05 Jul Financial Comparison: Great Lakes Aviation (OTCMKTS:GLUX) v…
Deutsche Lufthansa (OTCMKTS:DLAKY) and Great Lakes Aviation (OTCMKTS:GLUX) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, valuation and dividends.
This table compares Deutsche Lufthansa and Great Lakes Aviation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Great Lakes Aviation||N/A||N/A||N/A|
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Deutsche Lufthansa and Great Lakes Aviation, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Great Lakes Aviation||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Deutsche Lufthansa pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Great Lakes Aviation does not pay a dividend.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
0.2% of Deutsche Lufthansa shares are owned by institutional investors. 63.0% of Great Lakes Aviation shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Deutsche Lufthansa and Great Lakes Aviation’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Deutsche Lufthansa||$42.33 billion||0.19||$2.55 billion||N/A||N/A|
|Great Lakes Aviation||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Deutsche Lufthansa has higher revenue and earnings than Great Lakes Aviation.
Volatility & Risk
Deutsche Lufthansa has a beta of 0.97, indicating that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Great Lakes Aviation has a beta of 4.63, indicating that its stock price is 363% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Deutsche Lufthansa beats Great Lakes Aviation on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Deutsche Lufthansa
Deutsche Lufthansa AG operates as an aviation company in Germany and internationally. It operates through Network Airlines, Point-to-Point Airlines, Logistics, MRO, Catering segments. The Network Airlines segment offers passenger services through a route network of 263 destinations in 86 countries. The Point-to-Point Airlines segment provides passenger services through a route network of 192 destinations in 62 countries. The Logistics segment offers a range of cargo transport services for various cargos, including live animals, valuable cargo, mail, dangerous goods, and temperature-sensitive cargo. This segment serves approximately 300 destinations in approximately 100 countries. The MRO segment provides maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for civilian commercial aircraft. It serves airlines and aircraft leasing companies, operators of VIP jets, and public-sector clients. The Catering segment offers catering, in-flight sales and in-flight entertainment, in-flight service equipment, and the associated logistics, as well as consulting services and operating airport lounges. The company also provides consulting and IT services for the aviation industry; training courses in simulator training, emergency and service drill, and e-learning; business travel management solutions in the area of payment and analysis of corporate travel; and aviation and transport insurance products, as well as insurance brokerage, reinsurance, and risk management services. As of December 31, 2017, it had a fleet of 728 aircraft. Deutsche Lufthansa AG is headquartered in Cologne, Germany.
About Great Lakes Aviation
Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd., a regional airline company, operates as an independent carrier and code share partner with United Air Lines, Inc. in the United States. The company offers scheduled air service to its hubs under the Great Lakes brand; and carries cargo on its scheduled flights. As of March 20, 2015, it served 28 airports in 9 states with a fleet of 6 Embraer EMB-120 Brasilias and 28 Beechcraft 1900D regional airliners. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
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