Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG) Shares Sold by Fulton Bank N.A.

Fulton Bank N.A. trimmed its holdings in shares of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG) by 2.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,581 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 42 shares during the period. Fulton Bank N.A.’s holdings in Booking were worth $3,102,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. FTB Advisors Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Booking by 14.3% during the second quarter. FTB Advisors Inc. now owns 48 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $89,000 after purchasing an additional 6 shares during the period. Savant Capital LLC boosted its stake in Booking by 1.9% during the second quarter. Savant Capital LLC now owns 324 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $607,000 after buying an additional 6 shares in the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in Booking by 0.9% during the second quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 663 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,243,000 after buying an additional 6 shares in the last quarter. Whittier Trust Co. boosted its stake in Booking by 16.3% during the second quarter. Whittier Trust Co. now owns 50 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $94,000 after buying an additional 7 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Cresset Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in Booking by 4.8% during the second quarter. Cresset Asset Management LLC now owns 154 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $289,000 after buying an additional 7 shares in the last quarter. 92.23% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

BKNG has been the subject of several research reports. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $2,150.00 target price on shares of Booking in a research note on Thursday, July 18th. Mizuho reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $2,150.00 target price (up previously from $2,050.00) on shares of Booking in a research note on Thursday, August 8th. Wells Fargo & Co cut Booking from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and raised their target price for the company from $2,000.00 to $2,150.00 in a research note on Thursday, September 26th. Barclays reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $2,140.00 target price (up previously from $2,080.00) on shares of Booking in a research note on Thursday, August 8th. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised their target price on Booking from $2,050.00 to $2,100.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company. Booking has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $2,079.70.

Shares of NASDAQ:BKNG traded up $3.93 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $1,945.37. The company had a trading volume of 5,568 shares, compared to its average volume of 348,411. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.74, a quick ratio of 1.58 and a current ratio of 1.58. Booking Holdings Inc. has a 1-year low of $1,606.27 and a 1-year high of $2,081.81. The firm has a market cap of $82.35 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.01, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.47 and a beta of 1.12. The company has a fifty day simple moving average of $1,973.09 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $1,857.98.

Booking (NASDAQ:BKNG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 7th. The business services provider reported $23.59 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $22.80 by $0.79. Booking had a return on equity of 56.70% and a net margin of 28.19%. The firm had revenue of $3.85 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.78 billion. During the same period last year, the company posted $20.13 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 8.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Booking Holdings Inc. will post 102.15 EPS for the current year.

About Booking

Booking Holdings Inc, formerly The Priceline Group Inc, is a provider of travel and restaurant online reservation and related services. The Company, through its online travel companies (OTCs), connects consumers wishing to make travel reservations with providers of travel services across the world. It offers consumers an array of accommodation reservations (including hotels, bed and breakfasts, hostels, apartments, vacation rentals and other properties) through its Booking.com, priceline.com and agoda.com brands.

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