Critical Review: Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE:RHP) & SINO LD LTD/S (NYSE:SNLAY)

SINO LD LTD/S (OTCMKTS:SNLAY) and Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE:RHP) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares SINO LD LTD/S and Ryman Hospitality Properties’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
SINO LD LTD/S $1.37 billion 7.32 $1.79 billion N/A N/A
Ryman Hospitality Properties $1.28 billion 3.33 $264.67 million $5.86 14.07

SINO LD LTD/S has higher revenue and earnings than Ryman Hospitality Properties.

Risk & Volatility

SINO LD LTD/S has a beta of 0.67, indicating that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ryman Hospitality Properties has a beta of 1.13, indicating that its stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

SINO LD LTD/S pays an annual dividend of $0.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Ryman Hospitality Properties pays an annual dividend of $3.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.4%. Ryman Hospitality Properties pays out 61.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Ryman Hospitality Properties has raised its dividend for 5 consecutive years. Ryman Hospitality Properties is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

87.3% of Ryman Hospitality Properties shares are held by institutional investors. 3.3% of Ryman Hospitality Properties shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for SINO LD LTD/S and Ryman Hospitality Properties, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SINO LD LTD/S 0 0 0 0 N/A
Ryman Hospitality Properties 1 1 2 0 2.25

Ryman Hospitality Properties has a consensus price target of $84.33, suggesting a potential upside of 2.31%. Given Ryman Hospitality Properties’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Ryman Hospitality Properties is more favorable than SINO LD LTD/S.

Profitability

This table compares SINO LD LTD/S and Ryman Hospitality Properties’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SINO LD LTD/S N/A N/A N/A
Ryman Hospitality Properties 18.20% 63.53% 7.59%

Summary

Ryman Hospitality Properties beats SINO LD LTD/S on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About SINO LD LTD/S

Sino Land Company Limited, an investment holding company, invests in, develops, manages, and trades in properties. It operates in six divisions: Property Sales, Property Rental, Property Management and Other Services, Hotel Operations, Investments in Securities, and Financing. The company's property portfolio includes office/retail buildings, industrial buildings, car parks, hotels, and residential buildings. It also provides cleaning, building construction and management, financing, notes issue, administration, security, mortgage loan financing, secretarial, management, project management, share investment, living, consultancy, and deposit placing services, as well as operates hotels. As of June 30, 2018, the company had a land bank of approximately 21.9 million square feet of attributable floor area in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Sydney. The company is headquartered in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Sino Land Company Limited is a subsidiary of Tsim Sha Tsui Properties Limited.

About Ryman Hospitality Properties

Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE:RHP) is a REIT for federal income tax purposes, specializing in group-oriented, destination hotel assets in urban and resort markets. The Company's owned assets include a network of four upscale, meetings-focused resorts totaling 8,114 rooms that are managed by lodging operator Marriott International, Inc. under the Gaylord Hotels brand. The Company is a joint venture owner of the 1,501-room Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center, which is also managed by Marriott International, Inc. Other owned assets managed by Marriott International, Inc. include Gaylord Springs Golf Links, the Wildhorse Saloon, the General Jackson Showboat, The Inn at Opryland, a 303-room overflow hotel adjacent to Gaylord Opryland and AC Hotel Washington, DC at National Harbor, a 192-room hotel near Gaylord National. The Company also owns and operates media and entertainment assets, including the Grand Ole Opry (opry.com), the legendary weekly showcase of country music's finest performers for over 90 years; the Ryman Auditorium, the storied former home of the Grand Ole Opry located in downtown Nashville; 650 AM WSM, the Opry's radio home; and Ole Red, a country lifestyle and entertainment brand.

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