Insider Selling: HomeAway Director Sells $979,935 in Stock (AWAY)
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) Director Christopher P. Marshall sold 29,713 shares of HomeAway stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.98, for a total transaction of $979,934.74. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) traded down 1.39% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $32.52. 1,150,232 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. HomeAway has a one year low of $27.27 and a one year high of $48.90. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $33.74 and a 200-day moving average of $36.18. The company has a market cap of $3.057 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 194.00.
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) last announced its 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 last year, the company posted $0.16 earnings per share. HomeAway’s revenue was up 32.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that HomeAway will post $0.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms have recently commented on AWAY. Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus downgraded shares of HomeAway from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock. Separately, 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. Finally, 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. Eleven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. HomeAway presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $41.64.
HomeAway, Inc (NASDAQ:AWAY) is an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry.
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