Wall Street analysts expect Ctrip.Com International Ltd (NASDAQ:CTRP) to post earnings of $0.23 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have made estimates for Ctrip.Com International’s earnings. Ctrip.Com International posted earnings per share of $0.55 in the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year-over-year growth rate of 58.2%. The firm is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 28th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Ctrip.Com International will report full year earnings of $1.53 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.19 to $1.86. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the firm will report earnings of $1.80 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.41 to $2.18. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that cover Ctrip.Com International.

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Ctrip.Com International from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 target price for the company in a research note on Friday, March 8th. Nomura increased their price target on Ctrip.Com International from $36.00 to $44.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 7th. Barclays increased their price target on Ctrip.Com International from $38.00 to $48.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 6th. Mizuho reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Ctrip.Com International in a research note on Tuesday, March 5th. Finally, Deutsche Bank upgraded Ctrip.Com International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, March 5th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $42.41.

NASDAQ CTRP traded up $0.39 on Friday, hitting $41.67. 5,153,218 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 5,442,459. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27, a current ratio of 1.15 and a quick ratio of 1.22. Ctrip.Com International has a 52 week low of $25.00 and a 52 week high of $51.91. The stock has a market capitalization of $22.54 billion, a PE ratio of 44.33, a PEG ratio of 1.81 and a beta of 1.51.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. QS Investors LLC increased its holdings in Ctrip.Com International by 1.8% in the fourth quarter. QS Investors LLC now owns 17,400 shares of the company’s stock valued at $471,000 after purchasing an additional 300 shares during the period. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd increased its holdings in Ctrip.Com International by 0.9% in the fourth quarter. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd now owns 59,403 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,607,000 after purchasing an additional 530 shares during the period. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. increased its holdings in Ctrip.Com International by 1.1% in the fourth quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 60,122 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,627,000 after purchasing an additional 649 shares during the period. Advisors Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in Ctrip.Com International by 21.7% in the fourth quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 4,226 shares of the company’s stock valued at $114,000 after purchasing an additional 753 shares during the period. Finally, Wetherby Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in Ctrip.Com International by 16.7% in the fourth quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 8,114 shares of the company’s stock valued at $220,000 after purchasing an additional 1,161 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 65.08% of the company’s stock.

About Ctrip.Com International

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. operates as a travel service provider for accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours, and corporate travel management in China. The company acts as an agent for hotel-related transactions and selling air tickets; and provides other related services, including sale of aviation and train insurance, air-ticket delivery services, online check-in, and other value-added services, such as online seat selection and real-time flight status.

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