Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. raised its stake in Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:QVCA) by 6.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,238,690 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 71,417 shares during the period. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. owned about 0.27% of Liberty Interactive Corporation worth $30,397,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Shine Investment Advisory Services Inc. acquired a new stake in Liberty Interactive Corporation during the second quarter valued at about $100,000. Meeder Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in Liberty Interactive Corporation by 115.9% in the second quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. now owns 4,205 shares of the company’s stock valued at $103,000 after buying an additional 2,257 shares in the last quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC increased its stake in Liberty Interactive Corporation by 32.2% in the first quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC now owns 5,969 shares of the company’s stock valued at $119,000 after buying an additional 1,454 shares in the last quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC increased its stake in Liberty Interactive Corporation by 2,353.9% in the second quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 6,871 shares of the company’s stock valued at $280,000 after buying an additional 6,591 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Financial Architects Inc increased its stake in Liberty Interactive Corporation by 2.3% in the second quarter. Financial Architects Inc now owns 7,269 shares of the company’s stock valued at $179,000 after buying an additional 162 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 88.91% of the company’s stock.

Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:QVCA) opened at 21.99 on Wednesday. Liberty Interactive Corporation has a 52-week low of $17.24 and a 52-week high of $26.00. The firm has a market cap of $9.92 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.83 and a beta of 1.21. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $23.10 and its 200-day moving average price is $22.00.

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Several research firms have issued reports on QVCA. Citigroup Inc. dropped their price objective on Liberty Interactive Corporation from $28.00 to $27.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, August 14th. ValuEngine upgraded Liberty Interactive Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, August 7th. FBR & Co reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $26.00 target price (up previously from $24.00) on shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, May 17th. BidaskClub upgraded Liberty Interactive Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. Finally, FBN Securities lowered Liberty Interactive Corporation from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. Liberty Interactive Corporation currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $28.78.

In other Liberty Interactive Corporation news, Director Mark C. Vadon sold 796,693 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.67, for a total transaction of $18,061,030.31. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director Mark C. Vadon sold 762,121 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.24, for a total transaction of $16,187,450.04. Following the transaction, the director now owns 2,030,300 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $43,123,572. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 2,342,522 shares of company stock valued at $51,226,271. 10.68% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

About Liberty Interactive Corporation

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).

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

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