Investing in Expedia Group Inc. (EXPE) is a safe bet with a significant edge

As of close of business last night, Expedia Group Inc.’s stock clocked out at $115.17, down -0.48% from its previous closing price of $115.73. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.56 from its previous closing price. On the day, 2022941 shares were traded. EXPE stock price reached its highest trading level at $116.93 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $114.92.

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Ratios:

To gain a deeper understanding of EXPE’s stock, we examine its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 3.73 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 5.27. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.80 and its Current Ratio is at 0.80. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 2.75 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 2.75.

Upgrades & Downgrades

On December 07, 2022, Wolfe Research Downgraded its rating to Underperform which previously was Peer Perform but kept the price unchanged to $85.

Insider Transactions:

Investing in insider trades can also provide an investor with insight into how management views future stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Nov 15 when Soliday Lance A sold 635 shares for $100.18 per share. The transaction valued at 63,617 led to the insider holds 8,949 shares of the business.

Dolgen Jonathan L sold 1,000 shares of EXPE for $101,554 on Sep 07. The Director Emeritus now owns 37,779 shares after completing the transaction at $101.55 per share. On Aug 15, another insider, Soliday Lance A, who serves as the Chief Accounting Officer of the company, sold 636 shares for $114.04 each. As a result, the insider received 72,532 and left with 8,949 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

As of this moment, Expedia’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 40.85, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 12.30. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.79. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.53 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 8.00.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, EXPE has reached a high of $217.72, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $82.39. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 96.37, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 110.46.

Shares Statistics:

It appears that EXPE traded 2.51M shares on average per day over the past three months and 2.56M shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 157.63M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 149.85M. Insiders hold about 0.20% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 95.60% stake in the company. Shares short for EXPE as of Oct 13, 2022 were 6.01M with a Short Ratio of 4.76M, compared to 7.21M on Sep 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 3.82% and a Short% of Float of 4.42%.

Dividends & Splits

The current Payout Ratio is 0.00% for EXPE, which recently paid a dividend on Mar 25, 2020 with an ex-dividend date of Mar 08, 2020. Stock splits for the company last occurred on Dec 20, 2011 when the company split stock in a 1:2 ratio.

Earnings Estimates

As of right now, 25 analysts gave their recommendation on the stock of the company. On average, analysts expect EPS of $4.02 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $4.84 and a low estimate of $3.14, while EPS last year was $3.53. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $1.66, with high estimates of $2.58 and low estimates of $0.38.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $8.97 and $5.62 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $7.24. EPS for the following year is $9.26, with 29 analysts recommending between $11.8 and $7.05.

Revenue Estimates

In the current quarter, 26 analysts expect revenue to total $3.59B. It ranges from a high estimate of $3.83B to a low estimate of $3.4B. As of the current estimate, Expedia Group Inc.’s year-ago sales were $2.96B, an estimated increase of 21.30% from the year-ago figure. For the next quarter, 26 analysts are estimating revenue of $2.71B, an increase of 19.10% less than the figure of $21.30% in the same quarter last year. There is a high estimate of $2.91B for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $2.59B.

A total of 31 analysts have provided revenue estimates for EXPE’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $12.18B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $11.27B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $11.75B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $8.6B, up 36.60% from the average estimate. Based on 31 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $13.02B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $14.03B and the low estimate is $12.14B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 10.80% from the average revenue estimate for this year.