Tripadvisor (TRIP) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.08 EPS

Tripadvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The travel company reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by ($0.08), reports. Tripadvisor had a return on equity of 6.81% and a net margin of 4.26%. The firm had revenue of $321.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $309.12 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.16 earnings per share. Tripadvisor’s revenue was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis.

Shares of Tripadvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP) opened at $40.72 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19, a quick ratio of 2.47 and a current ratio of 2.47. The firm has a market capitalization of $5,660.00, a P/E ratio of 86.64, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.60 and a beta of 2.22. Tripadvisor has a 1-year low of $29.50 and a 1-year high of $50.95.

In other Tripadvisor news, CFO Ernst 02494 Teunissen sold 9,457 shares of Tripadvisor stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.00, for a total transaction of $378,280.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 13,866 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $554,640. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 1.09% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the company. Deutsche Bank dropped their price objective on Tripadvisor from $40.00 to $37.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Tripadvisor from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. UBS Group reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $43.00 price objective on shares of Tripadvisor in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $47.00 target price on shares of Tripadvisor in a research report on Thursday. Finally, Oppenheimer reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Tripadvisor in a research report on Sunday, December 17th. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and eighteen have assigned a hold rating to the company’s stock. Tripadvisor currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $39.63.

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About Tripadvisor

TripAdvisor, Inc owns and operates a portfolio of online travel brands. TripAdvisor, the Company’s brand, is a travel site. The Company operates through two segments: Hotel and Non-Hotel. The Company’s Hotel segment includes click-based advertising and transaction; display-based and subscription-based advertising, and other hotel operations.

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