TripAdvisor is an American travel website company that provides reviews of travel related services such as hotels, flights, vacation rentals, restaurants and travel guides. The website also includes interactive travel forums that utilizes user generated content. The website services are free to users, supported by an advertising business model.
TripAdvisor has a market cap of $6.86 billion; its shares were traded around $47.06 with a P/E ratio of 59.57 and P/S ratio of 4.64.
On Nov. 17 TripAdvisor Inc. announced that its Viator CEO, Barrie Seidenberg, is resigning from TripAdvisor to pursue opportunities outside the company. The company will expand Dermot Halpin’s role to serve as president for both its global vacation rentals and attractions divisions.
Gulfport Energy is an American independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company with its principal producing assets located in the Utica Shale of Ohio along and along the Louisiana Gulf Coast. Furthermore, the company holds position in the Alberta Oil Sands in Canada through its 24.9% interest in Grizzly Oil Sands ULC.
Gulfport Energy has a market cap of $3.09 billion; its shares were traded around $19.48 with and P/S ratio of 6.02.
On Feb. 13 Gulfport Energy announced financial and operation results for the quarter and year ended Dec. 31 and provided an update on its upcoming 2017 activities. End of year total preserves of 2016 grew to 2.3 Tcfe, compared to 1.7 Tcfe at end of 2015, an increase of 36%. The company had a net loss of $979.7 million, or $7.97 per diluted share, for 2016.
Huron Consulting Group is an American international management consulting company offering services to the health care, higher education, life sciences and commercial industries. The company has 2,671 employees as of 2015. Its most recent acquisition was Healthcare Services Management Inc., a healthmcare technology consultant.
Huron Consulting Group Inc. has a market cap of $925.45 million; its shares were traded around $42.60 with a P/E ratio of 17.67 and P/S ratio of 1.14. Huron Consulting Group had an annual average earnings growth of 7.2% over the past 10 years.
On Feb. 16 Huron Consulting Group Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Innosight Holdings LLC, a growth strategy firm focused on helping companies navigate disruptive change. Huron Consulting Group Inc. will purchase Innosight Holdings LLC for $100 million upon closing, consisting of $90 million in cash and $10 million in Huron common stock.
Disclosure: I do not own stock in any of the companies mentioned in the article.