trivago N.V. (NASDAQ:TRVG) is a big mover this session as the company shares are trading 5.47% or 0.21 points lower from last closing price of $3.84, reaching $3.63 at last check. So what’s going on with TRVG shares anyway? The price has dropped in 3 of the last 5 days and is down -26.15% over the past week. It will be exciting to see whether the stock manages to continue decreasing or take a minor break for the next few days. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. Trading activity as of this writing strengthened by 104,060 shares, and in total 186960 shares valued at $678665 were seen changing hands compared with 82900 shares valued at $318336 recorded at the previous session. You should take into consideration that a greater volume on lower prices causes the situation where nobody wants to continue with their long position and wants to exit from the TRVG stock.
trivago N.V. (TRVG) shares have notched a 3-month decline of about -26.15%, but has still tumbled -31.79% year to date. By comparison, the stock sank -26.72% over the past 12 months, while it slipped -6.8% over the 1 month. The company’s market cap is around $1.34B, with its short interest ratio standing at 10.67%.
In the current trading session for TRVG, the stock witnessed two major price actions, it rose to a high of $4 and was down as much as $3.62 at one point. The high recorded is very low when compared to their 52-week high which is $3.41. The 52-week high is now at -51.79 distance from current price. Their recent low of $7.54 represents a 6.6% recovery. This data is quite important for investors who look to benefit from the recent rise of the company’s stock. The price target currently for TRVG is $5.16, this is below the recent high that the stock attained. Taking a look at the overall sentimental views of financial analysts, the trading pattern of this stock recently is very clear.
The stock of trivago N.V. earned $0.03 per share in the trailing 12 months and has a P/E ratio of 121. You can compare it with that of similar companies in its industry to get a sense of whether the stock you’re looking to purchase is overvalued or undervalued. Its current price to earnings ratio is higher than the ones recorded by the industry which is 38.29 and higher compared to the sector’s average of 13.27. When the P/E ratio is low let’s say below 1.0, then the stock price is considered a good value. TRVG also has P/S multiple of 1.3. This is smaller versus the 12 month P/S ratios of other companies in the same indutry. The peer average price to sales ratio is 5.59x.
TRVG‘s last price was down -30.6% as compared to the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $5.23 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average closing price was $4.12. At present, there are 349.39 million in the total number of common shares owned by the public and among those 25.56 million shares have been available to trade. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 4.98% while institutions stake was 81.7%. The company has generated positive returns on equity over the last 12 months (1%). It managed to keep its gross profit margin at 99.3% over the past 12 months.
When assessing the full upside of the TRVG stock, there is another set of technicals that should be looked into and considered. Its -4.52% decline from moving average of $3.8 has brought about a negative sentiment when calculated over the last 20 days. The market has allocated a beta of 0 to the stock. With the beta been less than one, this implies that the company shares are theoretically less volatile than the market, something that the traders definitely are keeping an eye on.
Most of the analysts surveyed by Thomson/First Call think quite highly of trivago N.V. — 1 analysts rate the stock as a buy with another 0 rating it strong buy. There are 2 analysts who maintain a hold rating for the stock, with 0 giving it a sell rating. Analysts arrived at a 12-month price target of $5.5 on shares of trivago N.V. (NASDAQ:TRVG), which corresponds to 51.52% upside potential than its current market price of $3.63 and implies potential despite the recent drop in the price. However, their current target price has climbed from $5.25 a month ago and is down handily from the consensus target of $7.3333 a quarter ago.
In the last five years, the EPS of the company has been roughly 0%. Though the percentage looks disappointing, extra tailwinds are emerging as looking out over a next 5-year period, with analysts estimating that their earnings will increase annually by 41.04%. The revenue of the company has retreated at an average annualized rate of about 0 over the last five years. The company recently recorded a drop of -19.5%, but this figure is rather unattractive.
Let’s briefly check the hedge fund interest towards TRVG stock. Marshall Wace North America L.P. added position in the company after it grew 49.5% or 134,636 shares of its common stock. The hedge fund now owns 201,281 shares worth $730,650, SEC documents show. Marshall Wace LLP shored up assets in the stock as 615607.3 shares have been purchased, increasing its stake by 50% to 923,411 shares which are currently valued at $3,351,982. In addition, Bluefin Trading LLC recently reported that it now owns 21,047 shares making a total of $76,401 based on the recent price. This refelects a change of 50% in their ownership.