Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG) CEO Gillian Tans sold 295 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $2,126.07, for a total transaction of $627,190.65. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

Gillian Tans also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, April 16th, Gillian Tans sold 295 shares of Booking stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $2,094.11, for a total transaction of $617,762.45.

Booking traded up $3.77, hitting $2,145.22, during mid-day trading on Monday, Marketbeat.com reports. The company had a trading volume of 290,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 437,182. The company has a current ratio of 2.14, a quick ratio of 2.14 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.87. Booking Holdings Inc. has a 12-month low of $1,630.56 and a 12-month high of $2,228.99. The firm has a market cap of $103.16 billion, a PE ratio of 27.85, a P/E/G ratio of 1.65 and a beta of 1.21.

Booking (NASDAQ:BKNG) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 9th. The business services provider reported $12.00 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $10.68 by $1.32. Booking had a return on equity of 22.03% and a net margin of 18.90%. The business had revenue of $2.93 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.87 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $9.88 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 21.0% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that Booking Holdings Inc. will post 88.84 EPS for the current year.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. BlackRock Inc. purchased a new stake in Booking in the 1st quarter worth approximately $6,448,282,000. Edgewood Management LLC purchased a new stake in Booking in the 1st quarter worth approximately $1,378,227,000. Northern Trust Corp purchased a new stake in Booking in the 1st quarter worth approximately $1,158,506,000. Summit Trail Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Booking in the 1st quarter worth approximately $458,000. Finally, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA purchased a new stake in Booking in the 1st quarter worth approximately $612,539,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 90.31% of the company’s stock.

BKNG has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Booking from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, April 2nd. Vetr upgraded shares of Booking from a “sell” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $2,148.74 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, February 27th. SunTrust Banks upped their price objective on shares of Booking from $2,350.00 to $2,380.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, April 13th. Mizuho initiated coverage on shares of Booking in a report on Thursday, March 22nd. They set a “buy” rating and a $2,600.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co restated a “hold” rating and set a $1,850.00 price objective on shares of Booking in a report on Wednesday, February 21st. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $2,172.07.

About Booking

Booking Holdings Inc, formerly The Priceline Group Inc, is a provider of travel and restaurant online reservation and related services. The Company, through its online travel companies (OTCs), connects consumers wishing to make travel reservations with providers of travel services across the world. It offers consumers an array of accommodation reservations (including hotels, bed and breakfasts, hostels, apartments, vacation rentals and other properties) through its Booking.com, priceline.com and agoda.com brands.

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