Comparing Intuitive Machines (LUNR) & The Competition

Intuitive Machines (NASDAQ:LUNRGet Free Report) is one of 20 publicly-traded companies in the “Search & navigation equipment” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Intuitive Machines to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

72.2% of Intuitive Machines shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.2% of shares of all “Search & navigation equipment” companies are owned by institutional investors. 78.9% of Intuitive Machines shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.8% of shares of all “Search & navigation equipment” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Intuitive Machines and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Intuitive Machines $79.52 million $62.80 million 2.52
Intuitive Machines Competitors $5.17 billion $396.06 million 17.48

Intuitive Machines’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Intuitive Machines. Intuitive Machines 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Intuitive Machines and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Intuitive Machines 0 0 4 0 3.00
Intuitive Machines Competitors 76 634 720 22 2.47

Intuitive Machines presently has a consensus target price of $11.50, indicating a potential upside of 86.39%. As a group, “Search & navigation equipment” companies have a potential upside of 11.32%. Given Intuitive Machines’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Intuitive Machines is more favorable than its peers.

Risk and Volatility

Intuitive Machines has a beta of 0.23, meaning that its share price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Intuitive Machines’ peers have a beta of 1.05, meaning that their average share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Intuitive Machines and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Intuitive Machines 78.98% -2.04% -3.92%
Intuitive Machines Competitors -179.13% -24.57% -14.70%

Summary

Intuitive Machines beats its peers on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

About Intuitive Machines

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Intuitive Machines, Inc. designs, manufactures, and operates space products and services in the United States. Its space systems and space infrastructure enable scientific and human exploration and utilization of lunar resources to support sustainable human presence on the moon. The company offers ┬ÁNova, a lunar rocket-fueled drone, lunar surface rover services, fixed lunar surface services, rideshare delivery services, lunar access services, lunar orbit delivery services, and lunar data network services, as well as content sales and marketing. It also offers aerospace engineering services to NASA and the aerospace industry. Intuitive Machines, Inc. was founded in 2013 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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