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2012, 5:02 PM
More on TripAdvisor (TRIP): Q2 results hit consensus on EPS but misses slightly on revenue....
More on TripAdvisor (TRIP): Q2 results hit consensus on EPS but misses slightly on revenue. Analysts had been looking for an improvement to revenue due to reinvestment, hurting margins temporarily but holding per share earnings solid. Q2's EPS matches the Street, but it's based on a slight improvement in adjusted margins to 49% versus Q1's 46% - suggesting the company held off on planned investments to keep its bottom-line healthy. Click-based ad revenue also slowed, increasing 13% for the current quarter compared to 20% in Q1. Shares -19.7% AH.