Yatra Online (NASDAQ: YTRA) and Travelport Worldwide Limited (NYSE:TVPT) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

22.0% of Yatra Online shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.4% of Travelport Worldwide Limited shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.2% of Travelport Worldwide Limited shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Yatra Online and Travelport Worldwide Limited’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Yatra Online $152.45 million 2.54 -$42.16 million ($5.42) -2.11
Travelport Worldwide Limited $2.40 billion 0.81 $471.31 million $0.85 18.34

Travelport Worldwide Limited has higher revenue and earnings than Yatra Online. Yatra Online is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Travelport Worldwide Limited, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Yatra Online and Travelport Worldwide Limited, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Yatra Online 0 0 5 0 3.00
Travelport Worldwide Limited 0 2 1 0 2.33

Yatra Online presently has a consensus price target of $14.96, suggesting a potential upside of 30.66%. Travelport Worldwide Limited has a consensus price target of $16.25, suggesting a potential upside of 4.23%. Given Yatra Online’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Yatra Online is more favorable than Travelport Worldwide Limited.


This table compares Yatra Online and Travelport Worldwide Limited’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Yatra Online -90.85% -51,721.07% -71.56%
Travelport Worldwide Limited 4.42% -50.52% 5.05%


Travelport Worldwide Limited pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Yatra Online does not pay a dividend. Travelport Worldwide Limited pays out 35.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.


Travelport Worldwide Limited beats Yatra Online on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Yatra Online Company Profile

Yatra Online, Inc. is an India-based consumer travel platform and online travel agent. The Company’s segments include Air Ticketing, Hotels and Packages, and Others. Through Internet and mobile-based platform and call-centers, the Company provides the facility to book and service international and domestic air tickets to customer through business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business-to-consumer (B2B2C) channel. Through an Internet and mobile-based platform, call-centers and branch offices, the Company provides holiday packages and hotel reservations. The Other segment includes the advertisement income from hosting advertisements on its Internet Websites, income from sale of rail and bus tickets, and income from facilitating Website access to travel insurance companies. It offers multiple mobile applications for a range of consumer segments and services, including Yatra, Yatra Mini, Yatra Web Check-In, Yatra Corporate, Travelguru HomeStay and Yatra Hoteliers DESTranet.

Travelport Worldwide Limited Company Profile

Travelport Worldwide Limited provides a travel commerce platform, which offers distribution, technology, payment, mobile and other solutions for the travel and tourism industry. The Company connects travel providers, such as airlines and hotel chains with online and offline travel agencies and other travel buyers in its business-to-business (B2B) travel commerce platform (its Travel Commerce Platform). It also provides a range of digital and mobile services that allow airlines, hotels, corporate travel management companies and travel agencies to engage with their customers through mobile services, including applications, corporate booking tools, mobile Web and mobile messaging. Travel Commerce Platform connects travel providers and travel buyers, as well as travel agencies, travel management companies (TMCs) and corporations. As of December 31, 2016, it provided air distribution services to approximately 400 airlines globally, including approximately 125 low cost carriers (LCCs).

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