LTRPB stock: buy or sell?
May 14th, 2019
Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in online travel research and online commerce businesses.
Should I buy LTRPB 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 pick and when is the best moment to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
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?
Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday.Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for LTRPB stock for the last month.
LTRPB stock analysis
Liberty TripAdvisor plunged a hair-raising -31.71% and closed at $12.49.
Liberty TripAdvisor shares plunged -31.71% to $12.49 on May. In this session, Liberty TripAdvisor stock crossed down the SMA50d line. If you are using SMA50d line as stop loss trigger, double check your position in this stock. , LTRPB hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $30.93 recorded . New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.
Liberty TripAdvisor ended this week at $12.49 and collapsed a chilling -31.71%. Early November LTRPB climbed an outstanding 17.63% in just one week. This was the third red week in a row, sliding in full a -42.10%.
Liberty TripAdvisor stock fell through the support what triggered further losses. Possible next supports for LTRPB stock are 9.5. By mid May, Liberty TripAdvisor stock crossed down the significant level of the 20-weeks moving average. Since SMA10w and SMA20w crossed up by mid November 2018, LTRPB price slid a -34.68%. Far behind is the all-time high Liberty TripAdvisor recorded late October 2014 and since then the price is -62.75% below that top.
LTRPB stock price history
LTRPB stock went public on October 16th, 2014 with a price of $19.641. Since then, LTRPB stock sliced a -36.40%, with a yearly average of -9.10%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
LTRPB stock historical price chart
LTRPB stock reached all-time highs with a price of $33.53.
LTRPB stock price targetNobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. 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 published its last earnings report, it collapsed a dreadful -31.71%. As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will update this review.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Liberty TripAdvisor annual sales grew a slightly fine 2.93% to $1,615.00 million USD from $1,569.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, however, 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 posted $346.00 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a -24.45% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-8.00 million with a profit margin of -2.31%. Profit margin dropped 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 more than good growth 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 shares of a stock, it's always worth to have a look 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, of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Liberty TripAdvisor:
|Market cap||$0.0 M||$158.1 M|
|Total shares||0.0 M||13.9 M|
|Float shares||0.0 M||12.0 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||0.0%||0.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.0%||0.0%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%|
|Tuesday, May 14th, 2019|
|Day range||$12.44 - $13.38|
|Average true range||$2.38|
|50d mov avg||$18.27|
|100d mov avg||$0.00|
|200d mov avg||$0.00|
Liberty TripAdvisor performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. For Liberty TripAdvisor, the comparison is made against Array.