HomeAway COO Unloads $38,768 in Stock (AWAY)
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) COO Brent Bellm unloaded 1,167 shares of HomeAway stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.22, for a total transaction of $38,767.74. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 92,557 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,074,744. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) traded down 1.75% on Thursday, hitting $32.265. 369,398 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. 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 $33.43 and its 200-day moving average is $35.40. The company has a market cap of $3.033 billion and a P/E ratio of 193.18.
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) last posted its quarterly 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. 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 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 investment 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.
HomeAway, Inc (NASDAQ:AWAY) is an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry.
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