NASDAQ:BKNG - Booking Stock Price, News & Analysis

$2,072.95
+9.05 (+0.44 %)
(As of 09/17/2019 04:22 AM ET)
Today's Range
$2,035.01
Now: $2,072.95
$2,080.6699
50-Day Range
$1,769.00
MA: $1,935.74
$2,063.8999
52-Week Range
$1,606.27
Now: $2,072.95
$2,081.81
Volume299,373 shs
Average Volume420,453 shs
Market Capitalization$88.13 billion
P/E Ratio22.39
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.14
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.53 billion
Cash Flow$108.0787 per share
Book Value$189.62 per share

Profitability

Net Income$4.00 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees24,500
Market Cap$88.13 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 data on Wednesday, August, 7th. The business services provider reported $23.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $22.80 by $0.79. The business services provider earned $3.85 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.78 billion. Booking had a return on equity of 56.70% and a net margin of 28.19%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 8.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $20.13 earnings per share. View Booking's Earnings History.

When is Booking's next earnings date?

Booking is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Booking.

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

Booking issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 43.60-44.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $44.02.

What price target have analysts set for BKNG?

27 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Booking's stock. Their forecasts range from $1,745.02 to $2,400.00. On average, they anticipate Booking's share price to reach $2,069.5464 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.2%. 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. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Booking Holdings is riding on improving gross bookings. The company continues to witness solid growth in the booked room nights. Its rising mobile share and growing accommodation business are aiding total room nights bookings. Further, strong efforts toward ramping up of merchant business remain positive. We believe secular growth trend in the online travel booking market and growing mobile usage penetration 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. Notably, the stock has outperformed its industry on a year-to-date basis. However, sluggishness in the rental car days poses risk. Moreover, macro headwinds, increasing advertising spend and occupancy tax-related litigation remain concerns." (9/12/2019)
  • 2. Evercore ISI analysts commented, "We remain cautious, but do not have a draconian view and thus reiterate our In Line rating. Our PT moves lower to $44, which includes an NPV hit of $2.8 Bn related to upcoming litigation (would equate to ~8x EBITDA if you adjusted for fine as debt – we will be using this methodology broadly for group going forward)." (8/11/2019)
  • 3. SunTrust Banks, Inc. analysts commented, "We expect 2Q RNG to be slightly above Street expectations but to remain impacted by a weak European macro and moderation in global growth. Within Europe, we view slowing economic growth in Germany and Italy as modest negatives and see marginal benefit from extended Brexit deadline. Given the cloudy macro picture, we expect greater European traveler flows to lower cost destinations, contributing to ADR decline. While the macro is likely to remain a NT overhang on growth, at ~12x in buyback authorization and a sticky offering, we find the risk/reward attractive for LT holders." (7/18/2019)

Has Booking been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about BKNG stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Booking earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Booking.

Are investors shorting Booking?

Booking saw a decline in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,186,300 shares, a decline of 7.2% from the July 31st total of 1,278,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 336,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.5 days. Approximately 2.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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), Baidu (BIDU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Visa (V), Mastercard (MA) and Starbucks (SBUX).

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. (7.80%), BlackRock Inc. (6.48%), BlackRock Inc. (6.48%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (5.89%), Edgewood Management LLC (1.60%) and Investec Asset Management LTD (1.50%). 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 major investors are selling Booking stock?

BKNG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Vanguard Group Inc., Farallon Capital Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Swedbank, Quest Capital Management Inc. ADV and Manning & Napier Group 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 major investors are buying Booking stock?

BKNG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thoroughbred Financial Services LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Investec Asset Management LTD, Fiduciary Management Inc. WI, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Independent Franchise Partners LLP, HS Management Partners LLC and Marshall Wace North America L.P.. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Booking's stock price today?

One share of BKNG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2,072.95.

How big of a company is Booking?

Booking has a market capitalization of $88.13 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 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:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,563 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  980 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,543
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 9/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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