Liberty Interactive Group (NASDAQ:QVCA)’s share price traded down 3.7% during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $20.93 and last traded at $21.11, with a volume of 4,441,037 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $21.93.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Axiom Securities boosted their target price on Liberty Interactive Group from $33.00 to $34.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 11th. Zacks Investment Research cut Liberty Interactive Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, May 2nd. FBR & Co reduced their target price on Liberty Interactive Group from $30.00 to $25.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, August 12th. Wunderlich reduced their price target on Liberty Interactive Group from $38.00 to $33.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, August 8th. Finally, FBN Securities raised Liberty Interactive Group from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 10th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $31.75.

The company has a 50 day moving average of $25.13 and a 200-day moving average of $25.44. The company has a market cap of $10.06 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.36.

Liberty Interactive Group (NASDAQ:QVCA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 5th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.03. On average, analysts anticipate that Liberty Interactive Group will post $1.04 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, Director Michael A. George sold 150,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.24, for a total value of $3,936,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 1,081,179 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $28,370,136.96. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Several large investors have modified their holdings of QVCA. Crestwood Capital Management L.P. raised its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive Group by 25.5% in the fourth quarter. Crestwood Capital Management L.P. now owns 1,196,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $32,675,000 after buying an additional 243,360 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley raised 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. BlackRock Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive Group by 23.6% in the fourth quarter. BlackRock Advisors LLC now owns 853,989 shares of the company’s stock worth $23,331,000 after buying an additional 163,183 shares in the last quarter. Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive Group by 6.3% in the fourth quarter. Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP now owns 101,700 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,777,000 after buying an additional 6,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Utah Retirement Systems raised its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive Group by 4.6% in the fourth quarter. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 88,358 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,414,000 after buying an additional 3,900 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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