HomeAway Director Unloads $28,945,000 in Stock (AWAY)
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) Director Christopher P. Marshall sold 875,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.08, for a total value of $28,945,000.00. 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 down 1.69% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $33.18. The stock had a trading volume of 1,098,301 shares. HomeAway has a 52 week low of $27.27 and a 52 week high of $48.90. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $33.62 and its 200-day moving average is $36.5. The company has a market cap of $3.119 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 198.53.
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 24th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.15. The company had revenue of $114.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $110.36 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.16 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 32.0% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that HomeAway will post $0.59 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms have recently commented on AWAY. Analysts at Raymond James reiterated a “strong-buy” rating on shares of HomeAway in a research note on Friday, July 25th. They now have a $46.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $47.00. Separately, analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of HomeAway in a research note on Friday, July 25th. They now have a $40.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $45.00. Finally, analysts at FBR Capital Markets reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of HomeAway in a research note on Friday, July 25th. They now have a $45.00 price target on the stock. Eleven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $42.69.
HomeAway, Inc (NASDAQ:AWAY) is an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry.
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