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, which equates to a potential upside of 70.14 percent. The minimum price target given 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.5 percent on average, compared to last month. 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -5.57 percent.

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, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of TRIP to grow at a rate of 11.34 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 11.43 percent, and below the high by 44.3 percent. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.