Tripadvisor Inc (TRIP) reported quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, Aug-3-2016. The company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $-0.04. Analysts had a consensus of $0.42. The company posted revenue of $391.00 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $402.42 million. The company’s revenue was down -3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.54 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Tripadvisor Inc. Tripadvisor Inc was Upgraded by Raymond James to ” Mkt Perform” on Jul 28, 2016. Shares were Reiterated by UBS on May 6, 2016 to “Neutral” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 66 from a previous price target of $69 .Shares were Reiterated by Barclays on May 6, 2016 to “Equal Weight” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 70 from a previous price target of $74 .
Tripadvisor Inc closed down -1.04 points or -1.48% at $69.41 with 26,07,137 shares getting traded on Tusday. Post opening the session at $70.28, the shares hit an intraday low of $68.24 and an intraday high of $70.28 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Tusday session in Red.
In a different news, on May 13, 2016, Dermot Halpin (President, Vacation Rentals) sold 7,026 shares at $66.21 per share price. According to the SEC, on Feb 24, 2016, Seth J Kalvert (SVP, GC, Sec.) sold 48,443 shares at $74.62 per share price. On Dec 14, 2015, Barrie Seidenberg (CEO, Viator, Inc.) sold 19,902 shares at $83.03 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
TripAdvisor Inc. (TripAdvisor) owns and operates a portfolio of online travel brands. TripAdvisor the Company’s brand is a travel Website. The Company operates in two segments: Hotel and Other. Its Other segment consists of three operating segments which include its vacation rentals restaurants and attractions businesses. The Company’s branded Websites include tripadvisor.com in the United States and localized versions of the TripAdvisor Website in 45 other countries including China under the brand daodao.com and are offered in 28 languages. It features reviews and opinions on accommodations including hotels and accommodations and vacation rentals as well as restaurants and attractions in approximately 147000 destinations throughout the world. In addition to user-generated content its Websites feature price comparison tools and links to partner Websites including travel advertisers where users can book their travel arrangements.