Contrasting New Horizon Aircraft (NASDAQ:HOVR) & Vertical Aerospace (NYSE:EVTL)

Vertical Aerospace (NYSE:EVTLGet Free Report) and New Horizon Aircraft (NASDAQ:HOVRGet Free Report) are both small-cap aerospace companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, risk and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

81.2% of Vertical Aerospace shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.0% of New Horizon Aircraft shares are held by institutional investors. 74.8% of Vertical Aerospace shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Vertical Aerospace and New Horizon Aircraft’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Vertical Aerospace $180,000.00 885.00 -$74.57 million N/A N/A
New Horizon Aircraft N/A N/A $8.61 million N/A N/A

New Horizon Aircraft has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Vertical Aerospace.

Profitability

This table compares Vertical Aerospace and New Horizon Aircraft’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vertical Aerospace N/A N/A N/A
New Horizon Aircraft N/A -137.31% 7.13%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Vertical Aerospace and New Horizon Aircraft, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vertical Aerospace 0 0 1 0 3.00
New Horizon Aircraft 0 0 0 0 N/A

Vertical Aerospace currently has a consensus price target of $1.50, indicating a potential upside of 108.33%. Given Vertical Aerospace’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Vertical Aerospace is more favorable than New Horizon Aircraft.

Summary

Vertical Aerospace beats New Horizon Aircraft on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Vertical Aerospace

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Vertical Aerospace Ltd., an aerospace and technology company, engages in designing, manufacturing, and selling zero operating emission electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for use in the advanced air mobility in the United Kingdom. It offers VX4, an eVTOL aircraft. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Bristol, the United Kingdom.

About New Horizon Aircraft

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New Horizon Aircraft Ltd., an aerospace engineering company, focuses on designing and developing the hybrid electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for the regional air mobility market primarily in the United States. It is developing Cavorite X7, a hybrid electric 7-seat aircraft that can take off and land vertically. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Lindsay, Canada.

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