Should You Invest in Expedia Group Inc. (EXPE) Now?

Expedia Group Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) has a higher price-to-earnings ratio of 54.52x compared to its average ratio, and the 36-month beta value for EXPE is at 1.61. Analysts have varying views on the stock, with 13 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 2 rating it as “overweight,” 14 as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”

The average price suggested by analysts for EXPE is $123.67, which is $18.12 above the current market price. The public float for EXPE is 141.18M, and currently, shorts hold a 3.31% of that float. The average trading volume for EXPE on June 21, 2023 was 2.59M shares.

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EXPE) stock’s latest price update

Expedia Group Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE)’s stock price has plunge by 0.99relation to previous closing price of 105.87. Nevertheless, the company has seen a -3.51% plunge in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 05/05/23 that Booking and Expedia Post Strong Sales on Surging Travel Demand

EXPE’s Market Performance

Expedia Group Inc. (EXPE) has seen a -3.51% fall in stock performance for the week, with a 8.80% gain in the past month and a 13.07% surge in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.31%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 3.13% for EXPE. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 3.93% for EXPE’s stock, with a 8.03% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of EXPE

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for EXPE stocks, with Wells Fargo repeating the rating for EXPE by listing it as a “Underweight.” The predicted price for EXPE in the upcoming period, according to Wells Fargo is $93 based on the research report published on June 08th of the current year 2023.

EXPE Trading at 10.58% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought EXPE to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -14.43% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.13%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.31%, as shares surge +10.65% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +16.60% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, EXPE fell by -3.51%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +4.16% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $103.39. In addition, Expedia Group Inc. saw 22.05% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at EXPE starting from Soliday Lance A, who sale 462 shares at the price of $91.66 back on May 15. After this action, Soliday Lance A now owns 9,517 shares of Expedia Group Inc., valued at $42,347 using the latest closing price.

Soliday Lance A, the Chief Accounting Officer of Expedia Group Inc., sale 5,387 shares at $106.99 during a trade that took place back on Feb 21, which means that Soliday Lance A is holding 9,270 shares at $576,355 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for EXPE

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +9.99 for the present operating margin
  • +79.01 for the gross margin

The net margin for Expedia Group Inc. stands at +3.02. The total capital return value is set at 10.26, while invested capital returns managed to touch 3.71. Equity return is now at value 15.90, with 1.40 for asset returns.

Based on Expedia Group Inc. (EXPE), the company’s capital structure generated 286.99 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 74.16. Total debt to assets is 30.39, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 286.99. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 74.16.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.35, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.40. The receivables turnover for the company is 6.73 and the total asset turnover is 0.54. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.82.


In conclusion, Expedia Group Inc. (EXPE) has had a better performance lately. Opinion on the stock among analysts is bearish, with some giving it a “sell” rating and others a “hold”. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.