LTRPA stock: buy or sell?
November 15th, 2019
Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in online travel research and online commerce businesses.
Should I buy LTRPA stock?You can't be a successful trader if you don't follow a methodolgy or system that assist you in choosing companies and the correct market timing. That's why is so important to define your own trading plan that matches with your character as inversor. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.
Currently, Liberty TripAdvisor stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|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.At Stocks2.com, we found 1 rating published for LTRPA stock in the last 30 days.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
LTRPA stock analysis
Liberty TripAdvisor ended yesterday at $6.77 and stayed stable a tiny 0.30%.
Liberty TripAdvisor shares stayed constant 0.30% to $6.77 yesterday. LTRPA is soaring again after a 9.90% correction from its last top on Monday at $7.17. Since price and SMA50d lines crossed down on November/7, LTRPA fell $-3.11 per share (-31.48%).
After sliding a dreadful -38.30% in a week last week, Liberty TripAdvisor closed this week at $6.77 and fell a terrible -3.97%. Late October LTRPA skyrocketed an exceptional 8.16% in just one week.
Since late February, when LTRPA stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-9.48 per share (-58.34%). Stocks below the 40w moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.
LTRPA stock price history
LTRPA IPO was on August 27th, 2014 at $38.10 per share1. Since then, LTRPA stock declined a -82.20%, with a yearly average of -16.40%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
LTRPA stock historical price chart
LTRPA stock reached 52-week highs on December at $19.72, and all-time highs 2014-08-28 with a price of 38.39.
LTRPA stock price targetHow much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable 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 month we have not found any price target for Liberty TripAdvisor stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareSince February, when Liberty TripAdvisor posted its last earnings report, it . 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, Liberty TripAdvisor annual turnover gained a slightly good 2.93% to $1,615.00 M USD from $1,569.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, instead, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) climbed 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 reported $346.00 million in sales 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 turnover to same quarter last year, Liberty TripAdvisor sales marked a very good increase 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 invest in 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 Liberty TripAdvisor, 0.22% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
Bearish positions for LTRPA stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better context understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:
|Market cap||$488.5 M||$785.2 M|
|Total shares||72.2 M||18.1 M|
|Float shares||72.1 M||9.6 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||99.0%||61.6%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.2%||33.5%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%|
|Friday, November 15th, 2019|
|Day range||$6.77 - $6.93|
|Average true range||$0.59|
|50d mov avg||$9.08|
|100d mov avg||$9.94|
|200d mov avg||$11.97|
Liberty TripAdvisor performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We chose Array as the bechmarking frame for Liberty TripAdvisor stock.
|MCRIMonarch Casino & ...||-4.06%||-3.55%||11.07%|