Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG) CEO Sells $646,052.95 in Stock

Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG) CEO Gillian Tans sold 295 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $2,190.01, for a total transaction of $646,052.95. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Gillian Tans also recently made the following trade(s):

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  • On Thursday, February 15th, Gillian Tans sold 123 shares of Booking stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $1,850.86, for a total transaction of $227,655.78.
  • On Tuesday, January 16th, Gillian Tans sold 122 shares of Booking stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $1,930.71, for a total transaction of $235,546.62.

Shares of NASDAQ:BKNG opened at $2,033.41 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 2.58, a quick ratio of 2.58 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89. Booking Holdings Inc. has a 1-year low of $1,630.56 and a 1-year high of $2,228.99. The firm has a market cap of $98,191.34, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.40, a P/E/G ratio of 1.49 and a beta of 1.26.

Booking (NASDAQ:BKNG) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 27th. The business services provider reported $16.86 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $14.12 by $2.74. The business had revenue of $2.80 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.70 billion. Booking had a return on equity of 21.12% and a net margin of 18.46%. sell-side analysts forecast that Booking Holdings Inc. will post 87.3 earnings per share for the current year.

BKNG has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Booking from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 12th. Vetr raised shares of Booking from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $2,000.67 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, January 30th. Credit Suisse Group raised shares of Booking to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 7th. SunTrust Banks lifted their price target on shares of Booking to $2,200.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, January 12th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Booking from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $2,074.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Nine investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-five have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $2,092.89.

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About Booking

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.

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