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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for TRIP. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 67, implying potential capital gains of 70.14 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 32, implying a possible loss of -18.74 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.5 percent. That number becomes -10.26 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.71 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -5.57 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

TRIP has an estimated earnings growth rate of 11.34 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. TRIP has a PEG ratio of 4.96.

TRIP has a 52-week high of 70.70 and a 52-week low of 35.34. Currently the stock is 11.43 percent higher than its low, and 44.3 percent below the high. TRIP has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $5.44 billion. TRIP is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.