Breaking: Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates $2000.0 Target Price per Share On Pricelinecom (NASDAQ:PCLN) Shares, Reiterates Their Original “Buy” Rating

February 11, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

 Breaking: Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates $2000.0 Target Price per Share On Pricelinecom (NASDAQ:PCLN) Shares, Reiterates Their Original

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.03, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 66 investors sold The Priceline Group Inc. 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.

Camelot Portfolios Lc invested 0.5% of its portfolio in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Moreno Evelyn V invested 2.76% of its portfolio in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Argent Trust Co holds 848 shares. Hhr Asset Management Lc stated it has 42,997 shares or 4.11% of all its holdings. Tnb Fincl owns 1.99% invested in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) for 6,546 shares. Hartford Financial Mgmt Inc holds 0.06% or 60 shares. Hartford Mgmt has invested 0.38% in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Vantage Invest Advsr Limited Liability Company has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Eagle Global Limited Com has 0.28% invested in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Moreover, Sg Americas Securities Ltd Com has 0.07% invested in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Archford Capital Strategies Limited Liability accumulated 156 shares. Moreover, New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has 0.4% invested in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Cadence Management Limited Liability accumulated 233 shares. Bremer National Association reported 1,854 shares. Nuveen Asset Management Limited Co has 15,177 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio.

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $913,734 activity. $236,680 worth of The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) shares were sold by Tans Gillian.

Pricelinecom (NASDAQ:PCLN) Rating Reaffirmed

They currently have a $2000.0 PT on Pricelinecom (NASDAQ:PCLN). The target price by Stifel Nicolaus would suggest a potential upside of 13.31 % from the company’s stock close price. This has been revealed in a research report on Tuesday, 7 November.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.03, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 66 investors sold The Priceline Group Inc. 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.

Camelot Portfolios Lc invested 0.5% of its portfolio in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Moreno Evelyn V invested 2.76% of its portfolio in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Argent Trust Co holds 848 shares. Hhr Asset Management Lc stated it has 42,997 shares or 4.11% of all its holdings. Tnb Fincl owns 1.99% invested in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) for 6,546 shares. Hartford Financial Mgmt Inc holds 0.06% or 60 shares. Hartford Mgmt has invested 0.38% in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Vantage Invest Advsr Limited Liability Company has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Eagle Global Limited Com has 0.28% invested in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Moreover, Sg Americas Securities Ltd Com has 0.07% invested in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Archford Capital Strategies Limited Liability accumulated 156 shares. Moreover, New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has 0.4% invested in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Cadence Management Limited Liability accumulated 233 shares. Bremer National Association reported 1,854 shares. Nuveen Asset Management Limited Co has 15,177 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio.

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $913,734 activity. $236,680 worth of The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) shares were sold by Tans Gillian.

The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) Ratings Coverage

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. $1701.79’s average target is -3.58% below currents $1765 stock price. Priceline.com had 99 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Needham maintained the shares of PCLN in report on Wednesday, June 21 with “Buy” rating. Benchmark maintained The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) on Tuesday, November 8 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, February 28 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Tuesday, November 8 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Thursday, August 6. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, July 11 by Piper Jaffray. Guggenheim downgraded The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) on Wednesday, May 4 to “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, July 31. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, November 2 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 8 by CLSA.

The stock decreased 2.27% or $41.06 during the last trading session, reaching $1765. About 1.14 million shares traded or 155.68% up from the average. The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) has risen 44.63% since February 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.93% the S&P500.

Analysts await The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) to report earnings on February, 26. They expect $14.10 earnings per share, down 0.77 % or $0.11 from last year’s $14.21 per share. PCLN’s profit will be $687.65M for 31.29 P/E if the $14.10 EPS becomes a reality. After $35.22 actual earnings per share reported by The Priceline Group Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -59.97 % negative EPS growth.

The Priceline Group Inc. provides online travel and restaurant reservation, and related services. The company has market cap of $86.08 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 24.75 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.

More important recent The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “Greenbrier Partners Capital Management, LLC Buys The Priceline Group Inc …” on February 07, 2018, also Marketwatch.com published article titled: “Priceline, TripAdvisor stocks sink after Expedia earnings fall short”, Fool.com published: “Why The Priceline Group Inc. Could Be a Gold Mine for Growth Investors” on January 31, 2018. More interesting news about The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) was released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Priceline Group Inc Stock Is Flying High Again — Go Long on this Dip” with publication date: February 09, 2018.

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