LendingTree Company Profile (NASDAQ:TREE)

About LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE)

LendingTree logoLendingTree, Inc. (LendingTree) is engaged in operating an online loan marketplace for consumers seeking loans and other credit-based offerings. The Company's online marketplace provides consumers with access to product offerings from various lenders, which it refers to as Network Lenders, including mortgage loans, home equity loans and lines of credit, reverse mortgage loans, auto loans, credit cards, personal loans, student loans, small business loans and other related offerings. In addition, the Company offers tools and resources, including free credit scores that facilitate comparison shopping for these loans and other credit-based offerings. The Company offers its products in categories, including mortgage products and non-mortgage products. Its mortgage products category includes its purchase and refinance products. Its non-mortgage products include lending products and other products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Consumer Lending
  • Sub-Industry: Thrifts & Mortgage Finance
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:TREE
  • CUSIP: 89467510
  • Web: www.lendingtree.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $2.68658 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 11,998,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $241.19
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $190.48
  • 52 Week Range: $75.05 - $262.55
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 104.53
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 59.39
  • P/E Growth: 2.32
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $480.69 million
  • Price / Sales: 5.59
  • Book Value: $24.61 per share
  • Price / Book: 9.10
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $73.26 million
  • Net Margins: 5.85%
  • Return on Equity: 17.01%
  • Return on Assets: 10.47%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.78%
  • Current Ratio: 3.87%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.87%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 186,362 shs.
  • Beta: 1.56
  • Short Ratio: 7.01
 

Frequently Asked Questions for LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE)

What is LendingTree's stock symbol?

LendingTree trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "TREE."

How were LendingTree's earnings last quarter?

LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.17. The firm earned $152.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $135.48 million. LendingTree had a return on equity of 17.01% and a net margin of 5.85%. The firm's revenue was up 62.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.92 EPS. View LendingTree's Earnings History.

When will LendingTree make its next earnings announcement?

LendingTree is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for LendingTree.

Where is LendingTree's stock going? Where will LendingTree's stock price be in 2017?

11 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for LendingTree's stock. Their forecasts range from $135.00 to $285.00. On average, they anticipate LendingTree's stock price to reach $203.70 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for LendingTree.

What are analysts saying about LendingTree stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about LendingTree stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "LendingTree is the nation's leading online loan marketplace, empowering consumers as they comparison-shop across a full suite of loan and credit-based offerings. LendingTree provides an online marketplace which connects consumers with multiple lenders that compete for their business, as well as an array of online tools and information to help consumers find the best loan. Since inception, LendingTree has facilitated more than 55 million loan requests. LendingTree provides free monthly credit scores through My LendingTree and access to its network of over 350 lenders offering home loans, personal loans, credit cards, student loans, business loans, home equity loans/lines of credit, auto loans and more. LendingTree, LLC is a subsidiary of LendingTree, Inc. " (9/28/2017)
  • 2. Mizuho analysts commented, "We took LendingTree's CEO, Doug Lebda, and VP of Investor Relations, Trent Ziegler, to meet with investors on the East Coast. We came away incrementally positive from our meetings with the company, and we continue to view LendingTree as the Priceline of online lead gen for credit products, and remain buyers of the stock. Below, we highlight key takeaways." (3/28/2017)

Who are some of LendingTree's key competitors?

Who are LendingTree's key executives?

LendingTree's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Douglas R. Lebda, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Neil Salvage, President
  • John J.D. Moriarty, Chief Financial Officer
  • Carla Shumate, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Nikul Patel, Chief Product and Strategy Officer
  • Thomas M. Davidson Jr., Independent Director
  • Neal Dermer, Independent Director
  • Robin Henderson, Independent Director
  • Peter Claver Horan, Independent Director
  • Steven A. Ozonian, Independent Director

Who owns LendingTree stock?

LendingTree's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Summit Creek Advisors LLC (0.14%) and LS Investment Advisors LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own LendingTree stock include Carla Shumate, Douglas R Lebda, G Kennedy Thompson, Gabriel Dalporto, Interactive Corp Liberty, Neil Salvage, Nikul Patel, Peter Horan and Steven Ozonian. View Institutional Ownership Trends for LendingTree.

Who sold LendingTree stock? Who is selling LendingTree stock?

LendingTree's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Summit Creek Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold LendingTree stock in the last year include Carla Shumate, Douglas R Lebda, Gabriel Dalporto, Neil Salvage, Nikul Patel, Peter Horan and Steven Ozonian. View Insider Buying and Selling for LendingTree.

Who bought LendingTree stock? Who is buying LendingTree stock?

LendingTree's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LS Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought LendingTree stock in the last two years include Douglas R Lebda, G Kennedy Thompson, Interactive Corp Liberty and Peter Horan. View Insider Buying and Selling for LendingTree.

How do I buy LendingTree stock?

Shares of LendingTree can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is LendingTree's stock price today?

One share of LendingTree stock can currently be purchased for approximately $223.90.


MarketBeat Community Rating for LendingTree (NASDAQ TREE)
Community Ranking:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  299 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  129 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  428
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.82)
Consensus Price Target: $203.70 (9.02% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE)
Price Target History for LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE)
Analysts' Ratings History for LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/12/2017BWS FinancialDowngradeBuy -> Sell$194.00N/AView Rating Details
10/10/2017Bank of America CorporationBoost Price TargetBuy$250.00 -> $285.00N/AView Rating Details
7/30/2017StephensReiterated RatingOverweight$200.00 -> $250.00MediumView Rating Details
7/28/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform -> Outperform$160.00 -> $250.00LowView Rating Details
7/27/2017Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$200.00 -> $250.00LowView Rating Details
7/25/2017Northland SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$150.00MediumView Rating Details
6/21/2017William BlairInitiated CoverageOutperform$173.00HighView Rating Details
6/18/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$160.00 -> $190.00MediumView Rating Details
5/2/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetOutperform$140.00 -> $160.00LowView Rating Details
3/28/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy$135.00HighView Rating Details
12/4/2016GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
10/12/2016Loop CapitalLower Price TargetBuy$150.00 -> $145.00N/AView Rating Details
7/29/2016Compass PointBoost Price TargetBuy$100.00 -> $120.00N/AView Rating Details
2/9/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$120.00 -> $90.00N/AView Rating Details
11/17/2015Topeka Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageBuy$150.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE)
Earnings by Quarter for LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE)
Earnings History by Quarter for LendingTree (NASDAQ TREE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2017$0.96N/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2017Q2 2017$0.73$0.90$135.48 million$152.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.69$0.96$124.99 million$132.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2017Q416$0.78$0.87$97.13 million$100.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.84$0.80$97.43 million$94.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.72$0.92$95.48 million$94.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.71$0.76$86.58 million$94.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415$0.72$2.69$70.40 million$78.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2015Q315$0.49$0.79$61.01 million$69.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.33$0.63$51.97 million$55.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.25$0.65$47.24 million$50.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414$0.27$0.47$42.23 million$43.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.28$0.41$42.11 million$41.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214$0.21$0.23$42.55 million$42.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014$0.17($0.52)$38.72 million$40.04 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2014Q413$0.09$0.12$23.90 million$36.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.18$0.03$33.75 million$37.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2012Q312$0.05$0.02$22.37 million$29.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.07
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.70$0.70$0.70
Q2 20171$0.79$0.79$0.79
Q3 20172$0.78$0.97$0.88
Q4 20172$0.65$0.75$0.70
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for LendingTree (NASDAQ TREE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/10/2012special$1.0012/13/201212/17/201212/26/2012
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 21.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 72.07%
Insider Trades by Quarter for LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/18/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell4,000$236.51$946,040.00View SEC Filing  
10/11/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell4,000$258.68$1,034,720.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2017G Kennedy ThompsonDirectorBuy5,000$230.91$1,154,550.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2017Steven OzonianDirectorSell2,850$223.05$635,692.50View SEC Filing  
8/22/2017Peter HoranDirectorSell2,000$226.90$453,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/28/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell8,000$178.49$1,427,920.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell8,000$179.26$1,434,080.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell8,000$164.60$1,316,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell8,000$169.39$1,355,120.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2017Interactive Corp LibertyDirectorBuy450,000$170.70$76,815,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell8,000$156.52$1,252,160.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell18,929$155.66$2,946,488.14View SEC Filing  
5/17/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell23,866$153.81$3,670,829.46View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell32,850$145.58$4,782,303.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017Steven OzonianDirectorSell2,500$145.26$363,150.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2017Neil SalvagePresidentSell5,750$149.52$859,740.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2017Neil SalvagePresidentSell3,000$146.50$439,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/3/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell20,355$142.62$2,903,030.10View SEC Filing  
4/26/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell4,000$128.42$513,680.00View SEC Filing  
4/25/2017Nikul PatelInsiderSell14,000$132.86$1,860,040.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2017Carla ShumateInsiderSell10,500$125.00$1,312,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/19/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell4,000$122.59$490,360.00View SEC Filing  
4/12/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell4,000$120.32$481,280.00View SEC Filing  
4/5/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell4,000$119.23$476,920.00View SEC Filing  
3/29/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell4,000$123.64$494,560.00View SEC Filing  
3/22/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell4,000$116.96$467,840.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell4,000$121.44$485,760.00View SEC Filing  
3/8/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell4,000$117.09$468,360.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2017Neil SalvagePresidentSell698$118.62$82,796.76View SEC Filing  
3/1/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell4,000$120.41$481,640.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2017Nikul PatelInsiderSell12,046$120.86$1,455,879.56View SEC Filing  
2/24/2017Peter HoranDirectorSell8,000$121.50$972,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2017Carla ShumateInsiderSell2,500$125.00$312,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell4,000$113.11$452,440.00View SEC Filing  
2/15/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell4,000$115.13$460,520.00View SEC Filing  
2/8/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell4,000$115.61$462,440.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2017Gabriel DalportoCFOSell31,250$113.56$3,548,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell4,000$111.61$446,440.00View SEC Filing  
1/25/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell4,000$106.07$424,280.00View SEC Filing  
1/18/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell4,000$105.50$422,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/11/2017Douglas R LebdaCEOSell4,000$104.04$416,160.00View SEC Filing  
1/10/2017Carla ShumateInsiderSell2,000$105.00$210,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2016Neil SalvageCROSell1,500$107.11$160,665.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016Neil SalvageCROSell2,000$102.38$204,760.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Steven OzonianDirectorSell3,000$101.85$305,550.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2016Gabriel DalportoCFOSell8,425$97.58$822,111.50View SEC Filing  
11/18/2016Nikul PatelCOOSell7,500$99.60$747,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2016Nikul PatelCOOSell2,500$88.17$220,425.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016Douglas R LebdaCEOBuy5,000$67.67$338,350.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Peter HoranDirectorBuy300$67.25$20,175.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Peter HoranDirectorBuy200$79.60$15,920.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Nikul PatelCOOSell4,000$89.35$357,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Neil SalvageCROSell5,000$89.20$446,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Nikul PatelCOOSell2,000$90.00$180,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Neil SalvageCROSell1,244$88.23$109,758.12View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Nikul PatelCOOSell2,000$83.50$167,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015Douglas R LebdaCEOSell125,000$115.00$14,375,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Carla ShumateCAOSell2,000$106.11$212,220.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Nikul PatelCOOSell1,000$109.28$109,280.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2015Neil SalvageCROSell3,243$136.83$443,739.69View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Steven OzonianDirectorSell5,000$135.76$678,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Peter HoranDirectorSell5,000$137.75$688,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015Nikul PatelInsiderSell1,000$55.13$55,130.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Gabriel DalportoCMOSell7,820$52.59$411,253.80View SEC Filing  
12/26/2014Alexander MandelCFOSell5,252$47.64$250,205.28View SEC Filing  
10/14/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell30,000$34.22$1,026,600.00View SEC Filing  
10/13/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell10,000$34.00$340,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/10/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell10,000$34.33$343,300.00View SEC Filing  
10/8/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell10,000$34.44$344,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/7/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell20,000$34.90$698,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/6/2014Alexander MandelCFOSell5,252$35.10$184,345.20View SEC Filing  
10/6/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell10,000$35.13$351,300.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell20,000$34.70$694,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell20,000$35.12$702,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/29/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell10,000$34.81$348,100.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell10,000$32.36$323,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/25/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell10,000$32.00$320,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell10,000$32.02$320,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell10,000$32.06$320,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell1,501$32.02$48,062.02View SEC Filing  
9/18/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell1,114$32.00$35,648.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell9,016$32.00$288,512.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell3,800$32.00$121,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell5,116$32.00$163,712.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Alexander MandelCFOSell5,000$32.00$160,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Douglas R LebdaCEOSell10,000$32.04$320,400.00View SEC Filing  
4/24/2014Gabriel DalportoCMOSell7,941$30.06$238,706.46View SEC Filing  
4/17/2014Alexander MandelCFOSell5,000$30.50$152,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2014Douglas LebdaCEOSell15,000$33.08$496,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2014Steven OzonianDirectorSell4,700$32.47$152,609.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Gabriel DalportoCMOSell4,060$33.12$134,467.20View SEC Filing  
1/7/2014Gabriel DalportoCMOSell3,121$32.76$102,243.96View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Peter HoranDirectorSell9,000$24.27$218,430.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

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