NASDAQ:BKNG - Booking Stock Price, News, & Analysis

+0.10 (+0.01 %)
(As of 06/19/2019 09:55 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $1,809.09
50-Day Range
MA: $1,767.77
52-Week Range
Now: $1,809.09
Volume410 shs
Average Volume338,170 shs
Market Capitalization$78.32 billion
P/E Ratio19.57
Dividend YieldN/A
Booking Holdings Inc, formerly The Priceline Group Inc, is a provider of travel and restaurant online reservation and related services. The Company, through its online travel companies (OTCs), connects consumers wishing to make travel reservations with providers of travel services across the world. It offers consumers an array of accommodation reservations (including hotels, bed and breakfasts, hostels, apartments, vacation rentals and other properties) through its, and brands. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryInternet Retail
Current SymbolNASDAQ:BKNG



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.53 billion
Cash Flow$108.0699 per share
Book Value$189.62 per share


Net Income$4.00 billion


Market Cap$78.32 billion
Next Earnings Date8/8/2019 (Estimated)

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Booking (NASDAQ:BKNG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Booking's stock symbol?

Booking trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BKNG."

How were Booking's earnings last quarter?

Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 9th. The business services provider reported $11.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $11.26 by $0.09. The business services provider had revenue of $2.84 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.93 billion. Booking had a return on equity of 48.32% and a net margin of 28.79%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 3.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $12.34 EPS. View Booking's Earnings History.

When is Booking's next earnings date?

Booking is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Booking.

What guidance has Booking issued on next quarter's earnings?

Booking updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $22.15-22.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $22.43.

What price target have analysts set for BKNG?

27 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Booking's stock. Their predictions range from $1,745.02 to $2,425.00. On average, they expect Booking's stock price to reach $2,079.7736 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Booking.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Booking?

27 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Booking in the last year. There are currently 13 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Booking.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Booking stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Booking stock:
  • 1. SunTrust Banks, Inc. analysts commented, "We expect 1Q RNG to be slightly above Street expectations but to show a sizable deceleration Q/Q, largely reflecting a hit in its core European market from a tough macro and uncertainty around Brexit. That said, our read on Easter holiday booking trends suggest holiday demand remains intact, which coupled with a favorable Brexit outcome may ease the path for growth in 2Q-4Q. If growth continues to lag in 2019, we see scope for upside to our above-consensus EPS. At ~12.8x fwd EBITDA, buyback authorization ($4.5B) and a differentiated consumer offering, we find the risk/reward attractive. 1Q Room Night Growth (RNG) likely slow Q/Q but come in modestly above muted Street expectations." (4/4/2019)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Booking Holdings’ increasing booked room nights and strong momentum in global accommodation space are contributing well to its gross bookings growth. Further, robust agency model continues to aid the company’s position in the international markets. Also, strong efforts toward ramping up of merchant business remain positive. We believe secular growth trend in the online travel booking market, growing mobile usage penetration and improving ADRs are tailwinds. Moreover, the company’s strong position in international markets, growth opportunities in the domestic market and good execution of marketing strategies are major positives. However, sluggishness in the rental car days poses risk. Also, rising advertising spend and occupancy tax litigation are concerns. Notably, the stock has underperformed the industry it belongs to in the past one year." (1/11/2019)

Has Booking been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about BKNG stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Booking earned a daily sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Booking.

Are investors shorting Booking?

Booking saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,445,400 shares, an increase of 9.8% from the April 30th total of 1,316,600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 451,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.2 days. Currently, 3.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Booking's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Booking's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Booking own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Booking investors own include Netflix (NFLX), Alphabet (GOOG), Tesla (TSLA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Baidu (BIDU), Visa (V), Mastercard (MA) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

Who are Booking's key executives?

Booking's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Jeffery H. Boyd, Executive Chairman of the Board (Age 60)
  • Glenn D. Fogel, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 55)
  • Gillian Tans, President and Chief Executive Officer of (Age 46)
  • Peter J. Millones Jr., Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary (Age 47)
  • Daniel J. Finnegan, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 54)
  • James M. Guyette, Lead Independent Director (Age 71)
  • Robert J. Mylod Jr., Director (Age 50)
  • Timothy Armstrong, Independent Director (Age 46)
  • Jan L. Docter, Independent Director (Age 67)
  • Jeffrey E. Epstein, Independent Director (Age 61)

Who are Booking's major shareholders?

Booking's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.30%), FMR LLC (2.30%), Ellis Investment Partners LLC (1.38%), Northern Trust Corp (1.21%), Investec Asset Management LTD (0.99%) and Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. (0.64%). Company insiders that own Booking stock include Gillian Tans, Jan L Docter, Jeffrey E Epstein and Peter J Millones. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Booking.

Which institutional investors are selling Booking stock?

BKNG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Janus Henderson Group PLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Marshall Wace North America L.P., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold Booking company stock in the last year include Gillian Tans and Jeffrey E Epstein. View Insider Buying and Selling for Booking.

Which institutional investors are buying Booking stock?

BKNG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ellis Investment Partners LLC, Yacktman Asset Management LP, Boston Partners, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, USS Investment Management Ltd, FMR LLC, Lazard Asset Management LLC and Ellis Investment Partners LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Booking.

How do I buy shares of Booking?

Shares of BKNG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Booking's stock price today?

One share of BKNG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1,809.09.

How big of a company is Booking?

Booking has a market capitalization of $78.32 billion and generates $14.53 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $4.00 billion in net income (profit) each year or $92.59 on an earnings per share basis. Booking employs 24,500 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Booking.

What is Booking's official website?

The official website for Booking is

How can I contact Booking?

Booking's mailing address is 800 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NORWALK CT, 06854. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 203-299-8000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Booking (NASDAQ BKNG)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,489 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  880 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  2,369
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This page was last updated on 6/19/2019 by Staff

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