HomeAway COO Brent Bellm Unloads 8,168 Shares (AWAY)
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) COO Brent Bellm sold 8,168 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.65, for a total transaction of $274,853.20. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 84,389 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,839,690. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
Shares of HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) traded up 1.85% on Wednesday, hitting $34.771. 561,664 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. 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 $31.33 and a 200-day moving average of $37.79. The company has a market cap of $3.252 billion and a P/E ratio of 179.68.
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) last released its earnings data 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. On average, analysts predict that HomeAway will post $0.61 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of HomeAway from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 10th. They now have a $32.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Bank of America upgraded shares of HomeAway from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 10th. They now have a $32.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $42.56.
HomeAway, Inc (NASDAQ:AWAY) is an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry.
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