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Is TripAdvisor Inc.(NASDAQ: TRIP), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. TripAdvisor Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 12/7/2011. TripAdvisor Inc. is in the Internet Information Providers industry and Technology sector. Average volume for TripAdvisor Inc., is 2006.96, and so far today it has a volume of 1206800. Performance year to date since the 12/7/2011 is -17.92%.

To help you determine whether TripAdvisor Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 63.09 and forward P/E is 31.42. PEG perhaps more useful shows that TripAdvisor Inc. has a value for PEG of 6.62. P/S ratio is 7.01 and the P/B ratio is 6.93. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 15 and 33.7 respectively.

At the current price TripAdvisor Inc. is trading at, 70.27 (0.43% today), TripAdvisor Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.11, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 31.62% after growing -12.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -57.50%, and -3.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 148.33, and the number of shares float is 114.27. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.40%, and institutional ownership is at 95.40%. The float short is 13.72%, with the short ratio at a value of 7.81. Management has seen a return on assets of 7.30%, and also a return on investment of 13.10%.

The ability for TripAdvisor Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.2, and quick ratio is 2.2. Long term debt/equity is 0.08 and total debt/equity is 0.08. In terms of margins, TripAdvisor Inc. has a gross margin of 95.90%, with its operating margin at 13.80%, and TripAdvisor Inc. has a profit margin of 10.90%.

The 52 week high is -19.69%, with 31.39% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.19% and the 200 day simple moving average is -0.43%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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