Expedia Rises On Unusually High Volume (EXPE)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Expedia (Nasdaq: EXPE) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 4.8 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up $2.87 (+5.1%) at $58.84 as of 3:55 p.m. ET.

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Expedia has a market cap of $7 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are down 6.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Expedia, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an online travel company in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 42.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Expedia as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and generally higher debt management risk. You can view the full Expedia Ratings Report.

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