Today's most interesting travel stocks

Published on
27th February 2019
Stock mentioned in this article
Ticker
Sector
Div. yield
Annual dividend
Price
Transportation
%
$0.7000
$174.59
Consumer Services
%
$0.5000
$17.95
Transportation
%
$0.4025
$36.38
Consumer Services
%
$0.3400
$159.80
Transportation
%
$0.3600
$44.96
Consumer Services
%
$0.7900
$37.87
Consumer Services
%
$1.56
$67.98

These travel stock titles will take you places… literally. General consensus is to hate airlines little bit (especially low cost carriers) when come to flight delays, lost baggage and other issues. But it is important to remember, airlines are massive companies that can be a really interesting investment. Especially for investor who can take a reasonable amount of risk to gain interesting returns.

But first lets take a look onto most popular travel companies and their dividend revenue.

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When creating a travel portfolio it isn’t exactly a good idea to combine many of airline stocks together because of their sensitivity to oil prices and seasonal fluctuations. Recently trending Allegiant Travel Company (ALGT) seems like a good choice but in comparison it may lose to interesting Delta Airlines (DAL) which providing consistent dividend payouts as well keeping payout ratio very low. The payout ratio is actually around 24%, which means that 76% of the company earnings can be used for investment, marketing and further development.

But where to look if we want to invest in travel stocks and don’t want to buy airline stocks. Luckily, people don’t travel only by plane. And they need to place to stay.Also, we shouldn’t forget about maritime cruises, which are popular options for families and also for the growing elderly population. Look at following comparison:

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Marriott Vacations Worldwide (VAC) currently owns and runs over 70 vacation resorts worldwide. It includes location in the US and also places like Thailand and Spain. It is an interesting stock to look at for investors, which are looking for the combination between real estate and travel sectors.

Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) It is the world's second-largest cruise line operator. It was founded in 1997 and it holds numerous stakes in cruises operating companies around the world. We can see nice dividend growth of 25.67% for over last 3 years.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) was founded in 1988. It is currently biggest casino company in the world. It is not all about Las Vegas as it may seem. The company owns famous Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore as well as several commercial properties in Macao.

Allegiant Travel Company
% dividend yield
$174.59 per share
Ticker ALGT:NASDAQ

Allegiant Travel Company, a leisure travel company, provides travel services and products to residents of under-served cities in the United States. The company offers scheduled air transportation on limited-frequency, nonstop flights between under-served cities and leisure destinations. As of February 12, 2021, it operated a fleet of 97 Airbus A320 series aircraft.

Southwest Airlines Co
% dividend yield
$44.96 per share
Ticker LUV:NYSE

Southwest Airlines Co. operates as a passenger airline company that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets. As of December 31, 2020, the company operated a total fleet of 718 Boeing 737 aircrafts; and served 107 destinations in 40 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as well as ten near-international countries, including Mexico, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Aruba, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Belize, Cuba, the Cayman Islands, and Turks and Caicos. Its services also cover destinations in Hilo on Hawaii; Cozumel, Mexico; Steamboat Springs, Colorado; Miami, Florida; Palm Springs, California; and Montrose (Telluride and Crested Butte), Colorado.

Expedia Group Inc
% dividend yield
$159.80 per share
Ticker EXPE:NASDAQ

Expedia Group, Inc. operates as an online travel company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Retail, B2B, and trivago segments. Its brand portfolio include Brand Expedia, a full-service online travel brand with localized websites; Hotels.com for marketing and distributing lodging accommodations; Vrbo, an online marketplace for the alternative accommodations; Orbitz, Travelocity, and CheapTickets travel websites; ebookers, an online EMEA travel agent for travelers an array of travel options; Hotwire, which offers travel booking services; CarRentals.com, an online car rental booking service; Classic Vacations, a luxury travel specialist; and Expedia Cruise, a provider of advice for travelers booking cruises.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation
% dividend yield
$156.14 per share
Ticker VAC:NYSE

Pierre et Vacances SA, through its subsidiaries, engages in the holiday accommodation and holiday property investment business. It operates through two segments, Property Development and Tourism. The Property Development engages in the land prospection, site design, construction, and marketing of holiday residences for individual buyers or institutional buyers primarily in France and internationally.

Delta Air Lines Inc
% dividend yield
$36.38 per share
Ticker DAL:NYSE

Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Airline and Refinery. Its domestic network centered on core hubs in Atlanta, Minneapolis-St.

Royal Caribbean Group
% dividend yield
$67.98 per share
Ticker RCL:NYSE

Royal Caribbean Group operates as a cruise company worldwide. The company operates cruises under the Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara, and Silversea Cruises brands, which comprise a range of itineraries that call on approximately 1,000 destinations. As of December 31, 2020, it operated 61 ships with an aggregate capacity of approximately 137,930 berths.

Las Vegas Sands Corp
% dividend yield
$37.87 per share
Ticker LVS:NYSE

Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. It owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, the Londoner Macao, The Parisian Macao, The Plaza Macao and Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, and the Sands Macao in Macao, the People's Republic of China; and Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The company also owns and operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino on the Las Vegas Strip; and the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Carnival Corporation & plc
% dividend yield
$17.95 per share
Ticker CCL:NYSE

Carnival Corporation & plc operates as a leisure travel company. Its ships visit approximately 700 ports under the Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, P&O Cruises (Australia), Seabourn, Costa Cruises, AIDA Cruises, P&O Cruises (UK), and Cunard brand names. The company also provides port destinations and other services, as well as owns and operates hotels, lodges, glass-domed railcars, and motor coaches.