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Why international markets are a big opportunity for Netflix
Netflix expects 2.15 million net subscriber additions in the fourth quarter. This growth is faster than what Netflix experienced in the U.S.
What Do Analysts Recommend for Priceline?
Priceline’s consensus 12-month target price is $1,479.55, which indicates an 11.5% return potential.
Which Segment Is Ctrip’s Biggest Contributor to Growth?
Hotels make up a significant part of Ctrip’s revenues—39% of total revenues in 2Q16—similar to OTA peers Priceline, Expedia, and TripAdvisor.
Priceline’s Valuation after 2Q16: What’s Priced In?
Priceline currently trades at a forward PE multiple of 19.5x. This is slightly lower than its average valuation of 19.9x since February 2006.
A Look at Trivago’s Journey toward Its IPO
In Expedia’s 2Q16 earnings call in July 2016, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said it would work with Trivago to file a Trivago IPO before the end of 2016.
What Are Analysts’ Recommendations for Twitter?
As of March 21, 2016, Twitter (TWTR) has generated returns of -67.1% for the trailing 12 months and -7.8% in the trailing-one-month period.
Chart in Focus: TripAdvisor’s Leverage after 3Q17
At the end of 3Q17, TripAdvisor had $763.0 million in cash and short-term investments on its balance sheet—lower than the ~$904.0 million it had at the end of 2016.
How Can TripAdvisor Overcome Weakness in Hotel Bookings?
In 3Q17, TripAdvisor’s revenues grew 4.3% year-over-year to $439.0 million.
TripAdvisor’s Revenue Aided by Non-Hotel Segment
For the second quarter of 2017, TripAdvisor’s (TRIP) revenue rose 8.4% YoY (year-over-year) to $424.0 million.
Priceline’s Valuations for 2017: What Is Priced In?
Priceline (PCLN) currently trades at a forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of 25.2x.
TripAdvisor’s Valuation: What Does It Mean for Investors?
Currently, TripAdvisor (TRIP) has a forward EV-to-EBITDA ratio of 17.9x—lower than its average of 18.5x.
Why Did Ctrip Invest in Skyscanner?
In its earnings call on November 23, Ctrip.com (CTRP) announced that it acquired a majority stake in Skyscanner, a metasearch engine based in Scotland, for ~$1.7 billion.
What Are Analysts Recommending for Ctrip?
According to Reuter, of the 31 analysts tracking Ctrip, 26 analysts have issued a “buy,” while three have issued a “hold,” and two have issued a “sell.”
Google Trips: Could It be Google’s Breakthrough in the Online Travel Space?
On September 19, Google launched its brand new travel app, Google Trips. The app aims to be a tour guide, helping travelers develop an entire itinerary.
What Are Analysts’ Recommendations for eBay?
As of July 7, 2016, eBay (EBAY) has generated returns of -8.3% in the trailing 12 months and -1.4% in the trailing-one-month period.
Twitter’s User Growth Looks Sluggish
Intensifying competition from rivals such as Facebook (FB), Instagram, LinkedIn (LNKD), and Snapchat coupled with declining user engagement are the primary reasons behind Twitter’s stagnating user base.
How Amazon’s Marketplace Is Driving Its Gross Margins
The growing number of third-party sellers on Amazon Marketplace is one of the key factors driving the company’s expansion in its gross margin.
How eBay Will Execute Its Structured Data Initiative
eBay’s (EBAY) initiative toward structured data—to make the listing process standardized—will lead the company to the use the barcode technology.
Amazon’s Fulfillment Centers: What’s the Benefit?
Amazon provides sellers with an advanced fulfillment network that allows businesses to store their products in Amazon Fulfillment Centers.
How Did Facebook Drive More Traffic to Instant Articles?
Facebook (FB) is highly monetizing its growing user base of 1.6 billion as of 4Q15. It’s doing this by liberalizing its policies for publishing Instant Articles.
Facebook Users Go Live with New Video Streaming Feature
Facebook has announced the rollout of live video streaming to all iPhone users across the United States. This new feature will be part of the Facebook app.
Facebook Investments Bore Fruits: Significant Growth of Mobile Users in 4Q15
Facebook’s worldwide ARPU (average revenue per user), came in at $3.73 in 4Q15, compared to $2.81 in 4Q14, which represents an increase by $0.92.
E-Commerce Shoppers Prefer Mobile over Computers
E-commerce vendors are leveraging social media sites to increase their website traffic. Social media sites have introduced “Show Now” or “Buy” buttons to land users on their mobile devices.
Why acquiring LiveRail will help Facebook’s video ads business
A few weeks back, Facebook (FB) acquired LiveRail, which is an online video advertising platform that helps customers to monetize their video inventory efficiently.
Yahoo’s search advertising business is better than its display ad
In the second quarter, Yahoo’s search revenue of $428 million increased by 6%.
Must-know: Will Alibaba help Yahoo?
Before the IPO, Alibaba values itself at $130 billion.