Orbitz Worldwide Director Kenneth S. Esterow Sells 4,511 Shares (OWW)
Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) Director Kenneth S. Esterow unloaded 4,511 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, July 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.71, for a total value of $39,290.81. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 71,098 shares in the company, valued at approximately $619,264. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
Shares of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) traded up 0.91% on Tuesday, hitting $8.89. The stock had a trading volume of 48,607 shares. Orbitz Worldwide has a 1-year low of $6.40 and a 1-year high of $13.26. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $8.33 and its 200-day moving average is $7.91. The company has a market cap of $971.2 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 74.03.
Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May 5th. The company reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.03. The company had revenue of $210.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $205.50 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.10) earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 3.6% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Orbitz Worldwide will post $0.33 EPS for the current fiscal year.
OWW has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Oppenheimer initiated coverage on shares of Orbitz Worldwide in a research note on Monday, June 30th. They set a “market perform” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on shares of Orbitz Worldwide in a research note on Monday, June 2nd. They set a “hold” rating and a $8.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, analysts at Susquehanna cut their price target on shares of Orbitz Worldwide from $9.00 to $8.00 in a research note on Tuesday, May 6th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. Orbitz Worldwide presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $8.56.
Orbitz Worldwide, Inc is a global online travel company (NYSE:OWW) that uses technology to enable leisure and business travelers to research, plan and book a range of travel products and services.
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