Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates mountain resorts and urban ski areas in the United States.
Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Vail Resorts's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VAI has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: VAI exceeded the German Hospitality industry which returned -34.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VAI underperformed the German Market which returned 4.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Vail Resorts's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Vail Resorts undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: VAI (€157) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€145.83)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VAI is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VAI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (44.1x) compared to the DE Hospitality industry average (20.2x).
PE vs Market: VAI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (44.1x) compared to the German market (21.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: VAI is good value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VAI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5x) compared to the DE Hospitality industry average (2x).
How is Vail Resorts forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VAI's forecast earnings growth (45% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: VAI's earnings (45% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (22.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: VAI's revenue (8.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VAI's revenue (8.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: VAI's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.8%).
How has Vail Resorts performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VAI has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: VAI's current net profit margins (7.6%) are lower than last year (13.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VAI's earnings have grown by 18.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: VAI's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: VAI had negative earnings growth (-46.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Hospitality industry average (-15.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VAI's Return on Equity (10.7%) is considered low.
How is Vail Resorts's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VAI's short term assets ($750.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($555.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: VAI's short term assets ($750.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($3.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VAI's debt to equity ratio (127.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: VAI's debt to equity ratio has increased from 65.7% to 127.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VAI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (20.9%).
Interest Coverage: VAI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.3x coverage).
What is Vail Resorts's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VAI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VAI's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VAI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VAI's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: VAI is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of VAI's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Rob Katz (53yo)
Mr. Robert A. Katz, also known as Rob, has been the Chief Executive Officer at Vail Resorts Inc., since February 28, 2006. Mr. Katz has been the Chairman of the Board of Rockresorts International LLC and V ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Rob's total compensation ($USD3.62M) is about average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD3.68M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Rob's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||14.42yrs||US$3.62m||0.71% $44.5m|
|Executive VP & CFO||7.25yrs||US$2.32m||0.038% $2.4m|
|Executive VP||5yrs||US$1.71m||0.0032% $202.1k|
|Executive VP & Chief Marketing Officer||9yrs||US$2.32m||0.044% $2.7m|
|President of Mountain Division||4.92yrs||US$2.32m||0.037% $2.3m|
|Chief Accounting Officer||4.25yrs||no data||0.00060% $37.8k|
|Senior VP & Chief Information Officer||1.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer & Executive VP||3.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Mountain Division - Whistler Blackcomb||0.83yr||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Mountain Division - Colorado & Utah||0.83yr||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Hospitality||7.58yrs||no data||0.016% $997.2k|
|Chief Operating Officer of Heavenly Mountain Resort||4.92yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: VAI's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||14.42yrs||US$3.62m||0.71% $44.5m|
|Independent Director||4.83yrs||US$297.14k||0.012% $730.9k|
|Independent Director||12.33yrs||US$305.63k||0.045% $2.8m|
|Independent Director||10.33yrs||US$290.07k||0.047% $3.0m|
|Independent Director||27.5yrs||US$335.07k||0.12% $7.3m|
|Lead Independent Director||1.08yrs||US$321.98k||0.041% $2.6m|
|Independent Director||7.08yrs||US$294.07k||0.020% $1.3m|
|Independent Director||3.75yrs||US$317.35k||0.0077% $482.9k|
|Director||0.58yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: VAI's board of directors are considered experienced (7.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Vail Resorts, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Vail Resorts, Inc.
- Ticker: VAI
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: Leisure Facilities
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$7.175b
- Listing Market Cap: US$6.295b
- Shares outstanding: 40.18m
- Website: https://www.vailresorts.com
Number of Employees
- Vail Resorts, Inc.
- 390 Interlocken Crescent
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MTN||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Feb 1997|
|VAI||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Feb 1997|
|0LK3||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Feb 1997|
|MTN *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Feb 1997|
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates mountain resorts and urban ski areas in the United States. Its Mountain segment operates Vail Mountain, Breckenridge Ski, Keystone, Beaver Creek, and Crested Butte Mountain resorts in Colorado; Heavenly Mountain, Northstar, and Kirkwood Mountain resorts in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Mount Sunapee Resort in New Hampshire; Park City resort in Utah; Stowe and Okemo Mountain Resort in Vermont; and Stevens Pass Mountain Resort in Washington. This segment also operates Whistler Blackcomb in Canada; and Perisher Ski Resort, and Falls Creek and Hotham Alpine Resort in Australia, as well as 3 urban ski areas, such as Afton Alps in Minnesota, Mount Brighton in Michigan, and Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin. Its resorts offer various winter and summer recreational activities, including skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, snowtubing, sightseeing, mountain biking, guided hiking, zip lines, challenge ropes courses, alpine slides and mountain coasters, children's activities, and other recreational activities; and ski and snowboard lessons, equipment rental and retail merchandise services, dining venues, private club operations, and other winter and summer recreational activities. This segment also leases its owned and leased commercial space to third party operators; and provides real estate brokerage services. The company’s Lodging segment owns and/or manages various luxury hotels and condominiums under the RockResorts brand, and other lodging properties; various condominiums located in proximity to the company’s mountain resorts; destination resorts; and golf courses, as well as offers resort ground transportation services. This segment operates approximately 5,500 owned and managed hotel and condominium units. Its Real Estate segment owns, develops, and sells real estate properties in and around the company’s resort communities. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Broomfield, Colorado.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/14 21:35|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/14 00:00|
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