HomeAway Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages (NASDAQ:AWAY)
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the seventeen ratings firms that are covering the company, Analyst Ratings Network reports. Eleven investment 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 company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $41.64.
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, August 13th. 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.
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) opened at 33.65 on Friday. HomeAway has a 1-year low of $27.27 and a 1-year high of $48.90. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $33.38 and a 200-day moving average of $35.7. The company has a market cap of $3.163 billion and a P/E ratio of 195.29.
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 24th. The company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters 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 prior year, the company posted $0.16 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 32.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that HomeAway will post $0.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other HomeAway news, Director Christopher P. Marshall sold 29,713 shares of HomeAway stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.98, for a total transaction of $979,934.74. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
HomeAway, Inc (NASDAQ:AWAY) is an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry.
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