NASDAQ:SABR - Sabre Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$25.84 -0.04 (-0.15 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$25.88
Today's Range$25.78 - $26.02
52-Week Range$17.79 - $26.78
Volume2.53 million shs
Average Volume2.50 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.07 billion
P/E Ratio19.89
Dividend Yield2.18%
Sabre logoSabre Corporation, through its subsidiary, Sabre Holdings Corporation, provides technology solutions to the travel and tourism industry worldwide. It operates through two segments, Travel Network, and Airline and Hospitality Solutions. The Travel Network segment operates as a business-to-business travel marketplace that offers travel content, such as inventory, prices, and availability from a range of travel suppliers, including airlines, hotels, car rental brands, rail carriers, cruise lines, and tour operators with a network of travel buyers comprising online and offline travel agencies, travel management companies, and corporate travel departments. The Airline and Hospitality Solutions segment provides a portfolio of software technology products and solutions through software-as-a-service and hosted delivery models to airlines, hoteliers, and other travel suppliers. Its products include SabreSonic Customer Sales & Service, a reservation system that provides capabilities around managing sales and customer service across an airline's diverse touch points; Sabre AirVision Marketing & Planning, a set of airline commercial planning solutions; and Sabre AirCentre Enterprise Operations, a set of solutions for planning and management of airline, airport, and customer operations. This segment also provides software and solutions to hoteliers through SynXis, a central reservation system; SynXis Property Manager Solution for property management; and marketing, professional, and revenue management services. Sabre Corporation was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Southlake, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.83
Current Ratio1.09
Quick Ratio1.09


Trailing P/E Ratio19.89
Forward P/E Ratio19.73
P/E Growth2.73

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.60 billion
Price / Sales1.98
Cash Flow$3.0580 per share
Price / Cash8.45
Book Value$2.54 per share
Price / Book10.17


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.30
Net Income$242.53 million
Net Margins9.41%
Return on Equity47.59%
Return on Assets6.39%


Outstanding Shares275,150,000
Market Cap$7.07 billion

Sabre (NASDAQ:SABR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sabre's stock symbol?

Sabre trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SABR."

How often does Sabre pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sabre?

Sabre announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 25th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 21st will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.17%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 20th. View Sabre's Dividend History.

How will Sabre's stock buyback program work?

Sabre declared that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Friday, April 7th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 84% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Sabre's earnings last quarter?

Sabre Corp (NASDAQ:SABR) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 31st. The information technology services provider reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.02. The information technology services provider had revenue of $984.38 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $946.40 million. Sabre had a return on equity of 47.59% and a net margin of 9.41%. Sabre's revenue was up 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.35 EPS. View Sabre's Earnings History.

When is Sabre's next earnings date?

Sabre is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Sabre.

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

Sabre issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 31st. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.39-1.53 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.47. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.76-3.84 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.81 billion.

What price target have analysts set for SABR?

8 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Sabre's stock. Their predictions range from $25.00 to $31.00. On average, they expect Sabre's share price to reach $27.8333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sabre.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sabre?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sabre in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Sabre.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Sabre stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Sabre stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Sabre's second-quarter results benefitted from strong adoption of its solutions at its Travel Network and Hospitality Solutions business segments. The company has a diversified clientele, which includes online and offline travel agencies, airlines as well as hotel companies. This improves visibility into the company’s revenue growth trajectory. Moreover, Sabre’s collaboration with Microsoft and Amazon Web Services for the cloud infrastructure of its SaaS based solutions is positive. However, seasonality in the travel industry and stiff competition in the travel distribution market are headwinds. Sabre’s Travel Network segment is prone to pricing pressure from travel suppliers. Additionally, the company has to comply with the new regulations of the industry as well like the new distribution capability standard introduced by The International Air Transport Association. These tend to increase costs." (8/7/2018)
  • 2. Imperial Capital analysts commented, "We are maintaining our Outperform rating and raising our one-year price target of $31 on SABR shares. Our price target is about 26% above the recent share price. We are also maintaining our full-year EPS estimates; see Figure 1. Our positive outlook on SABR shares is predicated on: 1) revenues stabilizing in the Airline Solutions business as SABR laps losing Southwest (LUV); 2) SABR further expanding its footprint in the fast-growing Hospitality Solutions industry, with revenue growth expected in the low-teens; 3) healthy growth in the GDS with strong global travel demand, market share gains in Asia-Pacific, and improved pricing due to modest competition; 4) SABR generating strong free cash flow through FY19, with FY18 capital expenditures expected at or below the low end of the guidance range; and 5) attractive valuations relative to historical valuation ranges." (8/1/2018)

Are investors shorting Sabre?

Sabre saw a decrease in short interest in August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 6,062,406 shares, a decrease of 32.6% from the July 31st total of 8,993,096 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,344,859 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 days. Approximately 2.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Sabre's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Sabre's key competitors?

Who are Sabre's key executives?

Sabre's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Sean E. Menke, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 49)
  • Mr. David J. Shirk, Exec. VP & Pres of Travel Solutions (Age 51)
  • Mr. Richard A. Simonson, Sr. Advisor to the Chief Exec. Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Michael Sam Gilliland, Chairman Emeritus and Adviser (Age 55)
  • Mr. Douglas Elliott Barnett, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)

Has Sabre been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about SABR stock have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sabre earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the information technology services provider an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating 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 Sabre.

Who are Sabre's major shareholders?

Sabre's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include TPG Group Holdings SBS Advisors Inc. (9.50%), BlackRock Inc. (8.21%), Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (6.65%), Sound Shore Management Inc. CT (2.92%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.65%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.32%). Company insiders that own Sabre stock include Alexander S Alt, David J Shirk, Deborah Kerr, Gregory T Webb, Group Holdings (Sbs) Advis Tpg, Hugh W Jones, Judson Wade Jones, Lake Group LLC Silver, Lawrence W Kellner, Richard A Simonson, Thomas Klein and William G Robinson Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sabre.

Which major investors are selling Sabre stock?

SABR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TPG Group Holdings SBS Advisors Inc., Vulcan Value Partners LLC, Laurion Capital Management LP, Lateef Investment Management L.P., Sound Shore Management Inc. CT, FMR LLC, Epoch Investment Partners Inc. and Schroder Investment Management Group. Company insiders that have sold Sabre company stock in the last year include David J Shirk, Group Holdings (Sbs) Advis Tpg, Lake Group LLC Silver and Lawrence W Kellner. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sabre.

Which major investors are buying Sabre stock?

SABR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, BlackRock Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Millennium Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Stelliam Investment Management LP, Mackay Shields LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sabre.

How do I buy shares of Sabre?

Shares of SABR 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 Sabre's stock price today?

One share of SABR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.84.

How big of a company is Sabre?

Sabre has a market capitalization of $7.07 billion and generates $3.60 billion in revenue each year. The information technology services provider earns $242.53 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.30 on an earnings per share basis. Sabre employs 9,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Sabre?

Sabre's mailing address is 3150 SABRE DRIVE, SOUTHLAKE TX, 76092. The information technology services provider can be reached via phone at 682-605-1000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sabre (NASDAQ SABR)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  328 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  233 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  561
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sabre and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SABR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SABR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/21/2018 by Staff

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