Baskin Financial Services buys $8,405,088 stake in Priceline Group Inc (PCLN)

Priceline Group Inc (PCLN) : Baskin Financial Services scooped up 429 additional shares in Priceline Group Inc during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 3, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 6,130 shares of Priceline Group Inc which is valued at $8,405,088.Priceline Group Inc makes up approximately 2.28% of Baskin Financial Services’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta… boosted its stake in PCLN in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 5,300 additional shares and now holds a total of 19,300 shares of Priceline Group Inc which is valued at $26,463,002. Priceline Group Inc makes up approx 0.33% of Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta…’s portfolio. Buckingham Asset Management sold out all of its stake in PCLN during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 163 shares of PCLN which is valued $223,496.Shinko Asset Management Ltd. boosted its stake in PCLN in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,257 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,387 shares of Priceline Group Inc which is valued at $1,841,104. Priceline Group Inc makes up approx 0.01% of Shinko Asset Management Ltd.’s portfolio.Martin Investment Management reduced its stake in PCLN by selling 1,849 shares or 9.78% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 17,051 shares of PCLN which is valued at $22,633,497. Priceline Group Inc makes up approx 3.65% of Martin Investment Management’s portfolio.Dnb Asset Management As reduced its stake in PCLN by selling 24,300 shares or 21.63% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 88,065 shares of PCLN which is valued at $117,078,895. Priceline Group Inc makes up approx 2.43% of Dnb Asset Management As’s portfolio.

Priceline Group Inc closed down -9.22 points or -0.65% at $1405 with 6,37,030 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $1415.54, the shares hit an intraday low of $1402.02 and an intraday high of $1418.583 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.

On the company’s financial health, Priceline Group Inc reported $13.93 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 1.27 according to the earnings call on Aug 4, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $12.66. The company had revenue of $2556.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2592.37 million. The company’s revenue was up 12.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $12.45 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Priceline Group Inc. Company shares were Reiterated by Deutsche Bank on Aug 5, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 1450 from a previous price target of $1330 .Company shares were Reiterated by The Benchmark Company on Aug 5, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 1600 from a previous price target of $1440 .Company shares were Reiterated by Piper Jaffray on Aug 5, 2016 to “Overweight”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 1625 from a previous price target of $1500 .

The Priceline Group Inc. is a provider of online travel and travel related reservation and search services. The Company through its online travel agent (OTA) services connects consumers wishing to make travel reservations with providers of travel services across the world. The Company’s brands include Booking.com KAYAK agoda.com rentalcars.com and OpenTable. The Company offers consumers accommodation reservations including hotels bed and breakfasts hostels apartments vacation rentals and other properties through its Booking.com priceline.com and agoda.com brands. Its priceline.com brand also offers consumers reservations for rental cars airline tickets vacation packages and cruises. The Company offers rental car reservations through its Website rentalcars.com. The Company also provides an online price comparison service from various travel Websites through KAYAK. OpenTable provides its services to consumers and reservation management services to restaurants.

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