LTRPA stock: buy or sell?
February 27th, 2020
Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in online travel research and online commerce businesses.
Should I buy LTRPA stock?Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to choose and when is the best time to buy them. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.
None of our preferred buy setups matches with Liberty TripAdvisor stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Liberty TripAdvisor stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for LTRPA stock for the last 30 days.
LTRPA stock analysis
Liberty TripAdvisor shares plummed -5.91% to $4.14 today.
Liberty TripAdvisor shares plummed -5.91% to $4.14 today. In the last 36 days when LTRPA stock price broke down the SMA50d line, it slid $-3.03 per share (-42.26%).
Shares of Liberty TripAdvisor plummed a bloodcurdling -31.34% this week. Early February LTRPA boosted an extraordinary 7.39% in just one week.
After undercutting the previous support, we should expect price will slide down to find new supports. Since early May 2019, when LTRPA stock price broke down the 20-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-11.34 per share (-73.26%).
LTRPA stock price history
LTRPA IPO was on August 27th, 2014 at $38.10 per share1. Since then, LTRPA stock declined a -89.10%, with a yearly average of -17.80%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
LTRPA stock historical price chart
LTRPA stock reached 52-week highs on May at $15.85, and all-time highs 2014-08-28 with a price of 38.39.
LTRPA stock price targetPredicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. You should not follow the analysts' LTRPA stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not detected any price target for Liberty TripAdvisor stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per Share, when Liberty TripAdvisor posted its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Liberty TripAdvisor annual revenues gained a tiny 2.93% to $1,615.00 million dollars from $1,569.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, on the other hand, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) boosted a 21.34% to -3.96%.
|2013||$1,030 M||-||$-7.00 M-0.7%||-|
|2014||$1,329 M||29.03%||$-22.00 M-1.7%||214.29%|
|2015||$1,565 M||17.76%||$-40.00 M-2.6%||81.82%|
|2016||$1,532 M||-2.11%||$21 M1.4%||-152.50%|
|2017||$1,569 M||2.42%||$-397.00 M-25.3%||-1,990.48%|
|2018||$1,615 M||2.93%||$-64.00 M-4.0%||-83.88%|
Quarterly financial resultsLiberty TripAdvisor posted $346.00 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -24.45% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $-8.00 M with a profit margin of -2.31%. Profit margin fell a -5.37% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 3.06%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Liberty TripAdvisor sales marked a pretty good gain and escalated a 7.79%.
|2017-Q1||$378 M||-||$-3.00 M-0.8%||-|
|2017-Q2||$431 M||14.02%||$-12.00 M-2.8%||300.00%|
|2017-Q3||$439 M||1.86%||$-13.00 M-3.0%||8.33%|
|2017-Q4||$321 M||-26.88%||$-369.00 M-115.0%||2,738.46%|
|2018-Q1||$378 M||17.76%||$-31.00 M-8.2%||-91.60%|
|2018-Q2||$433 M||14.55%||$-39.00 M-9.0%||25.81%|
|2018-Q3||$458 M||5.77%||$14.00 M3.1%||-135.90%|
|2018-Q4||$346 M||-24.45%||$-8.00 M-2.3%||-157.14%|
Liberty TripAdvisor ownershipWhen you are planning to buy a company, it's always worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Liberty TripAdvisor shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.23% of all shares.
Bearish positions for LTRPA stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better context understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:
|Market cap||$298.7 M|
|Total shares||72.2 M|
|Float shares||68.3 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||98.2%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.2%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Thursday, February 27th, 2020|
|Day range||$3.89 - $4.50|
|Average true range||$0.40|
|50d mov avg||$6.73|
|100d mov avg||$7.43|
|200d mov avg||$9.15|
Liberty TripAdvisor performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. We compared Liberty TripAdvisor against in the following table: