Priceline Group Inc (PCLN)

PCLN (NASDAQ:Diversified Services) EQUITY
$1,055.00
neg -0.24
-0.02%
Today's Range: 1,058.35 - 1,078.89 | PCLN Avg Daily Volume: 697,200
Last Update: 02/12/16 - 1:20 PM EST
Volume: 353,875
YTD Performance: 0.00%
Open: $1,066.88
Previous Close: $1,055.24
52 Week Range: $954.02 - $1,476.52
Oustanding Shares: 49,783,883
Market Cap: 51,415,300,846
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for PCLN
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 9 9 11 11
Moderate Buy 2 2 1 1
Hold 7 6 6 6
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.89 1.82 1.72 1.72
Latest Dividend: 0.00
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 12/31/69
Price Earnings Ratio: 0.00
Price Earnings Comparisons:
PCLN Sector Avg. S&P 500
0.00 21.40 27.18
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 24.30 0.94 0.24
Net Income 27.90 1.29 0.31
EPS 26.50 1.18 0.29
Earnings for PCLN:
EBITDA 3.34B
Revenue 8.44B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (12/15) Qtr (03/16) FY (12/15) FY (12/16)
Average Estimate $10.90 $8.90 $53.99 $64.53
Number of Analysts 6 3 6 6
High Estimate $11.55 $9.18 $54.53 $71.29
Low Estimate $10.21 $8.36 $53.43 $60.26
Prior Year $9.63 $7.47 $50.09 $53.99
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 13.14% 19.10% 7.79% 19.52%
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By

Doug Kass

 | Feb 8, 2016 | 10:25 AM EST
Tesla (TSLA), which I put on my "Best Short Ideas" list in October and made my "Short Trade of the Week" on Jan. 28, fell from $275 last July to around $153 this morning (dropping -$13 on Friday alone). Facebook (FB) has fallen from $115 on Feb. 1 to about $101 today (and -$7 on Friday). Amazon (AMZN) has tumbled from nearly $694 on Dec. 29 to $479 this morning (down $36 on Friday). Netflix (NFLX), which is also on my "Best Short Ideas" list, has tanked from almost $131 on Dec. 4 to $81 at last check this morning (including -$7 on Friday). Alphabet/Google (GOOG, GOOGL) has dropped from nearly $795 on Dec. 29 to around $695 for GOOG so far today (-$24.44 on Friday). I've been short on the TFANGs with the exception of Alphabet. (I profitably covered my FB and AMZN shorts recently, but remain short on NFLX and TSLA). A Little History The market's technical complexion began to change in late 2014, with Wall Street's leadership narrowing.  I consistently warned at the time that historically, a narrowing market bodes poorly for stocks' major indices. Typically, leadership narrows because around 98% of stocks are facing challenges while the remaining 2% float in euphoria. But mathematically, the major indices' few winners can't long disguise what's going on with everyone else. Nonetheless, investors embraced the TFANGs for seven years. To paraphrase Peter, Paul and Mary: "Puffed, the Magic Dragon Lived by the sea. And frolicked in the autumn mist In a land called Silicon Valley." But last March in The Power of Free, I warned that while social-media and the technology disruptors like the TFANGs might be at the edge of huge innovations, they might also represent "profitless prosperity." As I wrote at the time: "For me, at these valuations and within the context of the broader market's levels, there is a bit of you either are a believer or you aren't. Obviously, anything can happen in the short term, and more power to profitable trading. As an investment, however, the markets (and their valuations) seem to be saying that Facebook, OpenTable, Priceline (PCLN), TripAdvisor (TRIP), Yelp (YELP), GrubHub (GRUB), LinkedIn (LNKD), Salesforce (CRM) and that ilk are indeed not just changing the world for consumers and corporations, but are going to be profit machines for decades. That is not hyperbole. Being here to stay, which is even uncertain for some of the aforementioned names, is not even close to good enough, in my humble opinion. I am not a believer in social media, new tech, sustainable profit margins of the cloud, the endless power of big data, the optimistic prospects for smart advertising and the like being profit machines for decades. I am not even a believer that a majority of these companies will be profit machines, ever. Rather, the new social-media paradigm is reminiscent of another new paradigm infamously featured in a column in Wired Magazine back in 1997: The Long Boom: A History of the Future 1980-2020. Written by Peter Schwartz and Peter Leyden, the article started with the following summary of view that proved to turn out poorly, as two recessions (one was shallow; the other represented the deepest contraction in nearly 80 years) followed soon after during the next decade: 'We're facing 25 years of prosperity, freedom, and a better environment for the whole world. You got a problem with that?' -- Doug's Daily Diary, The Power of Free (March 9, 2015) Given the deep recent drops in the TFANGs, LNKD and DATA, we must now ask: What were investors thinking when the TFANGs were a lot higher? My answer: Onc
By

Jim Cramer

 | Feb 1, 2016 | 1:44 PM EST

One view likes oil larger and the other view likes oil small.

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Paul Price

 | Jan 29, 2016 | 7:00 AM EST

This option play involving the online travel giant is not a strategy for small accounts.

bearishPriceline.com downgraded at Goldman

Jan 27, 2016 | 7:49 AM EST

PCLN was downgraded to Neutral, Goldman Sachs said. $1,200 price target. Company is facing increased competition and will be hurt by the stronger dollar. 

By

Jim Cramer

 | Dec 23, 2015 | 6:09 PM EST

How else would you explain it?

By

Cody Willard

 | Dec 21, 2015 | 3:30 PM EST

The revolution isn't over, but it may be time to review strategy.

By

Jim Cramer

 | Dec 17, 2015 | 1:00 PM EST

TheStreet looked at stocks that soared under the Federal Reserve's QE program, and Jim Cramer explains why some shares performed better than others.

By

Ed Ponsi

 | Dec 7, 2015 | 11:00 AM EST

Charts show Priceline, Expedia and JetBlue are poised to rally.

By

Jim Cramer

 | Nov 25, 2015 | 11:27 AM EST

It is a more sanguine situation the broader we go. 

By

Timothy Collins

 | Nov 10, 2015 | 12:45 PM EST

There is a stock opportunity here despite the metal's struggles.

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