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Spotlight On Hilton Grand Vacations Inc's (NYSE:HGV) Fundamentals

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc (NYSE:HGV) is a stock with outstanding fundamental characteristics. When we build an investment case, we need to look at the stock with a holistic perspective. In the case of HGV, it is a company with great financial health a…

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First Trust Advisors LP Acquires 8924 Shares of Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV)

First Trust Advisors LP grew its holdings in shares of Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) by 13.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 76,403 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 8,924 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors LP owned approximately 0.08% of Hilton Grand Vacations worth $2,755,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of HGV. Spark Investment Management LLC raised its position in Hilton Grand Vacations by 151.7% in the 2nd quarter. Spark Investment Management LLC now owns 159,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,762,000 after buying an additional 96,300 shares during the last quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board purchased a new stake in shares of Hilton Grand Vacations during the 2nd quarter valued at $3,462,000. First Quadrant L P CA purchased a new stake in shares of Hilton Grand Vacations during the 2nd quarter valued at $2,911,000. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC increased its position in shares of Hilton Grand Vacations by 220.5% during the 2nd quarter. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC now owns 89,482 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,227,000 after purchasing an additional 61,562 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Beach Point Capital Management LP increased its position in shares of Hilton Grand Vacations by 5.9% during the 2nd quarter. Beach Point Capital Management LP now owns 901,338 shares of the company’s stock valued at $32,502,000 after purchasing an additional 50,000 shares during the last quarter. 97.90% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on HGV shares. Zacks Investment Research[1] downgraded Hilton Grand Vacations from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. Buckingham Research started coverage on Hilton Grand Vacations in a research note on Monday, June 19th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $42.00 target price for the company. Instinet restated a “buy” rating and issued a $45.00 target price (up previously from $44.00) on shares of Hilton Grand Vacations in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Nomura raised their target price on Hilton Grand Vacations from $44.00 to $45.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, Hilton Grand Vacations has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $38.44.

Shares of Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE HGV[2]) traded up 2.51% during trading on Thursday, reaching $37.97. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,254,982 shares. The stock has a market cap of $3.76 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.61. Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. has a 12-month low of $24.60 and a 12-month high of $38.62. The company has a 50 day moving average of $36.26 and a 200-day moving average of $36.26.

Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE:HGV) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $439.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $413.33 million. The business’s revenue was up 12.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts forecast that Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. will post $1.94 EPS for the current year.

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In related news, Director David William Johnson bought 28,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 17th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $35.16 per share, with a total value of $984,480.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 33,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,160,280. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link[3]. Corporate insiders own 0.46% of the company’s stock.

About Hilton Grand Vacations

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc is a timeshare company that markets and sells vacation ownership intervals (VOIs), manages resorts in leisure and urban destinations, and operates a points-based vacation club. The Company operates its business across two segments: Real Estate Sales and Financing, and Resort Operations and Club Management.

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Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) Shares Bought by Alliancebernstein LP

Alliancebernstein L.P. boosted its holdings in Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) by 7,430.7% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 2,245,594 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,215,775 shares during the period. Alliancebernstein L.P. owned about 2.27% of Hilton Grand Vacations worth $80,976,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its position in Hilton Grand Vacations by 1,127.9% in the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,824,671 shares of the company’s stock valued at $65,798,000 after purchasing an additional 1,676,070 shares in the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. grew its position in Hilton Grand Vacations by 138.9% in the second quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 1,559,415 shares of the company’s stock valued at $56,233,000 after purchasing an additional 906,791 shares in the last quarter. Beach Point Capital Management LP grew its position in Hilton Grand Vacations by 5.9% in the second quarter. Beach Point Capital Management LP now owns 901,338 shares of the company’s stock valued at $32,502,000 after purchasing an additional 50,000 shares in the last quarter. Marshall Wace North America L.P. grew its position in Hilton Grand Vacations by 795.1% in the second quarter. Marshall Wace North America L.P. now owns 833,265 shares of the company’s stock valued at $29,998,000 after purchasing an additional 740,173 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Victory Capital Management Inc. bought a new position in Hilton Grand Vacations in the second quarter valued at $14,390,000. 97.90% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

HGV has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Instinet reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $45.00 price target (up previously from $44.00) on shares of Hilton Grand Vacations in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research[1] upgraded shares of Hilton Grand Vacations from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Nomura increased their price target on shares of Hilton Grand Vacations from $44.00 to $45.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Buckingham Research initiated coverage on shares of Hilton Grand Vacations in a research note on Monday, June 19th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $42.00 price target for the company. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $38.44.

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In other Hilton Grand Vacations news, Director David William Johnson acquired 28,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 17th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $35.16 per share, with a total value of $984,480.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 33,000 shares in the company, valued at $1,160,280. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link[2]. 0.46% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV[3]) traded up 0.41% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $37.06. 25,001 shares of the stock were exchanged. Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. has a 52 week low of $24.60 and a 52 week high of $37.45. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $36.26 and its 200 day moving average is $36.26. The company has a market capitalization of $3.67 billion and a PE ratio of 21.09.

Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE:HGV) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $439.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $413.33 million. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 12.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts anticipate that Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. will post $1.94 EPS for the current year.

Hilton Grand Vacations Company Profile

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc is a timeshare company that markets and sells vacation ownership intervals (VOIs), manages resorts in leisure and urban destinations, and operates a points-based vacation club. The Company operates its business across two segments: Real Estate Sales and Financing, and Resort Operations and Club Management.

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Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) Position Increased by Principal Financial Group Inc.

Hilton Grand Vacations logoPrincipal Financial Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) by 138.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,559,415 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 906,791 shares during the quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. owned 1.57% of Hilton Grand Vacations worth $56,233,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Hilton Grand Vacations by 129.6% during the 2nd quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 6,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $223,000 after purchasing an additional 3,500 shares during the last quarter. Cigna Investments Inc. New acquired a new position in Hilton Grand Vacations in the 2nd quarter valued at about $263,000. Seven Bridges Advisors LLC grew its position in Hilton Grand Vacations by 93.6% in the 2nd quarter. Seven Bridges Advisors LLC now owns 10,574 shares of the company’s stock valued at $381,000 after acquiring an additional 5,113 shares in the last quarter. Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new position in Hilton Grand Vacations in the 2nd quarter valued at about $390,000. Finally, Utah Retirement Systems grew its position in Hilton Grand Vacations by 13.6% in the 2nd quarter. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 10,860 shares of the company’s stock valued at $392,000 after acquiring an additional 1,300 shares in the last quarter. 97.90% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE HGV[1]) opened at 36.91 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.66 billion and a P/E ratio of 21.01. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $36.26 and its 200-day moving average price is $36.26. Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. has a 12 month low of $24.60 and a 12 month high of $36.91.

Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE:HGV) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $439.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $413.33 million. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts forecast that Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. will post $1.94 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, Director David William Johnson purchased 28,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 17th. The shares were bought at an average price of $35.16 per share, with a total value of $984,480.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 33,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,160,280. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link[2]. 0.46% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Instinet reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $45.00 target price (up from $44.00) on shares of Hilton Grand Vacations in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research[3] downgraded Hilton Grand Vacations from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Nomura lifted their target price on Hilton Grand Vacations from $44.00 to $45.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Buckingham Research began coverage on Hilton Grand Vacations in a research report on Monday, June 19th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $42.00 target price for the company. Nine investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $38.44.

Hilton Grand Vacations Company Profile

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc is a timeshare company that markets and sells vacation ownership intervals (VOIs), manages resorts in leisure and urban destinations, and operates a points-based vacation club. The Company operates its business across two segments: Real Estate Sales and Financing, and Resort Operations and Club Management.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE:HGV)

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Victory Capital Management Inc. Takes $14.39 Million Position in Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV)

Hilton Grand Vacations logoVictory Capital Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund bought 399,048 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $14,390,000. Victory Capital Management Inc. owned approximately 0.40% of Hilton Grand Vacations as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in HGV. Marshall Wace North America L.P. increased its holdings in shares of Hilton Grand Vacations by 795.1% in the second quarter. Marshall Wace North America L.P. now owns 833,265 shares of the company’s stock worth $29,998,000 after purchasing an additional 740,173 shares during the last quarter. Spark Investment Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Hilton Grand Vacations by 151.7% in the second quarter. Spark Investment Management LLC now owns 159,800 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,762,000 after purchasing an additional 96,300 shares during the last quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board bought a new stake in shares of Hilton Grand Vacations in the second quarter worth about $3,462,000. First Quadrant L P CA bought a new stake in shares of Hilton Grand Vacations in the second quarter worth about $2,911,000. Finally, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC increased its holdings in shares of Hilton Grand Vacations by 220.5% in the second quarter. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC now owns 89,482 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,227,000 after purchasing an additional 61,562 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 97.90% of the company’s stock.

HGV has been the topic of several research reports. Buckingham Research initiated coverage on Hilton Grand Vacations in a report on Monday, June 19th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $42.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research[1] raised Hilton Grand Vacations from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, June 1st. Nomura boosted their price objective on Hilton Grand Vacations from $44.00 to $45.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Instinet reissued a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 price objective (up from $44.00) on shares of Hilton Grand Vacations in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $38.44.

In related news, Director David William Johnson acquired 28,000 shares of Hilton Grand Vacations stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 17th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $35.16 per share, for a total transaction of $984,480.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 33,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,160,280. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website[2]. Corporate insiders own 0.46% of the company’s stock.

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Shares of Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV[3]) traded up 1.71% on Tuesday, hitting $36.91. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 272,799 shares. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $36.26 and a 200 day moving average price of $36.26. Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. has a one year low of $24.60 and a one year high of $36.91. The firm has a market cap of $3.66 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.01.

Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE:HGV) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $439.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $413.33 million. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts predict that Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. will post $1.94 EPS for the current year.

Hilton Grand Vacations Company Profile

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc is a timeshare company that markets and sells vacation ownership intervals (VOIs), manages resorts in leisure and urban destinations, and operates a points-based vacation club. The Company operates its business across two segments: Real Estate Sales and Financing, and Resort Operations and Club Management.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE:HGV)




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Critical Survey: Marriott International (MAR) and Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE:HGV)

Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE: HGV) and Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk and dividends.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

97.9% of Hilton Grand Vacations shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.9% of Marriott International shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Hilton Grand Vacations shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 11.3% of Marriott International shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hilton Grand Vacations N/A 88.54% 6.44%
Marriott International 5.27% 26.26% 5.76%

Dividends

Marriott International pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Hilton Grand Vacations does not pay a dividend. Marriott International pays out 45.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Hilton Grand Vacations and Marriott International’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Hilton Grand Vacations $1.53 billion 2.39 $383.00 million N/A N/A
Marriott International $4.57 billion 8.75 $2.54 billion $2.90 37.02

Marriott International has higher revenue and earnings than Hilton Grand Vacations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Hilton Grand Vacations and Marriott International, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hilton Grand Vacations 0 0 8 0 3.00
Marriott International 1 7 9 0 2.47

Hilton Grand Vacations presently has a consensus price target of $38.25, suggesting a potential upside of 3.63%. Marriott International has a consensus price target of $99.80, suggesting a potential downside of 7.03%. Given Hilton Grand Vacations’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Hilton Grand Vacations is more favorable than Marriott International.

Summary

Marriott International beats Hilton Grand Vacations on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Hilton Grand Vacations

Hilton Grand Vacations logoHilton Grand Vacations Inc. is a timeshare company that markets and sells vacation ownership intervals (VOIs), manages resorts in leisure and urban destinations, and operates a points-based vacation club. The Company operates its business across two segments: Real Estate Sales and Financing, and Resort Operations and Club Management. As of September 30, 2016, the Company had 46 resorts, representing 7,592 units, and approximately 265,000 Hilton Grand Vacations Club (the Club) members. Club members can exchange their Club points for stays at any resort or any property in the Hilton system of various brands across over 4,700 properties, as well as various vacation options, such as cruises and guided tours. VOI product allows customers to purchase a lifetime of vacations. The Company offers amenities, such as full kitchens, in-unit washers and dryers, spas and kids’ clubs along with beach-front locations.

About Marriott International

Marriott International logoMarriott International, Inc. (Marriott International) is a lodging company. Marriott International operates in three business segments: North American Full-Service, North American Limited-Service and International. Its North American Full-Service segment includes its Luxury and Premium brands (JW Marriott, Marriott Hotels, Sheraton, Westin, Renaissance Hotels, Le Meridien, Autograph Collection Hotels, Delta Hotels, Gaylord Hotels, and Tribute Portfolio) located in the United States and Canada. Its North American Limited-Service segment includes Select brands (Courtyard, Residence Inn, Fairfield Inn & Suites, SpringHill Suites, Element Hotels and Moxy Hotels) located in the United States and Canada. Its International segment includes JW Marriott, St. Regis, EDITION, Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, Marriott Hotels, Sheraton, Westin, Four Points, Aloft Hotels, AC Hotels by Marriott, Protea Hotels, Element Hotels, and Moxy Hotels located outside the United States and Canada.

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Head to Head Survey: Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE:HGV)

Intercontinental Hotels Group (NYSE: IHG) and Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE:HGV) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitabiliy, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Intercontinental Hotels Group N/A N/A N/A
Hilton Grand Vacations N/A 120.87% 6.57%

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Intercontinental Hotels Group $1.72 billion 6.23 $757.00 million N/A N/A
Hilton Grand Vacations $1.53 billion 2.34 $381.00 million N/A N/A

Intercontinental Hotels Group has higher revenue and earnings than Hilton Grand Vacations.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

6.9% of Intercontinental Hotels Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.5% of Hilton Grand Vacations shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Hilton Grand Vacations shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Intercontinental Hotels Group and Hilton Grand Vacations, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Intercontinental Hotels Group 2 4 2 0 2.00
Hilton Grand Vacations 0 0 8 0 3.00

Intercontinental Hotels Group currently has a consensus target price of $44.00, suggesting a potential downside of 22.73%. Hilton Grand Vacations has a consensus target price of $38.25, suggesting a potential upside of 5.75%. Given Hilton Grand Vacations’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Hilton Grand Vacations is more favorable than Intercontinental Hotels Group.

Dividends

Intercontinental Hotels Group pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Hilton Grand Vacations does not pay a dividend. Hilton Grand Vacations has increased its dividend for 4 consecutive years.

Summary

Hilton Grand Vacations beats Intercontinental Hotels Group on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Intercontinental Hotels Group

Intercontinental Hotels Group logoInterContinental Hotels Group PLC is a hotel company. The Company franchises its brands to, and manages hotels on behalf of, third-party hotel owners. Its segments include The Americas; Europe; Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA); Greater China, and Central. It operates a portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental, HUALUXE, Kimpton, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, EVEN Hotels, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites Hotels, Holiday Inn Resort, Holiday Inn Club Vacations and Candlewood Suites Hotels. As of December 31, 2016, The Americas pipeline totaled 945 hotels (102,451 rooms). As of December 31, 2016, the Europe pipeline totaled 137 hotels (23,954 rooms). As of December 31, 2016, the AMEA pipeline totaled 149 hotels (39,643 rooms). As of December 31, 2016, the Greater China pipeline totaled 239 hotels (64,028 rooms). As of April 21, 2017, it had 5,200 hotels and 777,000 rooms in its system. As of April 21, 2017, it operated in over 100 countries globally.

About Hilton Grand Vacations

Hilton Grand Vacations logoHilton Grand Vacations Inc. is a timeshare company that markets and sells vacation ownership intervals (VOIs), manages resorts in leisure and urban destinations, and operates a points-based vacation club. The Company operates its business across two segments: Real Estate Sales and Financing, and Resort Operations and Club Management. As of September 30, 2016, the Company had 46 resorts, representing 7,592 units, and approximately 265,000 Hilton Grand Vacations Club (the Club) members. Club members can exchange their Club points for stays at any resort or any property in the Hilton system of various brands across over 4,700 properties, as well as various vacation options, such as cruises and guided tours. VOI product allows customers to purchase a lifetime of vacations. The Company offers amenities, such as full kitchens, in-unit washers and dryers, spas and kids’ clubs along with beach-front locations.

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