Reviewing Booking Holdings Inc. (BKNG)’s and 3Pea International Inc. (NASDAQ:TPNL)’s results

Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG) and 3Pea International Inc. (NASDAQ:TPNL), both competing one another are Business Services companies. We will compare their institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Booking Holdings Inc. 14.12B 6.12 2.80B 86.49 21.11
3Pea International Inc. 21.17M 15.87 2.48M 0.05 65.00

In table 1 we can see Booking Holdings Inc. and 3Pea International Inc.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation. 3Pea International Inc. seems to has lower revenue and earnings compared to Booking Holdings Inc. The company that Currently has a lower price-to-earnings ratio is considered the more affordable of the two businesses. Booking Holdings Inc. has been trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than 3Pea International Inc., which means that it is at the moment the more affordable of the two companies.


Table 2 has Booking Holdings Inc. and 3Pea International Inc.’s return on equity, net margins and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Booking Holdings Inc. 19.83% 26.4% 11.2%
3Pea International Inc. 11.71% 39.7% 10.2%

Risk & Volatility

A beta of 1.18 shows that Booking Holdings Inc. is 18.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. 3Pea International Inc. on the other hand, has 0.44 beta which makes it 56.00% less volatile compared to Standard and Poor’s 500.


The Current Ratio of Booking Holdings Inc. is 2.4 while its Quick Ratio stands at 2.4. The Current Ratio of rival 3Pea International Inc. is 1.2 and its Quick Ratio is has 1.2. Booking Holdings Inc. is better equipped to clear short and long-term obligations than 3Pea International Inc.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Roughly 95.5% of Booking Holdings Inc. shares are held by institutional investors while 2.1% of 3Pea International Inc. are owned by institutional investors. Booking Holdings Inc.’s share held by insiders are 0.2%. Competitively, insiders own roughly 42.01% of 3Pea International Inc.’s shares.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Booking Holdings Inc. -3.48% -8.62% -2.65% -14.04% 6.19% 5.08%
3Pea International Inc. -3.57% -4.1% -5.14% 59.55% 420% 384.14%

For the past year Booking Holdings Inc. was less bullish than 3Pea International Inc.


On 9 of the 13 factors Booking Holdings Inc. beats 3Pea International Inc.

Booking Holdings Inc. provides online travel and related services in the United States, the Netherlands, and internationally. It operates, which provides online accommodation reservation services; offers hotel, rental car, and airline ticket reservation services, as well as vacation packages and cruises under the brand through its Name Your Own Price and Express Deals travel services; and operates KAYAK, a meta-search service allowing consumers to easily search and compare travel itineraries and prices, including airline ticket, accommodation, and rental car reservation information. The company also operates, which provides online accommodation reservation services; that offers rental car reservation services; and OpenTable that offers restaurant reservation and information services to consumers and restaurant reservation management, as well as customer acquisition services to restaurants. As of December 31, 2017, it operated in approximately 220 countries and territories. The company was formerly known as The Priceline Group Inc. and changed its name to Booking Holdings Inc. in February 2018. Booking Holdings Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut.

3PEA International, Inc. designs and develops payment solutions, prepaid card programs, and processing services under the PaySign brand name for corporate, consumer, and government applications. The company offers various services, including transaction processing, cardholder enrollment, value loading, cardholder account management, reporting, and customer service through PaySign platform, a proprietary card processing platform. It also develops prepaid card programs for healthcare reimbursement payments, pharmaceutical co-pay assistance, corporate expense and per diem payments, and donor payments for source plasma and automobile dealership incentives, as well as payroll cards, general purpose re-loadable cards, travel cards, and loyalty rewards cards for the hospitality industry. In addition, the company offers Buy and Bill programs for patients to purchase directly from physician's office or through an infusion center for physician administered therapies; and Survey Instant Rewards card programs for organizations to gather survey data. Its principal target markets for processing services comprise prepaid card issuers, retail and private-label issuers, small third-party processors, and small and mid-size financial institutions in the United States and internationally. The company was formerly known as Paypad Inc. and changed its name to 3PEA International, Inc. in October 2006. 3PEA International, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is based in Henderson, Nevada.

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