Expedia Group (NASDAQ:EXPE) PT Lowered to $145.00 at Jefferies Financial Group

Expedia Group (NASDAQ:EXPEFree Report) had its target price reduced by Jefferies Financial Group from $150.00 to $145.00 in a research note released on Tuesday morning, Benzinga reports. They currently have a hold rating on the online travel company’s stock.

A number of other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Mizuho boosted their target price on shares of Expedia Group from $130.00 to $140.00 and gave the company a neutral rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 6th. Bank of America cut shares of Expedia Group from a buy rating to a neutral rating and set a $156.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Oppenheimer reaffirmed an outperform rating and set a $175.00 price objective on shares of Expedia Group in a research report on Monday, February 5th. Ascendiant Capital Markets upped their price objective on shares of Expedia Group from $133.00 to $168.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, December 29th. Finally, StockNews.com raised shares of Expedia Group from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 14th. Thirteen research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the stock has a consensus rating of Moderate Buy and an average target price of $149.12.

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Expedia Group Stock Performance

Shares of EXPE stock opened at $136.39 on Tuesday. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $141.81 and its 200-day simple moving average is $128.63. The company has a quick ratio of 0.78, a current ratio of 0.78 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.24. The firm has a market cap of $18.59 billion, a PE ratio of 25.35, a P/E/G ratio of 0.41 and a beta of 1.86. Expedia Group has a 12 month low of $87.94 and a 12 month high of $160.05.

Expedia Group (NASDAQ:EXPEGet Free Report) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 8th. The online travel company reported $1.18 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.08 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $2.89 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.88 billion. Expedia Group had a net margin of 6.21% and a return on equity of 35.79%. Equities research analysts expect that Expedia Group will post 9.74 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Insider Transactions at Expedia Group

In related news, CAO Lance A. Soliday sold 5,119 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $137.21, for a total value of $702,377.99. Following the transaction, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 10,880 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,492,844.80. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. In related news, Director Dara Khosrowshahi sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $150.88, for a total value of $1,508,800.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 226,521 shares in the company, valued at approximately $34,177,488.48. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CAO Lance A. Soliday sold 5,119 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $137.21, for a total value of $702,377.99. Following the transaction, the chief accounting officer now owns 10,880 shares in the company, valued at $1,492,844.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 25,119 shares of company stock valued at $3,711,578 in the last quarter. 8.07% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Expedia Group

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Profund Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Expedia Group by 2.6% during the 4th quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 2,841 shares of the online travel company’s stock valued at $431,000 after purchasing an additional 72 shares during the last quarter. Harbor Capital Advisors Inc. increased its holdings in Expedia Group by 1.5% in the 4th quarter. Harbor Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 5,090 shares of the online travel company’s stock worth $773,000 after acquiring an additional 75 shares during the last quarter. Hohimer Wealth Management LLC increased its holdings in Expedia Group by 1.2% in the 4th quarter. Hohimer Wealth Management LLC now owns 6,711 shares of the online travel company’s stock worth $1,019,000 after acquiring an additional 78 shares during the last quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC increased its holdings in Expedia Group by 7.4% in the 4th quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 1,163 shares of the online travel company’s stock worth $176,000 after acquiring an additional 80 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Harbour Investments Inc. grew its holdings in Expedia Group by 25.6% during the 3rd quarter. Harbour Investments Inc. now owns 398 shares of the online travel company’s stock valued at $41,000 after buying an additional 81 shares in the last quarter. 91.15% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About Expedia Group

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Expedia Group, Inc operates as an online travel company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through B2C, B2B, and trivago segments. Its B2C segment includes Brand Expedia, a full-service online travel brand offers various travel products and services; Hotels.com for lodging accommodations; Vrbo, an online marketplace for the alternative accommodations; Orbitz, Travelocity, Wotif Group, ebookers, CheapTickets, Hotwire.com and CarRentals.com.

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