Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:QVCA) has earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the twelve research firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $28.89.

Several research firms have issued reports on QVCA. BidaskClub upgraded Liberty Interactive Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. ValuEngine upgraded Liberty Interactive Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Citigroup Inc. downgraded Liberty Interactive Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and dropped their target price for the stock from $27.00 to $22.00 in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. FBR & Co increased their target price on Liberty Interactive Corporation from $26.00 to $28.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Finally, Aegis increased their target price on Liberty Interactive Corporation from $31.00 to $33.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 7th.

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Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:QVCA) traded down 0.09% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $22.23. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,241,432 shares. The company has a market cap of $9.26 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.44 and a beta of 1.25. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $22.85 and its 200 day moving average is $22.85. Liberty Interactive Corporation has a 12 month low of $17.24 and a 12 month high of $26.00.

In other news, Director Mark C. Vadon sold 679,997 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.74, for a total value of $15,463,131.78. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Malcolm Ian Grant Gilchrist sold 2,335 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.08, for a total transaction of $56,226.80. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 955 shares in the company, valued at approximately $22,996.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 3,500,007 shares of company stock worth $77,892,719. Insiders own 10.68% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB increased its holdings in shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation by 22.3% in the second quarter. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB now owns 97,948 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,404,000 after purchasing an additional 17,861 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation by 52.0% in the second quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 2,151,833 shares of the company’s stock worth $52,806,000 after purchasing an additional 735,965 shares during the period. Credit Suisse AG increased its holdings in shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation by 3.4% in the first quarter. Credit Suisse AG now owns 680,299 shares of the company’s stock worth $13,621,000 after purchasing an additional 22,155 shares during the period. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. increased its holdings in shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation by 12.8% in the first quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 68,607 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,374,000 after purchasing an additional 7,797 shares during the period. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation by 1.5% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 5,951,771 shares of the company’s stock worth $119,148,000 after purchasing an additional 86,519 shares during the period. 90.08% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Liberty Interactive Corporation

Liberty Interactive Corporation owns interests in subsidiaries and other companies, which are primarily engaged in the video and online commerce industries. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, the Company operates in North America, Europe and Asia. Its principal businesses and assets include its subsidiaries QVC, Inc (QVC), zulily, llc (zulily) and and Evite, Inc (Evite).

Analyst Recommendations for Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:QVCA)

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