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

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$1,852.35 +26.34 (+1.44 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 01:19 AM ET)
Previous Close$1,826.01
Today's Range$1,838.93 - $1,877.99
52-Week Range$1,713.54 - $2,228.99
Volume257,206 shs
Average Volume429,600 shs
Market Capitalization$84.99 billion
P/E Ratio24.05
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.17
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 Booking.com, priceline.com and agoda.com brands. Its other brands include KAYAK, Rentalcars.com and OpenTable, Inc. (OpenTable). As of December 31, 2016, Booking.com offered accommodation reservation services for over 1,115,000 properties in over 220 countries and territories on its various Websites and in over 40 languages, which included over 568,000 vacation rental properties (updated property counts were available on the Booking.com Website).

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryInternet Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:BKNG
Previous Symbol
CUSIP74150340
Phone203-299-8000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.99
Current Ratio2.41
Quick Ratio2.41

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio24.05
Forward P/E Ratio20.65
P/E Growth1.45

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.68 billion
Price / Sales6.77
Cash Flow$88.7991 per share
Price / Cash Flow20.86
Book Value$230.89 per share
Price / Book8.02

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$77.03
Net Income$2.34 billion
Net Margins19.81%
Return on Equity26.87%
Return on Assets11.35%

Miscellaneous

Employees22,900
Outstanding Shares46,330,000
Market Cap$84.99 billion
OptionableOptionable

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) released its earnings results on Monday, November, 5th. The business services provider reported $37.78 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $38.37 by $0.59. The business services provider had revenue of $4.85 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.81 billion. Booking had a return on equity of 26.87% and a net margin of 19.81%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 9.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $34.43 EPS. View Booking's Earnings History.

When is Booking's next earnings date?

Booking is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Booking.

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

Booking updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $18.90-19.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $18.75. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.17-3.25 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.12 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BKNG?

27 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Booking's shares. Their predictions range from $2.00 to $2,520.00. On average, they expect Booking's stock price to reach $2,161.4167 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.7% 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 9 hold ratings and 18 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 find Booking Holdings’ shares to be attractively valued compared to our fair value of $2,300. Our target is derived using a five-year DCF, which assumes 10% 5-year pro-forma revenue CAGR, and a long-term EBITDA margin of 44.5%. We also assume a perpetuity growth rate of 3% and a weighted average cost of capital of 10%, consistent with the risk profile of similar large-cap Internet names in our coverage group." (8/9/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Booking Holdings is benefiting from continued momentum in both agency and merchant businesses. Room nights and Rental cars have performed impressively. We remain positive about the secular growth trend in the online travel booking market, its strong position in international markets, growth opportunities in the domestic market, good execution, prudent marketing strategy and strong financial position are positives. At the same time, weaker ADRs and airline tickets, macro headwinds, increasing advertising spend and occupancy tax-related litigation remain overhangs. Notably, the stock has underperformed the industry it belongs to over a year." (8/7/2018)

Has Booking been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about BKNG stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Booking earned a daily sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories 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 effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Booking's key competitors?

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 Booking.com (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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.39%), BlackRock Inc. (6.62%), FMR LLC (2.55%), Capital Research Global Investors (2.49%), Dodge & Cox (2.40%) and Morgan Stanley (1.70%). Company insiders that own Booking stock include Daniel J Finnegan, Gillian Tans, Glenn D Fogel, Jan L Docter, Jeffery H Boyd, 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 Capital World Investors, FMR LLC, Morgan Stanley, Jennison Associates LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. Company insiders that have sold Booking company stock in the last year include Gillian Tans, Jeffrey E Epstein and Peter J Millones. 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 Dodge & Cox, Capital International Investors, Alliancebernstein L.P., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Schroder Investment Management Group, Capital Research Global Investors, Neuberger Berman Group LLC and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. 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 $1,852.35.

How big of a company is Booking?

Booking has a market capitalization of $84.99 billion and generates $12.68 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $2.34 billion in net income (profit) each year or $77.03 on an earnings per share basis. Booking employs 22,900 workers across the globe.

What is Booking's official website?

The official website for Booking is http://www.bookingholdings.com.

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:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,323 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  678 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,001
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Booking and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BKNG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BKNG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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