HomeAway CEO Sells $4,452,876 in Stock (AWAY)
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) CEO Brian Sharples unloaded 111,072 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.09, for a total value of $4,452,876.48. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 65,681 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,633,151. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on AWAY shares. Analysts at Barclays upgraded shares of HomeAway from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note to investors on Monday, January 13th. They now have a $48.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $34.00. Separately, analysts at Pacific Crest raised their price target on shares of HomeAway from $37.00 to $50.00 in a research note to investors on Thursday, January 9th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of HomeAway from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note to investors on Tuesday, January 7th. They now have a $43.90 price target on the stock. Ten analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, ten have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $38.28.
HomeAway, Inc (NASDAQ:AWAY) is an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry.
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