Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE: HGV) and Wynn Macau (OTCMKTS:WYNMF) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Earnings and Valuation

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This table compares Hilton Grand Vacations and Wynn Macau’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Hilton Grand Vacations $1.71 billion 2.50 $327.00 million $1.97 21.90
Wynn Macau $2.85 billion 7.16 $184.89 million N/A N/A

Hilton Grand Vacations has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Wynn Macau.

Risk & Volatility

Hilton Grand Vacations has a beta of 0.93, indicating that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Wynn Macau has a beta of 2.28, indicating that its share price is 128% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

97.6% of Hilton Grand Vacations shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Hilton Grand Vacations shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Hilton Grand Vacations and Wynn Macau, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hilton Grand Vacations 0 1 5 0 2.83
Wynn Macau 0 1 2 0 2.67

Hilton Grand Vacations presently has a consensus target price of $44.00, suggesting a potential upside of 1.97%. Given Hilton Grand Vacations’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Hilton Grand Vacations is more favorable than Wynn Macau.

Profitability

This table compares Hilton Grand Vacations and Wynn Macau’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hilton Grand Vacations 19.11% 57.35% 8.36%
Wynn Macau N/A N/A N/A

Summary

Hilton Grand Vacations beats Wynn Macau on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Hilton Grand Vacations

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc., a timeshare company, develops, markets, sells, and manages timeshare resorts primarily under the Hilton Grand Vacations brand. The company operates in two segments, Real Estate Sales and Financing; and Resort Operations and Club Management. It sells vacation ownership intervals; manages resorts; operates a points-based vacation club; and finances and services loans provided to consumers for their timeshare purchases. The company also manages and operates the points-based Hilton Grand Vacations Club and Hilton Club exchange programs, which provides exchange, leisure travel, and reservation services to approximately 288,000 members, as well as engages in the rental of inventory made available due to ownership exchanges through its club programs. As of December 31, 2017, it had 48 resorts comprising 8,102 units located in the United States and Europe. Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.

About Wynn Macau

Wynn Macau, Limited owns and operates the Wynn Macau and Wynn Palace casino resorts in Macau. As of February 15, 2017, the company's Wynn Macau resort features approximately 284,000 square feet of casino space offering 24-hour gaming and various games, including 303 table games and 957 slot machines, private gaming salons, sky casinos, and a poker pit; 2 hotel towers with 1,008 rooms and suites; 8 food and beverage outlets; recreation and leisure facilities, including two health clubs and spas, a salon, and a pool; and lounges and meeting facilities. Its resort also includes approximately 57,000 square feet of retail shopping, which comprise stores and boutiques. In addition, the company's Wynn Palace resort features approximately 420,000 square feet of casino space providing 24-hour gaming and various games, such as 304 table games and 996 slot machines, private gaming salons, sky casinos, and a poker pit; a luxury hotel with a total of 1,706 guest rooms, suites, and villas; and 10 food and beverage outlets. Its resort also consists of approximately 105,000 square feet of retail shopping, including stores and boutiques; ballroom and meeting facilities; and recreation and leisure facilities. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Macau. As of January 27, 2017, Wynn Macau, Limited operates as a subsidiary Wynn Resorts, Limited.

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