ClubCorp Holdings (NYSE: MYCC) and Digital Cinema Destinations Corp (NASDAQ:DCIN) are both small-cap cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ClubCorp Holdings and Digital Cinema Destinations Corp’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio NetIncome Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ClubCorp Holdings N/A N/A N/A ($0.01) -1,710.00
Digital Cinema Destinations Corp N/A N/A N/A ($0.52) -11.52

ClubCorp Holdings is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Digital Cinema Destinations Corp, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

ClubCorp Holdings pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Digital Cinema Destinations Corp does not pay a dividend. ClubCorp Holdings pays out -5,200.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Profitability

This table compares ClubCorp Holdings and Digital Cinema Destinations Corp’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ClubCorp Holdings 0.29% 2.24% 0.16%
Digital Cinema Destinations Corp N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for ClubCorp Holdings and Digital Cinema Destinations Corp, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ClubCorp Holdings 0 3 3 0 2.50
Digital Cinema Destinations Corp 0 0 0 0 N/A

ClubCorp Holdings presently has a consensus price target of $19.50, suggesting a potential upside of 14.04%. Given ClubCorp Holdings’ higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe ClubCorp Holdings is more favorable than Digital Cinema Destinations Corp.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

96.3% of ClubCorp Holdings shares are held by institutional investors. 2.9% of ClubCorp Holdings shares are held by company 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 Digital Cinema Destinations Corp on 10 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About ClubCorp Holdings

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.

About Digital Cinema Destinations Corp

Digital Cinema Destinations Corp., operates eight theatres and 73 screens located in Westfield, New Jersey (Rialto), Cranford, New Jersey (Cranford), Bloomfield, Connecticut (the Bloomfield 8) and five theatres located in central Pennsylvania (Cinema Centers). During the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012 (fiscal 2012), the Company operates eight theatres, two in New Jersey, with a total of 11 screens, one in Connecticut, with a total of 8 screens and five in central Pennsylvania, with a total of 54 screens. In March 2014, the Company announced that it has completed the acquisition of a seven screen theater in Churchville, MD from Flagship Cinemas.

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