The following video is from Tuesday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Rex Moore, along with analysts Joe Magyer from Motley Fool Inside Value and Jason Moser from Motley Fool One, discuss the top business and investing stories.
Liberty Interactive (NASDAQ: LINTA) buys a controlling stake in TripAdvisor (NASDAQ: TRIP), which spun off from Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE) in 2004. In this segment, Jason says TripAdvisor has a unique niche with user-generated content and notes its successful advertising-dependent business model. Jason says the purchase price is optimistic. In terms of the broader competitive landscape, both Jason and Joe like priceline.com more.
Joe Magyer, Jason Moser, and Rex Moore have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of priceline.com and TripAdvisor. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend priceline.com and TripAdvisor. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.