Despegar.com (DESP) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.38 (+3.11%)
(As of 04/24/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
949,709 shs
Average Volume
626,639 shs
Market Capitalization
$832.64 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Despegar.com MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
13.7% Upside
$14.33 Price Target
Short Interest
2.46% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
News Sentiment
0.46mentions of Despegar.com in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $0.44 to $0.86 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.38 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

82nd out of 113 stocks

Transportation Services Industry

10th out of 15 stocks

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About Despegar.com Stock (NYSE:DESP)

Despegar.com, Corp., an online travel company, provides a range of travel and travel-related products to leisure and corporate travelers through its websites and mobile applications in Latin America and the United States. The company operates in two segments, Travel Business and Financial Services Business. It sells airline tickets, travel packages, hotel rooms, car rentals, bus and cruise tickets, travel insurance, destination services, and other travel-related products, which enable consumers to find, compare, plan, and purchase travel products through its marketplace. The company also provides a technology platform for its travel suppliers to manage the distribution of their travel products and access to traveler customers. In addition, it offers loan origination services to its travel business' customers and to customers of other merchants in various industries; processing, fraud identification, credit scoring and IT services to travel business, and to third-party merchants; and Koin, an online payment and consumer lending services platform. The company offers travel products and services under the Despegar, Decolar, Best Day, BD Experience, and HotelDo brands. Despegar.com, Corp. was founded in 1999 and is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

DESP Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Transportation services
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Price Target and Rating

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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
3 Analysts


Net Income
$29.04 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$584.27 million
Book Value
($1.84) per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$832.64 million
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Damian Scokin (Age 58)
    CEO & Director
  • Mr. Martin Rastellino (Age 54)
    Co-Founder & Director
  • Mr. Amit Singh (Age 46)
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Mariano Rocatti
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Gonzalo Garcia Estebarena (Age 44)
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Natalia Nirenberg
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Monica Alexandra Soares da Silva (Age 50)
    General Counsel
  • Andrés Patetta
    Chief Marketing Officer
  • Mr. Sebastian Mackinnon (Age 53)
    Chief Travel Partners & Corporate Affairs
  • Mr. Pablo Montivero Araya (Age 55)
    Chief Business Development Officer

DESP Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Despegar.com stock right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Despegar.com in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" DESP shares.
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What is Despegar.com's stock price target for 2024?

3 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Despegar.com's shares. Their DESP share price targets range from $13.00 to $16.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $14.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have DESP shares performed in 2024?

Despegar.com's stock was trading at $9.46 at the start of the year. Since then, DESP shares have increased by 33.2% and is now trading at $12.6050.
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Are investors shorting Despegar.com?

Despegar.com saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,360,000 shares, an increase of 293.2% from the March 15th total of 345,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 567,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.4 days. Approximately 2.5% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Despegar.com's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 16th 2024.
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How were Despegar.com's earnings last quarter?

Despegar.com, Corp. (NYSE:DESP) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 17th. The company reported ($0.38) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.32) by $0.06. The business had revenue of $83.37 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $74.70 million. Despegar.com had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 27.86% and a net margin of 4.01%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.41) earnings per share.

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What guidance has Despegar.com issued on next quarter's earnings?

Despegar.com updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, March, 14th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $820.0 million-, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $795.8 million.

What is Damian Scokin's approval rating as Despegar.com's CEO?

90 employees have rated Despegar.com Chief Executive Officer Damian Scokin on Glassdoor.com. Damian Scokin has an approval rating of 72% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Despegar.com own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Despegar.com investors own include Allena Pharmaceuticals (ALNA), Autolus Therapeutics (AUTL), Invesco (IVZ), Sorrento Therapeutics (SRNE), Akari Therapeutics (AKTX), Avadel Pharmaceuticals (AVDL), BorgWarner (BWA) and electroCore (ECOR).

When did Despegar.com IPO?

Despegar.com (DESP) raised $314 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Wednesday, September 20th 2017. The company issued 12,800,000 shares at a price of $23.00-$26.00 per share. Morgan Stanley and Citigroup acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Itau BBA, UBS Investment Bank, Cowen and KeyBanc Capital Markets were co-managers.

Who are Despegar.com's major shareholders?

Despegar.com's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Altfest L J & Co. Inc. (0.07%), Matthews International Capital Management LLC (0.04%), Harbour Capital Advisors LLC (0.03%) and Activest Wealth Management (0.00%).

How do I buy shares of Despegar.com?

Shares of DESP stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:DESP) was last updated on 4/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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