Ctrip.com International (NASDAQ: CTRP) is one of 11 public companies in the “Travel Agents” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Ctrip.com International to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, risk, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.
Risk & Volatility
Ctrip.com International has a beta of 1.79, indicating that its stock price is 79% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ctrip.com International’s rivals have a beta of 1.20, indicating that their average stock price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current recommendations for Ctrip.com International and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Ctrip.com International Competitors||87||643||965||43||2.55|
Ctrip.com International presently has a consensus target price of $57.40, suggesting a potential upside of 23.49%. As a group, “Travel Agents” companies have a potential upside of 19.21%. Given Ctrip.com International’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Ctrip.com International is more favorable than its rivals.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Ctrip.com International and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Ctrip.com International||$2.85 billion||-$206.06 million||77.47|
|Ctrip.com International Competitors||$3.50 billion||$239.18 million||13.39|
Ctrip.com International’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Ctrip.com International. Ctrip.com International is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Ctrip.com International and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Ctrip.com International Competitors||-18.33%||-5,188.00%||-11.47%|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
67.9% of Ctrip.com International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.2% of shares of all “Travel Agents” companies are held by institutional investors. 23.0% of Ctrip.com International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 17.5% of shares of all “Travel Agents” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Ctrip.com International beats its rivals on 9 of the 13 factors compared.
Ctrip.com International Company Profile
Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Ctrip) is a travel service provider for accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management in China. The Company aggregates hotel and transportation information to enable business and leisure travelers to make bookings. It helps leisure travelers book tour packages and guided tours, and helps corporate clients manage their travel requirements. In addition, it offers a range of other travel-related services, including travelers’ reviews, attraction tickets, travel-related financing and car services, and travel insurance and visa services to meet the various booking and travelling needs of both leisure and business travelers. It also offers independent leisure travelers bundled packaged-tour products, including group tours, semi-group tours and private tours or packaged tours with different transportation arrangements, such as cruise, bus or self-driving.
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