Head-To-Head Analysis: Wyndham Destinations (WYND) vs. Its Competitors

Wyndham Destinations (NYSE: WYND) is one of 36 publicly-traded companies in the “Hotels & motels” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Wyndham Destinations to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

88.4% of Wyndham Destinations shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.1% of shares of all “Hotels & motels” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of Wyndham Destinations shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.4% of shares of all “Hotels & motels” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Wyndham Destinations and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Wyndham Destinations 0 4 5 0 2.56
Wyndham Destinations Competitors 549 2077 2720 102 2.44

Wyndham Destinations currently has a consensus target price of $58.08, indicating a potential upside of 28.27%. As a group, “Hotels & motels” companies have a potential upside of 15.05%. Given Wyndham Destinations’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Wyndham Destinations is more favorable than its competitors.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Wyndham Destinations and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Wyndham Destinations $3.93 billion $672.00 million 9.65
Wyndham Destinations Competitors $3.41 billion $331.27 million 15.80

Wyndham Destinations has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. Wyndham Destinations is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.


Wyndham Destinations pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. Wyndham Destinations pays out 38.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Hotels & motels” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.3% and pay out 43.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Wyndham Destinations is clearly a better dividend stock than its competitors, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.


This table compares Wyndham Destinations and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Wyndham Destinations 11.67% -90.37% 6.89%
Wyndham Destinations Competitors 7.61% 15.27% 4.07%

Volatility & Risk

Wyndham Destinations has a beta of 1.54, meaning that its stock price is 54% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Wyndham Destinations’ competitors have a beta of 1.30, meaning that their average stock price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Wyndham Destinations beats its competitors on 11 of the 15 factors compared.

About Wyndham Destinations

Wyndham Destinations, Inc. operates as a vacation ownership and exchange company in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Vacation Ownership and Exchange & Rentals. The Vacation Ownership segment develops, markets, and sells vacation ownership interests (VOIs) to individual consumers; provides consumer financing in connection with the sale of VOIs; and provides property management services at resorts. The Exchange & Rentals segment offers vacation exchange services and products to owners of VOIs; and manages and markets vacation rental properties primarily on behalf of independent owners. As of June 25, 2019, it had approximately 220 vacation ownership resorts. Wyndham Destinations, Inc. also has relationships with approximately 4,300 vacation ownership resorts. The company was formerly known as Wyndham Worldwide Corporation and changed its name to Wyndham Destinations, Inc. in May 2018. Wyndham Destinations, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.

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