NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Ctrip.com Int'l (CTRP - Get Report) were lower in mid-afternoon trading on Monday ahead of the company's 2016 second quarter results, due out after Wednesday's closing bell.

Wall Street is projecting a loss compared to a profit last year, but higher revenue year-over-year.

Analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters expect the Shanghai-based travel service provider to post a loss of 19 cents per share on revenue of $658.5 million.

During the same period a year ago, Ctrip.com earned 7 cents per share on revenue of $408 million.

Separately, TheStreet Ratings Team has a "Buy" rating with a score of B- on the stock.

The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. 

Recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: CTRP