Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE:VAC) and MGM CHINA HOLDI/ADR (OTCMKTS:MCHVY) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
84.4% of Marriott Vacations Worldwide shares are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of Marriott Vacations Worldwide shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Marriott Vacations Worldwide and MGM CHINA HOLDI/ADR’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Marriott Vacations Worldwide||$2.97 billion||1.58||$55.00 million||$5.88||17.67|
|MGM CHINA HOLDI/ADR||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Marriott Vacations Worldwide has higher revenue and earnings than MGM CHINA HOLDI/ADR.
This table compares Marriott Vacations Worldwide and MGM CHINA HOLDI/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Marriott Vacations Worldwide||1.85%||8.45%||3.23%|
|MGM CHINA HOLDI/ADR||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Marriott Vacations Worldwide pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. MGM CHINA HOLDI/ADR does not pay a dividend. Marriott Vacations Worldwide pays out 30.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Marriott Vacations Worldwide has increased its dividend for 4 consecutive years.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Marriott Vacations Worldwide and MGM CHINA HOLDI/ADR, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Marriott Vacations Worldwide||0||2||7||0||2.78|
|MGM CHINA HOLDI/ADR||0||2||1||0||2.33|
Marriott Vacations Worldwide presently has a consensus target price of $131.09, suggesting a potential upside of 26.14%. Given Marriott Vacations Worldwide’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Marriott Vacations Worldwide is more favorable than MGM CHINA HOLDI/ADR.
Marriott Vacations Worldwide beats MGM CHINA HOLDI/ADR on 11 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Marriott Vacations Worldwide
Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation develops, markets, sells, and manages vacation ownership and related products under the Marriott Vacation Club, Grand Residences by Marriott, Sheraton, Westin, Hyatt Residence Club brands, and Marriott Vacation Club Pulse brands. The company operates through two segments, Vacation Ownership and Exchange & Third-Party Management. It also develops, markets, and sells vacation ownership and related products under The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club brand; and holds right to develop, market, and sell ownership residential products under The Ritz-Carlton Residences brand. In addition, the company sells points-based vacation ownership products through Marriott Vacation Club points-based ownership programs focused in North America and the Asia Pacific; and weeks-based vacation ownership products. Further, it is involved in financing consumer purchases of vacation ownership products; and renting vacation ownership inventory. Additionally, the company provides on-site management and services, such as daily housekeeping services, valet, in-residence dining, and access to fitness facilities, as well as spa and sports facilities for Ritz-Carlton branded properties. It also offers exchange networks and membership programs consisting of approximately 3,200 resorts in over 80 nations, as well as manages approximately 180 other resorts and lodging properties under the Interval International, Trading Places International, Vacation Resorts International, VRI Europe, Aqua-Aston, and Great Destinations brands. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated approximately 100 properties in the United States and 12 other countries and territories. The company sells its upscale tier vacation ownership products primarily through a network of resort-based sales centers and off-site sales locations. Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.
About MGM CHINA HOLDI/ADR
MGM China Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the development, ownership, and operation of gaming and lodging resorts in the Greater China region. The company engages in the development and operation of casino games of chance and other casino games, the related hotel and resort facilities, and the development of integrated resorts in Macau. It owns and operates the MGM Macau and MGM Cotai. The company's casino has a floor area of approximately 32,134 square meters with 1,019 slot machines, 427 gaming tables, and multiple VIP and private gaming areas; and hotel that comprises a 35-storey tower with 582 deluxe rooms consisting of 468 standard guest rooms, 99 luxury suites, and 15 private luxury villas. Its resort offers luxurious amenities, including 8 restaurants and bars, retail outlets, pool and spa facilities, and approximately 1,600 square meters of convertible convention space. In addition, MGM China Holdings Limited is involved in the food and beverage operations; and provision of outsourcing services, including information technology, accounting, human resources, hotel reservation, and convention consultation. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is headquartered in Macau. MGM China Holdings Limited is a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International Holdings, Ltd.
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