ClubCorp Holdings (NYSE: MYCC) and Steiner Leisure (NASDAQ:STNR) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares ClubCorp Holdings and Steiner Leisure’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ClubCorp Holdings $1.10 billion 1.01 $203.96 million ($0.01) -1,688.31
Steiner Leisure N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

ClubCorp Holdings has higher revenue and earnings than Steiner Leisure.

Profitability

This table compares ClubCorp Holdings and Steiner Leisure’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ClubCorp Holdings -0.04% 9.50% 0.66%
Steiner Leisure -7.69% -40.01% -12.91%

Dividends

ClubCorp Holdings pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. Steiner Leisure does not pay a dividend. ClubCorp Holdings pays out -5,194.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for ClubCorp Holdings and Steiner Leisure, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ClubCorp Holdings 0 4 4 0 2.50
Steiner Leisure 0 0 0 0 N/A

ClubCorp Holdings currently has a consensus price target of $18.75, suggesting a potential upside of 10.95%. Given ClubCorp Holdings’ higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe ClubCorp Holdings is more favorable than Steiner Leisure.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

96.3% of ClubCorp Holdings shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.9% of ClubCorp Holdings shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

ClubCorp Holdings beats Steiner Leisure on 10 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

ClubCorp Holdings Company Profile

ClubCorp Holdings, Inc., incorporated on November 10, 2010, is engaged in membership-based leisure business. The Company is also the owner-operator of private golf and country clubs, and business, sports and alumni clubs in North America. The Company operates through two segments: golf and country clubs, and business, sports and alumni clubs. The golf and country club segment includes private country clubs, golf clubs and public golf facilities. The business, sports and alumni club segment includes business clubs, business/sports clubs, sports clubs and alumni clubs. As of April 12, 2017 it owned or operated a portfolio of over 200 golf and country clubs, business clubs, sports clubs, and alumni clubs in 27 states, the District of Columbia and two foreign countries that serve over 430,000 members. The Company’s facilities are located in areas, such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Columbus, Houston, Las Vegas and Richmond.

Steiner Leisure Company Profile

Steiner Leisure Limited is a United States-based global provider of spa services, medi-spa services. The Company manufactures and distributes skin, body and hair care products. It is an accredited educator teaching students the skills necessary to be a spa professional, including massage, skincare and spa management. The Company’s product brands include Bliss, Elemis, Jou, La Therapie, Mandara and Steiner skincare, wellness and haircare products. Its brands are distributed through the Company operated day spas, resorts and spas-at-sea. The Company’s maritime and resort spa divisions operate in over approximately 200 venues on land and at sea. Its education group operates schools at around 17 campuses located in Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Utah and Virginia. Its Ideal Image is spa with over approximately 70 facilities in the United States, which provides laser hair removal for men and women.

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