LTRPB stock: buy or sell?

LTRPB stock price: $29.75 -5.76% At close on May 14th, 2020

Updated on:
May 14th, 2020

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Liberty TripAdvisor collapsed a bloodcurdling -5.76% and closed at $29.75.

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. Following a trading strategy helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. 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.

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?

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

Daily outlook

Shares of Liberty TripAdvisor collapsed a bloodcurdling -5.76% and closed at $29.75.

On Apr 15th, LTRPB hit a new all time high, pushing higher than tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers. Shares of Liberty TripAdvisor ended today at $29.75 and collapsed a bloodcurdling -5.76%. Since SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up on Monday, LTRPB price slid a -15.00%. Since Apr/15 when LTRPB stock price broke up the SMA50d line, it gained $24.99 (525.00%).

LTRPB stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Liberty TripAdvisor shares plummed -15.00% this week, ending at $29.75. By mid April LTRPB rocketed an amazing 90.42% in just one week. With this, it's been 4 sliding weeks in a row, loosing $-18.08 (-394.76%).

Not so far away is the last price record Liberty TripAdvisor marked by mid April, but since then it dropped a 77.80%. Since SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up this week, LTRPB price slid a -15.00%. Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up by mid April, LTRPB climbed $25.17 (549.56%).

LTRPB stock chart (weekly)

LTRPB stock price history

LTRPB IPO was on October 16th, 2014 at $19.64 per share1. Since then, LTRPB stock surged a 51.50%, with an average of 10.30% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in LTRPB stock in 2014, it would worth $515.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

LTRPB stock historical price chart

LTRPB stock reached all-time highs on Apr 15th with a price of $134.00.

LTRPB stock price target

Predicting 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. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last 30 days we have not found any price prediction 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 skyrocketed an outstanding 62.66%. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
LTRPB 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-Q42018-03-30n/an/an/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

Compared to 2017, last anual sales report draw a slightly good increase of 2.93% to $1,615.00 M dollars. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, however, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) climbed a 21.34% to -3.96%.

LTRPB 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 posted $346.00 M 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 slipped a -5.37% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 3.06%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Liberty TripAdvisor sales marked a remarkable gain and escalated a 7.79%.
LTRPB 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

Having a look at Liberty TripAdvisor ownership structure gives valuable information about the company and its governance (insider ownership) or the amount of investors that are on the short side.

Liberty TripAdvisor shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 95.12% of all shares.

In case of Liberty TripAdvisor stock, 0.64% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for LTRPB 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 stocks:

LTRPB
Market cap$87.8 M
Total shares3.0 M
Float shares64.8 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.6%
  - Insider holdings (%)95.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%

LTRPB summary

Thursday, May 14th, 2020
Open$29.33
Close$29.75
Day range$29.49 - $31.95
Previous close$31.57
Session gain-5.76%
Average true range$3.87
50d mov avg$19.52
100d mov avg$18.36
200d mov avg$0.00
Daily patternlb11a
Weekly pattern

Liberty TripAdvisor performance

To better understand Liberty TripAdvisor performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. In the following table, we compare Liberty TripAdvisor to :
Stock3m6m12m
LTRPBLiberty TripAdvis...297.20%55.60%37.41%

Liberty TripAdvisor competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Liberty TripAdvisor competitor. This doesn't mean Liberty TripAdvisor does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.