Financial comparison between Apollo Strategic Growth Capital (NYSE:APSG) and Expedia Group (NASDAQ:EXPE)


Apollo Strategic Growth Capital (NYSE: APSGGet a rating) and Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPEGet a rating) are both transport companies, but which is the best investment? We will compare the two companies based on institutional ownership strength, dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of the current ratings and target prices for Apollo Strategic Growth Capital and Expedia Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Apollo Strategic Growth Capital 0 0 0 0 N / A
Expedia Group 0 14 11 0 2.44

Expedia Group has a consensus price target of $210.72, indicating a potential upside of 14.90%. Given Expedia Group’s likely higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Expedia Group is more favorable than Apollo Strategic Growth Capital.

Volatility and risk

Apollo Strategic Growth Capital has a beta of -0.04, suggesting its stock price is 104% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Expedia Group has a beta of 1.53, suggesting its stock price of its stock is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500. .

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Apollo Strategic Growth Capital and Expedia Group.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Apollo Strategic Growth Capital N / A N / A $6.20 million N / A N / A
Expedia Group $8.60 billion 3.32 $12.00 million ($2.23) -82.24

Expedia Group has higher revenue and earnings than Apollo Strategic Growth Capital.

Profitability

This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Apollo Strategic Growth Capital and Expedia Group.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Apollo Strategic Growth Capital N / A -15.61% 0.76%
Expedia Group 0.14% 5.96% 0.79%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

73.8% of the shares of Apollo Strategic Growth Capital are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 97.0% of Expedia Group shares are held by institutional investors. 5.0% of Expedia Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, large fund managers, and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Expedia Group beats Apollo Strategic Growth Capital on 10 out of 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Apollo Strategic Growth Capital Company Profile (Get a rating)

Apollo Strategic Growth Capital has no significant operations. It intends to effect a merger, stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or other business combination with one or more businesses. The company was formerly known as APH III (Sub I), Ltd. and changed its name to Apollo Strategic Growth Capital in August 2020. Apollo Strategic Growth Capital was incorporated in 2008 and is based in New York, New York.

Expedia Group Company Profile (Get a rating)

Expedia Group, Inc. operates as an online travel agency in the United States and internationally. The Company operates through Retail, B2B and trivago segments. Its brand portfolio includes Brand Expedia, a full-service online travel brand with localized websites; Hotels.com for the marketing and distribution of accommodation; Vrbo, an online marketplace for alternative accommodation; Orbitz, Travelocity and CheapTickets travel websites; ebookers, an EMEA online travel agency offering travelers a range of travel options; Hotwire, which offers travel reservation services; CarRentals.com, an online car rental reservation service; Classic Vacations, a luxury travel specialist; and Expedia Cruise, an advice provider for travelers booking cruises. The Company’s brand portfolio also includes Expedia Partner Solutions, a business-to-business brand that offers vertical, non-tourism travel, which includes corporate travel management, airlines, travel agents, online retailers and financial institutions ; and Egencia which provides corporate travel management services. In addition, its brand portfolio consists of Trivago, a hotel metasearch website, which sends referrals to online travel agencies and travel service providers from hotel metasearch websites. ; and Expedia Group Media Solutions. Additionally, the Company provides online travel services through its brands Wotif.com, lastminute.com.au, travel.com.au, Wotif.co.nz and lastminute.co.nz; Loyalty programs; hotel accommodation and alternative accommodation; and advertising and media services. It serves leisure and business travelers. The company was formerly known as Expedia, Inc. and changed its name to Expedia Group, Inc. in March 2018. Expedia Group, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.



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