LanzaTech Global (LNZA) versus Its Peers Critical Survey

LanzaTech Global (NASDAQ:LNZAGet Free Report) is one of 44 publicly-traded companies in the “Industrial organic chemicals” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare LanzaTech Global to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for LanzaTech Global and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
LanzaTech Global 0 0 3 0 3.00
LanzaTech Global Competitors 405 948 1420 61 2.40

LanzaTech Global currently has a consensus target price of $8.00, suggesting a potential upside of 158.48%. As a group, “Industrial organic chemicals” companies have a potential upside of 5.45%. Given LanzaTech Global’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe LanzaTech Global is more favorable than its peers.

Risk and Volatility

LanzaTech Global has a beta of 1.48, meaning that its stock price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LanzaTech Global’s peers have a beta of -89.84, meaning that their average stock price is 9,084% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares LanzaTech Global and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
LanzaTech Global -214.11% -95.22% -51.16%
LanzaTech Global Competitors 6.09% -360.77% -1.35%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares LanzaTech Global and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
LanzaTech Global $62.63 million -$134.10 million -3.30
LanzaTech Global Competitors $4.07 billion $13.64 million 5.74

LanzaTech Global’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than LanzaTech Global. LanzaTech Global is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

17.8% of LanzaTech Global shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.2% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are owned by institutional investors. 15.5% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

LanzaTech Global peers beat LanzaTech Global on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

LanzaTech Global Company Profile

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LanzaTech Global, Inc. operates as a nature-based carbon refining company in the United States and internationally. The company transforms waste carbon into the chemical building blocks for consumer goods, such as sustainable fuels, fabrics, and packaging. It is also developing biocatalysts and processes to produce a suite of additional products utilizing novel biocatalysts, including acetone and isopropanol (IPA) and industrial solvents used in various applications, including production of polymers from IPA. LanzaTech Global, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Skokie, Illinois.

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