Comparing Tuniu (TOUR) and Its Competitors

Tuniu (NASDAQ: TOUR) is one of 11 publicly-traded companies in the “Travel Agents” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Tuniu to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Tuniu and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tuniu 0 0 2 0 3.00
Tuniu Competitors 94 655 972 44 2.55

Tuniu presently has a consensus target price of $11.00, indicating a potential upside of 41.57%. As a group, “Travel Agents” companies have a potential upside of 12.76%. Given Tuniu’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Tuniu is more favorable than its rivals.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

75.2% of shares of all “Travel Agents” companies are held by institutional investors. 76.1% of Tuniu shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.5% of shares of all “Travel Agents” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Tuniu and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Tuniu $1.52 billion -$349.58 million -5.84
Tuniu Competitors $3.16 billion $214.58 million 10.71

Tuniu’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Tuniu. Tuniu is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Risk & Volatility

Tuniu has a beta of 1.45, indicating that its share price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tuniu’s rivals have a beta of 1.19, indicating that their average share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Tuniu and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tuniu -29.69% -22.38% -11.10%
Tuniu Competitors -18.70% -60.07% -9.98%

Summary

Tuniu rivals beat Tuniu on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About Tuniu

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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