LTRPB stock: buy or sell?

LTRPB stock price: $12.49 -31.71% At close on May 14th, 2019

Updated on:
May 14th, 2019

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Liberty TripAdvisor shares plunged -31.71% to $12.49 on May. On November LTRPB boosted an extraordinary 22.76%. With May it's been 4 red days in a row.

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.

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

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.

LTRPB stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

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 chart (weekly)

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 target

Nobody 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 Share

Since 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.
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

In 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%.

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 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%.
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

When 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:

LTRPBPCOM
Market cap$0.0 M$158.1 M
Total shares0.0 M13.9 M
Float shares0.0 M12.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.0%0.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.0%0.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%

LTRPB summary

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
Open$13.38
Close$12.49
Day range$12.44 - $13.38
Previous close$18.29
Session gain-31.71%
Average true range$2.38
50d mov avg$18.27
100d mov avg$0.00
200d mov avg$0.00
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lt06c

Liberty TripAdvisor performance

Stocks 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.
Stock3m6m12m
LTRPBLiberty TripAdvis...-10.14%-47.03%0.00%
PCOMPoints Internatio...-3.82%13.51%-34.41%

Liberty TripAdvisor competitors

Creating 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: