Liberty Interactive Corporation (LVNTA) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Finds
News headlines about Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:LVNTA) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Liberty Interactive Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 46.4839161101655 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Liberty Interactive Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:LVNTA) : November 21, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Evite Invites Party Planners, Hosts and Guests to Give Back This Holiday Season (finance.yahoo.com)
- Liberty Interactive Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LVNTA-US : November 20, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Liberty Interactive Corporation (LVNTA) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- B. Riley Weighs in on Liberty Interactive Corporation’s FY2018 Earnings (LVNTA) (americanbankingnews.com)
Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ LVNTA) traded down $0.23 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $57.66. The stock had a trading volume of 265,114 shares, compared to its average volume of 621,986. The stock has a market cap of $4,710.00, a P/E ratio of 22.52 and a beta of 1.41. Liberty Interactive Corporation has a 52-week low of $36.58 and a 52-week high of $62.41. The company has a current ratio of 1.18, a quick ratio of 0.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93.
A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. ValuEngine downgraded Liberty Interactive Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Pivotal Research restated a “buy” rating and issued a $68.00 price target (up from $66.00) on shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, August 15th. B. Riley dropped their price target on Liberty Interactive Corporation from $78.00 to $70.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, FBR & Co restated a “buy” rating and issued a $78.00 price target (up from $60.00) on shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Liberty Interactive Corporation currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $72.00.
In related news, Director Mark C. Vadon sold 273,729 shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.39, for a total transaction of $6,402,521.31. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 630,300 shares in the company, valued at $14,742,717. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director David E. Rapley sold 4,300 shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation stock in a transaction on Monday, November 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.52, for a total value of $101,136.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 5,857 shares in the company, valued at $137,756.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 606,788 shares of company stock worth $14,070,434.
Liberty Interactive Corporation Company Profile
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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