Playa Hotels And Resorts N.V. is part of the travel and leisure industry and consumer cyclical sector. The company CEO is Bruce D. Wardinski. Playa Hotels and Resorts NV is an owner, operator and developer of all-inclusive resorts in prime beachfront locations in Mexico and the Caribbean. Its portfolio consists of approximately 13 resorts located in Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The PLYA shares had a previous change of 0.39% which opened at 7.83 and closed at 7.83. It moved to an intraday high of 7.91 and a low of 7.78.

SeekingAlpha:  Playa Hotels & Resorts NV (PLYA) CEO Bruce Wardinski on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, PLYA shares returned 1.03% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 0.64%. Over three months, it changed 18.10%. In one year it has changed -26.41% and within that year its 52-week high was 11.48 and its 52-week low was 5.98. PLYA stock is 30.94% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 9.04 and a 50 day moving average of 7.68. Right now, PLYA stock is trading -13.40% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Playa Hotels & Resorts 2018 Q4 – Results – Earnings Call Slides


The company has a market cap of $1.0b with 130.3m shares outstanding and a float of 125.5m shares. Trading volume was 83,615 shares and has experienced an average volume of 164,141 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for Playa Hotels And Resorts N.V. was 0.38 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 43.50. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.02. The trailing twelve month EPS is 0.47, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 16.66.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.02 (estimated)
09-30-2018:  -0.07
06-30-2018:  0.11
03-31-2018:  0.32

The next earnings report will be: 03-20-2019

The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation of Playa Hotels And Resorts N.V.; it is usually expressed as a percentage and is then referred to as the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been -12.70% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 78.80% of institutional ownership.

I calculated the beta to be 0.58

SeekingAlpha:  Playa Hotels & Resorts 2018 Q4 – Results – Earnings Call Slides

Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 2.68%, return on assets is 1.00%, profit margin is 2.94%, price-to-sales is 1.65 and price-to-book is 1.21.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 4  : Growth Expectations Result
 1  : Financial Safety Result
 2  : Past Performance Result
 1  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 2  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
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