Liberty Interactive Group (NASDAQ:QVCA) shares saw strong trading volume on Friday . 13,630,915 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 482% from the previous session’s volume of 2,342,121 shares.The stock last traded at $21.57 and had previously closed at $26.30.

Several equities analysts recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Liberty Interactive Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. Maxim Group assumed coverage on shares of Liberty Interactive Group in a research note on Thursday, June 9th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $37.00 price target on the stock. FBR & Co restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $31.00 price target on shares of Liberty Interactive Group in a research note on Tuesday, May 17th. Axiom Securities upped their price target on shares of Liberty Interactive Group from $33.00 to $34.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 11th. Finally, Wunderlich restated a “buy” rating and issued a $38.00 price target on shares of Liberty Interactive Group in a research note on Monday, May 9th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $33.89.

The company has a market capitalization of $9.91 billion and a PE ratio of 17.20. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $25.72 and a 200-day moving average price of $25.60.

Liberty Interactive Group (NASDAQ:QVCA) last released its earnings results on Monday, May 9th. The company reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.23. The business had revenue of $2.40 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.35 billion. Equities analysts forecast that Liberty Interactive Group will post $1.14 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, Director Michael A. George sold 150,000 shares of Liberty Interactive Group stock in a transaction on Monday, July 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.24, for a total transaction of $3,936,000.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 1,081,179 shares in the company, valued at approximately $28,370,136.96. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director David E. Rapley sold 3,890 shares of Liberty Interactive Group stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.89, for a total value of $100,712.10. Following the sale, the director now owns 22,065 shares in the company, valued at $571,262.85. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Brown Advisory Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive Group by 3.9% in the fourth quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 44,270 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,209,000 after buying an additional 1,664 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive Group by 5.6% in the fourth quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 20,040,081 shares of the company’s stock worth $547,494,000 after buying an additional 1,054,881 shares in the last quarter. GAM Holding AG boosted its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive Group by 6.1% in the fourth quarter. GAM Holding AG now owns 60,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,645,000 after buying an additional 3,465 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive Group by 38.0% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 1,004,761 shares of the company’s stock worth $27,450,000 after buying an additional 276,550 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management CO. LTD. boosted its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive Group by 9.6% in the fourth quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management CO. LTD. now owns 56,097 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,533,000 after buying an additional 4,912 shares in the last quarter.

Liberty Interactive Corporation (Liberty) owns interests in subsidiaries and other companies, which are engaged in the video and on-line 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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