Insider Selling: Thomas E. Hale Unloads 2,134 Shares of HomeAway Stock (AWAY)
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) Insider Thomas E. Hale unloaded 2,134 shares of HomeAway stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.44, for a total transaction of $64,958.96. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 84,040 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,558,178. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
AWAY has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of HomeAway from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 29th. They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $49.00. Separately, analysts at FBR Capital Markets upgraded shares of HomeAway from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, May 16th. They now have a $45.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $34.00. Finally, analysts at FBR Capital Markets upgraded shares of HomeAway from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 8th. They now have a $45.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $34.00. Nine investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $43.74.
Shares of HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) traded down 1.11% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $30.41. The stock had a trading volume of 1,231,424 shares. HomeAway has a 52-week low of $27.27 and a 52-week high of $48.90. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $32.73 and a 200-day moving average of $38.49. The company has a market cap of $2.844 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 161.84.
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 24th. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $105.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $102.56 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.14 earnings per share. HomeAway’s revenue was up 33.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that HomeAway will post $0.61 EPS for the current fiscal year.
HomeAway, Inc (NASDAQ:AWAY) is an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry.
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