Travelzoo's Stock Takes Off After Stellar First-Quarter Results
Travelzoo, which publishes travel deals after validating their true value, reported stellar first-quarter results today, leading its stock price to jump by $17, or 23 percent, to about $91 a share. The New York company said first-quarter revenues were up 30 percent over last year, with North American sales growing at its fastest pace in four years. Europe saw the highest quarterly subscriber growth ever and returned its first significant quarterly profit. Excluding a one-time cash expense of $20 million, Travelzoo reported a profit of $6 million, up 144 percent year over year.