NASDAQ:BKNG - Booking Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $1,840.68 +15.69 (+0.86 %) (As of 08/20/2018 01:04 AM ET)Previous Close$1,840.68Today's Range$1,816.04 - $1,842.6652-Week Range$1,630.56 - $2,228.99Volume610,276 shsAverage Volume437,214 shsMarket Capitalization$90.09 billionP/E Ratio23.90Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.21 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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). Receive BKNG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BKNG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryInternet Retail SectorRetail/Wholesale SymbolNASDAQ:BKNG CUSIP74150340 Webwww.bookingholdings.com Phone203-299-8000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.86 Current Ratio1.92 Quick Ratio1.92 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio23.90 Forward P/E Ratio20.76 P/E Growth1.47 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$12.68 billion Price / Sales6.89 Cash Flow$85.2956 per share Price / Cash21.58 Book Value$230.89 per share Price / Book7.97 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$77.03 Net Income$2.34 billion Net Margins20.07% Return on Equity24.74% Return on Assets11.02% Miscellaneous Employees22,900 Outstanding Shares47,470,000Market Cap$90.09 billion 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, August, 9th. The business services provider reported $20.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $17.34 by $3.33. The business services provider earned $3.54 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.45 billion. Booking had a net margin of 20.07% and a return on equity of 24.74%. The business's revenue was up 16.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $24.39 EPS. 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, 5th 2018. 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 Thursday, August, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $36.70-37.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $39.82. What price target have analysts set for BKNG? 26 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Booking's shares. Their forecasts range from $2.00 to $2,520.00. On average, they expect Booking's share price to reach $2,158.3636 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Booking. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Booking? 26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Booking in the last year. There are currently 11 hold ratings and 15 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) Who are some of Booking's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Booking include Visa (V), Mastercard (MA), Accenture (ACN), Paypal (PYPL), Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS), eBay (EBAY), NetEase (NTES), First Data (FDC), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP), Pinduoduo (PDD), FleetCor Technologies (FLT), Global Payments (GPN), Total System Services (TSS), Mercadolibre (MELI) and Worldpay (WP). 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) Has Booking been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about BKNG stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Booking earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 46.94 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Booking. Who are Booking's major shareholders? Booking's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.40%), FMR LLC (2.97%), Morgan Stanley (2.09%), Edgewood Management LLC (1.41%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.22%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (0.91%). 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 Point72 Asset Management L.P., Schroder Investment Management Group, Vontobel Asset Management Inc., Boston Partners, Janus Henderson Group PLC, United Services Automobile Association, Marble Arch Investments LP and Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, FMR LLC, Egerton Capital UK LLP, Jennison Associates LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Marathon Asset Management LLP, Epoch Investment Partners Inc. and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. 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 $1,840.68. How big of a company is Booking? Booking has a market capitalization of $90.09 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 mic[email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Booking (NASDAQ BKNG)Community Ranking: 3.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,108 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 481 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,589MarketBeat'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 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Dividend Stocks - Are They Right For You?