Media stories about Tripadvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Tripadvisor earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the travel company an impact score of 46.2719492972581 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Tripadvisor (TRIP) traded down $0.17 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $35.45. 3,046,720 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,121,363. The company has a market cap of $4,923.23, a P/E ratio of 75.43, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.19 and a beta of 2.33. Tripadvisor has a one year low of $29.50 and a one year high of $53.47. The company has a quick ratio of 2.47, a current ratio of 2.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19.

Tripadvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. The travel company reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.36. The company had revenue of $439.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $451.27 million. Tripadvisor had a net margin of 4.26% and a return on equity of 6.81%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.53 EPS. equities research analysts predict that Tripadvisor will post 0.69 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts have issued reports on TRIP shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Tripadvisor from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. Barclays decreased their price target on shares of Tripadvisor from $45.00 to $35.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Deutsche Bank decreased their price target on shares of Tripadvisor from $40.00 to $37.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. SunTrust Banks restated a “hold” rating and issued a $44.00 price target on shares of Tripadvisor in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada restated a “hold” rating and issued a $38.00 price target on shares of Tripadvisor in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Tripadvisor currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $39.42.

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About Tripadvisor

TripAdvisor, Inc owns and operates a portfolio of online travel brands. TripAdvisor, the Company’s brand, is a travel site. The Company operates through two segments: Hotel and Non-Hotel. The Company’s Hotel segment includes click-based advertising and transaction; display-based and subscription-based advertising, and other hotel operations.

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