Investors need to pay attention to TripAdvisor (TRIP) stock price:What you need to know

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We will take a look at EPS for Tripadvisor Inc (NASDAQ:TRIP) which is earnings per share (EPS) trailing twelwe months. This is monetary value of earnings per outstanding share of common stock for a company, in this case Trip Advisor Inc (TRIP)

In the United States, the Financial Accounting Standards Board requires EPS information for the four major categories of the income statement: continuing operations, discontinued operations,net income and extraordinary items.

Here is the latest data for TRIP stock as of April 27,2020

  • Price/Earnings trailing 12 months———–17.15
  • Earnings Per Share trailing 12 months—–1.08
  • Most Recent Earnings————————0.38 on 02/12/20
  • Next Earnings Date————————–05/05/20

Average Analyst Ratings

A price target is the envisioned future price point of an asset (usually stock) as explained by an investment analyst or a Wall street advisor. The price target is based on many assumptions such as tech levels, cash flow, recent news and supply and demand.  Price targets  change often when the travel market is volatile and during crisis, that is why you need to stay in the loop and any new information. 

Current Rating according to Barchart
Hold
Based on 17 analysts offering recommendations.
4 Strong Buy1 Moderate Buy9 Hold2 Moderate Sell1 Strong Sell
 

How has TRIP stock performed recently?

A stock’s performance is more than just a set of random numbers. We need to place those numbers in context to understand it properly. On the surface, it feels awesome to see that a stock you invested in has returned 30% Year to date when viewing the starting price versus the ending price, but you need to look a little deeper. Was the stock abnormally low on the first trading day? If so, it could throw the numbers off.

Here are the daily numbers for TRIP

Previous Close18.44
Volume190,349
Avg Vol2,778,675
Stochastic %K59.43%
Weighted Alpha-66.40
5-Day Change+0.40 (+2.21%)
52-Week Range13.73 – 56.60
 
 
Looking at the numbers we are proceeding to Analysts target prices for TRIP per share

Analyst Target Prices

HIGH TARGET 45.00
 
MEAN TARGET 25.38
 
LOW TARGET 13.00
52 WK HIGH 56.60
 
52 WK LOW 13.73

Latest insight into the Trip Advisor stock fundamentals

The price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is best calculated by taking a company’s market capitalization  and simply divide it by the company’s total revenue over the trailing 12 months. This number shows how much the market values every dollar of the company’s sales. This ratio can be effective in valuing growth stocks that have yet to turn a profit or have suffered a temporary setback.

So, lets take a look at  the latest TRIP share values after most recent trading day on NASDAQ:

  • Market Capitalization, $K2,509,408
  • Shares Outstanding, K136,085
  • Annual Sales, $1,560 M
  • Annual Income, $126,000 K
  • 60-Month Beta1.29
  • Price/Sales1.62
  • Price/Cash Flow9.11
  • Price/Book2.19