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Actua (ACTA) Analysts See $-0.28 EPS; Priceline Com (PCLN)’s Sentiment Is 1.03

The Priceline Group Inc. provides online travel and restaurant reservation, and related services. The company has market cap of $91.55 billion. The firm operates Booking.com, which offers online accommodation reservations services; and priceline.com that provides hotel, rental car, airline ticket, and vacation package reservation services. It has a 26.33 P/E ratio. It also operates KAYAK, an online price comparison service that allows clients to search and compare travel itineraries and prices, including airline ticket, accommodation reservation, and rental car reservation information from various travel Websites at once; and agoda.com, an online accommodation reservation service primarily for clients in the Asia-Pacific region.

Analysts expect Actua Corporation (OTCMKTS:ACTA) to report $-0.28 EPS on March, 8.They anticipate $0.15 EPS change or 115.38% from last quarter’s $-0.13 EPS. After having $-0.19 EPS previously, Actua Corporation’s analysts see 47.37% EPS growth. The stock increased 3.53% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $0.88. About shares traded. Actua Corporation (OTCMKTS:ACTA) has risen 59.43% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 42.73% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Priceline’s analysts are positive. Out of 9 Wall Street analysts rating Priceline, 9 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $1700.0 while the high is $1900.0. The stock’s average target of $1812.50 is -3.44% below today’s ($1877.14) share price. PCLN was included in 9 notes of analysts from October 7, 2016. Needham initiated Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) rating on Wednesday, January 4. Needham has “Buy” rating and $1800.0 target. Benchmark maintained the shares of PCLN in report on Tuesday, November 8 with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, February 28 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. As per Wednesday, January 18, the company rating was initiated by Miller Tabak. As per Tuesday, January 10, the company rating was initiated by Citigroup. The rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Buy” on Thursday, November 10. The firm has “Buy” rating by CLSA given on Thursday, December 8. On Thursday, October 20 the stock rating was initiated by Susquehanna with “Positive”. On Friday, October 7 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”.

Analysts await Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) to report earnings on February, 27 after the close. They expect $14.12 earnings per share, down 0.63% or $0.09 from last year’s $14.21 per share. PCLN’s profit will be $688.62M for 33.24 P/E if the $14.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $35.22 actual earnings per share reported by Booking Holdings Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -59.91% negative EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $1.14 million activity.

Altarock Partners Llc holds 21.26% of its portfolio in Booking Holdings Inc. for 79,413 shares. Tiger Global Management Llc owns 1.04 million shares or 12.93% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Altimeter Capital Management Lp has 10.65% invested in the company for 123,000 shares. The Florida-based Timucuan Asset Management Inc Fl has invested 10.61% in the stock. Hillman Co, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 18,949 shares.

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