Comparing Travelport Worldwide Limited (TVPT) and Yatra Online (YTRA)
Travelport Worldwide Limited (NYSE: TVPT) and Yatra Online (NASDAQ:YTRA) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, earnings and dividends.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Travelport Worldwide Limited and Yatra Online’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Travelport Worldwide Limited||$2.40 billion||0.81||$471.31 million||$0.85||18.31|
|Yatra Online||$151.77 million||2.54||-$41.97 million||($5.42)||-2.10|
Travelport Worldwide Limited has higher revenue and earnings than Yatra Online. Yatra Online is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Travelport Worldwide Limited, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a summary of current recommendations for Travelport Worldwide Limited and Yatra Online, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Travelport Worldwide Limited||0||2||1||0||2.33|
Travelport Worldwide Limited currently has a consensus target price of $16.25, suggesting a potential upside of 4.43%. Yatra Online has a consensus target price of $14.96, suggesting a potential upside of 31.23%. Given Yatra Online’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Yatra Online is more favorable than Travelport Worldwide Limited.
This table compares Travelport Worldwide Limited and Yatra Online’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Travelport Worldwide Limited||4.42%||-50.52%||5.05%|
Travelport Worldwide Limited pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Yatra Online does not pay a dividend. Travelport Worldwide Limited pays out 35.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
96.2% of Travelport Worldwide Limited shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 22.0% of Yatra Online shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Travelport Worldwide Limited shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Travelport Worldwide Limited beats Yatra Online on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Travelport Worldwide Limited
Travelport Worldwide Limited provides a travel commerce platform, which offers distribution, technology, payment, mobile and other solutions for the travel and tourism industry. The Company connects travel providers, such as airlines and hotel chains with online and offline travel agencies and other travel buyers in its business-to-business (B2B) travel commerce platform (its Travel Commerce Platform). It also provides a range of digital and mobile services that allow airlines, hotels, corporate travel management companies and travel agencies to engage with their customers through mobile services, including applications, corporate booking tools, mobile Web and mobile messaging. Travel Commerce Platform connects travel providers and travel buyers, as well as travel agencies, travel management companies (TMCs) and corporations. As of December 31, 2016, it provided air distribution services to approximately 400 airlines globally, including approximately 125 low cost carriers (LCCs).
About Yatra Online
Yatra Online, Inc. is an India-based consumer travel platform and online travel agent. The Company’s segments include Air Ticketing, Hotels and Packages, and Others. Through Internet and mobile-based platform and call-centers, the Company provides the facility to book and service international and domestic air tickets to customer through business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business-to-consumer (B2B2C) channel. Through an Internet and mobile-based platform, call-centers and branch offices, the Company provides holiday packages and hotel reservations. The Other segment includes the advertisement income from hosting advertisements on its Internet Websites, income from sale of rail and bus tickets, and income from facilitating Website access to travel insurance companies. It offers multiple mobile applications for a range of consumer segments and services, including Yatra, Yatra Mini, Yatra Web Check-In, Yatra Corporate, Travelguru HomeStay and Yatra Hoteliers DESTranet.
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