Hyatt Hotels Corp

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H : NYSE : Services
$55.24 up 0.39 | 0.71%
Today's Range: 55.05 - 55.64
Avg. Daily Volume: 727400.0
07/25/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

HYATT HOTELS CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. HYATT HOTELS CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.86 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 7.05% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)1187.01089.0
EBITDA ($mil)171.0149.0
EBIT ($mil)80.068.0
Net Income ($mil)70.034.0

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)590.01008.0
Total Assets ($mil)7763.07899.0
Total Debt ($mil)1744.01706.0
Equity ($mil)3714.03996.0

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin22.7521.76
EBITDA Margin14.413.68
Operating Margin6.746.24
Sales Turnover0.580.55
Return on Assets3.091.72
Return on Equity6.463.4
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.951.44
Interest Expense21.017.0
Interest Coverage3.814.0

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)125.46134.79
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share29.629.65
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume719887.0682298.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 36.66 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.66. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.87 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 10.48. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, HYATT HOTELS CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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H 30.60 Peers 36.66   H 12.16 Peers 19.65

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

H is trading at a discount to its peers.


Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

H is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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H 37.68 Peers 24.85   H NM Peers 3.10

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

H is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

H's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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H 1.87 Peers 10.48   H 88.54 Peers 117.69

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

H is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, H is expected to trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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H 1.54 Peers 3.35   H 3.75 Peers 4.04

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

H is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.

H is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.



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