NASDAQ:BKNG - Booking Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$2,010.60 -13.31 (-0.66 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 06:37 AM ET)
Previous Close$2,023.91
Today's Range$2,002.56 - $2,020.69
52-Week Range$1,630.56 - $2,228.99
Volume347,100 shs
Average Volume310,868 shs
Market Capitalization$97.50 billion
P/E Ratio25.55
Dividend YieldN/A
Booking logoBooking 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. Its other brands include KAYAK, and OpenTable, Inc. (OpenTable). As of December 31, 2016, 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 Website).

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryInternet Retail


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.87
Current Ratio2.14
Quick Ratio2.14


Trailing P/E Ratio25.55
Forward P/E Ratio22.66
P/E Growth1.56

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.68 billion
Price / Sales7.64
Cash Flow$87.3794 per share
Price / Cash23.01
Book Value$230.89 per share
Price / Book8.71


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$77.03
Net Income$2.34 billion
Net Margins18.90%
Return on Equity22.03%
Return on Assets10.24%


Outstanding Shares48,170,000
Market Cap$97,501.80

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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 9th. The business services provider reported $12.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $10.68 by $1.32. The business services provider earned $2.93 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.87 billion. Booking had a return on equity of 22.03% and a net margin of 18.90%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 21.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $9.88 EPS. View Booking's Earnings History.

When is Booking's next earnings date?

Booking is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Booking.

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

Booking updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $16.35-17.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $16.79.

What price target have analysts set for BKNG?

27 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Booking's stock. Their forecasts range from $2.00 to $2,600.00. On average, they anticipate Booking's share price to reach $2,178.2174 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 8 hold ratings and 19 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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 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." (7/14/2018)
  • 2. 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." (7/10/2018)
  • 3. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "PCLN reported a strong qtr but that was not enough and stock declined 6% after the close. Conservative guidance, as usual, did not help either. While gross bookings did not beat high end of guidance for the 1st time in 11 qtrs, we don’t think PCLN’s fundamentals have changed. With gross bookings up 16% Y/Y (vs EXPE’s +12%), PCLN keeps gaining market share. We see any pullback in the stock as a buying opportunity. We maintain our Buy and raise PT to $2,300. PCLN reported a strong qtr with rev up 18% Y/Y to $3.02B vs. cons ests of $2.99B. Adj EBITDA of $974MM was ahead of Street ests of $927MM and guidance of $860-905MM. Non-GAAP EPS of $15.14 easily beat Street’s $14.20 and guidance of $13.30-$14.00. Gross bookings hit $20.80B in Q2 (+16% Y/Y / +19% ex-FX), slightly below cons ests of $21.06B but close to the high end of guidance. We believe this was a fluke and not a sign of fundamental changes. Adj EBITDA margin improved 40bps and remains 2x+ EXPE’s. Agency bookings at $17.95B were slightly below Street’s $18.17B, while Merchant bookings of $2.85B came in slightly above cons at $2.80B. Bookings growth was driven by 21% Y/Y growth in hotel room nights and 12% Y/Y growth in rental car days, offsetting 9% decline in air tickets." (8/4/2017)

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 (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)

Has Booking been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about BKNG stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Booking earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 47.05 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are Booking's major shareholders?

Booking's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Swedbank (0.38%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.29%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.26%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.18%), ADAMCAPITAL Gestao de Recursos Ltda. (0.14%) and DnB Asset Management AS (0.10%). 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 ADAMCAPITAL Gestao de Recursos Ltda., Manning & Napier Group LLC, Westpac Banking Corp, DnB Asset Management AS, Hartford Investment Management Co., Hillman Co., Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have sold Booking company stock in the last year include Gillian Tans, Jan L Docter, Jeffrey E Epstein and Peter J Millones. View Insider Buying and Selling for Booking.

Which institutional investors are buying Booking stock?

BKNG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Swedbank, Fred Alger Management Inc., Retirement Systems of Alabama, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Bank of Montreal Can and Addenda Capital Inc.. 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 $2,010.60.

How big of a company is Booking?

Booking has a market capitalization of $97.50 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.

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:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  1,070 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  444 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,514
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This page was last updated on 7/20/2018 by Staff

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