Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR) was downgraded by equities researchers at Bank of America Corporation from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report issued on Monday, The Fly reports.

Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Sabre Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 13th. BidaskClub cut shares of Sabre Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, July 8th. Deutsche Bank AG boosted their price objective on shares of Sabre Corporation from $24.00 to $25.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 3rd. TheStreet upgraded shares of Sabre Corporation from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Monday, April 17th. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. restated an “outperform” rating and set a $24.00 target price (down previously from $27.00) on shares of Sabre Corporation in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. Sabre Corporation currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $26.14.

Sabre Corporation (SABR) opened at 19.73 on Monday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $21.99 and its 200-day moving average price is $22.53. Sabre Corporation has a 1-year low of $19.50 and a 1-year high of $29.45. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.50 billion, a PE ratio of 41.62 and a beta of 0.71.

Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 1st. The information technology services provider reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.03. Sabre Corporation had a net margin of 3.87% and a return on equity of 46.16%. The company had revenue of $900.66 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $895.05 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.37 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 6.6% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts predict that Sabre Corporation will post $1.36 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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In related news, insider Richard A. Simonson sold 36,000 shares of Sabre Corporation stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.43, for a total transaction of $879,480.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 231,103 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,645,846.29. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders own 1.00% of the company’s stock.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Creative Planning raised its position in shares of Sabre Corporation by 4.7% in the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 4,578 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock worth $100,000 after buying an additional 205 shares in the last quarter. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. raised its position in shares of Sabre Corporation by 4.5% in the first quarter. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. now owns 5,412 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock worth $107,000 after buying an additional 232 shares in the last quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Sabre Corporation by 21.6% in the second quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. now owns 6,200 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock worth $135,000 after buying an additional 1,100 shares in the last quarter. Parametrica Management Ltd purchased a new position in shares of Sabre Corporation during the second quarter worth approximately $206,000. Finally, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI raised its position in shares of Sabre Corporation by 17.8% in the first quarter. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI now owns 9,529 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock worth $202,000 after buying an additional 1,442 shares in the last quarter.

Sabre Corporation Company Profile

Sabre Corporation is a technology solutions provider to the global travel and tourism industry. The Company provides software and services to a range of travel suppliers and travel buyers. The Company operates through two business segments: Travel Network, and Airline and Hospitality Solutions. Travel Network is its global business-to-business travel marketplace and consists primarily of its global distribution system (GDS) and a set of solutions that integrate with its GDS to serve travel suppliers and travel buyers.

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