CTRP stock: buy or sell?
November 8th, 2019
Ctrip.com International, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides travel service for accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours, and corporate travel management in the People's Republic of China.
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|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Ctrip.com International stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.At Stocks2.com, we gathered 15 ratings published for CTRP stock in the last month. The general sentiment of these ratings is bullish for CTRP stock, with 12 positive ratings.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-9-11||Bank of America||n/a||Buy|
|2019-9-10||Morgan Stanley||Overweight||Equal Weight|
|2019-8-5||Jefferies Financial Group||n/a||Buy|
|2019-3-5||Morgan Stanley||Equal Weight||Overweight|
|2019-3-5||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Neutral||Overweight|
CTRP stock analysis
Ctrip.com International shares dropped -2.18% to $34.17 on November.
Ctrip.com International closed on November at $34.17 and dropped a fatal -2.18%. Since September when CTRP stock price broke down the SMA200d line, it slid $-1.84 per share (-5.11%). From a daily perspective, CTRP is in a short term uptrend after plotting its last bottom ($29.36, on October) higher than the previous bottom, and its last top ($35.95, on November) also over the previous top. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top CTRP might consolidate in a plain range, waiting to break out over $35.95 or down under $29.36.
After boosting a dazzling 8.79% in a week late October 2019, Ctrip.com International closed this week at $34.17 and raised a tiny 1.12%. Late September 2019 CTRP plummed a frightening -13.99% in just one week. With this, it's been 3 green weeks in a row, gaining $4.79 or 15.66%.
CTRP stock price history
CTRP stock went public on December 9th, 2003 with a price of $1.481. Since then, CTRP stock grew a 2,208.80%, with an average of 138.10% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in CTRP stock in 2003, it would worth $22,088.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
CTRP stock historical price chart
CTRP stock reached 52-week highs on April at $46.50, and all-time highs 2017-07-27 with a price of 60.65.
CTRP stock price target is $43.40Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' CTRP stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. We have 13 price targets for CTRP stock posted in the last month:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-9-11||Bank of America||Reiterates||$49.00||$43.00||-12.2%|
|2019-3-5||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Upgrades||$33.00||$45.00||36.4%|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter presenting its last earnings report on March, Ctrip.com International . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this report.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Ctrip.com International annual sales rocketed an astounding 15.56% to $30,965.00 million dollars from $26,796.00 marked in 2017. Nevertheless, its profit margin (compared to revenues) declined to 3.59%, that is $1,112.00 million.
|2012||$660 M||-||$113 M17.2%||-|
|2013||$877 M||32.91%||$163 M18.5%||43.39%|
|2014||$7,347 M||737.62%||$243 M3.3%||49.32%|
|2015||$10,898 M||48.33%||$2,508 M23.0%||933.06%|
|2016||$19,228 M||76.45%||$-1,430.70 M-7.4%||-157.05%|
|2017||$26,796 M||39.36%||$2,155 M8.0%||-250.63%|
|2018||$30,965 M||15.56%||$1,112 M3.6%||-48.40%|
Quarterly financial resultsCtrip.com International posted $7,560.00 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -19.19% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-1,190.00 million with a profit margin of -15.74%. Profit margin slightly fell a -3.57% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -12.18%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Ctrip.com International sales marked an extraordinary growth and skyrocketed a 22.47%.
|2017-Q1||$883 M||-||$12 M1.4%||-|
|2017-Q2||$935 M||5.85%||$48 M5.1%||297.99%|
|2017-Q3||$1,187 M||26.97%||$185 M15.6%||287.76%|
|2017-Q4||$6,173 M||419.93%||$350 M5.7%||89.47%|
|2018-Q1||$6,731 M||9.04%||$1,060 M15.7%||202.86%|
|2018-Q2||$7,319 M||8.74%||$2,381 M32.5%||124.62%|
|2018-Q3||$9,355 M||27.82%||$-1,139 M-12.2%||-147.84%|
|2018-Q4||$7,560 M||-19.19%||$-1,190 M-15.7%||4.48%|
Ctrip.com International ownershipWhen you are planning to buy shares of a stock, it's worth to review its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Ctrip.com International, of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
Bearish positions for CTRP stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:
|Market cap||$20.1 B|
|Total shares||588.4 M|
|Float shares||431.5 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||0.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.0%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, November 8th, 2019|
|Day range||$33.71 - $35.24|
|Average true range||$1.01|
|50d mov avg||$32.15|
|100d mov avg||$34.15|
|200d mov avg||$36.37|
Ctrip.com International performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. In the following table, we compare Ctrip.com International performance to :