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Expedia (EXPE), the world's largest online travel company, offers travel products and services to a wide base of customers.
Consumers are more interested in booking their dream trips at lower prices these days. With an extensive brand portfolio, Expedia intends to grow its business through the addition of a dynamic portfolio of travel brands. It includes online travel brands like Expedia.com, Hotels.com, trivago, HomeAway, etc.
The company’s third quarter was marked by increases in gross bookings and revenues. The company benefited from the acquisitions of Orbitz Worldwide (FRA:32O) and HomeAway (AWAY). There was growth in Brand Expedia and Hotels.com as
Traveling is an important part of a human’s life, but organizing a traveling schedule is a tough task. If the organizing part becomes hassle free, then traveling becomes more pleasurable.
Expedia Inc. (EXPE) is one of the largest travel companies in the world. The company provides exclusive travel solutions to its valued customers. Expedia’s portfolio of travel brands features a supply portfolio including more than 260,000 hotels in 200 countries, 400 airlines, packages, rental cars, cruises as well as destination services and activities.
Its portfolio of brands includes Expedia.com, a service online travel agency; Hotels.com, a hotel-only booking service; Hotwire.com,
The new president looked at me and said: “If I have to be broke at the end of the day, don’t make me be tired as well.” I knew exactly what he meant as I was the Vice President of Operations in a business where much of management’s compensation was based on increasing revenue. The parent company had installed a new President to correct the issues with rapid revenue growth that was not translating into increased profitability.
Our compensation structure for all of the sales related positions was heavily weighted toward increasing sales without regard to the profit margins involved.
Guru Mario Cibelli (Trades, Portfolio), who founded Marathon Partners nearly 20 years ago and has a reputation as a long-term investor, increased his stakes in familiar companies in his portfolio in the fourth quarter.
Cibelli added to the two largest stakes (by volume) in his portfolio – Shutterfly Inc (SFLY) and Xoom Corp (XOOM).
In two separate purchases, one in October and one in December, Cibelli added a total of 770,000 shares to his stake in Xoom, a San Francisco-based digital money transfer company and the largest stake in Cibelli’s portfolio. Cibelli paid $14.41 per share in
HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY), the leading online website for the vacation rentals, rose 46.2% in the fourth quarter. HomeAway reported strong results that beat street estimates for sales and cash flow and posted a sequential acceleration in listing growth. The company recently launched a new service called Pay Per Bookings (PPB), and early results were encouraging. We believe PPB will provide nice incremental growth, not cannibalize, the core subscription business and increase the company's overall opportunity and growth rate. We continue to consider HomeAway an industry leader that is in the early innings of converting a traditional business to a digital
According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: Vringo Inc, Medivation Inc, BioDelivery Sciences International Inc, and HomeAway Inc.
Vringo, Inc. (VRNG): CEO Andrew D Perlman sold 200,000 Shares
CEO of Vringo, Inc. (VRNG) Andrew D Perlman sold 200,000 shares on 01/29/2014 at an average price of $5.15. Vringo, Inc., was incorporated in Delaware on January 9, 2006 and commenced operations during the first quarter of 2006. Vringo, Inc. has a market cap of $360.899 million; its shares were traded at around $4.29 .
Vringo Inc reported net loss of $10.5 million