Head-To-Head Review: GreenTree Hospitality Group (NYSE:GHG) & Twin River Worldwide (NYSE:TRWH)

GreenTree Hospitality Group (NYSE:GHG) and Twin River Worldwide (NYSE:TRWH) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

8.7% of GreenTree Hospitality Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.7% of Twin River Worldwide shares are owned by institutional investors. 35.0% of Twin River Worldwide shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

GreenTree Hospitality Group pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Twin River Worldwide pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. GreenTree Hospitality Group pays out 45.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Profitability

This table compares GreenTree Hospitality Group and Twin River Worldwide’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GreenTree Hospitality Group 45.04% 25.01% 14.80%
Twin River Worldwide N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for GreenTree Hospitality Group and Twin River Worldwide, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GreenTree Hospitality Group 0 1 2 0 2.67
Twin River Worldwide 0 1 2 0 2.67

GreenTree Hospitality Group presently has a consensus target price of $16.53, suggesting a potential upside of 35.96%. Twin River Worldwide has a consensus target price of $37.67, suggesting a potential upside of 32.16%. Given GreenTree Hospitality Group’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe GreenTree Hospitality Group is more favorable than Twin River Worldwide.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares GreenTree Hospitality Group and Twin River Worldwide’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
GreenTree Hospitality Group $137.45 million 8.98 $57.32 million $0.61 19.93
Twin River Worldwide $437.54 million 2.68 $71.44 million N/A N/A

Twin River Worldwide has higher revenue and earnings than GreenTree Hospitality Group.

Summary

GreenTree Hospitality Group beats Twin River Worldwide on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

GreenTree Hospitality Group Company Profile

GreenTree Hospitality Group Ltd., through its subsidiaries, owns, operates, leases, franchises, and manages hotels in the People's Republic of China. The company operates hotels under the various brands, including GreenTree Eastern, as well as Gme, Gya, and VX; GreenTree Inns and GreenTree Alliance; and Vatica and Shell. As of March 31, 2018, it had 26 leased-and-operated hotels and 2,328 franchised-and-managed hotels with 195,552 hotel rooms in 266 cities. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China. GreenTree Hospitality Group Ltd. is a subsidiary of GreenTree Inns Hotel Management Group, Inc.

Twin River Worldwide Company Profile

There is no company description available for Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc.

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