News articles about Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:LVNTA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Liberty Interactive Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 45.7612034489536 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Insider Selling: Liberty Interactive Co. – Series A Liberty Ventures (LVNTA) Director Sells 125,000 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- ETFs with exposure to Liberty Interactive Corp. : October 12, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- A New, Effortless Way to Save Time While Party Planning (finance.yahoo.com)
- Liberty Interactive Corp. :LVNTA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : October 11, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on LVNTA shares. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Pivotal Research increased their price objective on shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation from $58.00 to $66.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Finally, FBR & Co reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $78.00 price objective (up previously from $60.00) on shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $65.67.
Shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation (LVNTA) opened at 57.98 on Friday. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $58.70 and a 200 day moving average of $55.12. Liberty Interactive Corporation has a 52 week low of $36.54 and a 52 week high of $62.41. The firm has a market cap of $4.96 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.07 and a beta of 0.99.
Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:LVNTA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported ($0.14) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.08 by ($0.22). The firm had revenue of $6.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.00 million. Liberty Interactive Corporation had a net margin of 653.21% and a return on equity of 6.65%. Equities analysts predict that Liberty Interactive Corporation will post $5.10 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other Liberty Interactive Corporation news, Director Mark C. Vadon sold 125,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.12, for a total value of $2,765,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 597 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $13,205.64. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Malcolm Ian Grant Gilchrist sold 2,335 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.08, for a total transaction of $56,226.80. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 955 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $22,996.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 602,488 shares of company stock worth $13,969,298.
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About Liberty Interactive Corporation
Liberty Interactive Corporation (Liberty) owns interests in subsidiaries and other companies, which are engaged in the video and online commerce industries. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, the Company operates in North America, Europe and Asia. Its businesses and assets include its consolidated subsidiaries QVC, Inc (QVC), Backcountry.com, Inc (Backcountry), Bodybuilding.com, LLC (Bodybuilding), CommerceHub and Evite, Inc (Evite) and its equity affiliates Expedia, Inc (Expedia), HSN, Inc (HSN), FTD Companies, Inc (FTD), Interval Leisure Group, Inc (Interval Leisure Group) and LendingTree, Inc (LendingTree).
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