Private Advisor Group LLC Has $3.35 Million Holdings in Expedia Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE)

Private Advisor Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Expedia Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPEFree Report) by 0.4% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 24,351 shares of the online travel company’s stock after purchasing an additional 87 shares during the quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC’s holdings in Expedia Group were worth $3,354,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of EXPE. Advisors Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in Expedia Group by 16.4% during the 3rd quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 6,268 shares of the online travel company’s stock valued at $646,000 after purchasing an additional 882 shares during the last quarter. Scotia Capital Inc. raised its stake in shares of Expedia Group by 13.9% in the 3rd quarter. Scotia Capital Inc. now owns 4,024 shares of the online travel company’s stock valued at $415,000 after buying an additional 492 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio raised its stake in shares of Expedia Group by 20.7% in the 3rd quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 80,577 shares of the online travel company’s stock valued at $8,305,000 after buying an additional 13,797 shares in the last quarter. Seelaus Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Expedia Group by 18.6% in the 3rd quarter. Seelaus Asset Management LLC now owns 4,206 shares of the online travel company’s stock valued at $434,000 after buying an additional 661 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Diversified Trust Co raised its stake in shares of Expedia Group by 27.8% in the 3rd quarter. Diversified Trust Co now owns 3,654 shares of the online travel company’s stock valued at $377,000 after buying an additional 794 shares in the last quarter. 90.76% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Insider Activity

In other news, Director Craig A. Jacobson sold 6,722 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $112.71, for a total value of $757,636.62. Following the transaction, the director now owns 32,620 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,676,600.20. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. In related news, Director Craig A. Jacobson sold 6,722 shares of Expedia Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $112.71, for a total transaction of $757,636.62. Following the transaction, the director now owns 32,620 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,676,600.20. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CAO Lance A. Soliday sold 544 shares of Expedia Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $113.38, for a total transaction of $61,678.72. Following the transaction, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 11,187 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,268,382.06. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 8.07% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Jefferies Financial Group dropped their price objective on shares of Expedia Group from $150.00 to $145.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, March 19th. Barclays dropped their price objective on shares of Expedia Group from $158.00 to $138.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, May 6th. BTIG Research dropped their price objective on shares of Expedia Group from $175.00 to $150.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, May 21st. Susquehanna restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $125.00 price objective on shares of Expedia Group in a research note on Wednesday, May 15th. Finally, Mizuho dropped their target price on shares of Expedia Group from $140.00 to $135.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, May 3rd. Sixteen equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat.com, Expedia Group presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $148.12.

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Shares of NASDAQ EXPE opened at $123.61 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $16.85 billion, a PE ratio of 23.15, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.47 and a beta of 1.78. The company has a current ratio of 0.79, a quick ratio of 0.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.93. Expedia Group, Inc. has a 1 year low of $92.48 and a 1 year high of $160.05. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $119.71 and its 200-day moving average is $133.39.

Expedia Group (NASDAQ:EXPEGet Free Report) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, May 2nd. The online travel company reported ($0.39) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.96) by $0.57. The company had revenue of $2.89 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.80 billion. Expedia Group had a net margin of 6.18% and a return on equity of 41.63%. Equities analysts expect that Expedia Group, Inc. will post 9.25 EPS for the current year.

Expedia Group Company Profile

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Expedia Group, Inc operates as an online travel company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through B2C, B2B, and trivago segments. Its B2C segment includes Brand Expedia, a full-service online travel brand offers various travel products and services; Hotels.com for lodging accommodations; Vrbo, an online marketplace for the alternative accommodations; Orbitz, Travelocity, Wotif Group, ebookers, CheapTickets, Hotwire.com and CarRentals.com.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Expedia Group (NASDAQ:EXPE)

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