TripAdvisor (TRIP) Receives Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.18

Headlines about TripAdvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. TripAdvisor earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the travel company an impact score of 45.9590293602905 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Several equities analysts recently commented on TRIP shares. Zacks Investment Research raised TripAdvisor from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Cowen and Company reissued a “sell” rating and issued a $40.00 target price on shares of TripAdvisor in a report on Friday, July 14th. Wells Fargo & Co reissued a “hold” rating on shares of TripAdvisor in a report on Thursday, July 27th. BidaskClub lowered TripAdvisor from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating on shares of TripAdvisor in a report on Friday, July 28th. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. TripAdvisor has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $42.83.

TripAdvisor (NASDAQ TRIP) opened at 40.48 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $5.62 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 61.24 and a beta of 2.38. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $42.43 and its 200-day moving average price is $40.99. TripAdvisor has a 12-month low of $35.34 and a 12-month high of $65.56.

TripAdvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The travel company reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.30 by ($0.05). TripAdvisor had a net margin of 6.26% and a return on equity of 8.62%. The business had revenue of $424.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $421.66 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.38 EPS. TripAdvisor’s quarterly revenue was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts forecast that TripAdvisor will post $1.14 EPS for the current year.

In other TripAdvisor news, insider Dermot Halpin sold 12,859 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.09, for a total value of $502,658.31. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 5,364 shares in the company, valued at approximately $209,678.76. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 1.09% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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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.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for TripAdvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP)

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