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Priceline Grp (PCLN) Stake Maintained by Darsana Capital Partners Lp; Scorpio Tankers (STNG) Shareholder Vitol Holding Sarl Has Raised Its Holding by $3.53 Million as Market Valuation Declined

Darsana Capital Partners Lp increased its stake in Priceline Grp Inc (PCLN) by 500% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Darsana Capital Partners Lp bought 50,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.44% with the market. The institutional investor held 60,000 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $109.85M, up from 10,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Darsana Capital Partners Lp who had been investing in Priceline Grp Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $93.16 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.86% or $16.5 during the last trading session, reaching $1910.21. About 634,513 shares traded or 23.61% up from the average. The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) has risen 44.63% since January 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.93% the S&P500.

Vitol Holding Sarl increased its stake in Scorpio Tankers Inc (STNG) by 4700% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Vitol Holding Sarl bought 1.18 million shares as the company’s stock declined 3.95% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 1.20 million shares of the marine transportation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.12 million, up from 25,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Vitol Holding Sarl who had been investing in Scorpio Tankers Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $968.88 million market cap company. The stock increased 1.66% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $3.07. About 3.54M shares traded or 8.26% up from the average. Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE:STNG) has declined 23.80% since January 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 40.50% the S&P500.

Among 34 analysts covering Priceline.com (NASDAQ:PCLN), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Priceline.com has $230000 highest and $1 lowest target. $1696.30’s average target is -11.20% below currents $1910.21 stock price. Priceline.com had 98 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) has “Sector Weight” rating given on Thursday, March 31 by Pacific Crest. The company was maintained on Friday, July 28 by Piper Jaffray. As per Wednesday, October 4, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. The company was upgraded on Thursday, November 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Needham on Thursday, September 28 with “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, January 11 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, February 28. The stock of The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) earned “Buy” rating by Benchmark on Tuesday, November 8. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, June 30. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, December 7 by M Partners.

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $5.60 million activity. Docter Jan L sold $4.69 million worth of The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) on Thursday, August 10.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.03, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 66 investors sold PCLN shares while 320 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 306 raised stakes. 50.07 million shares or 10.39% more from 45.36 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Mackenzie Financial Corp stated it has 0.32% of its portfolio in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Chevy Chase Inc holds 0.36% or 43,298 shares in its portfolio. Investec Asset Limited reported 327,885 shares or 2.64% of all its holdings. Assetmark reported 0% in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). St Johns Com Ltd Llc holds 0.04% or 30 shares. Artemis Invest Mngmt Llp reported 8,469 shares stake. Calamos Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.41% of its portfolio in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) for 29,217 shares. Winslow Evans Crocker owns 22 shares. Daiwa Sb Invests Ltd holds 0.21% or 410 shares. First Pacific Lc, California-based fund reported 1,200 shares. Hillsdale Inv Management Incorporated reported 1 shares. River Mercantile Asset Management Llp, United Kingdom-based fund reported 2,096 shares. Jnba Fincl Advisors reported 0% stake. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue, a Alaska-based fund reported 420 shares. Ci Global Investments reported 223 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

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