Lindblad Expeditions (NASDAQ: LIND) is one of 17 publicly-traded companies in the “Transportation services” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Lindblad Expeditions to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations and risk.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Lindblad Expeditions and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Lindblad Expeditions Competitors||211||827||1365||55||2.51|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
52.7% of Lindblad Expeditions shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.2% of shares of all “Transportation services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 38.9% of Lindblad Expeditions shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 24.0% of shares of all “Transportation services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Risk and Volatility
Lindblad Expeditions has a beta of 2.29, meaning that its share price is 129% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lindblad Expeditions’ competitors have a beta of 1.33, meaning that their average share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Lindblad Expeditions and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Lindblad Expeditions Competitors||-21.58%||-19.95%||-7.30%|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Lindblad Expeditions and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Lindblad Expeditions||$343.09 million||$16.35 million||18.77|
|Lindblad Expeditions Competitors||$4.39 billion||$410.32 million||23.79|
Lindblad Expeditions’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Lindblad Expeditions. Lindblad Expeditions is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Lindblad Expeditions competitors beat Lindblad Expeditions on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
Lindblad Expeditions Company Profile
Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. provides expedition cruising and adventure travel services. It delivers voyages through a fleet of eight owned expedition ships and five seasonal charter vessels under the Lindblad brand; and operates eco-conscious expeditions and nature focused small-group tours under the Natural Habitat brand. The company has a strategic alliance with the National Geographic Society. Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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