Frontier Group (ULCC) Competitors

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(As of 05/17/2024 ET)


Should you be buying Frontier Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Frontier Group include Allegiant Travel (ALGT), Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación (VLRS), Hawaiian (HA), JetBlue Airways (JBLU), Sun Country Airlines (SNCY), Spirit Airlines (SAVE), Azul (AZUL), SkyWest (SKYW), Copa (CPA), and Alaska Air Group (ALK). These companies are all part of the "air transportation, scheduled" industry.

Frontier Group vs.

Frontier Group (NASDAQ:ULCC) and Allegiant Travel (NASDAQ:ALGT) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, community ranking, valuation, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership and risk.

85.8% of Allegiant Travel shares are held by institutional investors. 81.5% of Frontier Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 17.5% of Allegiant Travel shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Frontier Group currently has a consensus target price of $7.28, suggesting a potential upside of 23.00%. Allegiant Travel has a consensus target price of $86.00, suggesting a potential upside of 62.33%. Given Allegiant Travel's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Allegiant Travel is more favorable than Frontier Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Frontier Group
0 Sell rating(s)
9 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Allegiant Travel
1 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

In the previous week, Allegiant Travel had 6 more articles in the media than Frontier Group. MarketBeat recorded 12 mentions for Allegiant Travel and 6 mentions for Frontier Group. Frontier Group's average media sentiment score of 0.49 beat Allegiant Travel's score of 0.22 indicating that Frontier Group is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Frontier Group
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Allegiant Travel
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
8 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

Allegiant Travel has a net margin of 2.26% compared to Frontier Group's net margin of -0.67%. Frontier Group's return on equity of 3.62% beat Allegiant Travel's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Frontier Group-0.67% 3.62% 0.38%
Allegiant Travel 2.26%0.50%0.14%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Frontier Group$3.59B0.37-$11M-$0.12-49.33
Allegiant Travel$2.51B0.38$117.60M$3.1616.77

Frontier Group has a beta of 2.63, suggesting that its stock price is 163% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Allegiant Travel has a beta of 1.63, suggesting that its stock price is 63% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Allegiant Travel received 499 more outperform votes than Frontier Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 58.91% of users gave Allegiant Travel an outperform vote while only 41.67% of users gave Frontier Group an outperform vote.

Frontier GroupOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Allegiant TravelOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes


Allegiant Travel beats Frontier Group on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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ULCC vs. The Competition

MetricFrontier GroupAir transportation, scheduled IndustryTransportation SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$1.33B$19.89B$10.44B$7.99B
Dividend YieldN/A2.76%3.65%3.91%
P/E Ratio-49.338.1119.7415.05
Price / Sales0.371.6523.2681.39
Price / Cash16.5732.2216.0331.98
Price / Book2.741.932.234.64
Net Income-$11M$658.30M$668.17M$217.28M
7 Day Performance0.51%-0.05%1.84%2.90%
1 Month Performance-14.94%-0.22%7.69%6.66%
1 Year Performance-24.87%-1.14%16.82%9.89%

Frontier Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Allegiant Travel
4.6918 of 5 stars
Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación
3.7596 of 5 stars
0.218 of 5 stars
+66.6%$698.93M$2.75B-2.337,362Analyst Revision
JetBlue Airways
1.6639 of 5 stars
-16.3%$2.16B$9.62B-2.5723,388Short Interest ↑
Sun Country Airlines
4.1109 of 5 stars
-40.8%$608.70M$1.05B9.482,783Gap Down
Spirit Airlines
0.3279 of 5 stars
-75.9%$491.66M$5.36B-1.0113,167Analyst Forecast
Options Volume
Analyst Revision
Gap Up
1.5002 of 5 stars
-32.2%$2.70B$3.74B-6.8814,247Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Up
3.3901 of 5 stars
4.9262 of 5 stars
+2.7%$4.18B$3.46B8.417,625Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Alaska Air Group
4.8541 of 5 stars
-4.1%$5.56B$10.43B23.4126,043Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision

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This page (NASDAQ:ULCC) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by Staff

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