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Best Travel Stocks to Buy Now (2024)
Top travel stocks in 2024 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best travel stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the travel services industry.

Industry: Travel Services
Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
ABNB
AIRBNB INC
NASDAQ
Travel Services
$93.05B$144.472.43%$2.39B18.76x2.11
NCLH
NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE HOLDINGS LTD
NYSE
Travel Services
$6.86B$16.002.76%$2.04B20.00x53.75
TRIP
TRIPADVISOR INC
NASDAQ
Travel Services
$2.49B$17.890.68%$256.00M105.24x2.32
EXPE
EXPEDIA GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Travel Services
$14.64B$110.31-0.16%$2.11B19.70x25.42
BKNG
BOOKING HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Travel Services
$128.77B$3,795.351.14%$7.72B27.90x-7.84
YTRA
YATRA ONLINE INC
NASDAQ
Travel Services
$102.35M$1.593.92%N/A-26.95x0.84
TNL
TRAVEL & LEISURE CO
NYSE
Travel Services
$3.15B$44.152.91%$882.00M8.12x-8.57
MMYT
MAKEMYTRIP LTD
NASDAQ
Travel Services
$8.83B$79.246.15%N/A40.64x0.49
TCOM
TRIPCOM GROUP LTD
NASDAQ
Travel Services
$34.36B$52.751.52%N/A22.93x0.78
RCL
ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD
NYSE
Travel Services
$38.20B$148.431.45%$5.05B18.06x5.80
CCL
CARNIVAL CORP
NYSE
Travel Services
$19.82B$15.132.37%$4.95B47.28x6.45
TOUR
TUNIU CORP
NASDAQ
Travel Services
$134.85M$1.096.86%-$9.96M-9.73x0.95
MOND
MONDEE HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Travel Services
$196.59M$2.306.98%-$14.29M-2.23x-4.19
DESP
DESPEGARCOM CORP
NYSE
Travel Services
$999.73M$15.003.23%$130.59MN/A-6.96
SABR
SABRE CORP
NASDAQ
Travel Services
$1.18B$3.083.36%$150.66M-2.17x-4.27
VIK
VIKING HOLDINGS LTD
NYSE
Travel Services
N/A$29.683.49%-$1.06B-6.68x-2.59
LIND
LINDBLAD EXPEDITIONS HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Travel Services
$435.76M$8.140.62%$44.86M-7.83x-4.33
ISPO
INSPIRATO INC
NASDAQ
Travel Services
$24.88M$3.80-3.55%$4.07M-0.27x-16.85

Travel Stocks FAQ

What are the best travel stocks to buy right now in May 2024?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best vacation stocks to buy right now are:

1. Airbnb (NASDAQ:ABNB)


Airbnb (NASDAQ:ABNB) is the top travel stock with a Zen Score of 57, which is 28 points higher than the travel industry average of 29. It passed 19 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Airbnb has seen its stock return 36.67% over the past year, underperforming other travel stocks by -8 percentage points.

Airbnb has an average 1 year price target of $154.05, an upside of 6.63% from Airbnb's current stock price of $144.47.

Airbnb stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 21 analysts covering Airbnb, 19.05% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 9.52% have issued a Buy, 61.9% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 9.52% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NYSE:NCLH)


Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NYSE:NCLH) is the second best travel stock with a Zen Score of 44, which is 15 points higher than the travel industry average of 29. It passed 14 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has seen its stock return 12.44% over the past year, underperforming other travel stocks by -32 percentage points.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has an average 1 year price target of $20.92, an upside of 30.73% from Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings's current stock price of $16.00.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 12 analysts covering Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, 16.67% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 75% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 8.33% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Tripadvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP)


Tripadvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP) is the third best travel stock with a Zen Score of 41, which is 12 points higher than the travel industry average of 29. It passed 13 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Tripadvisor has seen its stock return 16.7% over the past year, underperforming other travel stocks by -28 percentage points.

Tripadvisor has an average 1 year price target of $23.54, an upside of 31.57% from Tripadvisor's current stock price of $17.89.

Tripadvisor stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 13 analysts covering Tripadvisor, 23.08% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 7.69% have issued a Buy, 53.85% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 15.38% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the travel stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 2 travel stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 2 travel stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Travel & Leisure Co (NYSE:TNL)


Travel & Leisure Co (NYSE:TNL) has an annual dividend yield of 4.19%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the travel industry average of 2.21%. Travel & Leisure Co's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% two times in the last 10 years. Travel & Leisure Co's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Travel & Leisure Co's dividend payout ratio of 34% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Booking Holdings (NASDAQ:BKNG)


Booking Holdings (NASDAQ:BKNG) has an annual dividend yield of 0.23%, which is -2 percentage points lower than the travel industry average of 2.21%.

Booking Holdings's dividend payout ratio of 6.4% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are travel stocks up?

Travel stocks were up 1.29% in the last day, and up 1.78% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why travel stocks are up.

What are the most undervalued travel stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued travel stocks right now are:

1. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NYSE:NCLH)


Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NYSE:NCLH) is the most undervalued travel stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has a valuation score of 57, which is 32 points higher than the travel industry average of 25. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings's stock has gained 12.44% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the travel industry by -32 percentage points.

2. Travel & Leisure Co (NYSE:TNL)


Travel & Leisure Co (NYSE:TNL) is the second most undervalued travel stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Travel & Leisure Co has a valuation score of 57, which is 32 points higher than the travel industry average of 25. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Travel & Leisure Co's stock has gained 19.68% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the travel industry by -25 percentage points.

3. Expedia Group (NASDAQ:EXPE)


Expedia Group (NASDAQ:EXPE) is the third most undervalued travel stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Expedia Group has a valuation score of 43, which is 18 points higher than the travel industry average of 25. It passed 3 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Expedia Group's stock has gained 18.21% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the travel industry by -26 percentage points.

Are travel stocks a good buy now?

40% of travel stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect travel stocks to rise by 8.72% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the travel services industry?

The average P/E ratio of the travel services industry is 24.95x.
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