Contrasting Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) and Stable Road Acquisition (NASDAQ:SRAC)

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) and Stable Road Acquisition (NASDAQ:SRAC) are both aerospace companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Lockheed Martin and Stable Road Acquisition’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lockheed Martin 10.18% 173.43% 13.57%
Stable Road Acquisition N/A N/A N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

77.0% of Lockheed Martin shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.2% of Stable Road Acquisition shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Lockheed Martin shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Lockheed Martin and Stable Road Acquisition’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Lockheed Martin $59.81 billion 1.57 $6.23 billion $21.95 15.28
Stable Road Acquisition N/A N/A $60,000.00 N/A N/A

Lockheed Martin has higher revenue and earnings than Stable Road Acquisition.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Lockheed Martin and Stable Road Acquisition, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lockheed Martin 0 4 10 0 2.71
Stable Road Acquisition 0 0 0 0 N/A

Lockheed Martin presently has a consensus target price of $418.15, indicating a potential upside of 24.67%. Given Lockheed Martin’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Lockheed Martin is more favorable than Stable Road Acquisition.

Summary

Lockheed Martin beats Stable Road Acquisition on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Corporation, a security and aerospace company, engages in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of technology systems, products, and services worldwide. It operates through four segments: Aeronautics, Missiles and Fire Control, Rotary and Mission Systems, and Space Systems. The Aeronautics segment offers combat and air mobility aircraft, unmanned air vehicles, and related technologies. The Missiles and Fire Control segment provides air and missile defense systems; tactical missiles and air-to-ground precision strike weapon systems; logistics; fire control systems; mission operations support, readiness, engineering support, and integration services; manned and unmanned ground vehicles; and energy management solutions. The Rotary and Mission Systems segment offers military and commercial helicopters; ship and submarine mission and combat systems; mission systems and sensors for rotary and fixed-wing aircraft; sea and land-based missile defense systems; radar systems; the Littoral combat ship; simulation and training services; and unmanned systems and technologies. It also supports government customers in cybersecurity; and delivers communications, and command and control capabilities through mission solutions for defense applications. The Space Systems segment offers satellites; space transportation systems; strategic, advanced strike, and defensive missile systems; and classified systems and services in support of national security systems. This segment also provides network-enabled situational awareness and integrates space and ground-based systems to help its customers gather, analyze, and securely distribute critical intelligence data. Lockheed Martin Corporation was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.

About Stable Road Acquisition

Stable Road Acquisition Corp. does not have significant operations. It intends to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses in the cannabis industry. The company was founded in 2019 and is based in Venice, California.

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