The Priceline Group Inc. (PCLN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by SunTrust Banks, Inc

Priceline Group Inc/The now has $93.68 billion valuation. Camelot Portfolios Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 565 shares or 0.52% of the stock. About shares traded. Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. FMR LLC grew its stake in shares of The Priceline Group by 3.8% during the 1st quarter. Waldron LP now owns 412 shares of the business services provider's stock worth $732,000 after acquiring an additional 168 shares during the period. The Company, through its online travel companies (OTCs), connects consumers wishing to make travel reservations with providers of travel services across the world. The stock rose 0.43% or $8.23 reaching $1917.84.

About 154,940 shares traded. CIBC World Markets Inc. boosted its stake in The Priceline Group by 124.0% in the 1st quarter. Its up 0.30, from 0.93 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 44 investors sold KMX shares while 152 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 158 raised stakes. Columbus Circle Investors reported 12,695 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. (NYSE:URI). D E Shaw stated it has 0% in United Rentals, Inc.

Avangrid, an energy and utility company. Nationwide Fund Advsrs accumulated 42,907 shares. France-based Credit Agricole S A has invested 0.01% in CarMax, Inc (NYSE:KMX). (NYSE:URI). Advantus Cap Management holds 0.03% or 8,509 shares in its portfolio. Conning Inc reported 0.01% stake. Rafferty Asset Ltd Llc holds 1,061 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Blair William Il reported 0.36% of its portfolio in CarMax, Inc (NYSE:KMX). Needham & Company LLC reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of The Priceline Group in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. Therefore 32% are positive. Stericycle had 43 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, June 22, the company rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital. Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their price objective on shares of The Priceline Group from $2,000.00 to $2,050.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. The company was downgraded on Thursday, November 3 by Goldman Sachs. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $173.0 target. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Leerink Swann given on Friday, July 28. Suntrust Robinson initiated Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) on Thursday, January 7 with "Buy" rating. Addison Cap owns 290 shares. Pn Municipal Income Trust (VPV) was raised too.

After a recent market scan, we have seen that the Ultimate Oscillator reading is above 60 on shares of Priceline Group (PCLN). Equities research analysts anticipate that The Priceline Group Inc. will post $74.71 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. PCLN's profit will be $1.68B for 13.99 P/E if the $34.28 EPS becomes a reality.

The analysts offering 12 month price targets for The Priceline Group Inc. have a median target of $2100, with a high estimate of $2300 and a low estimate of $1900.

Since May 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $3.23 million activity.


As of the end of the quarter Fulton Bank, N.a. had sold 2 shares trimming its holdings by 1.6%.

Among 31 analysts covering (NASDAQ:PCLN), 25 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive.

The company is trading up by 0.44% percent from yesterday's close.

The Priceline Group (NASDAQ:PCLN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with "Buy" rating and $92.0 target in Friday, October 23 report. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with "Buy" on Wednesday, October 4. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Wednesday, December 30 by Wells Fargo.

August 9 investment analysts at Barclays left the company rating at "Overweight" and moved up the price target from $1.00 to $2.00. Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and $2055 target. Morgan Stanley reiterated an "overweight" rating and issued a $2,100.00 price objective (up from $2,050.00) on shares of The Priceline Group in a research report on Monday. As per Tuesday, August 18, the company rating was downgraded by Vetr. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Thursday, July 27.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.05, from 1.01 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 62 investors sold PCLN shares while 321 reduced holdings. 96 funds opened positions while 311 raised stakes. Kistler has 0.01% invested in Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) for 8 shares. River & Mercantile Asset Ltd Liability Partnership holds 1,996 shares. Moreover, Gareth Morgan LP has 0.89% invested in Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN). The Professional Advisory Services Inc holds 104,623 shares with $7.99M value, down from 125,177 last quarter. King Luther Mngmt Corporation has 510 shares. Ubs Oconnor Llc holds 0% or 4,055 shares. Gotham Asset Mgmt reported 377,718 shares. Factory Mutual Ins Co has invested 0.39% in Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN). Psagot Invest House Limited has invested 0.4% in Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN). Baldwin Brothers Ma invested in 85,652 shares or 1.55% of the stock. Institutional investors own 94.45% of the company's stock.

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