Comparing Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) and Hyatt Hotels Corporation (H)
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE:HGV) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitabiliy, valuation and analyst recommendations.
This table compares Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Hilton Grand Vacations’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Hyatt Hotels Corporation||5.30%||7.25%||3.65%|
|Hilton Grand Vacations||N/A||N/A||N/A|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Hilton Grand Vacations, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Hyatt Hotels Corporation||2||9||2||0||2.00|
|Hilton Grand Vacations||0||0||7||0||3.00|
Hyatt Hotels Corporation currently has a consensus price target of $53.44, indicating a potential downside of 7.65%. Hilton Grand Vacations has a consensus price target of $36.14, indicating a potential downside of 1.25%. Given Hilton Grand Vacations’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Hilton Grand Vacations is more favorable than Hyatt Hotels Corporation.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Hilton Grand Vacations’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Hyatt Hotels Corporation||$2.68 billion||2.71||$663.00 million||$1.81||31.97|
|Hilton Grand Vacations||$1.48 billion||2.45||$376.00 million||N/A||N/A|
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Hilton Grand Vacations.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
31.0% of Hyatt Hotels Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.6% of Hilton Grand Vacations shares are owned by institutional investors. 25.5% of Hyatt Hotels Corporation shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Hilton Grand Vacations shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation beats Hilton Grand Vacations on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation Company Profile
Hyatt Hotels Corporation is a global hospitality company. The Company develops, owns, operates, manages, franchises, licenses or provides services to a portfolio of properties. The Company operates through four segments: owned and leased hotels; Americas management and franchising (Americas); ASPAC management and franchising (ASPAC), and EAME/SW Asia management and franchising (EAME/SW Asia). The owned and leased hotels segment consists of its owned and leased full service and select service hotels. The Americas segment consists of its management and franchising of properties located in the United States, Latin America, Canada and the Caribbean. The ASPAC segment consists of its management and franchising of properties located in Southeast Asia, as well as China, Australia, South Korea, Japan and Micronesia. The EAME/SW Asia segment consists of its management and franchising of properties located in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, India, Central Asia and Nepal.
Hilton Grand Vacations Company Profile
Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. is a timeshare company that markets and sells vacation ownership intervals (VOIs), manages resorts in leisure and urban destinations, and operates a points-based vacation club. The Company operates its business across two segments: Real Estate Sales and Financing, and Resort Operations and Club Management. As of September 30, 2016, the Company had 46 resorts, representing 7,592 units, and approximately 265,000 Hilton Grand Vacations Club (the Club) members. Club members can exchange their Club points for stays at any resort or any property in the Hilton system of various brands across over 4,700 properties, as well as various vacation options, such as cruises and guided tours. VOI product allows customers to purchase a lifetime of vacations. The Company offers amenities, such as full kitchens, in-unit washers and dryers, spas and kids’ clubs along with beach-front locations.
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