Insider Selling: HomeAway CFO Sells 5,230 Shares of Stock (AWAY)
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) CFO Rebecca Lynn Atchison unloaded 5,230 shares of HomeAway stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.19, for a total transaction of $173,583.70. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 112,762 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,742,571. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
AWAY has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. 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 analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $41.64.
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) traded down 1.74% on Thursday, hitting $32.27. 374,314 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 $33.43 and a 200-day moving average of $35.40. The company has a market cap of $3.033 billion and a P/E ratio of 193.18.
HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 24th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the analysts’ 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.
HomeAway, Inc (NASDAQ:AWAY) is an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry.
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