TripAdvisor

  • 3 Reasons Why This Stock Is on the Rise

    By Tanya Kanodia - May 24, 2013 | Tickers: EXPE, OWW, TRIP

    TripAdvisor (NASDAQ: TRIP) is the world’s largest travel site and operates in 30 countries, having trusted reviews from global travelers. It has gradually become the one stop portal for all travel needs and has developed a strong brand image. In this article, I will enumerate the reasons why I believe this stock is on the rise and will eventually outperform its peers.

    Impressive Q1 results

    In Q1 2013, TripAdvisor more »

  • Don't Discount Smaller Players in the Travel Space

    By Tedra DeSue - May 16, 2013 | Tickers: EXPE, OWW, TRIP

    Compared to the mega online travel agent Priceline, the smaller players in the space are managing to hold their own. As we review how they fared during the previous quarter, it is interesting to also take a look at the steps they have taken to improve their positions – some of which are paying off, while others…well, not so much.

    TripAdvisor (NASDAQ: TRIP), Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE) and Orbitz (NYSE: OWWmore »)

  • Zillow Is Worth How Much?

    By Mark Holder - May 15, 2013 | Tickers: LNKD, TRIP, Z

    As a leader in the real estate online market place, investors might be shocked that Zillow (NASDAQ: Z) is only worth $1.8 billion. The website has long been a go-to place to review houses for sale and home values, yet the level of revenue and market value might surprise investors. In fact, this investor regularly used the website back before the financial crisis in an era before Facebook and more »

  • 3 Websites That Every Traveler - and Investor - Must Consider

    By Nauman Aly - May 7, 2013 | Tickers: GRPN, AWAY, TRIP

    While planning a vacation is exciting - especially if it will take you to a destination where you've never been - it can also be somewhat frustrating. First, going somewhere sight unseen can oftentimes be hit or miss with regard to accommodations and local activities. 

    In addition, the costs can really add up. But thanks to some online resources, travelers can already be familiar with all that their next trip has more »

  • Can Yelp's Growth Story Continue?

    By Ishfaque Faruk - May 6, 2013 | Tickers: GOOG, TRIP, YELP

    Numerous investors have been very skeptical about the consumer search and review business model. However, Yelp (NYSE: YELP) has managed to maintain its strong trajectory, while simultaneously narrowing its losses. Believers of the company got a solid return from the recent rally of the stock after the company's 1Q2013 report.

    Strong numbers across the board 

    Yelp’s growth story continues as the company grew its top-line revenues 68% year-over-year more »

  • 3 Reasons to Get Excited About Sherwin Williams

    By Damian Ford - May 2, 2013 | Tickers: EXPE, HD, LEN, PHM, SHW, TRIP

    Steampunk, Exotic, Theatrical Romanticism, Retro Fun, Flirty and Feminine...These don’t jump out as financial buzzwords or technical analysis, but they do describe Sherwin Williams’ (NYSE: SHW) latest trend setting color families.  Interior designers, automobile manufacturers, home builders, and clothing designers synergistically play off this trendsetting company creating anticipation every year as fabric and wallpaper companies, furniture and automobile companies flock to market highlighting these latest  color trends.

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  • What Has Investors so Excited Over Angie's List?

    By Mark Holder - April 29, 2013 | Tickers: ANGI, TRIP, YELP

    For the second consecutive earnings report the stock of Angie’s List (NASDAQ: ANGI) has soared over 30%. Is this due to irrational exuberance or a change of fundamentals at the company?

    Angie’s List provides a web service that allows paid users the opportunity to find service providers recommended by the community. The company now has nearly 2 million users and spends a large percentage of revenue on sales more »

  • This Travel Company's Upward Trend Will Continue

    By Shas Dey - April 29, 2013 | Tickers: EXPE, GOOG, PCLN, TRIP

    Priceline (NASDAQ: PCLN) is the world’s largest Online Travel Agency (OTA) by sales. The company is a major player in the US market, which is expected to be a $180 billion market by 2016. Recently, the company has been taking some steps to increase its market share in the US. But beyond that, there are several other reasons that make us believe that this company has strong growth potential more »

  • A World of Profits Just Opened Up for This Company

    By AnnaLisa Kraft - April 18, 2013 | Tickers: LNKD, RST, TRIP

    Rosetta Stone (NYSE: RST), the language learning company, made a purchase at fire sale prices that could be so accretive and strategic that it just may be the best move they ever made.

    How do you say...monetize?

    It's a name that has been beaten down from a high of $16.00 in Spring 2011 to dropping below $7.00 that same year. Ouch! It's taken two years more »

  • A World of Profits Just Opened Up for This Company

    By AnnaLisa Kraft - April 18, 2013 | Tickers: LNKD, RST, TRIP

    Rosetta Stone (NYSE: RST), the language learning company, made a purchase at fire sale prices that could be so accretive and strategic that it just may be the best move they ever made.

    How do you say...monetize?

    It's a name that has been beaten down from a high of $16.00 in Spring 2011 to dropping below $7.00 that same year. Ouch! It's taken two years more »

  • A World of Profits Just Opened Up for This Company

    By AnnaLisa Kraft - April 15, 2013 | Tickers: LNKD, RST, TRIP

    Rosetta Stone (NYSE: RST), the language learning company, made a purchase at fire sale prices that could be so accretive and strategic that it just may be the best move they ever made.

    How do you say...monetize?

    It's a name that has been beaten down from a high of $16.00 in Spring 2011 to dropping below $7.00 that same year. Ouch! It's taken two years more »

  • This Travel Stock's Upward Trend Will Continue

    By Shas Dey - April 15, 2013 | Tickers: EXPE, GOOG, MSFT, PCLN, TRIP

    Priceline (NASDAQ: PCLN) is an online travel company providing services like hotel reservation, airline ticket booking, car rental, vacation packages etc. through various online platforms. Its stock has always been following an upward trend, with intermittent volatile phases. It reached its all-time high price of around $756 in April 2012, but fell to around $558 in October 2012. Since then, it has been quite volatile and is trading in more »

  • Which Travel Company Should You Invest In?

    By Brian Nichols - April 13, 2013 | Tickers: EXPE, OWW, PCLN, TRIP

    Jim Cramer gave a boost to travel stocks on his nightly show “Mad Money” earlier this week. The TV personality predicts a rally, pointing to the technicals but also the fundamentals as the cause, calling Priceline “by far his favorite.” Therefore, let’s assess some of the moves on Wednesday.

    Priceline (NASDAQ: PCLN)

    Priceline.com is without question the clear leader of the pack, and its recent acquisition of Kayak more »

  • Getting Into Mobile With This Acquisition

    By Mike Thiessen - April 8, 2013 | Tickers: AWAY, PCLN, TRIP

    TripAdvisor (NASDAQ: TRIP) recently announced that it would acquire Tiny Post, an innovative start-up company that produces a useful app for mobile devices. Since Tiny Post is a private firm, the specific terms of the deal were not disclosed. However, such transactions between established Internet-based companies and Web start-ups often assume impressive multiples and can thus reach lofty heights. Since industry observers have advanced a wide potential purchase-price range, it more »

  • DON’T WRITE OFF GROUPON JUST YET

    By Shas Dey - April 3, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, BBY, EBAY, GOOG, GRPN, TRIP

    Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is a global leader in the local e-commerce industry, offering online retail services. The stock of the widely popular deals site has lost over 70% in value from its November 2011 IPO price of $20. The Chicago-based company has booked profit just once since going public and is struggling to cope with the market expectations to ramp up sales. But don’t write off the stock yet more »

  • Getting Into Mobile With This Acquisition

    By Mike Thiessen - April 1, 2013 | Tickers: AWAY, PCLN, TRIP

    TripAdvisor (NASDAQ: TRIP) recently announced that it would acquire Tiny Post, an innovative start-up company that produces a useful app for mobile devices. Since Tiny Post is a private firm, the specific terms of the deal were not disclosed. However, such transactions between established Internet-based companies and Web start-ups often assume impressive multiples and can thus reach lofty heights. Since industry observers have advanced a wide potential purchase-price range, it more »

  • Yelp's Fortunes Will Turn Around

    By Ishfaque Faruk - March 20, 2013 | Tickers: FB, TRIP, YELP

    Rapidly growing consumer review platform Yelp (NYSE: YELP) has taken a few key steps that might turn around its fortunes in the near-to-medium term. Its platform has seen large increases in user traffic lately, and got a big face-lift as well. A growing number of users will help Yelp stand out even more in the highly fragmented consumer reviews segment. A few catalysts will drive the company's earnings to more »

  • Travel Stocks To Take Your Portfolio Places

    By Shaleen Lohia - March 12, 2013 | Tickers: EXPE, PCLN, TRIP

    My work requires me to travel a couple of times a month and booking flight tickets and making hotel reservations look so easy now when I compare it with what my dad used to do 8-10 years earlier. The convenience offered by online travel portals like Priceline.com (NASDAQ: PCLN), TripAdvisor.com (NASDAQ: TRIP), and Expedia.com (NASDAQ: EXPE) make them attractive. Moreover, some of these also help us compare more »

  • Time To Get Aboard TripAdvisor?

    By Marshall Hargrave - February 25, 2013 | Tickers: EXPE, PCLN, TRIP

    TripAdvisor (NASDAQ: TRIP) was pushed down as much as 7% last week over concerns that growth in costs would outpace revenue growth for 2013The travel company released fourth quarter earnings results that beat expectations, but the company's 2013 guidance included "costs that may well increase quicker than revenues in 2013."

    Concerns about full-year costs are overshadowing the better-than-anticipated fourth-quarter earnings, but is the worry overdone? And could investors use more »

  • What Should Be Travelling Inside an Investor’s Portfolio

    By tarun bachhawat - February 22, 2013 | Tickers: EXPE, PCLN, TRIP

    There has been a stark change in the travelling business in the past decade. I remember how we used to plan everything about our annual family trip by consulting numerous travel agents for rates, discounts and other added facilities.

    Now things have simplified a lot and the credit goes to the likes of Priceline (NASDAQ: PCLN)Trip Advisor (NASDAQ: TRIP) and other similar players in the market. These companies have more »