596 of 5 stars
$5.37
-1.5%
$5.68
+5.7%
-21.4%$1.83B$9.62B-2.1723,388Gap Down
ULCC
Frontier Group
2.7544 of 5 stars
$5.32
-6.8%
$7.28
+36.9%
-35.1%$1.19B$3.59B-44.337,235Gap Down

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This page (NASDAQ:RYAAY) was last updated on 5/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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