Hyatt Hotels Corp

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H : NYSE : Services
$52.62 | %
Today's Range: 52.41 - 53.34
Avg. Daily Volume: 691300.0
03/24/17 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis

HYATT HOTELS CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line. HYATT HOTELS CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.09 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 2.20% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1087.01109.0
EBITDA ($mil)148.0149.0
EBIT ($mil)60.062.0
Net Income ($mil)41.037.0

Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)704.0691.0
Total Assets ($mil)7749.07596.0
Total Debt ($mil)1564.01375.0
Equity ($mil)3903.03991.0

Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin20.7921.28
EBITDA Margin13.6113.43
Operating Margin5.525.59
Sales Turnover0.570.57
Return on Assets2.631.63
Return on Equity5.223.1
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio1.231.02
Interest Expense19.017.0
Interest Coverage3.163.65

Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)130.82136.23
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share29.8429.3
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume680210.0611371.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 37.76 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.73. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.79 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.98 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 9.39. 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 35.23 Peers 37.76   H 14.33 Peers 16.77

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

H is trading at a valuation on par with 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 discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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H 37.98 Peers 23.54   H NM Peers 3.36

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 1.79 Peers 9.39   H 76.74 Peers 75.07

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.


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

H is expected to keep pace with its peers on the basis of earnings growth.

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  Sales Growth
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H 1.58 Peers 3.22   H 2.33 Peers 3.06

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.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

H trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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