Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. boosted its holdings in shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:QVCA) by 5.4% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 72,267 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,710 shares during the quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd.’s holdings in Liberty Interactive were worth $1,703,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Dodge & Cox boosted its position in shares of Liberty Interactive by 19.0% in the second quarter. Dodge & Cox now owns 28,349,750 shares of the company’s stock worth $695,703,000 after purchasing an additional 4,527,707 shares during the period. Harris Associates L P boosted its position in shares of Liberty Interactive by 2.6% in the second quarter. Harris Associates L P now owns 24,183,983 shares of the company’s stock worth $593,475,000 after purchasing an additional 618,514 shares during the period. Makaira Partners LLC boosted its position in shares of Liberty Interactive by 5.5% in the second quarter. Makaira Partners LLC now owns 7,517,833 shares of the company’s stock worth $184,488,000 after purchasing an additional 390,716 shares during the period. Macquarie Group Ltd. boosted its position in shares of Liberty Interactive by 1.0% in the third quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 7,494,949 shares of the company’s stock worth $176,656,000 after purchasing an additional 77,093 shares during the period. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Liberty Interactive by 3.9% in the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 6,497,586 shares of the company’s stock worth $153,139,000 after purchasing an additional 240,890 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 97.08% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on QVCA shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Liberty Interactive from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Aegis upped their price target on shares of Liberty Interactive from $34.00 to $35.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Citigroup lowered shares of Liberty Interactive from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and dropped their price target for the stock from $27.00 to $22.00 in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Liberty Interactive from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, DA Davidson reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $33.00 price target on shares of Liberty Interactive in a research report on Thursday, November 30th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. Liberty Interactive presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $29.50.

Liberty Interactive Corporation (QVCA) opened at $24.53 on Thursday. Liberty Interactive Corporation has a 1-year low of $17.24 and a 1-year high of $26.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 1.18 and a quick ratio of 0.73. The company has a market cap of $9,834.91, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.01, a PEG ratio of 1.57 and a beta of 1.32.

In other news, Director Malcolm Ian Grant Gilchrist sold 2,335 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.08, for a total value of $56,226.80. Following the transaction, the director now owns 955 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $22,996.40. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director Mark C. Vadon sold 475,153 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.46, for a total transaction of $11,147,089.38. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 1,286,785 shares of company stock worth $29,532,584 in the last three months. Insiders own 10.68% of the company’s stock.

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About Liberty Interactive

Liberty Interactive Corporation owns interests in subsidiaries and other companies, which are primarily engaged in the video and online commerce industries. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, the Company operates in North America, Europe and Asia. Its principal businesses and assets include its subsidiaries QVC, Inc (QVC), zulily, llc (zulily) and and Evite, Inc (Evite).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Liberty Interactive (NASDAQ:QVCA)

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