Internet Travel Stocks are Mixed

Benchmark Capital reiterated its Buy rating for Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO).  The shares are trading up today.  Its competitors’ shares are mixed.

  • Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO): The shares recently traded at $29.10, up $1.1, or 3.93%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $20.68 to $103.80 and its market capitalization is $485.29 million.   About the company: Travelzoo, Inc. provides online marketing solutions to the travel industry.  Through the Company’s Web site, its newsletter, and by using its listing management software, travel companies can inform Internet users about their specials.  Travelzoo serves companies such as Alamo Rent-a-Car, Delta Airlines, Expedia, and Hilton Hotels.
  • Priceline (NASDAQ:PCLN): The shares recently traded at $481.86, down $10.99, or 2.23%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $341.244 to $561.88. About the company: Priceline.com Inc. enables consumers to use the Internet to save money on a variety of products and services.  The Company’s product allows customers to name their own price on products or services and communicates that demand directly to participating sellers or to their private databases.  Participants include domestic and international airlines, and hotel chains.
  • Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW): The shares recently traded at $1.97, up $0.06, or 3.14%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $1.57 to $7.01 and its market capitalization is $203.6 million.  About the company: Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. offers travel services over the Internet.  The Company’s website offers air, hotel, vacation package, car rental, cruise, travel insurance, ground transportation, event ticket, and tour bookings.
  • Expedia (NASDAQ:EXPE): The shares recently traded at $27.49, down $0.29, or 1.04%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $19.61 to $32.89 and its market capitalization is $7.54 billion.  About the company: Expeida, Inc. provides branded online travel services for leisure and small business travelers.  The Company offers a wide range of travel shopping and reservation services, providing real-time access to schedule, pricing and availability information for airlines, hotels and car rental companies.
  • Ctrip.com International Ltd. (NASDAQ:CTRP): The shares recently traded at $32.32, down $2.14, or 6.21%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $29.59 to $53.16 and its market capitalization is $18.56 billion.  About the company: Ctrip.com International, Ltd. is a consolidator of hotel accommodations and airline tickets in China.
  • IAC/Interactive Corp. (NASDAQ:IACI): The shares recently traded at $41.26, down $0.25, or 0.6%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $25.10 to $43.80 and its market capitalization is $3.51 billion.  About the company: IAC/InterActiveCorp operates Internet businesses.  The Company’s websites offer search, gaming, dating, directory, footwear retailing, and campsite reservation services.
  • Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO): The shares recently traded at $15.45, down $0.25, or 1.59%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $11.09 to $1884 and its market capitalization is $19.51 billion.  About the company: Yahoo! Inc. is a global Internet media company that offers an online guide to Web navigation, aggregated information content, communication services, and commerce.  The Company’s site includes a hierarchical, subject-based directory of Web sites, which enables users to locate and access information and services through hypertext links included in the directory.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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