InterContinental Hotels Group (NYSE: IHG) is one of 30 public companies in the “Hotels & motels” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare InterContinental Hotels Group to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares InterContinental Hotels Group and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|InterContinental Hotels Group||$1.78 billion||$592.00 million||25.00|
|InterContinental Hotels Group Competitors||$3.57 billion||$470.05 million||159.72|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for InterContinental Hotels Group and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|InterContinental Hotels Group||0||2||3||0||2.60|
|InterContinental Hotels Group Competitors||306||1437||2177||73||2.51|
InterContinental Hotels Group presently has a consensus price target of $64.19, indicating a potential upside of 5.65%. As a group, “Hotels & motels” companies have a potential upside of 5.68%. Given InterContinental Hotels Group’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe InterContinental Hotels Group has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Risk and Volatility
InterContinental Hotels Group has a beta of 1.31, suggesting that its stock price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, InterContinental Hotels Group’s competitors have a beta of 1.15, suggesting that their average stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
6.7% of InterContinental Hotels Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.3% of shares of all “Hotels & motels” companies are owned by institutional investors. 17.7% of shares of all “Hotels & motels” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares InterContinental Hotels Group and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|InterContinental Hotels Group||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|InterContinental Hotels Group Competitors||10.97%||12.75%||4.81%|
InterContinental Hotels Group pays an annual dividend of $1.67 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. InterContinental Hotels Group pays out 68.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Hotels & motels” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.8% and pay out 48.0% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. InterContinental Hotels Group has increased its dividend for 5 consecutive years.
InterContinental Hotels Group competitors beat InterContinental Hotels Group on 9 of the 14 factors compared.
About InterContinental Hotels Group
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC owns, manages, franchises, and leases hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Greater China. The company operates hotels, resorts, and restaurants under the InterContinental, Kimpton, Hotel Indigo, EVEN, HUALUXE, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Holiday Inn Resort, avid, Staybridge Suites, and Candlewood Suites brands. It also provides IHG Rewards Club, a hotel loyalty program. As of December 31, 2017, the company had 5,348 hotels with 798,075 rooms. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Denham, the United Kingdom.
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