Priceline Group Inc (PCLN) : Affinity Wealth Management reduced its stake in Priceline Group Inc by 37.61% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 481 shares of Priceline Group Inc which is valued at $615,026 after selling 290 shares in Priceline Group Inc , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 12, 2016.Priceline Group Inc makes up approximately 0.38% of Affinity Wealth Management’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Halbert Hargroverussell reduced its stake in PCLN by selling 62 shares or 28.57% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 155 shares of PCLN which is valued at $198,189. Priceline Group Inc makes up approx 0.07% of Halbert Hargroverussell’s portfolio.Boston Common Asset Management reduced its stake in PCLN by selling 966 shares or 20.07% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 3,847 shares of PCLN which is valued at $4.9 Million. Priceline Group Inc makes up approx 0.72% of Boston Common Asset Management’s portfolio.Sva Plumb Wealth Management reduced its stake in PCLN by selling 305 shares or 7.6% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 3,710 shares of PCLN which is valued at $4.7 Million. Priceline Group Inc makes up approx 0.79% of Sva Plumb Wealth Management’s portfolio.Teachers Advisors Inc boosted its stake in PCLN in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,565 additional shares and now holds a total of 58,257 shares of Priceline Group Inc which is valued at $72.8 Million. Priceline Group Inc makes up approx 0.13% of Teachers Advisors Inc’s portfolio.World Asset Management Inc reduced its stake in PCLN by selling 619 shares or 11.49% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 4,769 shares of PCLN which is valued at $6.4 Million. Priceline Group Inc makes up approx 0.25% of World Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.
Priceline Group Inc closed down -1.02 points or -0.08% at $1249.29 with 4,45,667 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $1254.21, the shares hit an intraday low of $1245.68 and an intraday high of $1258.83 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Priceline Group Inc reported $10.54 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.90 according to the earnings call on May 4, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $9.64. The company had revenue of $2148.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2122.97 million. The company’s revenue was up 16.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $8.12 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Priceline Group Inc. Shares were Reiterated by The Benchmark Company on May 5, 2016 to “Buy” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 1440 from a previous price target of $1525 .Shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on May 5, 2016 to “Outperform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 1600 from a previous price target of $1700 .Shares were Reiterated by UBS on May 5, 2016 to “Buy” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 1475 from a previous price target of $1525 .
The Priceline Group Inc. is a provider of online travel and travel related reservation and search services. The Company through its online travel agent (OTA) services connects consumers wishing to make travel reservations with providers of travel services across the world. The Companys brands include Booking.com KAYAK agoda.com rentalcars.com and OpenTable. The Company offers consumers accommodation reservations including hotels bed and breakfasts hostels apartments vacation rentals and other properties through its Booking.com priceline.com and agoda.com brands. Its priceline.com brand also offers consumers reservations for rental cars airline tickets vacation packages and cruises. The Company offers rental car reservations through its Website rentalcars.com. The Company also provides an online price comparison service from various travel Websites through KAYAK. OpenTable provides its services to consumers and reservation management services to restaurants.