Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND) and Twin River Worldwide (NYSE:TRWH) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends and risk.

Dividends

Wyndham Destinations pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Twin River Worldwide pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Wyndham Destinations pays out 38.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Profitability

This table compares Wyndham Destinations and Twin River Worldwide’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Wyndham Destinations 11.22% -87.60% 6.77%
Twin River Worldwide 12.66% 22.17% 7.59%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Wyndham Destinations and Twin River Worldwide’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Wyndham Destinations $3.93 billion 1.20 $672.00 million $4.69 11.04
Twin River Worldwide $437.54 million 2.01 $71.44 million N/A N/A

Wyndham Destinations has higher revenue and earnings than Twin River Worldwide.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

89.1% of Wyndham Destinations shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.3% of Twin River Worldwide shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of Wyndham Destinations shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 35.0% of Twin River Worldwide shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Wyndham Destinations and Twin River Worldwide, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Wyndham Destinations 0 2 5 0 2.71
Twin River Worldwide 0 2 2 0 2.50

Wyndham Destinations currently has a consensus target price of $60.29, indicating a potential upside of 16.40%. Twin River Worldwide has a consensus target price of $32.25, indicating a potential upside of 25.73%. Given Twin River Worldwide’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Twin River Worldwide is more favorable than Wyndham Destinations.

Summary

Twin River Worldwide beats Wyndham Destinations on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Wyndham Destinations

Wyndham Destinations, Inc. operates as a vacation ownership and exchange company in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Vacation Ownership and Exchange & Rentals. 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 Exchange & Rentals segment offers vacation exchange services and products to owners of VOIs; and manages and markets vacation rental properties primarily on behalf of independent owners. As of June 25, 2019, it had approximately 220 vacation ownership resorts. Wyndham Destinations, Inc. also has relationships with approximately 4,300 vacation ownership resorts. The company was formerly known as Wyndham Worldwide Corporation and changed its name to Wyndham Destinations, Inc. in May 2018. Wyndham Destinations, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.

About Twin River Worldwide

There is no company description available for Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc.

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