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, implying a possible profit of 70.14 percent. The lowest price target was 32, which equates to a potential downside of -18.74 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -1.71 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -5.57 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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, 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. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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.

In the trailing 52-weeks, TRIP hit 70.70 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 35.34. Currently the stock is 11.43 percent higher than its low, and 44.3 percent lower than its 52-week 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 market cap of TRIP is $5.44 billion. TRIP will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.