Korea Investment CORP increased its stake in shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:QVCA) by 55.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 198,090 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 70,490 shares during the period. Korea Investment CORP’s holdings in Liberty Interactive Corporation were worth $4,861,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Jana Partners LLC bought a new position in shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation during the first quarter valued at $59,184,000. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado boosted its position in shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation by 2,044.6% in the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 1,606,411 shares of the company’s stock valued at $39,421,000 after buying an additional 1,531,506 shares in the last quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC boosted its position in shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation by 8.5% in the first quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC now owns 18,010,441 shares of the company’s stock valued at $360,569,000 after buying an additional 1,413,144 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation by 3.8% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 33,386,058 shares of the company’s stock valued at $668,390,000 after buying an additional 1,209,952 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Makaira Partners LLC boosted its position in shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation by 19.9% in the first quarter. Makaira Partners LLC now owns 7,127,117 shares of the company’s stock valued at $142,685,000 after buying an additional 1,180,808 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 90.02% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation (QVCA) opened at 22.60 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $23.88 and a 200-day moving average price of $21.82. The stock has a market capitalization of $10.19 billion, a PE ratio of 23.62 and a beta of 1.21. Liberty Interactive Corporation has a 52-week low of $17.24 and a 52-week high of $26.00.

Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:QVCA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $2.32 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.32 billion. Liberty Interactive Corporation had a return on equity of 10.65% and a net margin of 4.47%. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Liberty Interactive Corporation will post $1.07 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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QVCA has been the subject of several recent research reports. BidaskClub cut Liberty Interactive Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Liberty Interactive Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 price target (up from $26.00) on shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation in a research report on Sunday, May 14th. FBR & Co reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $24.00 price target (up from $22.00) on shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation in a research report on Friday, April 21st. Finally, Maxim Group reduced their price target on Liberty Interactive Corporation from $39.00 to $37.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $28.89.

Liberty Interactive Corporation Company 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:QVCA)

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