Equities research analysts predict that Ctrip.Com International Ltd (NASDAQ:CTRP) will post earnings of $0.24 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have provided estimates for Ctrip.Com International’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.21 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.25. Ctrip.Com International posted earnings per share of $0.41 in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year over year growth rate of 41.5%. The company is scheduled to announce its next earnings results on Wednesday, November 7th.

On average, analysts expect that Ctrip.Com International will report full year earnings of $1.27 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.21 to $1.30. For the next year, analysts expect that the company will post earnings of $1.34 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.14 to $1.50. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover Ctrip.Com International.

Ctrip.Com International (NASDAQ:CTRP) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, September 5th. The company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.05 by $0.13. Ctrip.Com International had a return on equity of 4.74% and a net margin of 18.11%. The business had revenue of $1.11 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.15 billion.

CTRP has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Barclays set a $45.00 price target on Ctrip.Com International and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday. Wells Fargo & Co reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Ctrip.Com International in a research note on Wednesday. BidaskClub upgraded Ctrip.Com International from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, October 13th. ValuEngine upgraded Ctrip.Com International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 12th. Finally, Bank of America cut their price target on Ctrip.Com International from $54.00 to $50.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, September 14th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $48.85.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in CTRP. Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. purchased a new position in shares of Ctrip.Com International in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $123,000. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Ctrip.Com International by 1,257.0% in the 1st quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 3,691 shares of the company’s stock worth $172,000 after buying an additional 3,419 shares during the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Ctrip.Com International by 174.3% in the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 3,750 shares of the company’s stock worth $179,000 after buying an additional 2,383 shares during the last quarter. 180 Wealth Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Ctrip.Com International in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $201,000. Finally, Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co. purchased a new position in shares of Ctrip.Com International in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $225,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 66.56% of the company’s stock.

Ctrip.Com International stock traded down $0.13 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $32.63. The stock had a trading volume of 3,703,914 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,663,227. Ctrip.Com International has a 12 month low of $32.36 and a 12 month high of $51.91. The firm has a market capitalization of $17.72 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 55.31, a PEG ratio of 1.79 and a beta of 1.76. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33, a current ratio of 1.35 and a quick ratio of 1.35.

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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