TripAdvisor is a free travel guide and research website. It provides reviews of travel-related content and includes interactive travel forums. Apart from the obligatory reviews of hotels and other attractions, TripAdvisor has many skillful features. Its users are able to quickly and easily post their vacation videos and travel marketers are able to showcase their properties by featuring their videos on the website. TripAdvisor also offers a personalization tool that allows its users to save hotel, restaurant, and attraction reviews to personalize their My Trips folders. Travelers are able to customize and expand their plans by adding maps, photos, their own notes, and travel plan details. Through the website's Check Rates feature, users are able to check hotel pricings and availabilities across multiple vendor commerce sites. TripAdvisor also operates sister sites in other countries such as the U.K., Italy, Spain, Germany, France, Ireland, Japan, and India. TripAdvisor was launched on February 1, 2000.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
Parent Company
IAC (InterActiveCorp)
HQ
Needham, US
Size (employees)
3,327 (est)+20%
TripAdvisor is headquartered in Needham, US

Key People at TripAdvisor

Stephen Kaufer

Stephen Kaufer

President and CEO
Bertrand Jelensperger

Bertrand Jelensperger

CEO, lafourchette
Barrie Seidenberg

Barrie Seidenberg

CEO, Viator
Barbara Messing

Barbara Messing

Chief Marketing Officer
David Krauter

David Krauter

President, SmarterTravel & Independent Traveler
Adam Medros

Adam Medros

Senior Vice President, Global Product
Bryan Saltzburg

Bryan Saltzburg

General Manager, New Initiatives
Nick Shanny

Nick Shanny

Senior Vice President, Core Engineering
Seth Kalvert

Seth Kalvert

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Dermot Halpin

Dermot Halpin

President, Vacation Rentals
Robin Ingle

Robin Ingle

Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales

TripAdvisor Office Locations

TripAdvisor has offices in Needham, Barcelona, Beijing, Boston and in 34 other locations
Needham, US (HQ)
400 1st Ave
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TripAdvisor Data and Metrics

TripAdvisor Financial Metrics

TripAdvisor's revenue was reported to be $372 m in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

372 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

355 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %

95%

Net income (Q1, 2017)

13 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

27 m

Market capitalization (21-Jul-2017)

5.4 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

731 m
TripAdvisor's current market capitalization is $5.4 b.
USDFY, 2016

Revenue

1.5 b

Cost of goods sold

71 m

Gross profit

1.4 b

Gross profit Margin, %

95%

General and administrative expense

143 m

Operating expense total

1.3 b

EBIT

166 m

EBIT margin, %

11%

Interest expense

(12 m)

Pre tax profit

151 m

Income tax expense

(31 m)

Net Income

120 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

323 m354 m363 m405 m415 m352 m391 m421 m372 m

Cost of goods sold

9 m11 m13 m16 m16 m16 m20 m19 m17 m

Gross profit

314 m343 m350 m389 m399 m336 m371 m402 m355 m

Gross profit Margin, %

97%97%96%96%96%95%95%95%95%

General and administrative expense

32 m36 m33 m44 m37 m37 m34 m38 m35 m

Operating expense total

32 m36 m33 m44 m37 m37 m34 m38 m35 m

EBIT

100 m84 m90 m79 m88 m42 m48 m66 m27 m

EBIT margin, %

31%24%25%20%21%12%12%16%7%

Interest expense

(2 m)(2 m)(2 m)(2 m)(3 m)(4 m)(3 m)(3 m)(3 m)

Pre tax profit

98 m75 m86 m82 m98 m38 m45 m63 m25 m

Income tax expense

(30 m)(21 m)(23 m)(24 m)(24 m)(11 m)(11 m)(8 m)(12 m)

Net Income

136 m190 m63 m121 m195 m27 m34 m55 m13 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

351.1 m455 m614 m612 m

Inventories

16.2 m33 m24 m31 m

Current Assets

630.3 m747 m865 m950 m

PP&E

81.5 m195 m247 m260 m

Goodwill

502 m734 m732 m736 m

Total Assets

1.5 b2 b2.1 b2.2 b

Accounts Payable

9.9 m19 m10 m14 m

Total Debt

91 m

Current Liabilities

242.9 m381 m312 m423 m

Total Liabilities

736 m

Common Stock

131 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

608 m673 m741 m831 m

Retained Earnings

401.9 m628 m826 m945 m

Total Equity

864.5 m1.4 b1.5 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.1 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0 x

Financial Leverage

1.7 x1.5 x1.5 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

587 m491 m505 m583 m567 m653 m766 m611 m731 m

Current Assets

855 m792 m894 m1 b943 m964 m1.1 b966 m1 b

PP&E

141 m161 m226 m247 m247 m

Goodwill

607 m728 m720 m743 m735 m737 m733 m744 m741 m

Total Assets

1.8 b2 b2.1 b2.3 b2.2 b2.2 b2.4 b2.3 b2.3 b

Accounts Payable

27 m18 m26 m38 m17 m15 m25 m11 m12 m

Current Liabilities

386 m417 m452 m522 m356 m432 m575 m450 m452 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

633 m653 m692 m687 m707 m758 m783 m808 m843 m

Retained Earnings

538 m592 m691 m749 m823 m853 m888 m944 m958 m

Total Equity

1.2 b1.3 b1.5 b1.5 b1.6 b1.4 b

Financial Leverage

1.8 x1.7 x1.5 x1.6 x1.4 x1.6 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

205.4 m226 m198 m120 m

Depreciation and Amortization

5.7 m18 m36 m32 m

Cash From Operating Activities

387 m382 m321 m

Cash From Investing Activities

(234 m)(60 m)(163 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(40 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(41 m)(153 m)(143 m)

Interest Paid

7 m7 m10 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

136 m190 m63 m121 m195 m27 m34 m55 m13 m

Depreciation and Amortization

3 m6 m7 m9 m10 m8 m8 m8 m8 m

Accounts Payable

15 m25 m11 m12 m

Cash From Operating Activities

267 m326 m99 m299 m307 m

Cash From Investing Activities

(10 m)(145 m)(34 m)(107 m)(126 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(20 m)(30 m)(10 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(24 m)(35 m)(3 m)(61 m)(61 m)
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

1.6 x

TripAdvisor Market Value History

TripAdvisor Job Categories

TripAdvisor Median Salaries

Source: 163 public H-1B filings from TripAdvisor

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