(DESP) Competitors

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Should you be buying stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of include RXO (RXO), Global Business Travel Group (GBTG), Global Ship Lease (GSL), Sun Country Airlines (SNCY), Nordic American Tankers (NAT), Tsakos Energy Navigation (TNP), Air Transport Services Group (ATSG), Heartland Express (HTLD), Cryoport (CYRX), and Bristow Group (VTOL). These companies are all part of the "transportation" sector. vs. (NYSE:DESP) and RXO (NYSE:RXO) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, media sentiment, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, community ranking, valuation and profitability. currently has a consensus price target of $14.33, indicating a potential upside of 13.71%. RXO has a consensus price target of $20.23, indicating a potential upside of 5.41%. Given's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe is more favorable than RXO.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3 Sell rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.92 has higher earnings, but lower revenue than RXO. is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than RXO, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio$706.04M1.19$29.04M-$0.26-48.77

In the previous week, RXO had 13 more articles in the media than MarketBeat recorded 17 mentions for RXO and 4 mentions for RXO's average media sentiment score of 1.03 beat's score of 0.46 indicating that RXO is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
5 Very Positive mention(s)
5 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive has a net margin of 4.01% compared to RXO's net margin of 0.10%. RXO's return on equity of 6.11% beat's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Despegar.com4.01% -27.86% 3.71%
RXO 0.10%6.11%1.87% received 248 more outperform votes than RXO when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 60.76% of users gave an outperform vote while only 21.43% of users gave RXO an outperform vote.

Despegar.comOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
RXOOutperform Votes
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78.57% has a beta of 2.05, meaning that its stock price is 105% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, RXO has a beta of 1.08, meaning that its stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.

67.9% of shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.7% of RXO shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.2% of shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of RXO shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary beats RXO on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding DESP 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 NYSE 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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DESP vs. The Competition

MetricDespegar.comTransportation services IndustryTransportation SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$837.64M$10.71B$10.16B$17.27B
Dividend YieldN/A1.08%3.77%3.52%
P/E Ratio-48.7744.1514.1121.30
Price / Sales1.194.8622.1210.17
Price / CashN/A32.5616.6617.79
Price / Book-6.894.332.004.85
Net Income$29.04M$327.21M$624.02M$964.49M
7 Day Performance12.01%0.33%0.73%1.10%
1 Month Performance1.85%-4.13%-2.94%-3.19%
1 Year Performance141.52%9.42%8.65%90.38% Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
2.3316 of 5 stars
+2.2%$2.41B$3.93B512.638,432Upcoming Earnings
Insider Buying
Positive News
Global Business Travel Group
2.6816 of 5 stars
-8.9%$2.77B$2.29B-14.3219,000Gap Down
Global Ship Lease
3.1187 of 5 stars
+14.0%$755.35M$674.79M2.587Analyst Downgrade
Sun Country Airlines
4.2902 of 5 stars
Nordic American Tankers
3.3499 of 5 stars
Tsakos Energy Navigation
3.7015 of 5 stars
+31.3%$747.19M$889.57M2.811,500Positive News
Air Transport Services Group
3.9418 of 5 stars
Heartland Express
3.7722 of 5 stars
-33.4%$825.07M$1.21B58.006,320Earnings Report
Analyst Report
News Coverage
1.2964 of 5 stars
-26.7%$836.21M$233.26M-7.731,170Upcoming Earnings
Gap Up
Bristow Group
0 of 5 stars
N/A+15.8%$704.74M$1.30B-103.693,298Positive News

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This page (NYSE:DESP) was last updated on 4/25/2024 by Staff

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