Studio City International (NYSE: MSC) is one of 34 publicly-traded companies in the “Hotels & motels” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Studio City International to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, risk, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

18.7% of Studio City International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.4% of shares of all “Hotels & motels” companies are owned by institutional investors. 14.8% of shares of all “Hotels & motels” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Studio City International and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Studio City International $571.21 million -$20.74 million -70.08
Studio City International Competitors $3.57 billion $328.33 million 23.10

Studio City International’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Studio City International. Studio City International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Studio City International and its peers, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Studio City International 2 0 0 0 1.00
Studio City International Competitors 445 1825 2532 97 2.47

Studio City International presently has a consensus price target of $20.00, indicating a potential upside of 18.91%. As a group, “Hotels & motels” companies have a potential upside of 15.86%. Given Studio City International’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Studio City International is more favorable than its peers.


This table compares Studio City International and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Studio City International N/A N/A N/A
Studio City International Competitors 9.30% 13.45% 4.64%


Studio City International peers beat Studio City International on 11 of the 12 factors compared.

Studio City International Company Profile

Studio City International Holdings Limited operates a gaming, retail, and entertainment resort in Cotai, Macau. The company also operates Studio City Casino with 250 mass market gaming tables; approximately 970 gaming machines; and 45 VIP rolling chip tables. In addition, its resort provides various non-gaming facilities, including approximately 1,600 hotel rooms; various food and beverage establishments; retail space; figure-8 Ferris wheel; a Warner Bros.-themed family entertainment center; a 4-D Batman flight simulator; a night club; and a 5,000-seat live performance arena. The company was formerly known as Cyber One Agents Limited and changed its name to Studio City International Holdings Limited in January 2012. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Central, Hong Kong. Studio City International Holdings Limited is a subsidiary of Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited.

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