Playa Hotels & Resorts (PLYA) versus The Competition Financial Comparison

Playa Hotels & Resorts (NASDAQ: PLYA) is one of 30 public companies in the “Hotels & motels” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Playa Hotels & Resorts to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.


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This table compares Playa Hotels & Resorts and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Playa Hotels & Resorts -0.04% 5.24% 1.86%
Playa Hotels & Resorts Competitors 10.97% 12.75% 4.81%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Playa Hotels & Resorts and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Playa Hotels & Resorts 0 1 4 0 2.80
Playa Hotels & Resorts Competitors 308 1443 2192 75 2.51

Playa Hotels & Resorts currently has a consensus target price of $14.05, suggesting a potential upside of 35.75%. As a group, “Hotels & motels” companies have a potential upside of 1.23%. Given Playa Hotels & Resorts’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Playa Hotels & Resorts is more favorable than its rivals.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Playa Hotels & Resorts and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Playa Hotels & Resorts $559.54 million -$240,000.00 27.24
Playa Hotels & Resorts Competitors $3.57 billion $470.05 million 184.05

Playa Hotels & Resorts’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Playa Hotels & Resorts. Playa Hotels & Resorts is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

78.9% of Playa Hotels & Resorts shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.0% of shares of all “Hotels & motels” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.7% of Playa Hotels & Resorts shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 19.0% of shares of all “Hotels & motels” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Playa Hotels & Resorts rivals beat Playa Hotels & Resorts on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

Playa Hotels & Resorts Company Profile

Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. owns, operates, develops, and manages all-inclusive resorts in prime beachfront locations in various vacation destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean. The company owns, operates, and manages resorts under the Hyatt Ziva, Panama Jack, Dreams, Sanctuary, Hyatt Zilara, THE Royal, and Secrets brand names. As of December 31, 2017, it owned a portfolio consisting of 13 resorts comprising 6,130 rooms located in Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and Jamaica. Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia.

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