HomeAway Trading Down 2.7% on Insider Selling (AWAY)
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) shares were down 2.7% during mid-day trading on Wednesday following insider selling activity, Stock Ratings Network reports. The stock traded as low as $33.19 and last traded at $33.19, with a volume of 364,309 shares. The stock had previously closed at $34.11.
Specifically, COO Brent Bellm sold 3,472 shares of HomeAway stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.94, for a total transaction of $117,839.68. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on AWAY shares. 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. Eleven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. HomeAway presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $41.64.
The stock’s 50-day moving average is $33.40 and its 200-day moving average is $35.67. The company has a market cap of $3.106 billion and a P/E ratio of 200.65.
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) last released its earnings data 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. On average, analysts predict that HomeAway will post $0.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
HomeAway, Inc (NASDAQ:AWAY) is an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry.
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