Liberty Interactive Corp. (LVNTA) Stock Price Down 10.9%
Liberty Interactive Corp. (NASDAQ:LVNTA) traded down 10.9% during trading on Monday . The stock traded as low as $37.90 and last traded at $37.99, with a volume of 1,192,306 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $42.65.
Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. TheStreet upgraded Liberty Interactive Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 10th. Pivotal Research initiated coverage on Liberty Interactive Corp. in a research report on Wednesday, June 8th. They set a “buy” rating and a $48.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised Liberty Interactive Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, May 11th. Citigroup Inc. raised Liberty Interactive Corp. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their target price for the company from $43.00 to $45.00 in a research report on Thursday, June 9th. Finally, FBR & Co reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $43.00 target price on shares of Liberty Interactive Corp. in a research report on Tuesday, April 5th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $45.00.
The firm has a 50-day moving average of $38.24 and a 200-day moving average of $38.00. The firm has a market cap of $5.42 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.93.
In other Liberty Interactive Corp. news, Director Michael A. George sold 150,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, July 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.24, for a total value of $3,936,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 1,081,179 shares in the company, valued at $28,370,136.96. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Chairman John C. Malone sold 33,899 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.62, for a total transaction of $1,275,280.38. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now owns 879,578 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $33,089,724.36. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
Several institutional investors have bought and sold shares of LVNTA. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in Liberty Interactive Corp. by 1.9% in the fourth quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 7,454,526 shares of the company’s stock valued at $336,274,000 after buying an additional 142,156 shares during the period. Marshall Wace LLP purchased a new position in shares of Liberty Interactive Corp. during the fourth quarter worth approximately $20,143,000. Napier Park Global Capital US LP purchased a new position in shares of Liberty Interactive Corp. during the fourth quarter worth approximately $2,851,000. ProShare Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Liberty Interactive Corp. by 1.6% in the fourth quarter. ProShare Advisors LLC now owns 45,697 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,061,000 after buying an additional 706 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its position in shares of Liberty Interactive Corp. by 358.1% in the fourth quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 48,611 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,193,000 after buying an additional 38,000 shares during the last quarter.
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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