As Priceline Group INC (PCLN) Shares Were Volatile, Shareholder Altarock Partners LLC Increased Its Stake by $25.79 Million

April 20, 2018 - By Jane Lemasters

During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment is 1.03. That’s change of 2017Q3’s as. 86 investors sold all, 311 reduced holdings as PCLN ratio has no change. 311 rose holdings while only 96 funds took holdings. Funds hold 43.90 million shares thus 12.31% less from 2017Q3’s 50.07 million shares. Renaissance Tech Ltd Liability Com owns 0.18% invested in Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) for 91,999 shs. Hbk Sorce Advisory Ltd Liability Co reported 333 shs. Eaton Vance has invested 0.27% of its capital in Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Ledyard National Bank has 178 shs. Gmt Capital accumulated 49,655 shs. United Svcs Automobile Association holds 39,756 shs. Winslow Capital Management Llc reported 121,857 shs stake. Amica Mutual Company invested in 2,852 shs or 0.49% of the stock. Manchester Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability invested 0.01% of its capital in Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Cibc Asset Mngmt stated it has 6,868 shs or 0.07% of all its holdings. 1,133 were reported by First Tru Company. Gamble Jones Inv Counsel has invested 0.06% in Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Granite Investment Partners Ltd Co has invested 0.04% in Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Morgan Stanley has 0.36% invested in Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) for 748,597 shs. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Inv Mgmt Lc owns 9,861 shs.

PCLN had 6 insider sales and 0 insider buys since December 15, 2017. This’s net activity of $9.77 million. $235,547 worth of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) was sold by Tans Gillian. Another trade for 3,629 shs valued at $7.94M was made by MILLONES PETER J on Thursday, March 15.

Based on the latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC, Altarock Partners Llc increased its stake in Priceline Group Inc (PCLN) by 18.7%. 14,850 shares were bought by Altarock Partners Llc as the company’s stock 0.00% . At the end of 2017Q4, the institutional investor held 94,263 shares of the business services company, priced at $163.81M, up from 79,413 at the end of the previous reported quarter. For a total of 966,907 shares it reduced its holding in Moodys Corp (NYSE:MCO) by 115,529 shares in the quarter, and has cut its stake in .

Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) Ratings Coverage

In total 17 analysts cover Priceline Group (NASDAQ:PCLN). “Buy” rating has 12, “Sell” are 0, while 5 are “Hold”. 71% are bullish. With $2200.0 highest and $1850 lowest [Target] Priceline Group has $2005.67 average [Target] or 5.25% above the current ($1905.64) price. 18 are the (NASDAQ:PCLN)’s analyst reports since October 24, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, February 22 the company was maintained by Deutsche Bank. On Tuesday, November 7 the company was maintained by Piper Jaffray. In Tuesday, November 7 report Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating. On Tuesday, October 24 Deutsche Bank maintained Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) with “Hold” rating. In Tuesday, November 7 report UBS maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, December 7 the stock of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) earned “Hold” rating by M Partners. On Friday, December 1 the stock of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) earned “Hold” rating by Argus Research. On Tuesday, November 7 the stock of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) earned “Buy” rating by Needham. On Tuesday, November 7 the firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given. On Friday, January 12 SunTrust maintained Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) with “Buy” rating.

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