Expedia Group Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) went down by -0.24% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $147.55. The company’s stock price has collected -1.96% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 01/05/21 that Affirm Set the Price Range for Its IPO. Why It Will Be a Hot Deal.
Is It Worth Investing in Expedia Group Inc. (NASDAQ :EXPE) Right Now?
Plus, the 36-month beta value for EXPE is at 1.70. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 11 analysts out of 32 who provided ratings for Expedia Group Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 19 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $123.93, which is -$21.33 below the current price. EXPE currently public float of 118.58M and currently shorts hold a 13.96% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of EXPE was 2.90M shares.
EXPE’s Market Performance
EXPE stocks went down by -1.96% for the week, with a monthly jump of 14.30% and a quarterly performance of 49.08%, while its annual performance rate touched 27.35%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.69% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.28% for Expedia Group Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 6.90% for EXPE stocks with a simple moving average of 50.83% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of EXPE
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for EXPE stocks, with BofA Securities repeating the rating for EXPE by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for EXPE in the upcoming period, according to BofA Securities is $153 based on the research report published on January 04th of the current year 2021.
Citigroup, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see EXPE reach a price target of $140, previously predicting the price at $125. The rating they have provided for EXPE stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on December 10th, 2020.
Bernstein gave a rating of “Mkt Perform” to EXPE, setting the target price at $113 in the report published on December 01st of the previous year.
EXPE Trading at 13.16% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought EXPE to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -4.70% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.28%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.69%, as shares surge +14.01% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +49.35% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, EXPE fell by -1.96%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +149.35% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $132.40. In addition, Expedia Group Inc. saw 6.20% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at EXPE starting from Soliday Lance A, who sale 3,506 shares at the price of $140.00 back on Jan 06. After this action, Soliday Lance A now owns 6,962 shares of Expedia Group Inc., valued at $490,840 using the latest closing price.
Soliday Lance A, the Chief Accounting Officer of Expedia Group Inc., sale 122 shares at $124.81 during a trade that took place back on Nov 16, which means that Soliday Lance A is holding 6,718 shares at $15,227 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for EXPE
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +7.68 for the present operating margin
- +75.98 for the gross margin
The net margin for Expedia Group Inc. stands at +4.68. The total capital return value is set at 9.03, while invested capital returns managed to touch 6.84. Equity return is now at value -91.60, with -10.50 for asset returns.
Based on Expedia Group Inc. (EXPE), the company’s capital structure generated 140.89 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 58.49. Total debt to assets is 26.10, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 119.01. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 49.40.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.55, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.30. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.06 and the total asset turnover is 0.61. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.72.