Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:QVCA) – DA Davidson issued their Q1 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Liberty Interactive in a report released on Tuesday. DA Davidson analyst T. Forte forecasts that the company will earn $0.28 per share for the quarter. DA Davidson currently has a “Buy” rating and a $37.00 target price on the stock. DA Davidson also issued estimates for Liberty Interactive’s Q2 2018 earnings at $0.36 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.26 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.56 EPS and FY2022 earnings at $1.69 EPS.

A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Liberty Interactive from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Citigroup downgraded shares of Liberty Interactive from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and decreased their price target for the company from $27.00 to $22.00 in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. Aegis upped their price target on shares of Liberty Interactive from $34.00 to $35.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, November 17th. BidaskClub raised shares of Liberty Interactive from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 21st. Finally, B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Liberty Interactive in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $30.00.

Liberty Interactive (QVCA) traded up $0.76 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $25.48. 6,070,000 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,697,550. Liberty Interactive has a 1 year low of $17.24 and a 1 year high of $26.79. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 1.18 and a quick ratio of 0.73. The stock has a market capitalization of $11,102.49, a P/E ratio of 23.16, a PEG ratio of 1.56 and a beta of 1.32.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Rafferty Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive by 1.2% in the second quarter. Rafferty Asset Management LLC now owns 29,090 shares of the company’s stock valued at $714,000 after acquiring an additional 345 shares during the period. Global Endowment Management LP raised its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive by 0.5% in the second quarter. Global Endowment Management LP now owns 79,430 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,949,000 after acquiring an additional 400 shares during the period. Scotia Capital Inc. raised its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive by 1.5% in the second quarter. Scotia Capital Inc. now owns 29,835 shares of the company’s stock valued at $732,000 after acquiring an additional 432 shares during the period. D.A. Davidson & CO. raised its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive by 0.7% in the second quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. now owns 67,646 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,660,000 after acquiring an additional 489 shares during the period. Finally, Toronto Dominion Bank raised its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive by 18.2% in the second quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 5,378 shares of the company’s stock valued at $132,000 after acquiring an additional 829 shares during the period. 97.02% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In other news, Director Malcolm Ian Grant Gilchrist sold 3,765 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.38, for a total value of $99,320.70. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, Director Mark C. Vadon sold 679,997 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, October 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.74, for a total transaction of $15,463,131.78. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 813,062 shares of company stock worth $18,428,588. Insiders own 10.68% of the company’s stock.

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Liberty Interactive Company Profile

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).

Earnings History and Estimates for Liberty Interactive (NASDAQ:QVCA)

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