Vail Resorts Company Profile (NYSE:MTN)

About Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN)

Vail Resorts logoVail Resorts, Inc. is a holding company. The Company operates through three segments: Mountain, Lodging and Real Estate. Its Mountain segment operates over 10 mountain resort properties and approximately three urban ski areas, as well as ancillary services, primarily including, ski school, dining, and retail/rental operations. It operates mountain resorts and urban ski areas, such as Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada. In the Lodging segment, it owns and/or manages a collection of luxury hotels and condominiums under its RockResorts brand, as well as other lodging properties and various condominiums; National Park Service (NPS) concessionaire properties, including the Grand Teton Lodge Company (GTLC), which operates destination resorts in Grand Teton National Park; Colorado Mountain Express (CME), and mountain resort golf courses. Its Real Estate segment owns, develops and sells real estate in and around its resort communities.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Adventure Sports Facilities & Ski Resorts
  • Sub-Industry: Leisure Facilities
  • Symbol: NYSE:MTN
  • CUSIP: 91879Q10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $9.19 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 40,081,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $224.34
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $210.60
  • 52 Week Range: $153.66 - $232.71
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 43.78
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 32.06
  • P/E Growth: 2.03
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.91 billion
  • Price / Sales: 4.81
  • Book Value: $39.20 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.85
  • Annual Dividend: $4.21
  • Dividend Yield: 1.9%
  • EBITDA: $589.58 million
  • Net Margins: 11.04%
  • Return on Equity: 13.46%
  • Return on Assets: 5.71%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.69%
  • Current Ratio: 0.72%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.58%
  • Average Volume: 281,217 shs.
  • Beta: 0.5
  • Short Ratio: 1.92

Frequently Asked Questions for Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN)

What is Vail Resorts' stock symbol?

Vail Resorts trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MTN."

How often does Vail Resorts pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vail Resorts?

Vail Resorts declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 28th. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 10th will be paid a dividend of $1.053 per share on Friday, October 27th. This represents a $4.21 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.84%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 6th. View Vail Resorts' Dividend History.

How were Vail Resorts' earnings last quarter?

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, September, 28th. The company reported ($1.43) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($1.81) by $0.38. The company had revenue of $209.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $210.92 million. Vail Resorts had a return on equity of 13.46% and a net margin of 11.04%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 16.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($1.80) earnings per share. View Vail Resorts' Earnings History.

When will Vail Resorts make its next earnings announcement?

Vail Resorts is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, December, 7th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Vail Resorts.

Where is Vail Resorts' stock going? Where will Vail Resorts' stock price be in 2017?

8 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Vail Resorts' stock. Their predictions range from $228.00 to $266.00. On average, they expect Vail Resorts' share price to reach $245.14 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Vail Resorts.

What are analysts saying about Vail Resorts stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Vail Resorts stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Vail Resorts, Inc. is one of the leading resort operators in North America. The company's operations are grouped into two segments, Resort and Real Estate. In the company's Resort segment, they own and operate resort properties which provide a comprehensive resort experience throughout the year to a diverse clientele with an attractive demographic profile. The company's Real Estate segment develops, buys and sells real estate in and around the their resort communities. " (9/29/2017)
  • 2. Wells Fargo & Company analysts commented, "We remain buyers of MTN with a $200-$215/share valuation range. We remain positive on the domestic high-end consumer, especially as it relates to the 'experience' economy, and we like Vail's (1) strong cash generation and (2) embedded growth through (i) the integration of new assets such as Whistler, Stowe, Wilmot and Perisher, and (ii) continued season pass growth. We attended the company's recent analyst meeting. We were impressed with management's articulation of its longer term internal and external growth strategy ' especially the importance of (1) its data analytics and (2) the network effect of acquisitions. Management squarely addressed many of the key questions investors have been asking for the past six months. We think the additional, granular detail supports MTN's current valuation ' at 13x 2017E EBITDA and a 4% underlying FCF yield, clearly expectations are high.Path for multi-year earnings growth. MTN management provided more detail than we expected on its internal and external growth strategy. We see a path for multi-year earnings growth and industry outperformance, driven by the following drivers: (1) increased customer data and more sophisticated analytics, (2) increased Epic Pass penetration, (3) continued network effect from (i) recent and (ii) additional acquisitions, (4) continued rollout of Epic Discovery summer and (5) development opportunities, and continued investment in resort amenities." (3/20/2017)
  • 3. Janney Montgomery Scott analysts commented, "We recently had the opportunity to attend the MTN investor day. We thought the most important takeaways were further color on potential acquisition targets, data about guest loyalty, updated information on season pass visitation, and the significant and growing gap between MTN and others in the industry. We also continue to believe expectations for Whistler in FY18 are too conservative. We maintain our BUY rating and $220 FV." (3/13/2017)

Who are some of Vail Resorts' key competitors?

Who are Vail Resorts' key executives?

Vail Resorts' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert A. Katz, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Michael Z. Barkin, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Patricia A. Campbell, President — Mountain Division
  • Lynanne J. Kunkel, Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Kirsten A. Lynch, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
  • David T. Shapiro, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Roland A. Hernandez, Lead Independent Director
  • Michele Romanow, Director
  • Susan L. Decker, Independent Director
  • John T. Redmond, Independent Director

Who owns Vail Resorts stock?

Vail Resorts' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (0.77%), Nationwide Fund Advisors (0.26%), Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning (0.12%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.03%), Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.02%) and Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Vail Resorts stock include John F Sorte, John Redmond, Mark L Schoppet, Michael Z Barkin, Patricia A Campbell, Robert A Katz and Roland A Hernandez. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vail Resorts.

Who sold Vail Resorts stock? Who is selling Vail Resorts stock?

Vail Resorts' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning, GRATRY & Co LLC and Sit Investment Associates Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Vail Resorts stock in the last year include John F Sorte, John Redmond, Michael Z Barkin, Patricia A Campbell and Robert A Katz. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vail Resorts.

Who bought Vail Resorts stock? Who is buying Vail Resorts stock?

Vail Resorts' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nationwide Fund Advisors, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Oakbrook Investments LLC, APG Asset Management N.V. and CAPROCK Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vail Resorts.

How do I buy Vail Resorts stock?

Shares of Vail Resorts can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Vail Resorts' stock price today?

One share of Vail Resorts stock can currently be purchased for approximately $229.24.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Vail Resorts (NYSE MTN)
Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  387 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  201 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  588
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $245.14 (6.94% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN)
Price Target History for Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN)
Analysts' Ratings History for Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/2/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$229.00 -> $232.00LowView Rating Details
10/2/2017MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuy -> Buy$264.00 -> $266.00LowView Rating Details
9/29/2017Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingBuy -> Buy$245.00 -> $260.00MediumView Rating Details
9/29/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$226.00 -> $247.00HighView Rating Details
8/30/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight$250.00MediumView Rating Details
7/21/2017William BlairInitiated CoverageOutperform -> OutperformMediumView Rating Details
6/11/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform$207.50 -> $233.00LowView Rating Details
6/9/2017Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingBuy -> Buy$205.00 -> $228.00HighView Rating Details
9/12/2016Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$153.00N/AView Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
3/17/2016StephensBoost Price TargetOverweight$135.00 -> $149.00N/AView Rating Details
3/11/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingBuy$133.00 -> $136.00N/AView Rating Details
12/8/2015JMP SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$114.00N/AView Rating Details
12/8/2015Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$108.00 -> $144.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN)
Earnings by Quarter for Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN)
Earnings History by Quarter for Vail Resorts (NYSE MTN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
12/7/2017($1.79)N/AView Earnings Details
9/28/2017Q4 2017($1.81)($1.43)$210.92 million$209.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/8/2017Q3 2017$4.86$4.40$802.59 million$794.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/10/2017Q2 2017$3.45$3.63$708.73 million$725.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/9/2016Q117($1.57)($1.70)$183.73 million$178.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/26/2016Q416($1.67)($1.80)$171.44 million$179.88 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/9/2016Q316$4.20$4.23$652.41 million$647.47 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2016Q216$3.00$3.14$587.33 million$599.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/7/2015Q116($1.75)($1.63)$167.81 million$174.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/28/2015Q415($1.96)($1.69)$149.84 million$162.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/8/2015Q315$3.80$3.56$591.87 million$579.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/12/2015Q215$2.30$3.10$533.83 million$530.24 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/8/2014Q115($2.05)($2.05)$133.03 million$128.26 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/24/2014Q414($1.95)($2.08)$128.52 million$135.49 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/5/2014Q314$2.92$3.18$522.03 million$543.05 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/12/2014Q214$1.87$1.60$471.16 million$452.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/9/2013Q1($1.91)($2.04)$121.19 million$123.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/27/2013Q413($1.71)($1.67)$117.82 million$112.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/6/2013Q3 2013$2.75$2.66$474.17 million$469.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2013Q2 2013$1.70$1.65$414.13 million$422.45 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/4/2012-1.70($1.70)$116.35 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/25/2012Q412($1.56)($1.50)$107.18 million$113.54 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/6/2012$2.17$2.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2012$1.44$1.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/7/2011($1.54)($1.54)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/22/2011($1.52)($1.49)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/9/2011$2.16$2.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2011$1.39$1.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.12
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($1.63)($1.63)($1.63)
Q2 20171$3.26$3.26$3.26
Q3 20171$5.16$5.16$5.16
Q4 20171($1.67)($1.67)($1.67)
Q2 20181$4.12$4.12$4.12
Q3 20181$5.50$5.50$5.50
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN)
Next Dividend:10/27/2017
Annual Dividend:$4.21
Dividend Yield:1.84%
Dividend Growth:69.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:85.92% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
67.36% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
58.88% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN)

Dividend History by Quarter for Vail Resorts (NYSE MTN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 96.40%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/19/2017Patricia A CampbellInsiderSell5,515$222.41$1,226,591.15View SEC Filing  
10/10/2017Michael Z BarkinCFOSell7,953$216.55$1,722,222.15View SEC Filing  
10/6/2017John F SorteDirectorSell6,597$216.74$1,429,833.78View SEC Filing  
10/6/2017Robert A KatzInsiderSell115,900$218.73$25,350,807.00View SEC Filing  
10/5/2017Robert A KatzChairmanSell44,801$217.44$9,741,529.44View SEC Filing  
10/4/2017Robert A KatzChairmanSell55,976$220.34$12,333,751.84View SEC Filing  
3/17/2017John F SorteDirectorSell6,082$186.98$1,137,212.36View SEC Filing  
12/21/2016John RedmondDirectorSell7,500$161.51$1,211,325.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2016Patricia A CampbellInsiderSell4,822$153.93$742,250.46View SEC Filing  
10/6/2016Patricia A CampbellInsiderSell291$157.09$45,713.19View SEC Filing  
9/28/2016John F SorteDirectorSell4,688$155.94$731,046.72View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015Roland A HernandezDirectorSell2,809$128.02$359,608.18View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015Mark L. SchoppetCAOSell10,949$127.66$1,397,749.34View SEC Filing  
6/15/2015Blaise CarrigInsiderSell10,078$105.29$1,061,112.62View SEC Filing  
6/12/2015Mark L SchoppetCAOSell13,648$105.82$1,444,231.36View SEC Filing  
12/17/2014Mark L SchoppetCAOSell5,000$90.50$452,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/8/2014Blaise CarrigInsiderSell11,201$83.85$939,203.85View SEC Filing  
6/19/2014Mark L SchoppetCAOSell10,000$75.58$755,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/25/2014Blaise CarrigInsiderSell12,500$71.49$893,625.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Mark SchoppetCAOSell3,252$73.67$239,574.84View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Fiona ArnoldEVPSell4,881$62.60$305,550.60View SEC Filing  
6/28/2013Blaise CarrigInsiderSell10,232$61.47$628,961.04View SEC Filing  
6/21/2013Blaise CarrigInsiderSell7,666$61.28$469,772.48View SEC Filing  
6/21/2013Roland A HernandezDirectorSell8,529$61.39$523,595.31View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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