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How to buy TripAdvisor stock | $34.57

Learn how to easily invest in TripAdvisor stock.

TripAdvisor Inc is a travel services business based in the US. TripAdvisor shares (TRIP) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. TripAdvisor employs 2,648 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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TripAdvisor stock price (NASDAQ: TRIP)

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TripAdvisor shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$34.57
52-week range$18.24 - $64.95
50-day moving average $35.34
200-day moving average $40.35
Wall St. target price$42.56
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (20.85%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.77

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TripAdvisor price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $34.57 from 2021-10-21

1 week (2021-10-15) -8.69%
1 month (2021-09-22) 3.26%
3 months (2021-07-22) -4.13%
6 months (2021-04-22) -30.40%
1 year (2020-10-22) 66.60%
2 years (2019-10-22) -11.09%
3 years (2018-10-22) 47.27
5 years (2016-10-21) 62.96

Is TripAdvisor under- or over-valued?

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

TripAdvisor's PEG ratio

TripAdvisor's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 44.1228. 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 TripAdvisor's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

TripAdvisor's EBITDA

TripAdvisor's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1 million.

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

TripAdvisor financials

Revenue TTM $625 million
Gross profit TTM $549 million
Return on assets TTM -7.2%
Return on equity TTM -28.39%
Profit margin -38.4%
Book value $5.67
Market capitalisation $5.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting TripAdvisor shares

There are currently 12.2 million TripAdvisor shares held short by investors – that's known as TripAdvisor's "short interest". This figure is 0.3% up from 12.2 million last month.

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

TripAdvisor's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

TripAdvisor's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of TripAdvisor shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of TripAdvisor shares traded daily (recently around 2.4 million). TripAdvisor's SIR currently stands at 5.19. In other words for every 100,000 TripAdvisor shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5190 shares are currently held short.

However TripAdvisor's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of TripAdvisor shares, or, against the total number of tradable TripAdvisor shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case TripAdvisor's short interest could be expressed as 0.09% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 TripAdvisor shares in existence, roughly 90 shares are currently held short) or 0.136% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable TripAdvisor shares, roughly 136 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 TripAdvisor.

Find out more about how you can short TripAdvisor stock.

TripAdvisor's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like TripAdvisor.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

TripAdvisor's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 22.6

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and TripAdvisor's overall score of 22.6 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 26th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like TripAdvisor is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

TripAdvisor's environmental score

Environmental score: 6.24/100

TripAdvisor's environmental score of 6.24 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that TripAdvisor is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

TripAdvisor's social score

Social score: 12.56/100

TripAdvisor's social score of 12.56 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that TripAdvisor is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

TripAdvisor's governance score

Governance score: 7.29/100

TripAdvisor's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that TripAdvisor is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

TripAdvisor's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. TripAdvisor scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that TripAdvisor has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

TripAdvisor Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 22.6
Total ESG percentile 26.2
Environmental score 6.24
Environmental score percentile 5
Social score 12.56
Social score percentile 5
Governance score 7.29
Governance score percentile 5
Level of controversy 2

TripAdvisor share dividends

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

TripAdvisor share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, TripAdvisor's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.24 up to $64.95. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TRIP.US volatility(beta: 1.32)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 TripAdvisor's is 1.3243. This would suggest that TripAdvisor's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

TripAdvisor overview

TripAdvisor, Inc. operates as an online travel company. It operates in two segments, Hotels, Media & Platform; and Experiences & Dining. The company operates TripAdvisor-branded websites, including tripadvisor. com in the United States; and localized versions of the website in 48 markets and 28 languages. It also manages and operates other travel media brands that provide users the comprehensive travel-planning and trip-taking resources in the travel industry, such as bokun. io, cruisecritic.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of TripAdvisor is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 20.011% of TripAdvisor shares are held by insiders and 82.309% by institutions.
How many people work for TripAdvisor?
Latest data suggests 2,648 work at TripAdvisor.
When does the fiscal year end for TripAdvisor?
TripAdvisor's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is TripAdvisor based?
TripAdvisor's address is: 400 1st Avenue, Needham, MA, United States, 02494
What is TripAdvisor's ISIN number?
TripAdvisor's international securities identification number is: US8969452015
What is TripAdvisor's CUSIP number?
TripAdvisor's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 89417T106

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