Insider Selling: Brent Bellm Sells 3,472 Shares of HomeAway Stock (AWAY)
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) COO Brent Bellm unloaded 3,472 shares of HomeAway stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.94, for a total value of $117,839.68. Following the transaction, the chief operating officer now directly owns 84,389 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,864,163. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, 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 given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $41.64.
Shares of HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) traded down 3.11% on Wednesday, hitting $33.05. The stock had a trading volume of 1,215,966 shares. HomeAway has a 1-year low of $27.27 and a 1-year high of $48.90. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $33.38 and its 200-day moving average is $35.69. The company has a market cap of $3.106 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 200.65.
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) last issued its quarterly earnings data 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. Analysts expect that HomeAway will post $0.59 EPS for the current fiscal year.
HomeAway, Inc (NASDAQ:AWAY) is an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry.
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