Trivago NV – (NASDAQ:TRVG) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 8,549,101 shares, an increase of 25.1% from the January 12th total of 6,834,807 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,872,820 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.6 days.

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on TRVG shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Trivago from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, January 5th. Morgan Stanley cut their target price on Trivago from $12.00 to $8.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Citigroup reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Trivago in a research note on Friday, January 5th. Cowen set a $6.00 target price on Trivago and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, December 11th. Finally, Guggenheim downgraded Trivago from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $15.00 price target on the stock. in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $14.64.

Trivago (NASDAQ:TRVG) opened at $7.75 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,740.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of -155.00. Trivago has a 1-year low of $6.45 and a 1-year high of $24.27.

Trivago (NASDAQ:TRVG) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The technology company reported ($0.03) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.02) by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $181.54 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $183.13 million. Trivago had a negative net margin of 1.30% and a negative return on equity of 1.57%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that Trivago will post -0.07 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in TRVG. Ameriprise Financial Inc. bought a new position in shares of Trivago during the second quarter valued at $4,186,000. Nationwide Fund Advisors bought a new position in shares of Trivago during the second quarter valued at $1,549,000. Northern Trust Corp bought a new position in Trivago in the second quarter valued at about $897,000. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lifted its holdings in Trivago by 104.2% in the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 25,197 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $596,000 after acquiring an additional 12,860 shares during the period. Finally, Balyasny Asset Management LLC bought a new position in Trivago in the second quarter valued at about $2,597,000. 7.95% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About Trivago

Trivago NV is a company based in the Netherlands that operates an online hotel search platform. The platform allows users to search for, compare and book hotels. It gathers information from various third parties’ platforms and provides information about the hotel, pictures, ratings, reviews and filters, such as price, location and extra options.

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