MDJM (NASDAQ:MDJH) and Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE:VAC) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation, dividends and earnings.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares MDJM and Marriott Vacations Worldwide’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|MDJM||$5.53 million||7.89||$1.16 million||N/A||N/A|
|Marriott Vacations Worldwide||$2.97 billion||1.49||$55.00 million||$5.78||16.23|
Marriott Vacations Worldwide has higher revenue and earnings than MDJM.
Marriott Vacations Worldwide pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. MDJM does not pay a dividend. Marriott Vacations Worldwide pays out 31.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Marriott Vacations Worldwide has increased its dividend for 4 consecutive years.
This table compares MDJM and Marriott Vacations Worldwide’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Marriott Vacations Worldwide||1.85%||8.45%||3.23%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
80.1% of Marriott Vacations Worldwide shares are held by institutional investors. 3.5% of Marriott Vacations Worldwide shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for MDJM and Marriott Vacations Worldwide, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Marriott Vacations Worldwide||0||2||7||0||2.78|
Marriott Vacations Worldwide has a consensus target price of $134.80, suggesting a potential upside of 43.73%. Given Marriott Vacations Worldwide’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Marriott Vacations Worldwide is more favorable than MDJM.
Marriott Vacations Worldwide beats MDJM on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
MDJM Company Profile
MDJM Ltd., through its subsidiaries and variable interest entity, operates as an integrated real estate services company in China. It offers real estate agency services to real estate developers; real estate consulting services, such as integrated marketing planning, advertising planning and strategy, and sales planning strategy for real estate developers, real estate design institutes and agencies, urban planning bureaus of various levels of governments, and urban rail transportation companies, as well as urban infrastructure development companies; and independent training services for real estate developers. The company was formerly known as MDJLEAD LTD. and changed its name to MDJM Ltd. in May 2018. MDJM Ltd. was founded in 2002 and is based in Tianjin, China.
Marriott Vacations Worldwide Company Profile
Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation develops, markets, sells, and manages vacation ownership and related products under the Marriott Vacation Club, Grand Residences by Marriott, and Marriott Vacation Club Pulse brands. It operates through three segments: North America, Asia Pacific, and Europe. The company also develops, markets, and sells vacation ownership and related products under The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club brand; and holds right to develop, market, and sell ownership residential products under The Ritz-Carlton Residences brand. In addition, it sells two points-based vacation ownership products through Marriott Vacation Club points-based ownership programs focused in North America and the Asia Pacific; and weeks-based vacation ownership products. Further, it is involved in financing consumer purchases of vacation ownership products; and renting vacation ownership inventory. Additionally, the company provides on-site management and services, such as daily housekeeping services, valet, in-residence dining, and access to fitness facilities, as well as spa and sports facilities for Ritz-Carlton branded properties. As of December 30, 2017, Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation operated 65 properties with 13,654 vacation ownership villas and approximately 400,000 owners in the United States, and 9 other countries and territories. It sells its upscale tier vacation ownership products primarily through a network of resort-based sales centers and off-site sales locations. Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.
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