MakeMyTrip Ltd. Stock Downgraded (MMYT)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- MakeMyTrip (Nasdaq: MMYT) has been downgraded by TheStreet Ratings from hold to sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in its earnings per share, unimpressive growth in net income and poor profit margins.

Highlights from the ratings report include:
  • Despite any intermediate fluctuations, we have only bad news to report on this stock's performance over the last year: it has tumbled by 37.57%, worse than the S&P 500's performance. Consistent with the plunge in the stock price, the company's earnings per share are down 100.00% compared to the year-earlier quarter. Although its share price is down sharply from a year ago, do not assume that it can now be tagged as cheap and attractive. The reality is that, based on its current price in relation to its earnings, MMYT is still more expensive than most of the other companies in its industry.
  • MAKEMYTRIP LTD has exprienced a steep decline in earnings per share in the most recent quarter in comparison to its performance from the same quarter a year ago.
  • The company, on the basis of change in net income from the same quarter one year ago, has significantly underperformed when compared to that of the S&P 500 and the Internet & Catalog Retail industry. The net income has significantly decreased by 97.4% when compared to the same quarter one year ago, falling from $1.63 million to $0.04 million.
  • The gross profit margin for MAKEMYTRIP LTD is currently extremely low, coming in at 3.70%. It has decreased from the same quarter the previous year. Along with this, the net profit margin of 0.10% trails that of the industry average.
  • Compared to other companies in the Internet & Catalog Retail industry and the overall market, MAKEMYTRIP LTD's return on equity significantly trails that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
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MakeMyTrip Limited, an online travel company, provides travel products and solutions in India and the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 105.6, below the average leisure industry P/E ratio of 124.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. MakeMyTrip has a market cap of $615.5 million and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are down 35.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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-- Written by a member of TheStreet Ratings Staff
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