Expedia Group Inc. [NASDAQ: EXPE] stock went on a downward path that fall over -1.50% on Wednesday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of less than -1.99%. Over the last 12 months, EXPE stock dropped by -29.00%. The one-year Expedia Group Inc. stock forecast points to a potential upside of 7.74. The average equity rating for EXPE stock is currently 2.60, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $11.90 billion, with 140.82 million shares outstanding and 134.61 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 5.26M shares, EXPE stock reached a trading volume of 5752173 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on Expedia Group Inc. [EXPE]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for EXPE shares is $94.70 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on EXPE stock is a recommendation set at 2.60. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Evercore ISI have made an estimate for Expedia Group Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as In-line, with their previous recommendation back on May 21, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Jefferies raised their target price from $100 to $85. The new note on the price target was released on May 19, 2020, representing the official price target for Expedia Group Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $92, while JMP Securities analysts kept a Mkt Outperform rating on EXPE stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Expedia Group Inc. is set at 4.89, with the Price to Sales ratio for EXPE stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.02. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 5.42, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 30.10.
EXPE Stock Performance Analysis:
Expedia Group Inc. [EXPE] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.99. With this latest performance, EXPE shares gained by 29.21% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -19.70% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -29.00% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for EXPE stock in for the last two-week period is set at 61.89, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 59.20, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 59.07 for Expedia Group Inc. [EXPE]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 69.61, while it was recorded at 90.60 for the last single week of trading, and 100.88 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Expedia Group Inc. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Expedia Group Inc. [EXPE] shares currently have an operating margin of +7.68 and a Gross Margin at +75.98. Expedia Group Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +4.68.
Return on Total Capital for EXPE is now 9.03, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 6.84. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 14.00, with Return on Assets sitting at 2.86. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Expedia Group Inc. [EXPE] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 140.89. Additionally, EXPE Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 58.49, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 26.10. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 119.01, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 49.40.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Expedia Group Inc. [EXPE] managed to generate an average of $22,244 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.06 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.61.Expedia Group Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.80 and a Current Ratio set at 0.80.
EXPE Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Expedia Group Inc. posted 1.77/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.67/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 6.00%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for EXPE. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Expedia Group Inc. go to 8.70%.
Expedia Group Inc. [EXPE] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $11,977 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of EXPE stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 15,839,839, which is approximately 1.739% of the company’s market cap and around 0.40% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 9,783,551 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $867.8 million in EXPE stocks shares; and MELVIN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP, currently with $756.14 million in EXPE stock with ownership of nearly 468.315% of the company’s market capitalization.
251 institutional holders increased their position in Expedia Group Inc. [NASDAQ:EXPE] by around 28,062,361 shares. Additionally, 414 investors decreased positions by around 27,389,879 shares, while 67 investors held positions by with 79,575,593 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 135,027,833 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. EXPE stock had 60 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,357,690 shares, while 159 institutional investors sold positions of 5,555,405 shares during the same period.