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How to buy Despegar-com stock | $14.62

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Despegar.com, Corp
NYSE: DESP - USD
TRAVEL SERVICES
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Despegar.com, Corp is a travel services business based in the US. Despegar-com shares (DESP) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Despegar-com employs 3,577 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Despegar-com stock price (NYSE: DESP)

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Despegar-com shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-30.
Latest market close$14.62
52-week range$6.08 - $17.66
50-day moving average $13.26
200-day moving average $13.15
Wall St. target price$16.12
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.19

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Despegar-com price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $14.62 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-23) N/A
1 month (2021-07-02) 8.86%
3 months (2021-05-03) 9.43%
6 months (2021-01-30) N/A
1 year (2020-07-30) N/A
2 years (2019-07-30) N/A
3 years (2018-07-30) N/A
5 years (2016-07-30) N/A

Is Despegar-com under- or over-valued?

Valuing Despegar-com stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Despegar-com's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Despegar-com's EBITDA

Despegar-com's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $21.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Despegar-com's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Despegar-com financials

Revenue TTM $107.1 million
Gross profit TTM $48.5 million
Return on assets TTM -15.16%
Return on equity TTM -95.31%
Profit margin -153.82%
Book value $0.59
Market capitalisation $884 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Despegar-com shares

There are currently 836,259 Despegar-com shares held short by investors – that's known as Despegar-com's "short interest". This figure is 13.8% up from 734,540 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Despegar-com shares can be evaluated.

Despegar-com's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Despegar-com's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Despegar-com shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Despegar-com shares traded daily (recently around 420230.65326633). Despegar-com's SIR currently stands at 1.99. In other words for every 100,000 Despegar-com shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1990 shares are currently held short.

However Despegar-com's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Despegar-com shares, or, against the total number of tradable Despegar-com shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Despegar-com's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Despegar-com shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0154% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Despegar-com shares, roughly 15 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Despegar-com.

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Despegar-com share dividends

We're not expecting Despegar-com to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Despegar-com share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Despegar-com's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.08 up to $17.66. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Despegar-com's is 2.5468. This would suggest that Despegar-com's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Despegar-com overview

Despegar. com, Corp. , online travel company, provides a range of travel and travel-related products through its websites and mobile applications in Latin America. The company operates through two segments, Air; and Packages, Hotels and Other Travel Products. The company offers airline tickets; travel packages, hotel rooms, car rentals, bus tickets, cruise tickets, travel insurance, destination services, and other travel-related products, which enable consumers to find, compare, plan, and purchase travel products through its marketplace. It also provides a technology platform for its travel suppliers to manage the distribution of their travel products and access to traveler customers. The company offers travel products and services under the Despegar, Decolar, Best Day, BD Experience, and HotelDo brands.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Despegar-com is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 15.05% of Despegar-com shares are held by insiders and 62.098% by institutions.
How many people work for Despegar-com?
Latest data suggests 3,577 work at Despegar-com.
When does the fiscal year end for Despegar-com?
Despegar-com's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Despegar-com based?
Despegar-com's address is: Juana Manso 1069, Buenos Aires, Argentina, C1107CBU
What is Despegar-com's ISIN number?
Despegar-com's international securities identification number is: US2506301009
What is Despegar-com's CUSIP number?
Despegar-com's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 250630100

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