An Insider Sold 5,387 Shares Of Expedia Group Inc. (EXPE)

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As of Friday close, Expedia Group Inc.’s (NASDAQ:EXPE) stock was down -$1.7, moving down -1.79 percent to $93.42. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 3,654,220 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$4.87 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 2,654,890, while in the previous 50 days, it was 2,758,698.

Since last month, EXPE stock retreated -19.44%. Shares of the company fell to $90.25 on 03/15/23, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $203.98 was reached on 02/02/23 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $82.39. Since the beginning of this year, EXPE’s stock price has risen by 6.64% or $5.82, and marked a new high 15 times. However, the stock has declined by -54.20% since its 52-week high.

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EXPE stock investors should be aware that Expedia Group Inc. (EXPE) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 25 days ago on Feb 21. Soliday Lance A, the Chief Accounting Officer of the company, disposed of 5,387 shares for $106.99 on Feb 21. It resulted in a $576,355 divestment by the insider. Soliday Lance A sold 605 shares at an average price of $116.71 on Feb 15. The insider now owns 9,270 shares following the transaction. On Nov 15, Chief Accounting Officer Soliday Lance A sold 635 shares at $100.18 apiece. The transaction was valued at $63,617.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Expedia Group Inc. (EXPE) has a P/E ratio of about 43.82. The stock’s beta is 1.64. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.26, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 6.36, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 5.29 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.34 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.34.

Financial Health

In the three months ended December 30, Expedia Group Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 0.80, while its current ratio was 0.80, showing that the company is not able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending December 30 was 2.73, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 2.73. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 85.80% percent. In the year ended December 30, operating margins totaled 9.80%. Based on annual data, EXPE earned $10.01 billion in gross profit and brought in $11.67 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 11.10%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 16.50%.

In Expedia Group Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for December 30, it reported total debt of $6.24 billion against cash and short-term investments of $48.0 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. EXPE’s revenue rose 12.95% to $3.62 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $2.62 billion. While analysts expected Expedia Group Inc. to report $1.67 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $1.26 per share, beating the consensus estimate by -24.60%. During the quarter, the company generated $421.0 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Expedia Group Inc. were 17.83 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended December 30, and its total debt was $6.63 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $153.35 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Expedia Group Inc.’s (EXPE) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 37.17%, the RSI 9-day stood at 29.17% on 17 March.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Expedia Group Inc. price is down by -4.95% percent or -$4.87. At present, EXPE shares trade -16.24% below its 20-day simple moving average and -3.96% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +2.67% above its SMA50 and -27.77% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 15.57% and Stochastic coefficient D was 11.19%, while ATR was 4.14. Given the Stochastic reading of 15.56% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 33.16%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -4.71, while the 14-day reading stands at -8.02.


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