Shares of Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LTRPA) have been given a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating.

Brokerages have set a one year consensus price objective of $22.00 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings an industry rank of 150 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, September 28th.

Shares of Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings (NASDAQ:LTRPA) traded up 2.79% on Friday, hitting $18.40. The stock had a trading volume of 575,029 shares. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $15.97 and its 200-day moving average is $20.12. Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings has a one year low of $14.82 and a one year high of $26.45. The stock’s market capitalization is $1.38 billion.

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In other news, CFO Brian J. Wendling sold 4,159 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.36, for a total value of $68,041.24. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 15,182 shares in the company, valued at $248,377.52. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. 1.49% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of LTRPA. Acrospire Investment Management LLC raised its stake in Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings by 60.0% in the third quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 5,600 shares of the company’s stock valued at $122,000 after buying an additional 2,100 shares during the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its stake in Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings by 110.2% in the third quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 6,040 shares of the company’s stock valued at $132,000 after buying an additional 3,166 shares during the last quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. bought a new stake in Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings during the second quarter valued at about $182,000. Teacher Retirement System of Texas raised its stake in Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings by 8.5% in the second quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 9,563 shares of the company’s stock valued at $209,000 after buying an additional 753 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Veritable L.P. raised its stake in Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings by 0.3% in the second quarter. Veritable L.P. now owns 10,219 shares of the company’s stock valued at $224,000 after buying an additional 35 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 93.01% of the company’s stock.

Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings Company Profile

Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc (TripCo) is a holding company. The Company, through its ownership of interests in subsidiaries and other companies, is engaged in the online travel research and online commerce industries. TripCo holds the subsidiaries TripAdvisor, Inc (TripAdvisor) and BuySeasons, Inc, which includes the retail businesses of BuyCostumes.com and Celebrate Express (BuySeasons), both of which operate as standalone operating entities.

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