Reviewing LanzaTech Global (LNZA) and The Competition

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

Profitability

This table compares LanzaTech Global and its rivals’ 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%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for LanzaTech Global and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

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 price target 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 possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe LanzaTech Global is more favorable than its rivals.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

17.8% of LanzaTech Global shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.2% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are held by institutional investors. 15.5% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Volatility & Risk

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

Summary

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

About LanzaTech Global

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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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