Investor Research Report on TripAdvisor Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP)

Investors Are Not Happy With Tripadvisor Right Now

Vetr now has $50.50 target price on the travel company's stock.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock.

TripAdvisor, Inc. (TRIP) is in Stifel's research list so their analyst rating change is noteworthy. Credit Suisse Group restated an outperform rating and set a $65.00 price objective (down previously from $78.00) on shares of TripAdvisor in a research report on Friday, November 11th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty have given a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc initiated coverage on shares of TripAdvisor in a research note on Wednesday, October 19th. The stock now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $58.30. The stock gained a consensus recommendation of 2.94 on Zacks Investment Research where the scale runs from 1 to 5, 1 representing Strong buy and 5 showing Strong Sell. Analysts, on average, forecast TripAdvisor, earn $0.33 per share (EPS) on revenue of $379.94M.

TripAdvisor Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP) share price Jumped 0.98% to reach $52.7 during the last trading session. The company has a market capitalization of $7.68 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 63.34 and a beta of 2.02. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $71.69 on Jul 28, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $45.63 on Dec 22, 2016.

TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP) announced the company is targeting double-digit consolidated revenue growth in 2017, driven by a return to double-digit click-based and transaction revenue growth, while absolute adjusted EBITDA could be flat to down year-on-year.

Same-unit revenue growth from net reimbursement-related factors was 0.8 percent for the 2016 fourth quarter as compared to the prior-year period, driven by improvements in managed care contracting, partially offset by the impact of changes in the percentage of services reimbursed under government programs and a decrease in Medicaid parity revenue compared to the prior-year period.

TripAdvisor Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP) shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 5.3 percent, while the Return on Equity (ROE) value is 8 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) value stands at 13.1 percent. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.45 earnings per share. The company reported its last quarter on Sep 16. The difference between the estimated and actual earnings was $0.01 per share. Global X Management Co. Jackson Square Partners LLC raised its position in TripAdvisor by 4.1% in the third quarter. (TRIP) managed to surpass quarterly earnings per share estimates in 3 of the trailing twelve fiscal quarters, and has a positive trend with an average surprise of 25%. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 5,091,523 shares of the travel company's stock valued at $321,683,000 after buying an additional 19,704 shares during the last quarter.

In the last Quarter, TripAdvisor Inc.

Several company insiders have filed Insider transactions, on Sep 26, 2016, Barrie Seidenberg (CEO, Viator, Inc.) sold 4,274 shares at $61.04 per share price. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 3,383 shares of the travel company's stock valued at $214,000 after buying an additional 2,728 shares in the last quarter. The insider owns 233,007 shares as of 0.16%, now worth $12279468.9.

TripAdvisor, Inc is an online travel company, which owns and operates a portfolio of online travel brands.

Non-TripAdvisor branded websites revenue fell 20.7 percent to $29 million. The Company operates in two segments: Hotel and Other.

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