Trip.com Group Limited [NASDAQ: TCOM] closed the trading session at $39.80 on 03/03/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $39.51, while the highest price level was $40.4771. The company report on March 4, 2021 that Trip.com Group Limited Reports Unaudited Fourth Quarter and Full Year of 2020 Financial Results.
Trip.com Group Limited (Nasdaq: TCOM) (“Trip.com Group” or the “Company”), a leading provider of online travel and related services, including accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged-tour and in-destination services, corporate travel management, and other travel-related services, announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2020.
Key Highlights for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year of 2020.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 18.00 percent and weekly performance of -2.19 percent. The stock has been moved at 31.61 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 27.77 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 18.49 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 3.96M shares, TCOM reached to a volume of 8028982 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Trip.com Group Limited [TCOM]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for TCOM shares is $38.21 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on TCOM stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. 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.
Bernstein have made an estimate for Trip.com Group Limited shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on February 24, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on December 02, 2020, representing the official price target for Trip.com Group Limited stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $42, while Credit Suisse analysts kept a Outperform rating on TCOM stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Trip.com Group Limited is set at 1.39, with the Price to Sales ratio for TCOM stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 7.05. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.56, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 12.35.
TCOM stock trade performance evaluation
Trip.com Group Limited [TCOM] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -2.19. With this latest performance, TCOM shares gained by 27.77% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 31.61% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 32.93% 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 TCOM stock in for the last two-week period is set at 66.63, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 66.96, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 64.84 for Trip.com Group Limited [TCOM]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 34.90, while it was recorded at 39.67 for the last single week of trading, and 30.88 for the last 200 days.
Trip.com Group Limited [TCOM]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Trip.com Group Limited [TCOM] shares currently have an operating margin of +14.13 and a Gross Margin at +79.33. Trip.com Group Limited’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +19.66.
Return on Total Capital for TCOM is now 3.29, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 5.98. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 7.38, with Return on Assets sitting at 3.64. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Trip.com Group Limited [TCOM] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 49.11. Additionally, TCOM Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 32.94, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 25.38. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 19.61, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 13.15.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Trip.com Group Limited [TCOM] managed to generate an average of $22,904 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 3.21 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.18.Trip.com Group Limited’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.10 and a Current Ratio set at 1.10.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Trip.com Group Limited [TCOM] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Trip.com Group Limited posted 0.27/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.12/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 125.00%. 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 TCOM. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Trip.com Group Limited go to 2.17%.
Trip.com Group Limited [TCOM]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $15,595 million, or 71.50% of TCOM stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of TCOM stocks are: PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/ with ownership of 37,360,161, which is approximately 9.791% of the company’s market cap and around 4.00% of the total institutional ownership; MORGAN STANLEY, holding 36,324,391 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.45 billion in TCOM stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $832.8 million in TCOM stock with ownership of nearly 3.451% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Trip.com Group Limited stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of March and at the time of the March reporting period, where 176 institutional holders increased their position in Trip.com Group Limited [NASDAQ:TCOM] by around 36,852,404 shares. Additionally, 148 investors decreased positions by around 38,182,032 shares, while 47 investors held positions by with 316,802,586 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 391,837,022 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. TCOM stock had 48 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,752,061 shares, while 38 institutional investors sold positions of 5,339,092 shares during the same period.