The Question Is Whether To Buy Or Not To Buy Expedia Group Inc (NASDAQ: EXPE)

After Hours

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that Expedia Group Announces CEO Transition Plan.

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Stocks Info

Expedia Group Inc is listed on the NASDAQ as a member of the Consumer Cyclical sector and is a part of the Travel Services industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $159.47 and fluctuated between $160.05 as its day high and $154.82 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Expedia Group Inc is $22.14B. A total of 6.46 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.28M shares.

Insider Activity

Additionally, investors take into account insider trades when predicting how a stock will perform. During the recent three months, EXPE has seen 14 BUY and 7 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 87,101 and the disposition of 78,146 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 80 BUYs and 29 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 162,483 shares during that period but sold 128,635.

In the most recent transaction, KHOSROWSHAHI DARA sold 10,000 shares of EXPE for 150.04 per share on Feb 01. After the transaction, the Director now owns 216,521 company shares. In a previous transaction on Jan 02, KHOSROWSHAHI DARA sold 10,000 shares at 150.88 per share. EXPE shares that Director owns now total 226,521.

Among the insiders who sold shares, KHOSROWSHAHI DARA disposed of 10,000 shares on Dec 19 at a per-share price of $150.06. This resulted in the Director holding 236,521 shares of EXPE after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Soliday Lance A sold 8,942 shares at $134.46 per share on Nov 20. Company shares held by the Chief Accounting Officer now total 10,189.

Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for EXPE in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $159.52 with high estimates of $200.00 and low estimates of $115.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, EXPE has a high of $156.77 and a low of $87.94.

As of this writing, EXPE has an earnings estimate of $1.68 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 21 estimates, with a high estimate of $2.25 per share and a lower estimate of $1.19. The company reported an EPS of $2.89 in the last quarter, which was 25.10% higher than expectations of $2.31.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. EXPE’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $4.31B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $8.81B in debt and $9.45B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $10.69, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $3.55B.

Analysts Opinion

It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for EXPE is Buy with a score of 3.88.

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