Reviewing Civeo (CVEO) and Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV)

Civeo (NYSE: CVEO) and Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE:HGV) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, valuation, earnings and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

77.9% of Civeo shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.6% of Hilton Grand Vacations shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.8% of Civeo shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Hilton Grand Vacations shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Civeo and Hilton Grand Vacations, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Civeo 0 1 0 0 2.00
Hilton Grand Vacations 0 1 4 0 2.80

Civeo presently has a consensus target price of $5.00, indicating a potential upside of 27.55%. Hilton Grand Vacations has a consensus target price of $45.50, indicating a potential upside of 3.24%. Given Civeo’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Civeo is more favorable than Hilton Grand Vacations.

Risk and Volatility

Civeo has a beta of 4.4, suggesting that its share price is 340% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hilton Grand Vacations has a beta of 0.94, suggesting that its share price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Civeo and Hilton Grand Vacations’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Civeo -27.65% -16.46% -9.41%
Hilton Grand Vacations 19.11% 57.35% 8.36%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Civeo and Hilton Grand Vacations’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Civeo $382.28 million 1.36 -$105.71 million N/A N/A
Hilton Grand Vacations $1.71 billion 2.56 $327.00 million $1.97 22.37

Hilton Grand Vacations has higher revenue and earnings than Civeo.


Hilton Grand Vacations beats Civeo on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Civeo

Civeo Corporation offers workforce accommodation, logistics, and facility management services to the natural resource industry in Canada, Australia, the United States, and internationally. The company develops lodges and villages; open camps; and mobile camps, including modular, skid-mounted accommodation, and central facilities that provide long-term and temporary work force accommodations. It also offers catering and food, housekeeping, recreation facility, laundry and facility management, water and wastewater treatment, power generation, communications, and personnel logistics services, as well as camp management services, including fresh water and sewage hauling services. The company operates 19 lodges and villages with approximately 24,000 rooms; 7 open camp properties; and a fleet of mobile accommodation assets. It serves oil and natural gas, mining, and oilfield and mining service companies. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

About Hilton Grand Vacations

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc., a timeshare company, develops, markets, sells, and manages timeshare resorts primarily under the Hilton Grand Vacations brand. The company operates in two segments, Real Estate Sales and Financing; and Resort Operations and Club Management. It sells vacation ownership intervals; manages resorts; operates a points-based vacation club; and finances and services loans provided to consumers for their timeshare purchases. The company also manages and operates the points-based Hilton Grand Vacations Club and Hilton Club exchange programs, which provides exchange, leisure travel, and reservation services to approximately 288,000 members, as well as engages in the rental of inventory made available due to ownership exchanges through its club programs. As of December 31, 2017, it had 48 resorts comprising 8,102 units located in the United States and Europe. Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.

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