MESA Stock Overview
Mesa Air Group, Inc. operates as the holding company for Mesa Airlines, Inc.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$3.03|
|52 Week High||US$9.18|
|52 Week Low||US$2.00|
|1 Month Change||49.26%|
|3 Month Change||11.81%|
|1 Year Change||-62.31%|
|3 Year Change||-50.65%|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-74.21%|
Recent News & Updates
Is Mesa Air Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MESA) Worth US$2.4 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?
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Mesa Air Group: Not A Regional Airlines Gem
Mesa Air Group is experiencing the bitter reality of being a regional airline. Airline has 200 pilots in training, but between each pilot leaving and coming in there is a 74-day gap. Absent of pilot shortages, regional airlines with fuel cost pass through would provide superior investment opportunities.
|MESA||US Airlines||US Market|
Return vs Industry: MESA underperformed the US Airlines industry which returned -20.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MESA underperformed the US Market which returned -10.1% over the past year.
|MESA Average Weekly Movement||10.6%|
|Airlines Industry Average Movement||8.0%|
|Market Average Movement||7.7%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: MESA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MESA's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Mesa Air Group, Inc. operates as the holding company for Mesa Airlines, Inc. that provides regional air carrier services under capacity purchase agreements with the American Airlines and the United Airlines. It also engages in leasing aircrafts to third parties. As of September 30, 2021, the company operated a fleet of 167 aircraft, which include 153 owned aircrafts and 14 leased aircrafts with approximately 507 daily departures to 129 cities in the United States and Mexico.
Mesa Air Group Fundamentals Summary
|MESA fundamental statistics|
Is MESA overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|MESA income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$439.39m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-2.05|
|Net Profit Margin||-13.90%|
How did MESA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is MESA undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for MESA?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is MESA's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does MESA's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|MESA PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
HRBR Harbor Diversified
UP Wheels Up Experience
HA Hawaiian Holdings
MESA Mesa Air Group
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: MESA is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.2x) compared to the peer average (1.2x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does MESA's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Airlines Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: MESA is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.2x) compared to the US Airlines industry average (0.6x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is MESA's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||0.2x|
|Fair PS Ratio||0.4x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: MESA is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.4x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of MESA when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate MESA's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate MESA's fair value for valuation analysis.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is Mesa Air Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MESA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: MESA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: MESA is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MESA's revenue (8.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MESA's revenue (8.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if MESA's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Mesa Air Group performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MESA is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: MESA is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MESA is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 40.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare MESA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: MESA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Airlines industry (0.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MESA has a negative Return on Equity (-17.62%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is Mesa Air Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score1/6
Financial Health Score 1/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MESA's short term assets ($95.4M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($240.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: MESA's short term assets ($95.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($656.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MESA's net debt to equity ratio (133.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MESA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 437.7% to 146% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MESA's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (2.5%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if MESA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
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What is Mesa Air Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate MESA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate MESA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MESA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MESA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as MESA has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jonathan Ornstein (64 yo)
Mr. Jonathan G. Ornstein serves as Chief Executive Officer of go! airlines. Mr. Ornstein has been Chief Executive Officer at Mesa Air Group, Inc. and Mesa Airlines Inc. since May 1, 1998.Mr. Ornstein serv...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jonathan's total compensation ($USD1.86M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD760.00K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jonathan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: MESA's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MESA's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Mesa Air Group, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Mesa Air Group, Inc.
- Ticker: MESA
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1982
- Industry: Airlines
- Sector: Transportation
- Implied Market Cap: US$109.974m
- Shares outstanding: 36.30m
- Website: https://www.mesa-air.com
Number of Employees
- Mesa Air Group, Inc.
- 410 North 44th Street
- Suite 700
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/13 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/12 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.