Tuesday, 23 July, 2019

Booking (BKNG) Upgraded by Vetr to Strong-Buy

Russell Knight | 09 March, 2018, 17:08

The institutional investor held 2,306 shares of the food distributors company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $458,000, down from 5,249 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Insiders sold 617 shares of company stock worth $1,184,501 in the last 90 days. About 570,074 shares traded or 39.40% up from the average. Booking has a fifty-two week low of $1,630.56 and a fifty-two week high of $2,154.63. It has outperformed by 27.93% the S&P500.

Advisors Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Raytheon Co (RTN) by 8.25% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Water Asset Management Llc sold 331,816 shares as the company's stock declined 16.73% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Daniel Khoshaba held 10,000 shares of the plastic products company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $567,000, down from 100,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Crystal Rock Capital Management who had been investing in Citigroup Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $189.36 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.48% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $74.06. About 923,975 shares traded. The Priceline Group Inc now has $92.94 billion valuation. Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) has risen 29.89% since March 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.90% the S&P500.

Edgewood Management Llc, which manages about $9.25 billion and $21.75B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) by 709,066 shares to 3.55M shares, valued at $643.85M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Davita Inc (NYSE:DVA) by 65,440 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 125,360 shares, and cut its stake in Csx Corp (NYSE:CSX).

Since September 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $1.65 million activity.

In other Booking news, Director Jeffrey E. Epstein sold 250 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 5th. Therefore 76% are positive. Facebook had 236 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Provident Investment Management invested 4.77% in Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) earned "Buy" rating by Redburn on Friday, September 4. Barclays Capital has "Overweight" rating and $1900 target. The company was maintained on Friday, October 7 by RBC Capital Markets. (NYSE:DPZ) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, October 19 by BTIG Research. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, July 28 report. $1774.43's average target is -6.89% below currents $1905.64 stock price. The company was maintained on Friday, January 12 by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Outperform" on Tuesday, November 7. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Tuesday, November 7. As per Tuesday, October 27, the company rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, August 2 by Credit Suisse.

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Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI) Shares Sold by Jackson Square Partners LLC
Tocqueville Asset Mgmt Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.14% in Kinder Morgan, Inc . (NYSE: KMI ) to report earnings on April, 18. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.25/share and a low EPS of $0.16/share.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.25, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 66 investors sold PCLN shares while 320 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 306 raised stakes. 162.04 million shares or 5.51% more from 153.57 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Planning reported 37,191 shares. 180.11 million shares or 0.28% less from 180.62 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Symphony Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Co reported 0.47% in Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Integral Derivatives stated it has 1,965 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Sunbelt reported 2,696 shares or 0.53% of all its holdings. (NASDAQ:TXMD) for 19,940 shares. 4,899 are owned by Svcs Of America Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). M&R Cap Mgmt Inc invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) for 3.09M shares. Breton Hill Capital Limited owns 840 shares. Moreover, Hightower Advsr Limited Liability has 0.11% invested in Booking Holdings Inc. Aperio Group Inc Limited Liability Com holds 0.28% in Booking Holdings Inc.

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company decreased The Priceline Group Inc (PCLN) stake by 1.45% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Wetherby Asset Mgmt owns 4,873 shares or 0.09% of their USA portfolio. Thornburg Inc holds 0.18% or 14,057 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.73 in 2017 Q3. It increased, as 9 investors sold TXMD shares while 28 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 109 raised stakes. Advsrs Ok holds 6,434 shares or 0.72% of its portfolio. Deutsche Bank Ag has 0.02% invested in Domino's Pizza, Inc. Integral Derivatives Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 1,965 shares. Long Letitia A also sold $120,790 worth of Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) shares. Winslow Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability owns 191,581 shares for 1.89% of their portfolio. Hartford Inv accumulated 10,891 shares or 0.38% of the stock. Dorsey & Whitney Trust Com Ltd Com holds 331 shares. (NYSE:C). Hexavest has invested 0.71% in Citigroup Inc. Shares for $2.66M were sold by Wehner David M. on Thursday, February 22. Chou Assoc Management Inc invested in 210,000 shares. (NYSE:BERY) for 663,472 shares. Piermont Cap Management holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:BERY) or 10,610 shares. (NYSE:BERY). The New York-based Amalgamated Natl Bank has invested 0.04% in Berry Global Group, Inc.

Analysts await Fiserv, Inc. (NYSE:BCE) to report earnings on April, 25. ZTS's profit will be $325.12 million for 30.76 P/E if the $0.67 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.28 actual EPS reported by Citigroup Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 25.78% EPS growth. They expect $1.40 EPS, up 34.62% or $0.36 from last year's $1.04 per share.

Among 21 analysts covering Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN), 17 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Zoetis Inc had 75 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of BERY in report on Friday, August 26 with "Outperform" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $6300 target in Monday, June 5 report. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Booking from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, August 9 by Raymond James. The company was initiated on Thursday, January 12 by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, August 3 report. Cim Ltd Liability reported 4.72% in Booking Holdings Inc.

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