Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO) have received a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation.

Zacks has also assigned Travelzoo an industry rank of 100 out of 256 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Separately, TheStreet cut shares of Travelzoo from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 24th.

TZOO traded down $0.16 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $10.90. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 102,953 shares, compared to its average volume of 59,595. The business’s 50-day moving average price is $11.70 and its 200-day moving average price is $14.65. Travelzoo has a 12 month low of $7.00 and a 12 month high of $22.85. The stock has a market cap of $133.55 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.31 and a beta of 1.09. The company has a current ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76.

Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 24th. The information services provider reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.05. Travelzoo had a net margin of 5.50% and a return on equity of 41.62%. The company had revenue of $28.18 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $28.30 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.04 earnings per share. Travelzoo’s quarterly revenue was up .4% on a year-over-year basis.

In other Travelzoo news, major shareholder Azzurro Capital Inc sold 87,300 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.79, for a total transaction of $1,116,567.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Insiders sold 259,853 shares of company stock worth $3,155,860 in the last 90 days. 55.58% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Group One Trading L.P. bought a new position in Travelzoo during the first quarter valued at $57,000. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in Travelzoo during the second quarter valued at $122,000. Seizert Capital Partners LLC bought a new position in Travelzoo during the second quarter valued at $254,000. Shell Asset Management Co. bought a new position in Travelzoo during the first quarter valued at $243,000. Finally, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Travelzoo by 11.4% during the first quarter. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC now owns 20,191 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $271,000 after purchasing an additional 2,067 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 38.46% of the company’s stock.

About Travelzoo

Travelzoo provides travel, entertainment, and local deals from travel and entertainment companies, and local businesses in the Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America. Its publications and products include Travelzoo Website; Travelzoo iPhone and Android apps; Travelzoo Top 20 email newsletter; and Newsflash email alert service.

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