LTRPA stock: buy or sell?

LTRPA stock price: $6.77 0.30% At close on November 15th, 2019

Updated on:
November 15th, 2019

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Liberty TripAdvisor stayed steady a tiny 0.30% and closed at $6.77. On November/7 LTRPA plunged a hair-raising -40.34%.

Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in online travel research and online commerce businesses.

Should I buy LTRPA stock?

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Currently, Liberty TripAdvisor stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

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.

Is LTRPA a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-6-13GuggenheimSellNeutral

LTRPA stock analysis

Daily outlook

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%).

LTRPA stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

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 chart (weekly)

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 target

How 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 Share

Since 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.
LTRPA earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a-0.04n/a
2017-Q2-n/an/an/a
2017-Q3-n/a-0.17n/a
2017-Q42018-02-21n/a19.05n/a
2018-Q12018-05-09n/a-0.41n/a
2018-Q22018-08-01n/a-0.52n/a
2018-Q32018-11-07n/a0.19n/a
2018-Q42019-02-22n/a-0.11n/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 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%.

LTRPA annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$1,030 M-$-7.00 M-0.7%-
2014$1,329 M29.03%$-22.00 M-1.7%214.29%
2015$1,565 M17.76%$-40.00 M-2.6%81.82%
2016$1,532 M-2.11%$21 M1.4%-152.50%
2017$1,569 M2.42%$-397.00 M-25.3%-1,990.48%
2018$1,615 M2.93%$-64.00 M-4.0%-83.88%

Quarterly financial results

Liberty 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%.
LTRPA quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$378 M-$-3.00 M-0.8%-
2017-Q2$431 M14.02%$-12.00 M-2.8%300.00%
2017-Q3$439 M1.86%$-13.00 M-3.0%8.33%
2017-Q4$321 M-26.88%$-369.00 M-115.0%2,738.46%
2018-Q1$378 M17.76%$-31.00 M-8.2%-91.60%
2018-Q2$433 M14.55%$-39.00 M-9.0%25.81%
2018-Q3$458 M5.77%$14.00 M3.1%-135.90%
2018-Q4$346 M-24.45%$-8.00 M-2.3%-157.14%

Liberty TripAdvisor ownership

When 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:

LTRPAMCRI
Market cap$488.5 M$785.2 M
Total shares72.2 M18.1 M
Float shares72.1 M9.6 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)99.0%61.6%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.2%33.5%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%

LTRPA summary

Friday, November 15th, 2019
Open$6.81
Close$6.77
Day range$6.77 - $6.93
Previous close$6.75
Session gain0.30%
Average true range$0.59
50d mov avg$9.08
100d mov avg$9.94
200d mov avg$11.97
Daily patternlb01a
Weekly pattern lt03c

Liberty TripAdvisor performance

Stocks 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.
Stock3m6m12m
LTRPALiberty TripAdvis...-27.83%-42.28%-63.52%
MCRIMonarch Casino & ...-4.06%-3.55%11.07%

Liberty TripAdvisor competitors

Defining a list of competitors for Liberty TripAdvisor it's difficult. We selected just one public company that in our opinion is related to and can be considered Liberty TripAdvisor competitor: