Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) and Full House Resorts (NASDAQ:FLL) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, dividends and valuation.
Volatility & Risk
Wyndham Worldwide has a beta of 1.34, meaning that its share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Full House Resorts has a beta of 0.31, meaning that its share price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Wyndham Worldwide pays an annual dividend of $2.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Full House Resorts does not pay a dividend. Wyndham Worldwide pays out 48.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Wyndham Worldwide has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Wyndham Worldwide and Full House Resorts, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Full House Resorts||0||0||2||0||3.00|
Wyndham Worldwide presently has a consensus target price of $129.38, indicating a potential upside of 13.42%. Full House Resorts has a consensus target price of $3.88, indicating a potential upside of 23.02%. Given Full House Resorts’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Full House Resorts is more favorable than Wyndham Worldwide.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Wyndham Worldwide and Full House Resorts’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Wyndham Worldwide||$5.08 billion||2.24||$871.00 million||$5.50||20.74|
|Full House Resorts||$161.27 million||0.53||-$5.02 million||N/A||N/A|
Wyndham Worldwide has higher revenue and earnings than Full House Resorts.
This table compares Wyndham Worldwide and Full House Resorts’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Full House Resorts||-3.12%||-9.22%||-2.87%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
93.0% of Wyndham Worldwide shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.5% of Full House Resorts shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of Wyndham Worldwide shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 16.6% of Full House Resorts shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Wyndham Worldwide beats Full House Resorts on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
Wyndham Worldwide Company Profile
Wyndham Worldwide Corporation provides hospitality services and products to individual and business customers worldwide. It operates through three segments: Hotel Group, Destination Network, and Vacation Ownership. The Hotel Group segment primarily franchises hotels in the upscale, upper midscale, midscale, economy, and extended stay segments, as well as provides property management services for full-service and select limited-service hotels. This segment operates approximately 8,422 franchised hotels and 728,000 hotel rooms. The Destination Network segment provides vacation exchange services and products to owners of vacation ownership interests (VOIs); and manages and markets vacation rental properties primarily on behalf of independent owners. This segment operates vacation exchange network with approximately 3.9 million members. The Vacation Ownership segment develops, markets, and sells VOIs to individual consumers; and provides consumer financing in connection with the sale of VOIs, as well as offers property management services at resorts. The company offers its hospitality services and products under the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Ramada, Days Inn, Super 8, Howard Johnson, Wingate by Wyndham, Microtel Inns & Suites by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham, Dolce Hotels and Resorts, RCI, Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Wyndham Vacation Resorts, Shell Vacations Club, and WorldMark by Wyndham. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey.
Full House Resorts Company Profile
Full House Resorts, Inc. owns, operates, develops, manages, leases, and/or invests in casinos, and related hospitality and entertainment facilities in the United States. The company owns and operates the Silver Slipper Casino and Hotel in Hancock County, Mississippi, which has approximately 37,000 square feet of gaming space, a surface parking lot, approximately 800-space parking garage, and 129-rooms, as well as a fine-dining restaurant, a buffet, a quick-service restaurant, and oyster and casino bars. It also owns and operates the Bronco Billy's Casino and Hotel in Cripple Creek, Colorado that has approximately 17,000 square feet of gaming space, 24 hotel rooms, and various acres of surface parking, as well as steakhouse, and 4 casual-dining outlets. In addition, the company owns the Rising Star Casino Resort in Rising Sun, Indiana, which has approximately 40,000 square feet of gaming space; a land-based pavilion with approximately 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space; a 190-room hotel; surface parking; an 18-hole golf course on approximately 311 acres; and 5 dining outlets, as well as a leased 104-room hotel. Further, it owns Stockman's Casino that is located in Fallon, Nevada, which has approximately 8,400 square feet of gaming space, a bar, a fine-dining restaurant, and a coffee shop; and Grand Lodge Casino that has 18,900 square feet of gaming space, which is integrated into the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino in Incline Village, Nevada on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Full House Resorts, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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