Manchester United (MANU) vs. Trans World Corp Common Stock (TWOC) Head-To-Head Contrast

Manchester United (NYSE:MANU) and Trans World Corp Common Stock (OTCMKTS:TWOC) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Manchester United and Trans World Corp Common Stock’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Manchester United $794.68 million 1.10 -$50.20 million $0.14 155.29
Trans World Corp Common Stock $54.11 million 0.68 $1.88 million N/A N/A

Trans World Corp Common Stock has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Manchester United.

Dividends

Manchester United pays an annual dividend of $0.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Trans World Corp Common Stock does not pay a dividend. Manchester United pays out 128.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Manchester United has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Volatility & Risk

Manchester United has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Trans World Corp Common Stock has a beta of 0.36, indicating that its share price is 64% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

93.0% of Manchester United shares are owned by institutional investors. 42.5% of Trans World Corp Common Stock shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Manchester United and Trans World Corp Common Stock’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Manchester United -6.30% 3.15% 1.00%
Trans World Corp Common Stock N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Manchester United and Trans World Corp Common Stock, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Manchester United 0 3 1 0 2.25
Trans World Corp Common Stock 0 0 0 0 N/A

Manchester United currently has a consensus price target of $23.67, suggesting a potential upside of 8.86%. Given Manchester United’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Manchester United is more favorable than Trans World Corp Common Stock.

Summary

Manchester United beats Trans World Corp Common Stock on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Manchester United

Manchester United plc, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates a professional sports team in the United Kingdom. The company operates Manchester United Football Club, a professional football club. It develops marketing and sponsorship relationships with international and regional companies to leverage its brand. The company also markets and sells sports apparel, training and leisure wear, and other clothing featuring the Manchester United brand; and sells other licensed products, such as coffee mugs and bed spreads featuring the Manchester United brand and trademarks, as well as distributes these products through Manchester United branded retail centers and e-commerce platforms, and through the company's partners' wholesale distribution channels. In addition, it distributes live football content directly, as well as through commercial partners; broadcasts television rights relating to the Premier League, Union of European Football Associations competitions, and other competitions; and delivers Manchester United programming through MUTV television channel to territories worldwide. Further, the company offers a direct to consumer subscription mobile application in 167 territories; and operates Old Trafford, a sports venue with 74,989 seats. Manchester United plc was founded in 1878 and is based in Manchester, the United Kingdom. Manchester United plc is a subsidiary of Red Football LLC.

About Trans World Corp Common Stock

Trans World Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, acquires, develops, and manages casino operations and small-to-mid-size four-star hotels in Europe. It operates in two segments, Casino and Hotel. The company owns and operates three full-service casinos in the Czech Republic under the American Chance Casinos brand; and five hotels. As of March 26, 2018, its casino portfolio included the Ceska casino consisting of 13 gaming tables, including 7 card tables, 6 roulette tables, and 118 video slot machines; Route 59 casino comprising 12 card tables, 12 roulette tables, and 214 video slot machines; and Route 55 casino consisting of 12 card tables, 10 roulette tables, and 192 video slot machines. The company also owns and operates the Hotel Savannah, a 79-room four-star deluxe hotel, as well as a full-service spa in Hate, Czech Republic; Hotel Columbus, a 117-room four-star hotel located in Seligenstadt, Germany; Hotel Auefeld, a 93-room four-star hotel located in Hannoversch Münden, Germany; Hotel Kranichhöhe, a 107-room four-star hotel located in Much, Germany; and Hotel Donauwelle, a 176-room four-star hotel located in Linz, Austria. Trans World Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in New York, New York. As of April 30, 2018, Trans World Corporation operates as a subsidiary of FEC Overseas Investment (UK) Limited.

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