Expedia, Inc. (EXPE) - Credit Suisse Holds Rating And Sets New Price Target

October 24 investment analysts at Deutsche Bank maintained a stock rating of "Buy" and moved up the price target to $171.00 from $130.00.

Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE)posting a -2.09% after which it closed the day' session at $122.05 and sees an average of 2.43M shares trade hands in each session while it's while its relative trading volume is 1.44.

In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the customers of a company, typically in an attempt to capture the findings for a research report.

The price target set for the stock is $28.36 and this sets up an interesting set of potential movement for the stock, according to data from Finviz's Research. The stock of Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, April 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. (NYSE:EFX) has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, February 10 by Barclays Capital. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an outperform rating and set a $155.00 price target (down previously from $175.00) on shares of Expedia in a research report on Friday, October 27th.

Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.00 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance. Also, EVP Mark D. Okerstrom sold 12,500 shares of Expedia stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $150.00, for a total value of $1,875,000.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 71,248 shares of the company's stock, valued at $10,716,411.68. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Vice Chairman Victor Kaufman sold 35,598 shares of Expedia stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 7th. The most recent shifts in number of shares owned by institutions came on June 30, 2017 when Wellington Management Group Llp sold 792736 shares from its total ownership of 5.21 million. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 167,673 shares in the company, valued at $25,031,902.17. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 60,598 shares of company stock worth $9,069,550.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of EXPE. Geode Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Expedia by 1.6% in the first quarter. LLC raised its stake in shares of Expedia by 1.4% in the third quarter. Pathstone Family Office LLC now owns 956 shares of the online travel company's stock valued at $143,000 after acquiring an additional 950 shares during the period. Fred Alger Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Expedia in the 2nd quarter worth about $86,569,000. American Century Companies Inc. raised its stake in shares of Expedia by 22.0% in the third quarter. Ltd. now owns 18,783 shares of the online travel company's stock valued at $2,704,000 after purchasing an additional 1,064 shares during the last quarter. The online travel company reported $2.51 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.61 by ($0.10).

The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $145.18 and a 200 day moving average price of $145.69. (NasdaqGS:EXPE), we note that the mother of all ratios (Return on Equity) stands at 0.087383 for the firm.

Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) that has shown a discernible change in trend levels over the path of recent market activity.

The company is expected to report earnings of $1.28 a share for the next quarter. The Return on Assets for Expedia, Inc. The firm had revenue of $2.97 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.98 billion. The company reported revenue of $2.35 Billion in the same period previous year.

Additionally the company recently announced a dividend that was paid on Thu Sep 14, 2017. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 16th will be given a $0.30 dividend.

Expedia Inc. (EXPE) has an annual dividend of $1.2, while its annual dividend yield is 1%. Checking in on some other ratios, the company has a Price to Cash Flow ratio of 11.501451, and a current Price to Earnings ratio of 55.545020. If you are accessing this story on another publication, it was stolen and reposted in violation of global copyright & trademark laws.

Technical Indicators of Expedia, Inc. The Firm operates through four divisions: Core Online Travel Agencies, trivago, Egencia and HomeAway. The Company's Core OTA segment provides a range of travel and advertising services to its clients across the world, through a range of brands, including Expedia.com and Hotels.com in the United States, and localized Expedia and Hotels.com Websites throughout the world, Orbitz.com, Expedia Affiliate Network, Hotwire.com, Travelocity, Wotif Group, CarRentals.com and Classic Vacations.

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