Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, Chinese online travel company International (Nasdaq: CTRP) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Ctrip's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Ctrip facts

Headquarters (Founded) Shanghai, China (1999)
Market Cap $3.7 billion
Industry Consumer services
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $526.4 million
Management Co-Founder/CEO Alfred Min Fan
CFO Jane Jie Sun
Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years) 21.6%
Cash/Debt $630.6 million / $0
Dividend Yield  
Competitors Expedia (Nasdaq: EXPE)

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 96% of the 4,306 members who have rated Ctrip believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bulls include TedKnudson and All-Star griderX, who is ranked in the top 5% of our community.

A few months ago , TedKnudson touched on the tailwinds working in Ctrip's favor: "China's middle class will continue to grow, increasing their travel, and continuing to shop for travel deal[s]."

Ctrip even boasts a robust three-year average operating margin of 34%. That's higher than that of U.S. counterparts Expedia (22%), (Nasdaq: PCLN) (25%), and Travelzoo (Nasdaq: TZOO) (19%).

CAPS All-Star griderX expands on the outperform argument: "price has hit a historical floor ... it has not seen these type of historical and forward looking valuations since it was trading at around $10/share back in late 2008 early 2009! The growth in the Chinese middle class will reward holders of a major travel provider like [Ctrip] in the decades to come."

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