Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:LVNTA) had its price objective boosted by investment analysts at Pivotal Research from $66.00 to $68.00 in a report released on Tuesday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Pivotal Research’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 9.71% from the company’s previous close.

Several other brokerages also recently commented on LVNTA. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $78.00 target price (up from $60.00) on shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation in a report on Monday. BidaskClub raised Liberty Interactive Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Liberty Interactive Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $60.25.

Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ LVNTA) opened at 61.98 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $5.30 billion, a P/E ratio of 6.22 and a beta of 1.02. Liberty Interactive Corporation has a 1-year low of $36.54 and a 1-year high of $62.41. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $55.81 and its 200 day moving average price is $50.45.

Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:LVNTA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported ($0.14) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.22. The firm had revenue of $6 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2 million. Liberty Interactive Corporation had a net margin of 653.21% and a return on equity of 6.65%. Equities research analysts predict that Liberty Interactive Corporation will post $4.49 EPS for the current year.

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Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in LVNTA. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation by 4.3% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 6,191,159 shares of the company’s stock valued at $275,383,000 after buying an additional 253,058 shares in the last quarter. Artisan Partners Limited Partnership increased its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation by 0.8% in the first quarter. Artisan Partners Limited Partnership now owns 4,127,671 shares of the company’s stock valued at $183,599,000 after buying an additional 31,471 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation by 14,891.7% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,550,325 shares of the company’s stock valued at $157,917,000 after buying an additional 3,526,643 shares in the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation by 2.0% in the second quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 3,420,724 shares of the company’s stock valued at $178,869,000 after buying an additional 67,056 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Clearbridge Investments LLC increased its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation by 5.7% in the first quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC now owns 1,833,336 shares of the company’s stock valued at $81,547,000 after buying an additional 98,937 shares in the last quarter. 89.36% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Liberty Interactive Corporation

Liberty Interactive Corporation (Liberty) owns interests in subsidiaries and other companies, which are engaged in the video and online commerce industries. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, the Company operates in North America, Europe and Asia. Its businesses and assets include its consolidated subsidiaries QVC, Inc (QVC), Backcountry.com, Inc (Backcountry), Bodybuilding.com, LLC (Bodybuilding), CommerceHub and Evite, Inc (Evite) and its equity affiliates Expedia, Inc (Expedia), HSN, Inc (HSN), FTD Companies, Inc (FTD), Interval Leisure Group, Inc (Interval Leisure Group) and LendingTree, Inc (LendingTree).

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