Brown Advisory Inc. cut its stake in Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:QVCA) by 8.0% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 46,812 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,080 shares during the period. Brown Advisory Inc.’s holdings in Liberty Interactive were worth $1,103,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in QVCA. Dodge & Cox boosted its holdings in Liberty Interactive by 19.0% during the second quarter. Dodge & Cox now owns 28,349,750 shares of the company’s stock worth $695,703,000 after buying an additional 4,527,707 shares in the last quarter. Harris Associates L P lifted its holdings in shares of Liberty Interactive by 2.6% in the second quarter. Harris Associates L P now owns 24,183,983 shares of the company’s stock valued at $593,475,000 after purchasing an additional 618,514 shares in the last quarter. Makaira Partners LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Liberty Interactive by 5.5% in the second quarter. Makaira Partners LLC now owns 7,517,833 shares of the company’s stock valued at $184,488,000 after purchasing an additional 390,716 shares in the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. lifted its holdings in shares of Liberty Interactive by 1.0% in the third quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 7,494,949 shares of the company’s stock valued at $176,656,000 after purchasing an additional 77,093 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its holdings in shares of Liberty Interactive by 5.1% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 6,256,696 shares of the company’s stock valued at $153,533,000 after purchasing an additional 304,925 shares in the last quarter. 97.07% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:QVCA) opened at $24.79 on Friday. Liberty Interactive Corporation has a 52 week low of $17.24 and a 52 week high of $26.00. The company has a current ratio of 1.18, a quick ratio of 0.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93. The company has a market cap of $10,007.38, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.26, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.60 and a beta of 1.32.
In related news, Director Mark C. Vadon sold 475,153 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.46, for a total value of $11,147,089.38. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Malcolm Ian Grant Gilchrist sold 2,335 shares of the 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 sale, the director now directly owns 955 shares in the company, valued at approximately $22,996.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 1,286,785 shares of company stock worth $29,532,584 over the last quarter. 10.68% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
Several analysts have issued reports on QVCA shares. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Liberty Interactive from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Liberty Interactive from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Liberty Interactive in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. UBS upped their price target on shares of Liberty Interactive from $27.00 to $28.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Aegis upped their price target on shares of Liberty Interactive from $34.00 to $35.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 17th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $29.50.
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Liberty Interactive Profile
Liberty Interactive Corporation owns interests in subsidiaries and other companies, which are primarily engaged in the video and online commerce industries. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, the Company operates in North America, Europe and Asia. Its principal businesses and assets include its subsidiaries QVC, Inc (QVC), zulily, llc (zulily) and and Evite, Inc (Evite).
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