NasdaqGS:PLYA

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Executive Summary

Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. owns, operates, and develops all-inclusive resorts in prime beachfront locations in various vacation destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean.


Snowflake Analysis

Fair value with concerning outlook.


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Share Price & News

How has Playa Hotels & Resorts's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: PLYA's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.3%

PLYA

2.4%

US Hospitality

4.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

-53.1%

PLYA

-26.4%

US Hospitality

7.4%

US Market

Return vs Industry: PLYA underperformed the US Hospitality industry which returned -28.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PLYA underperformed the US Market which returned 5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

PLYAIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.3%2.4%4.3%
30 Day-1.8%-11.0%0.5%
90 Day96.2%33.2%23.0%
1 Year-53.1%-53.1%-24.9%-26.4%9.7%7.4%
3 Year-69.6%-69.6%-16.6%-22.0%38.3%29.2%
5 Yearn/a-0.4%-11.2%66.0%47.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Playa Hotels & Resorts's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Playa Hotels & Resorts undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: PLYA ($3.61) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($8.87)

Significantly Below Fair Value: PLYA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: PLYA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Hospitality industry average.

PE vs Market: PLYA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PLYA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: PLYA is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (1.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Playa Hotels & Resorts forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

70.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: PLYA is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: PLYA is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: PLYA is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: PLYA's revenue (18.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: PLYA's revenue (18.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: PLYA is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.


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Past Performance

How has Playa Hotels & Resorts performed over the past 5 years?

38.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PLYA is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: PLYA is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PLYA is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 38.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare PLYA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: PLYA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (-30.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: PLYA has a negative Return on Equity (-9.05%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Playa Hotels & Resorts's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PLYA's short term assets ($187.2M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($233.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: PLYA's short term assets ($187.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.2B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PLYA's debt to equity ratio (144.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: PLYA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 143.5% to 144.4% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if PLYA has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if PLYA has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

What is Playa Hotels & Resorts's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PLYA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PLYA'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 PLYA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PLYA's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PLYA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bruce Wardinski (60yo)

3.33yrs

Tenure

US$3,018,517

Compensation

Mr. Bruce D. Wardinski has been an Independent Director of DiamondRock Hospitality Company since January 10, 2013. He is the Founder of Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. and has been its Chief Executive Officer  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Bruce's total compensation ($USD3.02M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.15M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Bruce's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Bruce Wardinski
President3.33yrsUS$3.02m2.48% $12.0m
Ryan Hymel
Executive VP & CFO3yrsUS$1.25m0.34% $1.7m
Alexander Stadlin
Chief Operating Officer3.33yrsUS$1.47m0.47% $2.3m
Kevin Froemming
Executive VP & Chief Commercial Officer6.58yrsUS$1.13m0.32% $1.5m
Brandon Buhler
Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer2.92yrsno data0.051% $249.1k
Pedram Saif
Vice President of Investor Relations & Strategy0.92yrno datano data
Tracy M. Colden
Executive VP & General Counsel0.50yrno data0.053% $257.4k
Fernando Mulet
Executive VP & Chief Development Officer3.33yrsno datano data
Dayna Blank
Senior Vice President of Human Resources1.08yrsno datano data
Gregory Maliassas
Executive VP & COO of Playa Resorts Management0.67yrno datano data

3.0yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: PLYA's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Bruce Wardinski
President3.33yrsUS$3.02m2.48% $12.0m
Karl Peterson
Independent Non-Executive Director3.33yrsno datano data
H. Floyd
Independent Non-Executive Director2.17yrsno datano data
Richard Fried
Independent Director2.58yrsUS$135.00k0.020% $98.0k
Hal Jones
Independent Non-Executive Director3.33yrsUS$150.00k0.044% $214.9k
Elizabeth Lieberman
Lead Independent Director3.33yrsUS$155.00k0.026% $124.6k
Gloria Rebeca Manzo
Independent Director3yrsUS$135.00k0.020% $98.0k
Christopher Zacca
Independent Non-Executive Director2.08yrsUS$135.00k0.015% $72.9k

3.2yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: PLYA's board of directors are considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: PLYA insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.1%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V.
  • Ticker: PLYA
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Hotels, Resorts and Cruise Lines
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: US$485.493m
  • Shares outstanding: 134.49m
  • Website: https://www.playaresorts.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V.
  • 3950 University Drive
  • Suite 301
  • Fairfax
  • Virginia
  • 22030
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
PL0DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURMar 2017
PLYANasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDMar 2017

Biography

Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. owns, operates, and develops all-inclusive resorts in prime beachfront locations in various vacation destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean. The company operates under eight brand names. As of December 12, 2019, it owned a portfolio of 23 resorts comprising 8,690 rooms located in Mexico, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic. Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/07 00:01
End of Day Share Price2020/07/06 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.