Marshall Wace North America L.P. acquired a new position in shares of Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm acquired 1,167 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $236,000.

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Vail Resorts by 12.4% during the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 3,049,283 shares of the company’s stock worth $585,157,000 after purchasing an additional 337,282 shares during the period. FMR LLC boosted its position in shares of Vail Resorts by 0.6% during the 1st quarter. FMR LLC now owns 2,535,906 shares of the company’s stock worth $486,640,000 after purchasing an additional 15,495 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of Vail Resorts by 2,861.3% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,767,451 shares of the company’s stock worth $339,173,000 after purchasing an additional 1,707,766 shares during the period. William Blair Investment Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Vail Resorts by 76.8% during the 1st quarter. William Blair Investment Management LLC now owns 1,312,463 shares of the company’s stock worth $251,862,000 after purchasing an additional 570,087 shares during the period. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its position in shares of Vail Resorts by 40.4% during the 1st quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 441,645 shares of the company’s stock worth $84,751,000 after purchasing an additional 126,977 shares during the period. 96.80% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

MTN has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Bank of America Corporation reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $228.00 price objective (up previously from $205.00) on shares of Vail Resorts in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Vail Resorts from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 10th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $229.00 price objective (up previously from $205.00) on shares of Vail Resorts in a research report on Sunday, June 11th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $226.00 price objective on shares of Vail Resorts in a research report on Sunday, June 11th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $233.00 price objective (up previously from $207.50) on shares of Vail Resorts in a research report on Sunday, June 11th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Vail Resorts currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $227.75.

Shares of Vail Resorts, Inc. (MTN) opened at 227.04 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $9.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 44.19 and a beta of 0.53. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $220.36 and its 200-day moving average is $204.09. Vail Resorts, Inc. has a 12-month low of $151.60 and a 12-month high of $232.38.

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Vail Resorts Company Profile

Vail Resorts, Inc is a holding company. The Company operates through three segments: Mountain, Lodging and Real Estate. Its Mountain segment operates over 10 mountain resort properties and approximately three urban ski areas, as well as ancillary services, primarily including, ski school, dining, and retail/rental operations.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN)

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