Booking (NASDAQ:BKNG) & Tuniu (NASDAQ:TOUR) Head-To-Head Survey
Booking (NASDAQ:BKNG) and Tuniu (NASDAQ:TOUR) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, earnings and profitability.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Booking and Tuniu, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
92.5% of Booking shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 14.4% of Tuniu shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Booking shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 76.1% of Tuniu shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Volatility and Risk
Booking has a beta of 1.1, meaning that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tuniu has a beta of 1.56, meaning that its stock price is 56% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Booking and Tuniu’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Booking||$14.53 billion||5.42||$4.00 billion||$92.59||20.30|
|Tuniu||$325.82 million||0.91||-$27.33 million||N/A||N/A|
Booking has higher revenue and earnings than Tuniu.
This table compares Booking and Tuniu’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Booking beats Tuniu on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Booking Company Profile
Booking Holdings Inc, formerly The Priceline Group Inc., is a provider of travel and restaurant online reservation and related services. The Company, through its online travel companies (OTCs), connects consumers wishing to make travel reservations with providers of travel services across the world. It offers consumers an array of accommodation reservations (including hotels, bed and breakfasts, hostels, apartments, vacation rentals and other properties) through its Booking.com, priceline.com and agoda.com brands. Its other brands include KAYAK, Rentalcars.com and OpenTable, Inc. (OpenTable). As of December 31, 2016, Booking.com offered accommodation reservation services for over 1,115,000 properties in over 220 countries and territories on its various Websites and in over 40 languages, which included over 568,000 vacation rental properties (updated property counts were available on the Booking.com Website).
Tuniu Company Profile
Tuniu Corporation operates as an online leisure travel company. The company offers a selection of packaged tours, including organized and self-guided tours; and other travel-related services, such as tourist attraction tickets selling, visa application services, accommodation reservation, financial services, and hotel booking services, as well as air, train, and bus ticketing for leisure travelers. It also provides car rental and insurance services; and advertising services to tourism boards and bureaus. The company offers its products and services through various online and offline channels comprising the tuniu.com Website; mobile platform; a primary call center in Nanjing; a regional call center in Suqian; and other offline retail stores in China. Tuniu Corporation was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Nanjing, China.
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