AQR Capital Management LLC Buys 6,152 Shares of Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO)

AQR Capital Management LLC grew its stake in Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO) by 42.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 20,721 shares of the information services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,152 shares during the quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC owned approximately 0.18% of Travelzoo worth $320,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Acadian Asset Management LLC increased its position in shares of Travelzoo by 25.6% during the second quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 278,986 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $4,307,000 after acquiring an additional 56,926 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its position in shares of Travelzoo by 2,934.4% during the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 49,855 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $764,000 after acquiring an additional 48,212 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its position in shares of Travelzoo by 9.2% during the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 535,101 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $8,262,000 after acquiring an additional 45,201 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Travelzoo by 18.6% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 269,226 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $4,156,000 after acquiring an additional 42,184 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Panagora Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Travelzoo by 1,247.4% during the second quarter. Panagora Asset Management Inc. now owns 34,870 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $538,000 after acquiring an additional 32,282 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 38.46% of the company’s stock.

Shares of TZOO opened at $10.73 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76. The company has a market capitalization of $125.93 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.18 and a beta of 1.04. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $11.16 and a 200 day moving average of $14.32. Travelzoo has a 12 month low of $7.00 and a 12 month high of $22.85.

Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 24th. The information services provider reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $28.18 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $28.30 million. Travelzoo had a return on equity of 41.62% and a net margin of 5.50%. Travelzoo’s revenue was up .4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.04 earnings per share.

Separately, TheStreet downgraded Travelzoo from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 24th.

In related news, major shareholder Azzurro Capital Inc sold 87,300 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.79, for a total transaction of $1,116,567.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Insiders have sold 259,853 shares of company stock valued at $3,155,860 over the last ninety days. 55.58% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Travelzoo Profile

Travelzoo provides travel, entertainment, and local deals from travel and entertainment companies, and local businesses in the Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America. Its publications and products include Travelzoo Website; Travelzoo iPhone and Android apps; Travelzoo Top 20 email newsletter; and Newsflash email alert service.

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