Comparing American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) & EHang (NASDAQ:EH)

American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) and EHang (NASDAQ:EH) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for American Airlines Group and EHang, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
American Airlines Group 4 5 6 0 2.13
EHang 0 0 0 0 N/A

American Airlines Group presently has a consensus price target of $34.85, indicating a potential upside of 22.70%. Given American Airlines Group’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe American Airlines Group is more favorable than EHang.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares American Airlines Group and EHang’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
American Airlines Group $44.54 billion 0.28 $1.41 billion $4.55 6.24
EHang N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

American Airlines Group has higher revenue and earnings than EHang.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

79.5% of American Airlines Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of American Airlines Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares American Airlines Group and EHang’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
American Airlines Group 3.50% -1,294.15% 3.53%
EHang N/A N/A N/A

Summary

American Airlines Group beats EHang on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About American Airlines Group

American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a network air carrier. It provides scheduled air transportation services for passengers and cargo. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated a mainline fleet of 956 aircraft. It serves 350 destinations in approximately 50 countries, principally from its hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, London Heathrow, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. The company was formerly known as AMR Corporation and changed its name to American Airlines Group Inc. in December 2013. American Airlines Group Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

About EHang

EHang Holdings Limited operates as an autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company. It designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and operates AAVs, as well as their supporting systems and infrastructure for a range of industries and applications, including passenger transportation, logistics, smart city management, and aerial media solutions. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Guangzhou, the People's Republic of China.

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