Analyst Ratings for TripAdvisor Inc. (TRIP)

Updated: 2017-07-29

TripAdvisor Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. TRIP had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 3 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 17 gave a hold rating, 2 issued an underweight rating, and 3 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for TRIP. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 67, which equates to a potential upside of 70.14 percent. The lowest price target was 32, implying a possible loss of -18.74 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -2.5 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -10.26 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.71 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -5.57 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of TRIP's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 11.34 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of TRIP is 4.96.

In the last 52-weeks, TRIP has achieved a high of 70.70 and a low of 35.34. Today's price is 11.43 percent above the 52-week low, and 44.3 percent below the high. TRIP has a P/E ratio of 56.26. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TRIP value stock report compares TRIP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of TRIP is $5.44 billion. TRIP is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.