Intuitive Machines (NASDAQ:LUNR – Get Rating) and Garmin (NYSE:GRMN – Get Rating) are both aerospace companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.
Risk and Volatility
Intuitive Machines has a beta of -0.31, suggesting that its share price is 131% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Garmin has a beta of 0.94, suggesting that its share price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Intuitive Machines and Garmin’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Garmin||$4.86 billion||3.78||$973.59 million||$5.04||19.05|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
94.7% of Intuitive Machines shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.3% of Garmin shares are owned by institutional investors. 20.3% of Garmin shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Intuitive Machines and Garmin’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Intuitive Machines and Garmin, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Intuitive Machines presently has a consensus price target of $27.50, indicating a potential upside of 120.00%. Garmin has a consensus price target of $123.17, indicating a potential upside of 28.27%. Given Intuitive Machines’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Intuitive Machines is more favorable than Garmin.
Garmin beats Intuitive Machines on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Intuitive Machines
Inflection Point Acquisition Corp. entered into a definitive business combination agreement with Inflection Point Acquisition Corp.
Garmin Ltd. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of navigation, communications and information devices, most of which are enabled by Global Positioning System (GPS) technology. It operates through the following segments: Marine, Outdoor, Fitness, Auto OEM, Consumer Auto, and Aviation. The Marine segment manufactures and offers recreational marine electronics such as cartography, Sounders, Radar, Autopilot Systems and Sailing. The Outdoor segment offers products designed for use in outdoor activities such as Outdoor Handhelds, Adventure Watches, Golf Devices, Dog Tracking & Training Device, Garmin Connect & Garmin Connect Mobile, and Connect IQ. The Fitness segment refers to the products designed for use in fitness and activity tracking such as Running & Multi-Sport Watches, Cycling Computers, Power Meters, Safety & Awareness, and Activity Tracking Devices. The Auto OEM and Consumer Auto segments offer products designed for use in the auto market such as Personal Navigation Devices, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Solutions, and Cameras. The Aviation segment provides solutions to aircraft manufacturers, existing aircraft owners and operators, as well as governm
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