Expedia Group, Inc. (EXPE) – The Long Game That Investors Are Missing

Okerstrom Mark D, President & C.E.O., subtracted 5,531 shares of Expedia Group, Inc. (EXPE) from its portfolio at the rate of $126.66 per share valuing $700,551 on Feb 25. The insider left behind 65,001 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Expedia Group, Inc. (EXPE) was $125.63. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $126.49, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $127.34. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $124.63 and a 2nd Support Level at $123.62. Expedia Group, Inc. (EXPE) stock has gained $5.11, or 4.24%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $8.86, or 7.59%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $5.15, or 4.27%. This year-to-date, Expedia Group, Inc. (EXPE) shares have gained $12.98, or 11.52%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Expedia Group, Inc. (EXPE) stock, 60% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 25% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 0% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Hold .”

With 147,189 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $18,283,818K. Expedia Group, Inc. (EXPE) generates $11,223 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $406,000 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 2.69%, a 3-Year Total Return of 20.64%, and a 5-year Total Return of 60.41%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 121.43%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.320 per share on 05/22/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 1.04%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 1.28.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Expedia Group, Inc. (EXPE) reported earnings of -$0.27 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of -$0.38 per share, representing a 0.11 difference and -29.28% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $1.24 represented a 0.16 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $1.08 per share, which was a 15.04% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $1.41 per share. This estimate came from a total of 10 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $1.67 and the low estimate was $1.21. In the year-ago quarter, Expedia Group, Inc. (EXPE) generated per-share earnings of $1.11. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +27.03% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 33 purchases (71,430 shares in total) and 3 sale (38,015 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 50 insider buys amounting to 213,281 shares and 21 insider sales amounting to 176,110 shares. In the past full year, 57 insider purchases were made (involving 495,394 shares) and 29 insider sell-offs equivalent to 188,827 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Expedia Group, Inc. (EXPE) has a Current Ratio of 0.64, a Quick Ratio of 0.64 and a Cash Ratio of 0.34. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 90.57, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 47.53, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 20.61. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 90.57 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 47.53.