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How to buy LendingTree stock | $154.14

Learn how to easily invest in LendingTree stock.

LendingTree Inc is a mortgage finance business based in the US. LendingTree shares (TREE) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. LendingTree employs 1,289 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – TREE – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
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LendingTree stock price (NASDAQ: TREE)

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LendingTree shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$154.14
52-week range$130.02 - $372.64
50-day moving average $150.95
200-day moving average $188.66
Wall St. target price$279.29
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.55

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Is it a good time to buy LendingTree stock?

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LendingTree price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $154.14 from 2021-10-15

1 week (2021-10-08) 12.65%
1 month (2021-09-17) -0.93%
3 months (2021-07-17) -24.78%
6 months (2021-04-16) -33.64%
1 year (2020-10-16) -54.33%
2 years (2019-10-17) -51.81%
3 years (2018-10-17) 218.64
5 years (2016-10-17) 75.58%

Is LendingTree under- or over-valued?

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

LendingTree's PEG ratio

LendingTree's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.8679. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into LendingTree's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

LendingTree's EBITDA

LendingTree's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $38.1 million.

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

LendingTree financials

Revenue TTM $985.3 million
Gross profit TTM $855.5 million
Return on assets TTM -0.77%
Return on equity TTM -0.92%
Profit margin -0.74%
Book value $31.57
Market capitalisation $2.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting LendingTree shares

There are currently 1.8 million LendingTree shares held short by investors – that's known as LendingTree's "short interest". This figure is 0.7% down from 1.9 million last month.

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

LendingTree's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

LendingTree's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of LendingTree shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of LendingTree shares traded daily (recently around 187186.6598778). LendingTree's SIR currently stands at 9.82. In other words for every 100,000 LendingTree shares traded daily on the market, roughly 9820 shares are currently held short.

However LendingTree's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of LendingTree shares, or, against the total number of tradable LendingTree shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case LendingTree's short interest could be expressed as 0.14% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 LendingTree shares in existence, roughly 140 shares are currently held short) or 0.1601% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable LendingTree shares, roughly 160 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against LendingTree.

Find out more about how you can short LendingTree stock.

LendingTree share dividends

We're not expecting LendingTree to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

LendingTree share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, LendingTree's shares have ranged in value from as little as $130.02 up to $372.64. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TREE.US volatility(beta: 1.52)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while LendingTree's is 1.5233. This would suggest that LendingTree's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

LendingTree overview

LendingTree, Inc. , through its subsidiary, LT Intermediate Company, LLC, operates online consumer platform in the United States. It operates through three segments: Home, Consumer, and Insurance. The Home segment offers purchase mortgage, refinance mortgage, reverse mortgage, and home equity loans; lines of credit; and real estate brokerage services. The Consumer segment provides credit cards; personal, small business, student, and auto loans; deposit accounts; and other credit products, such as credit repair and debt settlement services. The Insurance segment includes information, tools, and access to insurance quote products, including home and automobile, through which consumers are matched with insurance lead aggregators to obtain insurance offers. LendingTree, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of LendingTree is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 13.579% of LendingTree shares are held by insiders and 100.093% by institutions.
How many people work for LendingTree?
Latest data suggests 1,289 work at LendingTree.
When does the fiscal year end for LendingTree?
LendingTree's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is LendingTree based?
LendingTree's address is: 1415 Vantage Park Drive, Charlotte, NC, United States, 28203
What is LendingTree's ISIN number?
LendingTree's international securities identification number is: US52603B1070
What is LendingTree's CUSIP number?
LendingTree's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 52603B107

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