TripAdvisor Inc. [NASDAQ: TRIP] jumped around 3.51 points on Thursday, while shares priced at $55.31 at the close of the session, up 6.78%. The company report on March 8, 2021 that A New Way to Reach Travelers: Tripadvisor Enables Hotels to Participate Directly in Travel Membership Program for First Time.
As summer booking demand grows, Tripadvisor Plus offers accommodations an innovative way to reach more ready-to-book travelers and lower distribution costs.
Tripadvisor®, the world’s largest travel guidance platform*, announced that – for the first time – hotels and B&Bs can expand their visibility and reach to a ready-to-book, high spend traveler audience by participating directly in Tripadvisor Plus, a new membership program for travelers.
TripAdvisor Inc. stock is now 92.18% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. TRIP Stock saw the intraday high of $56.02 and lowest of $50.57 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 55.30, which means current price is +97.39% above from all time high which was touched on 03/11/21.
Compared to the average trading volume of 3.47M shares, TRIP reached a trading volume of 5661932 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about TripAdvisor Inc. [TRIP]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for TRIP shares is $37.65 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on TRIP stock is a recommendation set at 2.80. 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.
Citigroup have made an estimate for TripAdvisor Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on March 02, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Barclays raised their target price to Overweight. The new note on the price target was released on January 04, 2021, representing the official price target for TripAdvisor Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $35, while Bernstein analysts kept a Outperform rating on TRIP stock. On November 09, 2020, analysts decreased their price target for TRIP shares from 26 to 25.
The Average True Range (ATR) for TripAdvisor Inc. is set at 3.79, with the Price to Sales ratio for TRIP stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 12.39. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 8.43.
How has TRIP stock performed recently?
TripAdvisor Inc. [TRIP] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 7.00. With this latest performance, TRIP shares gained by 51.78% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 160.53% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 203.40% 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 TRIP stock in for the last two-week period is set at 70.16, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 70.46, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 69.90 for TripAdvisor Inc. [TRIP]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 38.38, while it was recorded at 51.32 for the last single week of trading, and 26.18 for the last 200 days.
TripAdvisor Inc. [TRIP]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and TripAdvisor Inc. [TRIP] shares currently have an operating margin of -49.17 and a Gross Margin at +70.20. TripAdvisor Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -47.85.
Return on Total Capital for TRIP is now -20.86, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -20.66. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -28.24, with Return on Assets sitting at -14.62. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, TripAdvisor Inc. [TRIP] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 71.56. Additionally, TRIP Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 41.71, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 32.20. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 68.62, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 40.00.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, TripAdvisor Inc. [TRIP] managed to generate an average of -$111,325 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 3.82 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.31.TripAdvisor Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.40 and a Current Ratio set at 2.40.
Earnings analysis for TripAdvisor Inc. [TRIP]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, TripAdvisor Inc. posted 0.07/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.18/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -61.10%. 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 TRIP. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for TripAdvisor Inc. go to -14.00%.
Insider trade positions for TripAdvisor Inc. [TRIP]
There are presently around $5,662 million, or 83.50% of TRIP stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of TRIP stocks are: PAR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC with ownership of 11,702,908, which is approximately 39.068% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 8,259,027 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $456.81 million in TRIP stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $439.45 million in TRIP stock with ownership of nearly -3.119% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in TripAdvisor Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 145 institutional holders increased their position in TripAdvisor Inc. [NASDAQ:TRIP] by around 27,919,457 shares. Additionally, 126 investors decreased positions by around 19,723,532 shares, while 47 investors held positions by with 54,725,560 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 102,368,549 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. TRIP stock had 81 new institutional investments in for a total of 16,012,675 shares, while 33 institutional investors sold positions of 1,912,808 shares during the same period.