Comparing Travel + Leisure (TNL) & Its Peers

Travel + Leisure (NYSE: TNL) is one of 42 public companies in the “Hotels & motels” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Travel + Leisure to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Travel + Leisure and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Travel + Leisure -4.17% -3.81% 0.51%
Travel + Leisure Competitors -37.32% -47.58% -2.51%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Travel + Leisure and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Travel + Leisure 0 0 3 0 3.00
Travel + Leisure Competitors 552 2408 3116 69 2.44

Travel + Leisure currently has a consensus target price of $76.00, indicating a potential upside of 19.23%. As a group, “Hotels & motels” companies have a potential downside of 10.95%. Given Travel + Leisure’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Travel + Leisure is more favorable than its competitors.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Travel + Leisure and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Travel + Leisure $2.16 billion -$255.00 million -67.80
Travel + Leisure Competitors $1.80 billion -$394.04 million 30.23

Travel + Leisure has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. Travel + Leisure is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Dividends

Travel + Leisure pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Travel + Leisure pays out -127.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Hotels & motels” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.3% and pay out 142.5% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Travel + Leisure is clearly a better dividend stock than its competitors, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

88.7% of Travel + Leisure shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.8% of shares of all “Hotels & motels” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.9% of Travel + Leisure shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 13.8% of shares of all “Hotels & motels” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

Travel + Leisure has a beta of 1.93, meaning that its stock price is 93% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Travel + Leisure’s competitors have a beta of 1.72, meaning that their average stock price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Travel + Leisure beats its competitors on 12 of the 15 factors compared.

About Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure Co. provides hospitality services and products in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Vacation Ownership; and Travel and Membership. The Vacation Ownership segment develops, markets, and sells vacation ownership interests (VOIs) to individual consumers; provides consumer financing in connection with the sale of VOIs; and provides property management services at resorts. The Travel and Membership segment operates various businesses, including three vacation exchange brands, a home exchange network, travel technology platforms, travel memberships, and direct-to-consumer rentals. As of December 31, 2020, it had approximately 247 vacation ownership resorts. The company also offers private-label travel booking technology solutions. The company was formerly known as Wyndham Destinations, Inc. and changed its name to Travel + Leisure Co. in February 2021. Travel + Leisure Co. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.

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