Tuniu (NASDAQ: TOUR) is one of 11 publicly-traded companies in the “Travel Agents” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Tuniu to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability and valuation.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
75.2% of shares of all “Travel Agents” companies are owned by institutional investors. 76.1% of Tuniu shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 17.5% of shares of all “Travel Agents” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Tuniu and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
Tuniu’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Tuniu. Tuniu is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Risk & Volatility
Tuniu has a beta of 1.45, meaning that its share price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tuniu’s peers have a beta of 1.19, meaning that their average share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Tuniu and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Tuniu and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
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Tuniu presently has a consensus price target of $11.00, indicating a potential upside of 42.67%. As a group, “Travel Agents” companies have a potential upside of 9.48%. Given Tuniu’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Tuniu is more favorable than its peers.
Tuniu beats its peers on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
Tuniu Corporation is an online leisure travel company. The Company offers a selection of packaged tours, including organized tours and self-guided tours, as well as travel-related services for leisure travelers. Its online platform, which consists of its tuniu.com Website and mobile platform, provides product and travel information to enable leisure travelers to plan their travels. Its organized tours offer pre-arranged itineraries, transportation, accommodations, entertainment, meals and tour guide services. Its self-guided tours consist of combinations of flights and hotel bookings and other optional add-ons, such as airport pick-ups. Its other travel-related services include sales of tourist attraction tickets, visa processing services, financial services, hotel booking services and air ticketing services. Its online platform contains travel guides featuring photos, information and recommendations for all destinations it covers.
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