Orbitz Worldwide Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts (NYSE:OWW)
Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eleven analysts that are covering the company, Analyst Ratings News reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $8.53.
Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) traded up 2.09% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $7.32. 42,096 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Orbitz Worldwide has a 52 week low of $6.40 and a 52 week high of $13.26. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $7.59 and its 200-day moving average is $7.70. The company has a market cap of $799.7 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 60.25.
Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May 5th. The company reported ($0.05) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.03. The company had revenue of $210.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $205.50 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted ($0.10) earnings per share. Orbitz Worldwide’s revenue was up 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Orbitz Worldwide will post $0.40 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Susquehanna cut their price target on shares of Orbitz Worldwide from $9.00 to $8.00 in a research note on Tuesday. Separately, analysts at Jefferies Group cut their price target on shares of Orbitz Worldwide from $9.50 to $8.50 in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Goldman Sachs downgraded shares of Orbitz Worldwide from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 19th. They now have a $8.00 price target on the stock.
Orbitz Worldwide, Inc is a global online travel company (NYSE:OWW) that uses technology to enable leisure and business travelers to research, plan and book a range of travel products and services.
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