Liberty Interactive Group (NASDAQ:QVCA) – Research analysts at FBR & Co cut their Q3 2016 EPS estimates for Liberty Interactive Group in a note issued to investors on Thursday. FBR & Co analyst B. Crockett now forecasts that the firm will post earnings per share of $0.30 for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.31. FBR & Co currently has a “Outperform” rating and a $25.00 price target on the stock. FBR & Co also issued estimates for Liberty Interactive Group’s FY2017 earnings at $2.15 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $2.60 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $3.13 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $3.79 EPS.

Several other research firms have also commented on QVCA. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Liberty Interactive Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 28th. FBN Securities raised shares of Liberty Interactive Group from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 10th. Axiom Securities reduced their price target on shares of Liberty Interactive Group from $34.00 to $29.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, August 8th. Wunderlich reduced their price target on shares of Liberty Interactive Group from $38.00 to $33.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, August 8th. Finally, Bank of America Corp. began coverage on shares of Liberty Interactive Group in a research report on Tuesday, September 20th. They set a “neutral” rating for the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Liberty Interactive Group currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $31.29.

Earnings History and Estimates for Liberty Interactive Group (NASDAQ:QVCA)

Shares of Liberty Interactive Group (NASDAQ:QVCA) opened at 18.81 on Monday. Liberty Interactive Group has a 52 week low of $18.42 and a 52 week high of $28.71. The company has a 50-day moving average of $19.80 and a 200-day moving average of $23.97. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.95 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.46 and a beta of 1.26.

Liberty Interactive Group (NASDAQ:QVCA) last announced its earnings results on Friday, August 5th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.23 by $0.03. Liberty Interactive Group had a net margin of 5.93% and a return on equity of 11.64%.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. M&R Capital Management Inc. acquired a new position in Liberty Interactive Group during the second quarter valued at $105,000. Mizuho Asset Management Co. Ltd. increased its position in Liberty Interactive Group by 118.5% in the second quarter. Mizuho Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 5,707 shares of the company’s stock valued at $145,000 after buying an additional 3,095 shares during the last quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC increased its position in Liberty Interactive Group by 4,511.4% in the second quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 7,286 shares of the company’s stock valued at $185,000 after buying an additional 7,128 shares during the last quarter. TradeLink Capital LLC acquired a new position in Liberty Interactive Group during the second quarter valued at $201,000. Finally, Suntrust Banks Inc. acquired a new position in Liberty Interactive Group during the second quarter valued at $202,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 87.68% of the company’s stock.

In other Liberty Interactive Group news, Director David E. Rapley sold 6,019 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.09, for a total value of $126,940.71. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 16,046 shares in the company, valued at approximately $338,410.14. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CFO Christopher W. Shean sold 4,800 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $38.78, for a total value of $186,144.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 91,003 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,529,096.34. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 10.78% of the company’s stock.

Liberty Interactive Group Company Profile

Liberty Interactive Corporation (Liberty) owns interests in subsidiaries and other companies, which are engaged in the video and online commerce industries. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, the Company operates in North America, Europe and Asia. Its businesses and assets include its consolidated subsidiaries QVC, Inc (QVC), Backcountry.com, Inc (Backcountry), Bodybuilding.com, LLC (Bodybuilding), CommerceHub and Evite, Inc (Evite) and its equity affiliates Expedia, Inc (Expedia), HSN, Inc (HSN), FTD Companies, Inc (FTD), Interval Leisure Group, Inc (Interval Leisure Group) and LendingTree, Inc (LendingTree).

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